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Top Trumps & Cake – Living Arrows 2/52

It was our first week back at school and work last week and I think I’m right in saying that we all couldn’t wait for the weekend! It was hard […]


Visiting Ichiba, London

If you are a regular visitor to Westfield Shopping Centre, London you have probably seen the arrival of Ichiba which opened its doors in the centre in June 2018. Ichiba […]


The top 5 child-friendly dog breeds

Getting a new four-legged addition to the family can be a wonderful experience. But when you have children at home, it can also be a challenge to find a suitable […]


The Top 7 Tag

Happy New Year! I’m slowly easing myself back into the world of blogging; it’s been so and to be able to fully switch off and enjoy time with my family […]


One more sleep! Living Arrows 52/53

What a week! I’ve only just managed to sit down and take a breather. The boys finished school on Friday and we’re all looking forward to having some quality family […]


Flexible working over the Christmas period

I’ve talked a bit about my working arrangements on the blog before with some interesting research from Seareach who found that over 50% of workers were not able to work […]


Why I believe learning to swim is essential

The boys don’t have many extracurricular activities outside of school. We’ve decided to do that once they are old enough to express an interest in something. This means that we […]


Gift ideas for Men

Sometimes gift giving isn’t all about getting the latest gadget or piece of tech but rather something that’s thoughtful and suited to the recipient’s hobbies and interests. Here are just […]


Ice Skating at Hampton Court Palace

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” It’s December – we are officially on the countdown to Christmas and what better way to kick-off the festivities than an ice […]


Review: The Spring Tavern, Ewell

We are lucky to have some great places to eat together as a family on our doorstep. Recently we found another pub and restaurant to add to our list that […]


O Christmas Tree – Living Arrows 50/53

It’s been a weekend of two halves over there. Saturday we had planned to head into Kingston to do a bit of Christmas shopping. We needed a couple of gifts […]


Aiming for more family time this Christmas

We can no longer ignore the fact that Christmas is fast upon us. There are Winter assemblies, fayres and what feels like a million parties to attend. Add hosting Christmas […]


Review: Carnival Games + giveaway

With the nights drawing in and summer swiftly becoming a distant memory, it can be a bit of a task to entertain the kids. We’re huge theme park fans and […]


Toffifee – a treat for the whole family

Now it’s officially December we are all on countdown mode until the Christmas break. It’s the one time of year Mr H manages to actually take some proper time off […]