keep your mind active at home

How to keep your mind active at home

I think it's safe to say we're all spending far more time than normal at home at the moment. I'm at home with my children, trying to juggle my work and their school work and it feels like my mind is constantly active.  I'm also able to get out for regu ...

ways to plan for your family's future

3 ways to plan for your family’s future

How much thought do you give to your future? When you're young, free and single it's easy to not worry too much about the future, but once you become a parent you need to start planning ahead a little bit more. Here are 3 different things to think a ...

Really easy basic bread recipe

Really easy never-ending bread recipe

One thing I've realised over the last few weeks of limiting our trips out to the supermarket is how much bread we eat in our house. We don't have room in our freezer to stash extra loaves, so the obvious solution for us was to start baking our own fres ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 19/52

Have you ever had a time when someone's asked you what you did at the weekend, and you just can't remember? It's like you know you did stuff, but it was all so normal, so standard, so routine that you don't really know what to say when someone asks you ...

what to do about mould in your carpet

What to do if you have mould in your carpets

Mould.  It's not the most pleasant of topics to talk about, especially in relation to it being in our homes, but it is something that so many people have to deal with at one time or another. Mould is not only a cosmetic problem that bothers you when yo ...

_Easy and fun ideas for photo walks with children

Fun ideas for photo walks with children

I pretty much always take a camera with me when we go out for walks as a family, even if it's just the one on my phone. I really love photographing the children and what they get up to when we're out and about, as well as stopping to take pictures of a ...

How to stay healthy at home (2)

How to stay healthy at home

We've been keeping safe at home for weeks now, and it's been a bit of a rollercoaster to be honest. One thing I'm really aware of though is trying to keep us all well, both physically and mentally.  This is such a strange time, that none of us have exp ...