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Staycation in Edinburgh

  Last year the summer weather in Scotland hardly existed at all, we just seemed to have a lot of rain. Ever the optimist I’m thinking that this means this year it will be so much nicer, so a good … Continue reading

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Survival Kit for Warm Weather

Kids’ Survival Kits for Warm Days Even for those who work full time, there is something about the long school-holiday season that impels us to continue thinking of it as a “lazy” time of year. Maybe because things at home … Continue reading

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Resolutions: Is it time for a screen detox?

Guest Post So my New Years resolution was to pick up a book before bedtime to unwind rather than do what I have been doing for quite a while now. I think we are all guilty of it, but I … Continue reading

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6 Of The Best Soft Play Centres In Edinburgh

When you live in a country that doesn’t always guarantee the best outdoor weather, soft play can become a regular favourite with us mums who want to let our kids let off a little steam, give them some fun exercise … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Procrastinate Online

Over the years I have thoroughly mastered the art of procrastinating online. I haven’t yet succumbed to a site blocker tool, but never say never! 1. Buzzfeed It’s the internet version of crack cocaine! List upon list of pointless but … Continue reading

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Ten Christmas Gift Ideas For 2015

Christmas is nearly upon us and I don’t mind admitting that the last couple of years I really haven’t enjoyed the shopping aspect much. I’ve been really busy and it has become yet another chore on the list. This year … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Getting the Kids Back to School

Guest post by Chris For the majority of parents, the kids going back to school is a time of mixed feelings. While it’s great to spend so much time with them, it’s always sad seeing them go back to school … Continue reading

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Top Tips To Help With Your Personal Finances

Mastering your finances is always difficult, no matter how old you get. Whether you’re a married couple looking to save for a new home or car, a teenager looking to buy themselves a new laptop or a youngster just looking … Continue reading

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Home Improvements for 2015/16

We’ve been living in our house coming up for three years. As a new build there was nothing for us to do and that suited us perfectly. After three years of medium to heavy abuse, some bits are beginning to … Continue reading

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Is Your Relationship Financially Sorted?

Sponsored Post I’m at that age when almost all of my friends are married, have kids, and all have at least one mortgage! With weddings, kids, houses and cars to maintain it can be a period full of responsibility and … Continue reading

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My Savings Story: Past, Present and Future

The Past As a child I was always the saver of the family, I always had my only little fund of money to spend on my favourite thing, which at the time was stationery. Due to circumstances Alex and I … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Heart (And A Good Kitchen) Is

We moved house two years ago, from an older two bedroom house to a new build in our village. There was a small part of us that were a bit unsure about the move at the time, we would be … Continue reading

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How Do You Compare to Mrs Average?

The latest Benenden Health Report is out, over 4000 people were surveyed to give an accurate picture of the state of the nation’s health. As is the norm with these things, the news isn’t great. We are a nation that’s … Continue reading

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