Five Christmas songs that don’t make my playlist

One of the joys of working from home is that I don't hear too many Christmas songs too early. Still, as we're getting closer to the big day, I've been enjoying a few here and there. The likes of Slade, Wizzard and The Darkness have, of course, got a decent amount of airtime. There are certain tracks, ...

Cleaning up for Christmas

As our house is up for sale at the moment, I'm no stranger to cleaning in a hurry. We often receive calls about viewings at short notice so I'm always ready to scrub things. With three children around, there's usually a mess somewhere. While I'm far from being a clean freak, I always have things close to hand to get ...

Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Where has this year gone? It's time for my Christmas Gift Guide! I've tried to include suggestions for all the family and at a range of prices too. I hope it gives you a few gift ideas for everyone! Discovery Kids digital walkie talkies These digital walkie talkies from Discovery Kids have a range of up to 3km as well ...

Shopping at the Bentall Centre this Christmas?

Blogging for a living certainly opens up some interesting opportunities. The latest new experience it has sent my way was to try my hand at being a personal shopper. Sort of! The Bentall Centre in Kingston invited me to pick out some Christmas gift ideas for men. I was only too happy to oblige. I enjoy putting ...