In Flight Bag Essentials

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The post contains Sponsored and affiliate links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. I love to go on holiday but as I’ve got older the shine and appeal of flying has worn off. Let’s face it, unless you are flying first class. The plane is cramped and smelly. The food is rubbish and by the …

Five Great Home Improvement Investments

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In collaboration with Direct bifold doors We have been in our house just over five years and we’ve come to the point where we need to decide to stay or make some bigger investments in our house. Having done the basics like painting and decorating. We even knocked the wall down between the kitchen and dining room. But these things …

Dream Wedding Guide

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In collaboration with Bijou Venues. Did you know it’s happily married week this week? I didn’t either until a colleague of mine mentioned it to me this morning. It occurred to me then, that not only am I happily married but I have been for fourteen years this year. Yet in my mind my wedding seems so fresh. I spent …

Small Business Websites Top Tips

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In collaboration with Silky Ocean Studios. In case you missed it Hubby and I are currently in the process of setting up our own Vintage Caravan Photo booth business. So I’ve been researching other small business websites to see what works and what mistakes we should avoid at all costs. I’ve narrowed it down to five great small business website …

Brik Tower Review and Giveaway

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The post contains Sponsored and affiliate links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. You may well already be aware of how much we love construction toys in the Cartwright household. I have always been a fan, for the creative possibilities. But also the engineering, design and maths that are intertwined with play. How happy it …

5 lessons I learnt at school

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As the year 11’s prepare to leave and start revising for their exams. I began thinking back to my time at school. In mind mind it’s feels like I only just left and although some things have changed. A lot remains the same. In particular some important life lessons were formed in my time at high school and sixth form. …

5 Great Short Haul Destinations

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In collaboration with Holiday Gems. Enough already with this awful weather! I am so fed up with looking out at the rain and still having the heating on. I have hatched a plan to get away this summer. We were not planning to go abroad this year but I just can’t stand the thought of not feeling the summer heat. …