• Life as a married single parent

    Life as a married single parent

    Two years since we started this lifestyle and the questions are still asked… How do you manage parenting two girls all by yourself? Don’t you miss your husband? Don’t they miss their father? etc… etc… Of course we miss daddy and of course days can get really difficult single parenting but thankfully we have ways to survive through. I thought that would be nice to share my tips with you today and maybe there are women like me out there that need a little bit of help. Embrace your life Try and be as positive as you can. Look for the benefits in the situation and make the most of it.…

  • 5 Valentine’s Day Ideas for New Parents

    Valentine’s is the perfect time to tell your loved one how much you love them and show them how much they mean to you. If you or your partner has recently given birth that might prefer a thoughtful gesture rather than a gift. Here are some of the most thoughtful things you can offer to a new parent on Valentine’s Day that will boast your love and let him or her know how much you care about them. Let your partner sleep in Is your partner constantly getting up in the night to provide for your child and then getting up early in the morning to see to your child…

  • How to be frugal by Cass Bailey

    How to be frugal

    Today I am very excited to have a fantastic lady guest posting on my blog. She is one of the ladies that always inspires me through the way she lives her life and of course the advice she is giving the world through her blogs. So today I present you Cass Bailey: I’m Cass and you can usually find me over at The Diary of a Frugal Family or at Meal Planning Made Easy but today, the lovely Otilia has invited me to take over her lovely blog. Otilia asked me to share with you some of my top tips on how to be more frugal at home to save…

  • Prepare your house for the cold season

      The days of summer are gone right now… No more trips to the beach or walks to the park without the fear of rain. From now on the weather will be colder and the days with rain will be something normal. I wish i enjoyed my summer more than i did but with a foot in cast was somehow difficult.     So it is time to prepare for cold days and times when we are going to start using our central heating. But how can we can keep our home warm at all times while saving our pennies as well?   Isolation – If you didn’t do it…

  • StorkUp – social shopping experience

    You have probably already heard and read about StorkUp. Many of the mums I know in real life and online already use it. But in case you haven’t, please read on and i will tell you everything you need to know. First of all, StorkUp can make your life easier. Why? you may ask… Well, with so many shops on the high street, online mums and dads can get lost and confused. Plus if you are a busy mum like me you may prefer to do all your shopping online but expect quality as well. In 2011 two mums like me and you, Fiona and Claire, started a new and…

  • Hangout with Marco Pierre White

    This last Tuesday I was one of the lucky bloggers chosen by Britmums to take part in a hangout with one of the greatest chefs of our times – Marco Pierre White. I felt exactly like before a date: excited and emotional. I know it’s silly but it was my the first time I had an online “date” with a celebrity. Plus is someone I respect a lot for the healthy approach to cooking. So of course the G+ Hangout was about healthy eating and highlighting Marco’s favourite summer turkey recipes. Me and my fellow bloggers asked Marco questions and advice on how to cook turkey to its best. Turkey…