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5 common home accidents

Accidents happen all the time, especially at home. You might fall over, eat something nasty or accidentally burn yourself on a pan. Minor accidents are very common and are usually treated at home with some antiseptic and plaster. However, more severe accidents can also occur at home, and they can have far worse consequences. If […] Read more…

How To Make A Reverse Advent Box

A reverse advent box is an idea I saw on Pinterest a few years ago whilst doing some Christmas planning. Advent is a time for reflection on the run up to Christmas and this is a great time to remind ourselves of how fortunate we are. Although each year we have a big clear out […] Read more…

Bridgehead Woods

bridgehead woodland walk

Some days you just need a place to let the kids roam, get dirty but still be in the cool shade. That’s when we take our boys to Bridgehead Woods. What is it? A wildlife walk with artwork by local school children installed along the woodland nature trail. Pupils were tasked with creating and decorating bug hotels […] Read more…

Mystery Shopping with The Mystery Dining Company

mystery dining company

There are few things in the world that I love more than these two small words “free food.” And that’s exactly what I get with mystery dining with The Mystery Dining Company. How much will it save? Like most people, once we’ve paid our mortgage bill, the grocery expenses are next in line for where the money […] Read more…