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How To Make A Bucket List Gift For Your Family On A Budget

bucket list gift on a budget

This year has not gone to plan for most of us. I really hoped to go on lots of holidays and weekends away with the kids. We definitely made the most of lockdown by exploring our local outdoor spaces but next year is going to be different. Throw me a vaccine and get me out […] Read more…

Homemade Potato Printed Wrapping Paper

homemade wrapping paper

Brown paper packages wrapped up with string, these are a few of my favourite things… I simply can’t justify the costs of wrapping paper. It gets ripped off, crumpled up and binned straight away. I can guarantee that the kids give zero cares about how nicely. This year we’ve been printing our own paper using […] Read more…

Why I’m In Love With Joanie Clothing This Christmas

This year, I got a regular TV gig on Channel 4 appearing on Steph’s Packed Lunch. It was then that I realised I just don’t have enough suitable clothing for this job! Lockdown had me in joggers or PJs every day writing at my laptop and juggling the kids. That’s when I came across Joanie […] Read more…

5 steps to change your life over the Christmas holidays

This is a guest post by Sid Madge, Meee What will your Christmas be like this year?  2020 has been extremely tough and the temptation might be to lighten the mood and enjoy a few carefree days with loved ones, but considering the possible consequences why not take a completely different approach and use the […] Read more…