A First Visit To Winter Wonderland

  The opening of Winter Wonderland on Friday the 17th November heralded the coming of Christmas.  Christmas is just around the corner so if you haven’t started on Christmas gift shopping I’d start panicking just a little!!!!!  Help is at hand though as you can multitask with a fun day out with Christmas shopping thrown…

Lowering Heating Costs & Raising Your Spirits this Winter

Winter in the UK can get pretty cold and gloomy time and it’s not uncommon for people to find themselves spending a considerable amount of money on heating to try and keep the cold at bay. (Photo credit: Pixabay) It’s also common for people to become depressed during the darker, gloomier seasons of the year. …

Safeguarding Your Children’s Health

The health and well-being of our children rates at the top of most parent’s priority lists. That means knowing about the practical actions that we can take today that will help keep them healthy both now and in the future.  But, what are the main things we need to look at to maintain a good…

Christmas Hamper Giveaway 2017 (£150)

You guessed it from the title I’m sure but I’ve gotten together with some other bloggers to hold a giveaway for all our readers.  We’ve all chipped in our own money and have a lovely prize available for one lucky reader.  This time the prize is a fabulous £150 John Lewis Hamper!!! The hamper contains…

What Everyone Should Be Saving For!

Saving isn’t the easiest thing to do but it is always the smart thing to do especially if you’re saving for something important. We may all have different dreams and goals in life but there are some things that no matter who we are and what we want we need to make an effort to…

Introducing the New Slither.io Toys

If you have children then you will probably be well aware of the great free to download game slither.io.  My girls and even Squishy like to play this fun game with the colourful snakes that grow larger in size as you progress.  60% of British under 14’s have already downloaded Slither.io and a whopping 124 million games…

Tian Fu (Sichuanese restaurant)

Located just around the corner from Westfield Shepherds Bush is a restaurant called Tian Fu.  An unassuming restaurant you could easily walk past without realising what delicious treats that lie within. This restaurant serves food traditionally made in an area in China called Sichuan.  You’ve all heard of Sichuan peppers I’m sure, and this restaurant uses peppers…

Essentialle Face Oils

I do love to try and use natural beauty products on myself and my family.  Having a fair knowledge of natural medicine as I have a degree in Phytotherapy / Herbal Medicine, I do love to try a range of natural based products and found as expected that most have yielded great results.  Those that…

When Paying For Delivery Can be Worthwhile

If you are a shopaholic with cost-cutting tendencies then the thought of paying for delivery is not particularly appealing.  The cost of delivery especially for large items can in some cases be ridiculous!  To be honest I can’t understand how some companies get away with charging so much, or can I?  In some cases the price of…

Afternoon Tea in the Rose Lounge (Sofitel Hotel St James)

I’ve been to numerous afternoon teas over the years and have to say they really are a treat.  The anticipation of seeing all the pretty, dainty, freshly cut sandwiches, scones and the beautiful pastries that differ at each location really does get me excited.  Recently I was invited to the Sofitel St James a beautiful…