BC (before Coronavirus) I did 95% of my shopping online, including the weekly food shop. At the point we learnt that schools were closing I was unable to get a delivery slot with my usual supermarket. I have since been trying all the supermarkets who deliver in our area and still haven’t managed to get a delivery slot, so it’s been easier for one of us to head to the shops in the evening every 10 days or so.
Sustainable shopping seems to be on the rise — a report by Unilever shows that a third of consumers worldwide are now choosing to buy from brands they think are environmentally ethical – but when you’ve got a busy family and work life, you need to ensure that sourcing green products is as convenient as […]
Heading off on holiday this summer? What fashion items can’t you leave home without? What do you consider your essential items for a summer trip away? Here are a few we can’t live without. Hats We love our hats. Fortunately the children like wearing hats, so we don’t have to battle too much with this, […]
I always have a bit of a problem with footwear. I get a bit frustrated on those in-between days as I’m more comfortable with extremes when it comes to footwear. Snowy days These are my absolute favourite days. I love footwear for snowy days. I’m all about the warm boots and fur-lined cosiness. I love […]
Years ago when I was a teenager and loved shopping, the sales that followed Christmas were “The January Sales” and they pretty much began after New Year and went through the whole month of January. When I was at school and had a part-time job at Dorothy Perkins I loved it because I knew what […]
I’ve always had quite a fascination for remote areas. I’ve always loved being in the countryside and have always felt most at home in the mountains. I love a good view, and if there is a high chance of snow during the winter months then so much the better. Although living in a remote area […]
Being a mum is challenging. Your children are reliant on you 24/7 in the early days, and after that still so if you are the one doing the bulk of the care, so it’s hard to have any ‘me time’. Even after a return to work, or even if you share the care with a […]
If you are a parent of girls, you might well be familiar with with Shopkins. If you were waiting for an equivalent aimed more at boys then the wait is over! Welcome to the Yucky Mart, it’s the one stop shop for grossness! OK, so not all boys love all things gross, but many do, […]