Life can be hard, and, as adults, we are often very strict on ourselves. While it is good to be disciplined and to be savvy with your money, it is also important that you treat yourself from time to time.
What is a treat? When you tell your children you have a treat for them, what are they thinking it might be? A trip out? A new toy? Sweets? What is a treat for you?
So most of us have been back at school for a couple of weeks now. It’s starting to feel more like the routine again. As you have most likely gathered, if you are a regular reader of the blog, I’ve learnt embrace the chaos that parenting brings. Most of the time I can be found […]
Do you remember Mr Frosty? I never had one as a child but a friend of mine did and I used to love making flavoured slush each time I went over to play. Back then it was these brightly coloured artificial sauces that you added to the slush and I always went home with a […]
Life as a mum can be very busy and hectic. If you are anything like me, you’ll find it hard to stop for a break and indulge in some TLC. No matter how busy life gets, though, it’s always important to get some me-time and treat yourself every once in a while. Here are five […]
What does your family love as a treat? We are all big fans of hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows here and I’m the ring leader. On a cold day there is nothing better…aside from a mulled wine perhaps! Marshmallows are very versatile treats, great toasted or just enjoyed on their own. We also chop […]
Welcome to part seven of our series on ‘Winter Family Fun’. If you are in the North West you really should consider heading to Winter Wonderland at Event City in Manchester. Returning for its third consecutive year from Sat 12 December 2015 – Sun 3 January 2016, the event was recently voted Best Family Day […]
Do you buy chocolate for loved ones at Christmas? What sort of chocolate do you buy? There is an awful lot of the stuff out there, so how do you possibly choose? Thorntons Christmas gift finder is the most ‘choctastic’ way to find perfect chocolate gifts. Whether it’s a sleigh full of chocolate from one […]