• The Importance Of Being Grateful

    At the start of January I set a ‘word of the year‘, something to keep me focused, to remind me of what’s good in my life and to ensure that I stayed accountable for my…

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    A Royal Day Out To Celebrate 17 Years Of Marriage

    Mark and I don’t tend to give each other gifts on our wedding anniversary anymore. Over the years we have given each other many gifts, but now we do it a little differently. Gifts are…

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    50 Summer Memories To Make With Your Teens

    I love the summer holidays, I like the lazy mornings and the late nights, the lack of school uniform to be washed and ironed and not having the routine that term time requires. But at…

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    5 Steps To Selling Your House

    Selling your house is one of the most stressful things to do, from finding a conveyancer, to having strangers through your front door, there’s a lot to deal with. If you are considering moving house…

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    Be More Productive – Ditch The To Do List

    I used to love writing lists because I thought that they would make me be more productive. I loved sitting down with a cup of coffee in the morning and writing out a list of…

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    10 Months Of Date Night Ideas

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, marriage is bloody hard work! Contrary to what Hollywood would have you believe, marriage isn’t full of lazy mornings reading the papers with a coffee and…

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    Reduce The Cost Of Your Orlando Holiday

    Many people are put off of booking a trip to Orlando because of the costs associated with such a holiday. There are several ‘big budget’ items that are unfortunately unavoidable, but there are ways that…

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    Why Epcot Is My Favourite Disney Park

    Epcot seems to be one of those parks that you either love or hate, personally I love it! It has been my favourite park ever since my first visit to Walt Disney World in 1992.…

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    Is Cortina Worth Visiting In The Summer Months?

    When I think of mountains I think of snow, winter and skiing, I definitely don’t think of summertime. So why did we decide to visit Cortina in the Dolomites, which are actually part of the…

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    Day Trip To Verona and Lake Garda

    During our stay in Venice we decided to go on a day trip to Verona and Lake Garda. Both can be easily reached from Venice in under two hours and this was an organised excursion…

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    A Weekend On The South Coast

    I love a weekend away, I think it’s so good for the mind and soul to have some time out of our usual routines to relax and explore a new area. Mark and I recently…

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    Teenage Girl Disney World Itinerary

    With our next trip to Orlando getting ever closer I was talking to the kids about what their ‘Must Dos’ are and I thought it would be fun to share their itineraries with you. We’re…

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    Taking Kids To The British Grand Prix

    Mark and I are huge Formula 1 fans and have wanted to attend a Grand Prix for years but we always thought it was too expensive and not suitable for kids, so it’s something that…

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    Why I’m Putting My Phone Down And Setting An Example

    It’s a funny old world we live in these days isn’t it? We spend more time focusing on the phone in our hand than we do looking at what’s happening around us in real life.…

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    48 Hours In Barcelona With Kids

    Barcelona has been at the top of my Wanderlust Wishlist for absolutely ages and I was beginning to think I would never get to visit it, so I think you can guess how excited I…

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    Desperately Seeking Some Style!

    As the months countdown to my 40th birthday I’ve noticed that I’m focusing a lot on myself and changing things that I’m not happy with. I’ve changed my eating habits by cutting out meat and…

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