5 ways to make a picnic a bit easier (with a family)

I may be a bit controversial but I used to find picnics quite rubbish generally for us. I find it quite hard to make them exciting and used to resort to taking veggie sticks and then buying stuff from a cafe etc. But since Coronavirus, it has meant that being outside was our best and safest form of entertainment and cafes were generally been closed … Continue reading 5 ways to make a picnic a bit easier (with a family)

5 ways to save money for family camping holidays

We are trying to get away at least once a month now we have our camper and I really want to make this a sustainable and economical way of us spending time together. I don’t really want to see it that we are spending loads of extra money each time we are away. Obviously there are treats etc but ultimately there are ways to make … Continue reading 5 ways to save money for family camping holidays

5 great parks in South East Wales

I want to make more lists of great places to go because that was what inspired my first idea for a list. With 3 children who like to be out and about, a campervan and a global pandemic all telling us outside is safer there is no better time to explore some of the wonderful places around us. We love a woodland adventure and mountain … Continue reading 5 great parks in South East Wales

5 eco friendly actions I have done in 2021-late post I know!

I really enjoy writing about taking steps towards a more eco friedly existence. I am not even sure I use the right term, but by eco friendly I mean throwing away less, using less harsh chemicals and perhaps trying to be less reliant on the larger chains and choosing local. So whatever these aims mean I am trying really hard all the time to improve. … Continue reading 5 eco friendly actions I have done in 2021-late post I know!

5 easy to use apps to let your children perform and be creative with

This has been inspired by homeschooling but I will be using with the children now outside of school and I will make sure I use in my teaching in future too. These apps help with clarity of speech, retelling stories and creating their own. I felt it gave a sense of purpose to their play and a sense of achievement at the end. 1. Stop … Continue reading 5 easy to use apps to let your children perform and be creative with

5 eco friendly baby products I would recommend

We really became aware of our wastage around the time of our second child, up until that point I guess cost was our big focus. However as you don’t need to buy so much once you have one or two children we have been able to make wiser to the earth choices to reduce our impact. Here are some. 1. Biodegradable nappies- we really tried … Continue reading 5 eco friendly baby products I would recommend

5 ways I am trying to make my home cleaner and tidier.

Ask my mum and she would tell you I am not the tidiest person. My husband’s mother would reiterate that about him so genetically I feel bad for our kids as we are destined not to have the tidiest house (is tidiness a genetical trait?!) We have been working so hard during the pandemic to keep our house a more tidy, organised living space that … Continue reading 5 ways I am trying to make my home cleaner and tidier.