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5 Helpful Hacks on How To Get Your Kids Back To School Ready!
We’re halfway through the summer holidays now parents.. not long left to go! If you’ve been hybrid working this summer, I’m sure you’ve had to really plan your summer carefully. We decided to go against holiday clubs this year and boy, it’s been tough! I’ve allowed the kids to make their own way down to…
Recipe: The Ultimate Red Velvet Cake
A couple weeks ago I bought these cool silicone bundt cake moulds from Amazon and I can’t get enough of using them. They’re so easy to use and clean – also, two moulds for £13.99 is a bargain! I’ve used them to bake all sorts of cake. I’ve used the swirl one to make coconut…
10 Easy Ways on How To Make Your Money Go Further
Around 2 MILLION under 30s are in serious financial debt A scary but realistic fact. The truth is chilling. Especially for the under 30s who have a child/children or are living on the poverty line – or sometimes both – it’s even more distressing. There are many people who are in debt and experiencing mental health…
Family Travel: our staycation getaway to Kits Coty Glamping, Kent
We’re back! If you’d seen my post a couple weeks ago, I was so happy to announce that I was able to book us for a short two-night staycation. Last week, we stayed at the Kits Coty Glamping site in Aylesford, Kent. I booked this family trip for us during the summer holidays and it…
5 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Greenwich This Platinum Jubilee Weekend
There is never NOT a good reason to visit Greenwich but as a local, I can tell you that there’s been a lot of changes to the area if you haven’t recently visited. It’s also the May half-term school holidays which makes the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend even better! I will be off this…
Two AMAZING events at Royal Arsenal Riverside and Kidbrooke Village this Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend!
Can you believe how fast June is approaching already? I can’t deal!Before we know it, it’ll be the summer holidays! Speaking of summer holiday, I need to start planning whether we want to go abroad or not for mine and Little Man’s birthday. The idea was to go Athens but the cost of travelling, travel…
UK’s Top 5 most accessibility friendly museums for hearing-impaired visitors
With 1 in 6 of the UK’s adult population affected with hearing loss, it only makes sense that our cultural attractions should be made accessible for all visitors and in this case, equipped with facilities to accommodate hearing-impaired visitors. The hearing specialists at ReSound carried out a report on 40 the most visited attractions in the UK,…
Curly Girl Method for straight-ish wavy hair: was it all worth it?
The Curly Girl Method.Is it worth doing? Is it not?How much commitment do you need to give it? Did it make a difference? Five years on, I can now finally look back on my experiences and tell you how I found the Curly Girl Method on my straight-wavy hair. You will find lots of CGM…
What’s On: Easter events for the family this bank holiday weekend!
Family things to this Easter weekend Good Friday was just spectacular! The weather was so good that I completely forgot to write up the Easter events round-up so my apologies but if you are still stuck on ideas for what to do with the family, check out the below. I’ve been on annual leave for…
Stop buying, start borrowing! Library of Things Woolwich now open to local residents
Are you tired of buying things that you only end up using once then it goes into the murky depths of your storage cupboards? Have you ever wished that there could be a place where you can rent household items and then hand back once you’re done? If the answer’s yes to either of those…
Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing all the mamas out there a wonderful Mother’s Day!
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How to report sexual harassment on London’s public transport
Have you experienced an awkward moment on the train or bus that you wasn’t sure if it was actually sexual harassment or were unsure on how you could report it? I remember one hot summer many years ago, I wore shorts on the bus and I sat upstairs on a crowded bus. The person I…