May 2017

by

When we bought our home over 18 months ago we had grand ideas of how we wanted it to turn out. We knew exactly what we wanted to do….. and then our plans changed. It turns out asking a hormonal pregnant woman what she wants is never a good ideas. That’s why we are only just

by

I’ll be honest – up until a month ago I knew absolutely nothing about Child Benefit. I thought I did, but the information I had was incorrect. That is why it has taken me until Piglet was 14 months old to put in a claim. We will get up to 3 months back dated, but we

by

When it came to picking an infant car seat for Piglet we had things pretty easy. I wanted a 5 point harness, and there was an offer on when we bought our pram that gave us a free infant car seat. So we took it and that was that! Moving on to the next stage

by

For so many people finding something that their kids will eat can be a struggle. In our household Piglet eats just about anything – it’s his father that is a problem! Making a meal that all 3 of us can sit and eat together  can be a nightmare. JHogg won’t eat veggies or fish, and

by

I have a guest post today from Jon at The Money Shed. We have been through financial changes our selves, and recently went through a finances reset to try and get ourselves back on track. We’re not the first to go through something like that and we certainly won’t be the last! I asked Jon

by

Piglet is rocketing towards 15 months old. He is healthy, he is happy and he is learning every day. But he is not walking. He is like lightening when he crawls – that kid can move – but he has little to no interest in getting up on his feet to get around. As with

by

It feels like a long time since I shared a meal plan. I have still been writing them for ourselves every week, but not typed them up to go on here. We did really well last month and didn’t have a single take away. I won’t lie – it was painful – but we managed!

by

I don’t know about you, but when I was pregnant I used to be up to the bathroom multiple times a night. It would drive JHogg mad, so I used to try and be as quiet as possible so I didn’t disturb him. In the bathroom I often didn’t put the light on, as doing

by

We all have fears don’t we. There’s no point in denying it, and I don’t believe anyone when they claim they’re not scared of anything. Fears are natural. It’s all about how you handle them, isn’t it? I’m more of a run screaming kind of girl personally, but many people manage to stand their ground.