How to get the best price when selling your car

Handing over car keys - Get the best price when selling your car

**This is a collaborative post

Car buying can be complex, especially when you have kids. Is there room for two car seats? Can you squeeze the youngest’s scooter in the boot?

When you spent so long finding the right car for your family, it can be hard to put it up for sale. However, if your family of three is about to become four and you need to upsize, it’s time to let go of the old model and start thinking of getting something new.   Read more

Living Arrows 47/53 (2018)

Gabe and his cupcakes

Blimey, week 47 already! It feels like the last third of this year is absolutely flying by. This week has been another normal one for us really. The boys got to wear Pudsey t-shirts for school and nursery this week – they were supposed to wear spots but I always just buy the t-shirts instead. That way I’m donating to a good cause as well as not having to worry about finding them something to wear! Read more

Picking out your next mobile phone

Picking your next mobile phone

Mobile phones with today’s technology are struggling to keep up with just how much we use them and therefore they can very quickly become of little use to us in our daily lives. So whether you’re on a contract or have a pay as you go phone, when it finally gives up, you need to get yourself a new one. But with some many out there, where do you start? Here’s a helpful guide for picking out your next mobile phone. Read more

Give Dad the Christmas gift he deserves this year

Christmas gifts for dad

**This is a collaborative post

It’s a sad fact that dads are generally not given the respect they deserve anymore. Put-upon dad’s the world over are viewed by their children not as the men who brought them into this world and taught them how to survive in it, but as glorified taxi drivers. Christmas, however, gives us the chance to pay them back for all the late-night pickups, all the tantrums and all the missed promises. Read more

Budget family holiday options that won’t break the bank

Budget friendly family holidays

**This is a collaborative post

Holidays can be pricey, even when it’s just you and your significant other. However, when you begin to factor the cost of taking the whole family away, it can seem prohibitively expensive. Happily, all is not lost when it comes to family breaks, as there are some tactics that you can use to get away when you have a family, without breaking the bank. Read on to find out what they are.

Read more

Back to school organisation // How to label school supplies

Uniform ready to be labelled

Having your kids’ school supplies labeled is very important if you don’t want to keep replacing stuff you’ve already bought. No matter how many times you replace them, one thing is very sure: kids will always lose things at school. As a parent you’re probably not only thinking about your commitment and responsibility to your kids’ education, you’re most likely worried about the stress that comes with school time too. Read more