Creating a Musical Soundtrack to your Baby’s Life

Creating a Musical Soundtrack to your Baby’s Life

I don’t often have guest posts on my blog, however I’ve made an exception once again for Lauren aka. Musical Mum as I loved her post idea. The connections that babies make with music amazes me. I often sang Twinkle Twinkle Little Star when I was pregnant with Autumn, and once she was born, she seemed to settle better to that song than others. My husband is a big fan of the American drama series, Bones. As soon as Autumn hears the theme tune, she is distracted from whatever she’s doing and looks towards the source of the sound.

Even in my own life, I know the strong connections that I’ve made to music throughout my life. The power of music is something that truly fascinates me. Anyway, over to Lauren… View Post

10 things I love about my car

10 things I love about my car

My car isn’t a Lamborghini, it isn’t my dream Land Rover Defender 110, or a beautiful classic Mini with sparkling chrome. I’m not sure whether it would be anyone’s dream car, in fact, and it isn’t perfect. It has a few little dents scattered here and there and I need to touch up some of the paintwork. However, I am very fond of my little Toyota Yaris.  View Post

6 tips for doing a boot fair with a baby in tow

6 tips for doing a boot fair with a baby in tow

I’ve recently had a huge clear out. The amount of clutter everywhere was starting to make me feel a little stressed out, so I decided to take action. I’d toyed with the idea of doing a boot fair for a couple of years, but had never got round to it. I’d also heard lots of negative things about people stealing things and trying to haggle prices to ridiculous amounts.

However, now that I have a baby in tow, it’s harder than it once would have been! I’ve put together some tips based on my experience of the boot sale that I did a few weeks ago. View Post

10 tips to save money at the supermarket

10 tips to save money at the supermarket

A few years ago at the age of 20, my then fiancé, now husband, and I were saving money for a deposit for our first house. This led me to think of various ways of saving money, including when shopping in the supermarket. This continued in the first year of owning our house as at that point our combined wages were only just enough to pay the mortgage and bills, until I got another job which made things a lot more comfortable for us. However, now that I’m on maternity leave, I am having to watch the pennies again. Here are my top tips for saving money when shopping in supermarkets! View Post