Review: Strictly Come Dancing Board Game

Review: Strictly Come Dancing Board Game

Excitement is mounting about the semi-final of Strictly Come Dancing this weekend. We know who our semi-finalists are, and now we know what dances they’ll do to what music. The competition is close and we can only guess who will be victoriously holding that glitterball trophy on Saturday 15th December.  Fortunately, once the final sequinned dress has left the stage at the grand final, the fun can still continue! The Strictly Come Dancing Board Game is a great game to play with all the family over Christmas to relinquish your post-Strictly blues. View Post

Netflix Christmas Movie Advent

Netflix Christmas Movie Advent

Christmas is coming – and what better way to celebrate than counting down to it with a Netflix film each day? These are the best movies on Netflix this year, with equal quantities of cheese and laughter! They’re sure to bring you festive cheer.  View Post

Review: Discovering my ancestry with Living DNA

Review: Discovering my ancestry with Living DNA

Have you ever wondered where you come from? I have always had an intrinsic interest in my family history. I’ve spent hours, days even, scouring genealogy sites. I’ve put together a huge family tree and learnt a lot about my ancestry. Whilst in parts I’ve got back as far as the 13th century, I still have a thirst for knowledge. I particularly want to know more about my mum’s side of the family, as common surnames have made tracing back very difficult. DNA ancestry tests have really intrigued me since I first found out about them. Everything I’ve found out so far shows my ancestors in England, Wales, Ireland and Germany. As such, I’ve been curious to find out whether my ancestors have always remained in this part of the globe, as they have been for the last few hundred years. Thanks to Living DNA, I now have some answers! View Post

10 top tips for travelling as a family

10 top tips for travelling as a family

Are you going on holiday as a family soon and worried about how you’re going to pull it all off? Fear not, for I have been speaking to some of my fellow bloggers and have collated 10 top tips! Many of these will be useful even if you’re travelling without children. View Post

5 must have car features to ease family travel

5 must have car features to ease family travel

Since I started blogging at the beginning of last year, we’ve certainly racked up more miles than usual! From blogging events to family holidays, we’re spending more time in the car than ever before. Of course, having a baby/toddler has changed the way we travel. We have to pack so much more to prepare for every eventuality! We also find ourselves stopping at services far more often. However, there are things that make the journey much easier! View Post