Budget Summer Adventures For Teens | NCS

My girls are rapidly getting older and currently embarking on the journey into adulthood *gulp*. I’m also witnessing them both develop a wonderful work ethic and ambition along the way. Megan, my eldest girl, has…

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Board Games, Baking and Early Bedtimes

With the cold weather creeping back in, all I felt like doing last weekend is sleeping. Or more accurately, hibernating. As I’ve mentioned (more than once) over on Twitter, we recently invested in an electric…

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Life Advice For My Teenage Girls | International Women’s Day

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day 2018 and it got me thinking about my own journey through adulthood, from being a shy, scared teenage girl to a woman who has finally settled in her own skin…

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A Beach Break in Barcelona 

I finished writing this post on Wednesday, August 17 – one day before the horrors that unfolded on Las Ramblas. I intended to delete it but have decided to share our experiences of the beautiful…

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Family Fun with Treetop Trek, Manchester

A few weeks ago, my little family and I did something rather unusual. Instead of enjoying our standard Saturday morning lie in and leisurely breakfast in our pyjamas, we spent the morning climbing trees!  Heaton…

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