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Christmas 2020: The year of Ugly Christmas Jumpers for the whole family

Right, that’s it, I’m calling it. Christmas 2020 is officially the year of the Ugly Christmas Jumpers! If there is one thing we can categorically agree on, is that 2020 has been a year like no other! Christmas 2020 isn’t looking like the silver lining we were all hoping for …

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African Gifts in the UK ~ A “Local Is Lekker” Gift Guide

This is an African inspired Christmas Gift Guide with a difference. All the companies listed in this guide are businesses owned by ex-Zimbabweans or ex-South Africans who now live in the UK. Back home we have a saying, “Local is Lekker”, which is basically our version of support local. Whilst …

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The Growth of Blogging and Influencers

When I started blogging in 2016, I won’t lie, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I thought I was just starting a little online diary where I could rant about the frustrations of parenting. However, it didn’t take me long to realise that blogging was a …

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The 3 Main Benefits of Renting as a Family

My family and I have been both homeowners, home builders and home renters in multiple countries. We’ve done it all, seen it all, experienced it all and I can tell you that whilst yes, there are long term benefits to owning your own home, the benefits of renting as a …

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The Ultimate List of Ideas for Halloween in Lockdown

As if this year hasn’t been rough enough for so many, especially the kids, we’re fast approaching Halloween, my girls’ favourite holiday, and it looks like Trick Or Treating isn’t going to happen in 2020. I get it, but the girls are already pestering me for what we ARE going …

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How To Find The Perfect Pair Of Jeans

If you’re trying to figure out how to find the perfect pair of jeans for women, shape, shade, fit and fabric all play a significant role. If you’ve ever wondered what jeans are right for you, this guide will help you when you embark on your journey to finding the …