Eating Out

Cheap school holiday fun

Cheap school holiday fun

The school summer holidays are now upon us and the thought of keeping the kids entertained for six to seven whole weeks can have parents tearing their hair out. Fret not though, as we’ve come up with some ideas for cheap and cheerful school holiday fun. Go out to play One of the wonders of

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Eating out without breaking the bank

Eating out without breaking the bank

Sometimes it’s nice to go out for dinner as a special treat or even just because you don’t fancy cooking. But it can be expensive, especially if the kids are eating with you too. However, it is possible to dine out without breaking the bank, you just need to plan your outing before you set

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Getting kids to behave in restaurants

Getting kids to behave in restaurants

For some families, eating out is a nightmare waiting to happen. If your kids tend to get a little over-excited at the prospect of dining away from home, you may elect to remain indoors. But it’s a shame for you all to miss out on what can be a fun experience. Learning how to behave

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Throwing a baby shower

Throwing a baby shower

Baby showers have been the done thing in the US for decades. Over the last few years the trend has caught on over here too. A baby shower is a fun way to celebrate with a mum-to-be before the baby arrives, it takes some of the pressure off her entertaining guests, while sleep-deprived with a

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Dealing with post Christmas blues

Dealing with post Christmas blues

January can be a glum month. In the run up to Christmas the short dark days can be offset against a full social calendar, bright twinkling lights and the magic of the festive season. But once that’s all over with for another year empty bank accounts, the post-Christmas scales reading and returning to work after

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Safety tips when out and about shopping

Safety tips when out and about shopping

Shopping can be a lively and fun experience, filled with delightful distractions. But as you soak up the dazzling array of products and eye-catching promotional material it’s important not to forget about your personal safety. Crime is, sadly, a fact of life. It pays to be vigilant whenever you are out and about, but pay

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