Rainy day activities

  • 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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    Quick bathroom updates

    Quick bathroom updates

    Redecorating a bathroom can be an expensive and time-consuming job. All those tiles to remove, replace and grout, a whole new suite to plumb in and flooring to tackle as well. But if you’re happy with the basics – the walls, floor and suite – then you can easily update the look of your bathroom

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    Guides And Scouts

    Guides And Scouts

    The scout and guiding movements in the UK often come in for a bit of stick. The mocking sound of ‘Dib Dib Dib’ hangs in the air, as supposed grown-ups snigger behind their hands. But you speak to virtually anyone who has been involved in these groups; the overwhelming response is one of enthusiasm and

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    Activities for kids with ADHD

    Activities for kids with ADHD

    Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often struggle to concentrate during the long school day and so when school is over – or at the weekend – it can be refreshing to do something fun yet challenging that doesn’t involve sitting still for so long. Kids with ADHD generally thrive on routine so it

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    How to be green on a budget

    How to be green on a budget

    Saving the planet is a fantastic concept, but when cash is in short supply our focus shifts to the detail of day-to-day living. It can feel like a challenge, simply getting through each week with food on the table and the bills all paid – the planet can wait! But deep down we all know

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    Cutting Cinema costs

    Cutting Cinema costs

    Taking the family to the cinema can be a costly exercise, especially if the movie of choice is a new release. If you don’t go regularly, there is the temptation to make it a whistles-and-bangs treat and go all out on the popcorn, snacks and drinks. But there are ways of keeping your costs down

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