Driving down the cost

When your child wants to learn to drive

When your child wants to learn to drive

The driving test has just had its eightieth birthday and doubtless, driving has changed a lot since its inception, maybe more so since you passed your test. Somehow though, it doesn’t seem two minutes since you were strapping your kids into their child or booster seat and now, you have just heard your child utter

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Gardens to visit this summer

Summer is officially on its way and what better way to spend a sunny day than wandering around a colourful garden? Luckily for us, here in the UK there are loads of gardens happy to welcome members of the public. Here’s our pick of some of our favourites. Botanic Gardens – Glasgow It can be

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Finding childcare whilst on holiday

Finding childcare whilst on holiday

Family holidays are great and they’re what we all look forward to, but even on a family holiday mum and dad might want the odd night out or day trip somewhere where, catching up with the adult side of life. But how? Trusty Nana and Granddad are back in blighty along with Aunty Susan, so

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Is Camping still a cheap option

Is Camping still a cheap option

Back in the day, budget camping was a given. You could sling a tent and sleeping bag on your back, or into the boot of your car, secure in the knowledge that the British countryside was littered with cheap campsites ready to welcome you. Follow up with a pub meal or Pot Noodle and then

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tips for car booting

Tips for Car Booting

The spring is well upon us and after all that spring cleaning we can often find we have a surplus of stuff we no longer really want or use. With the car boot season having sparked into action what better way of earning a bit of cash and letting your stuff go to a good

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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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