Latest post

Latest in food

Mac-n-cheese-close-up

Ridiculously smooth and creamy one-pot mac n cheese with Quorn pieces

How do you fancy eating the most creamy, decadent macaroni cheese you’ve ever tasted? And how do you fancy only having one, single pot to wash up afterwards? And best still, how do you fancy not having to faff around making a white sauce, because with this recipe, the pasta cooks in the milk and cream and the sauce thickens up all by itself.

60-second-chipotle-dressing

60 second chipotle dressing

Here’s a recipe you can whip up in seconds and keep in fridge for up to two weeks – not that it’ll last that long, you’ll be putting this quick chipotle dressing on ev-er-y-thing. Enjoy!

Latest in work & lifestyle

click-and-collect-van

Have you tried ASDA’s Click & Collect service?

There are times when nipping into the supermarket is the best option, and I’m a huge fan of home deliveries, but sometimes, a third option would be handy, and ASDA have such an option. It’s called Click & Collect. Have you ever headed to the supermarket for a few bits, only to emerge an hour […]

Save-while-you-spend

Save when you spend

Today I’m going to share with you some simple steps to save while you spend. Sound crazy? Not really. It’s all about spending smart, from getting a cheaper deal when you buy, to finding ways to put cash back into your pocket every time you shop.

save-on-utility-bills

How to save on household bills, starting TODAY!

Hello! It’s time for another video guide to spending, eating, playing and living smart from me, Emily Leary and Voucher Codes Pro. Today I’m sharing some super simple steps you can take to tackle that thorn in all of our sides: household bills. I promise you, these tips will help you start saving today! That’s it for […]

Latest in parenting

Angel-and-rocket---boy's-outfit

Angel and Rocket – creating tiny hipsters (review)

Created for girls and boys aged between 3yrs – 10yrs old, the new Autumn/Winter collection has just launched with a handpicked edit of 50 beautiful designs from British designers, which are comfortable, affordable (£25-45 per piece) and made to a high standard with attention to detail and high quality fabrics.

Holly-Beau-final

Holly & Beau – a cute raincoat that changes in the rain

Miss J (2, almost 3) is well and truly ready for Autumn with the cute, padded and waterproof coat from Holly & Beau. Not only is this raincoat warm and stylish, it also boast a surprise feature: when it rains, the leaves change colour!

better-desk-shot

Ultra cool bedroom makeover for a dino-mad boy

JD’s room has long been in need of some love. We gave it a bit of a spruce a couple of years ago on a very limited budget. But JD had outgrown that look and so when tasked by John Lewis Children’s Room Collections to transform his room, JD (6, almost 7) gave the brief that his new […]

leapband

Encouraging movement with the LeapFrog LeapBand (review)

How often do your kids play video games? Do you place limits on their use and if so, why? Is a lack of psychical activity during gaming sessions a concern? If so, the LeapFrog LeapBand (£29.99 RRP) might be of interest as it’s a wearable activity tracker for children aged 4 – 7 years.

Latest giveaways

FirePlace_SandAngel_630x420

Win 7 night break for two at the Sol Guadalupe Hotel in Majorca

Travel Republic’s ‘lowest price guarantee’ promises to take the strain out of finding cheap holidays and flights, so you can kick back, relax and look forward to fun in the sun. However, they’ve decided to take a moment and throw the beach ball back in your court, by inviting holidaymakers to take part in a fun, interactive survey that could see you winning a brilliant trip abroad.

monobloc

Win a Kelly Hoppen KH ZERO 6 Basin Monobloc tap, worth £139

The new KH ZERO 6 bathroom collection, exclusively designed for Crosswater by Kelly Hoppen MBE is aerodynamically poised with deck-mounted designs that gently lean forward in a contemporary twist on classic styling. The single basin tap, bath filler, and bath and shower mixer set are each made from chrome plated brass, with subtly curved levers and a contrasting linear structure.

Miniature Birthday Cupcakes

Miniature Birthday Cupcakes: win £750 with the Betta Living Cupcake Challenge

In celebration of National Cupcake Week (15-27 September), home improvement specialist Betta Living is giving some amazing prizes to two of its favourite creative cupcake makers – and it could be you! In the meantime, Betta Living challenged me to share my own recipe, inspired by the prompt to get creative with cupcakes and here’s what I came up with.

calafant-pirate-ship-main-image

Win a CALAFANT Build and Paint Pirate Ship

Yaaaaar, it’s a pirate rabbit! – Miss J As regular readers will know, this year we’re working with Asobi and its consumer facing brand, Kind Toys, to test some of the brightest and best toys and activities stocked in their range. This week, we’ve been trying out this amazing CALAFANT Build and Paint Pirate Ship (RRP £21.49) . CALAFANT make 100% recyclable cardboard […]