Easy Family Christmas Traditions
What’s Christmas without some traditions? Here are some easy ideas for family Christmas traditions, for all of December and for Christmas Eve.
25 Family Activities To Do At Home This December
It’s dark and cold out there in December, but it’s warm, cozy and festive at home! Here are the best Christmassy family activities to do at home this December.
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How To Have a More Relaxing, Stress-Free Christmas
Love Christmas but hate the stress? Have a more relaxing time this year with these ideas for slowing down and having a stress-free Christmas.
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Things To Do At The Weekends in October
Octoberrrrr! That most beloved of months for so many people. Get out your boots and scarves, hang on tight to your pumpkin spice lattes, and get ready for some great ideas for things to do at the weekends in October.
How to Have a Hygge Weekend
Hygge: that warm, fuzzy, cosy feeling you get from simple pleasures and spending fun time with others. Sounds like the perfect addition to your weekend. Here’s how to create your ultimate hygge weekend.
Things To Do At The Weekends in September
Summer’s on its way out and September’s here. Are you ready to embrace Autumn? Whether you’re already missing summer, or dreaming of cosy knitwear, here are some simple, seasonal things to do at the weekends in September.
Things to do at the weekend in August
It’s the final month of summer, so it’s time to make the most of the warm days and summer holiday activities, enjoy some downtime and soak up the sun as much as possible. Here are some ideas for things to do at the weekend in August.
How to Plan the Perfect Weekend Away
If you’ve missed travel during the pandemic and are keen to start getting out there again, a weekend away is the ideal place to start. Get dreaming about your next weekend getaway, whether it’s with friends, your partner, family, or by yourself. Here’s how to plan the perfect weekend away!
Things to do at the weekend in July
It’s officially summer, so it’s time to enjoy the long, warm days, summer trips, and relaxing in the sun as much as possible. Here are some ideas for things to do at the weekend in July.
Things To Do at the Weekend in June
June means summer has officially arrived. Time for summery fun, both at home or out & about. Here’s a list of ideas for things to do at the weekend in June.
The Easy Way To Spring Clean Your Home In A Weekend
No one really wants to spend the weekend cleaning, but spring cleaning in a weekend means you can get it all done and bask in the glow of your beautifully sparkling home. Here’s an easy guide to spring clean your home in a weekend – with a handy printable checklist.
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Things To Do on a May Weekend
With the weather starting to warm up, it finally feels like summer isn’t too far away. Here are some simple ideas for making the most of it and enjoying a May weekend.
Spring Scavenger Hunt – Free Printable
There’s so much to see outside in spring. Get the kids outdoors this weekend and see what natural things they can find from our spring scavenger hunt.
Cute Printable Easter Egg Hunt
Kids excited for Easter? Here’s a free printable Easter Egg Hunt that’s easy to set up at home. Featuring clues and signs, it’s a cute, simple Easter activity.
Things To Do on an April Weekend
April is the first full month of spring when it feels like winter is truly over. Get a spring in your step and enjoy a light and bright April weekend.
Things to do on a weekend in March
The arrival of March means spring is truly on the way. Time to emerge like Mole peeking out from his underground house in Wind in the Willows. Here are some ideas of things to do on a weekend in March.
How To Enjoy Winter (even if you hate it)
It’s cold, it’s dark, you can’t feel your toes, and it feels like it’s been winter forever. Here’s how you can actually enjoy winter (when deep down you hate it).
Being Kind To Yourself in January and February
If you’re not feeling an excited buzz about the new year, you’re not alone. Don’t go overboard on the self-improvement resolutions if you’re not feeling it: instead, try being kind to yourself in January.
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30+ Festive Ways to Enjoy a Virtual Christmas
Is your Christmas planning feeling a bit different? Here’s how to make the most of a Virtual Christmas with lots of ideas for online activities in Advent and Christmas Day.
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Things To Do in the Garden in Autumn
No point denying it any more: summer’s over and it’s time to put away the BBQ. The gardening doesn’t stop though: here are the top things to do in the garden in autumn to keep it looking great.
A Family Holiday to Cullen
Cullen is a picturesque seaside village on Scotland’s stunning Moray Firth. With a laidback vibe, it’s perfect for a family-friendly bucket-and-spade style holiday.
Leftover Chicken Fried Rice
Leftover chicken from your Sunday roast? Here’s one of the easiest and most delicious ways to use it up – family-friendly and super-quick Leftover Chicken Fried Rice. So much cheaper than a takeaway, and tastes so good.
A Family Holiday in Alnmouth, Northumberland
Northumberland is known for its beaches, scenery, seaside villages, and easy access to castles & attractions. Alnmouth delivers all of this and more in a picture-postcard, easy-to-reach package. Perfect for a family staycation!
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Homemade Raspberry Jam
Summer fruits = amazing jam! Homemade raspberry jam is the simplest of them all and is an easy way to get started with jam-making.
Leftover Roast Chicken Pie
This easy leftover roast chicken pie has crisp golden puff pastry on top of roast chicken in a lovely creamy sauce – and all for very little effort. A brilliant way to use weekend roast leftovers.
How To Relax at the Weekend When You Have Kids
Remember when weekends used to consist of nights out, sleeping late, leisurely brunches, or taking a bath without people arriving to use the toilet right next to your head? Nope, me neither. Don’t despair: here’s how to relax at the weekend when you have kids.
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75 Activities To Enjoy With Your Family This Weekend
The working week’s over and it’s time for some downtime. What are you planning to do with your family this weekend? Get any chores and boring errands out of the way early and enjoy your precious free time. Here are 75 activities to enjoy with your family this weekend.
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100 Ideas To Add Hygge Into Your Everyday Life
You’ve probably heard of Hygge – the Scandinavian concept of cosiness, contentment & simple pleasures. But how do you go about it? It’s easy! Here are 100 ideas to add hygge into your everyday life.
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How (and Why) To Create a Weekend Routine
Do your weekends disappear in a flash? Feel like you haven’t relaxed AND haven’t got through anything on your to-do list? You might benefit from a weekend routine.
Failsafe Chocolate Brownies
Looking for a fast, easy, never-fails chocolate brownie recipe? Here it is – Failsafe Chocolate Brownies: just 6 ingredients, no need to melt chocolate, and ready in half an hour.
How to Make S’mores (UK Recipe!)
Need a treat to end your bbq or campfire? Can’t go wrong with s’mores – here’s how to make them if you’re in the UK & have never heard of a Graham cracker.
Cadbury Creme Egg Scotch Eggs
Ready for the ultimate Easter chocolate treat? Cadburys creme egg scotch eggs are a genius invention, but also really easy to make.
8 Great Family Walks Near Edinburgh
There are lots of fantastic family walks near Edinburgh. You don’t have to travel far out of the city to find great child-friendly trails, forests, beaches and picnic spots. Here are a few favourites.
Really Easy No-Egg Cookies
Need cookies? Like, now? Here’s a quick and simple recipe for sweet, buttery no-egg cookies with only 4 ingredients.
Creating Your Perfect Weekend
In search of the perfect weekend? Does that even exist? Here are some tips for creating the perfect weekend for you, no matter what that looks like.
How to Improve Your Weekend
Ever feel like the weekend’s just disappeared and you haven’t made the most of it? Here are 15 easy ways to fix that and improve your weekend.
The Best Weekend Cookbooks
Weekend food should be a little bit special, less rushed, and more convivial than express weekday meals. If you’re looking for weekend recipe inspiration, here are our most highly-recommended weekend cookbooks.
How to Stop the Sunday Night Blues
Don’t get overcome by Sunday evening anxiety. By making some simple changes to your weekend, you can enjoy your time off to the full and say goodbye to the Sunday night blues for good.
The Perfect Sunday Morning
Long live Sunday morning: slow starts, hot coffee, no commitments, and the chance to do what you like. But how do you create your perfect Sunday morning formula?
Twixmas: What to do between Christmas and New Year
Christmas is over, but don’t feel flat. It’s time to slow down and cosy up for Twixmas: it might just be the best week of the year.
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Easy, Foolproof Chocolate Cake Recipe
Looking for an easy, foolproof chocolate cake recipe? This is it. A winner for birthdays, special treats, or just to cheer everyone up on a rainy afternoon.
10 Ways to Cope With a Winter Lockdown
It’s not easy being in a winter lockdown. COVID restrictions are high, and now it’s cold and dark. How are you doing?
Devilla Forest, Fife
Devilla Forest, near Kincardine, is 700 hectares of woodland in Fife with 4 lochs, stone features, a resident population of red squirrels, and some truly magical toadstools.
Homemade Halloween – 80s Style
No trick-or-treating this year? No problem. Here’s your guide to a proper retro homemade Halloween, just like we had in the 80s…
Three Fun Finds for Autumn
The nights are drawing in fast, as your granny would say, so snuggle up with three fun things we found for the cosiest autumn.
Baby Loss Awareness Week
Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October) is now in its 18th year. Help break the silence.
Autumn (After the Sort-Of Summer)
The season of transition and new starts is here. But, like everything in 2020, autumn feels a little different this year.
Lockdown Parenting is No Joke
Listen up 2020: the parents are not ok. Lockdown parenting is NO joke.