Back To School (Universal)

Hey Peeps! Thought I'd share my list of back to school essentials for any age group, whether you've got a kid starting school or are in Adult/Higher Education...or anywhere in between, these will work: Pencils. Let's start with the obvious: Mechanical or not, get several and buy either ones with eraser tops or buy separate [...]

Time Management 101

Helloooo Saturday Peeps! I had a lovely long chat with my daughter last night (seriously, it was like 1am!). She's trying to organise her life because she has a lot more going on now. So I thought I'd share with y'all what we talked about regarding time management for students. Prioritise: What's most important? What [...]

Anti-Bullying Week

Howdy Peeps! On Monday my daughter's school had an odd-socks day to raise awareness for Anti-bullying week. The idea being that everyone looks different but all are accepted. There are lots of things we can do to deal with bullying but the most important thing is to talk. Our kids need to know it's not [...]

A Get Well Soon Cocktail

Morning Peeps! The teenager has been back at school a fortnight and is already germ-infested. (My poor bubba 😕) So today will consist of medication, vitamins, several types of juice and lots of cleaning. Such a shame but at least it's solvable. She just needs to catch up on her chemistry when she's back. So [...]

Back To School Bargains

Happy Monday Peeps! Just a heads-up for those in the UK: WH Smith's and Sainsbury's both currently have school stationery on sale!! Sainsbury's also selling lunch boxes and bottles, and in larger stores, uniform and bags too. Wherever you are, try Amazon for a bargain! Just got my daughter a really good quality backpack that's [...]

A Level Results!

Morning Lovely Peeps! Do you (or someone you know) have exam results today? If so, this is the blog post for you! 'Good Luck' if you're off to pick up results.... or 'Congrats' if you got them already. Going to Uni/College? Check out these tips for dealing with University Finance and Budgeting for your living costs. If you want [...]