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My #LuxuriousScent & Win A Visit To A Luxury Fragrance House in London with Comfort

Scent is intrinsically linked to memory and emotion. Certain smells can immediately transport us back to a time, place or even forgotten memory. Smell is such a powerful and evocative sense.
by Honest Mum on Jul 6, 2016

Life’s #LittleLuxuries with Comfort

They say it's the little things in life that matter and that's true when it comes to life's luxuries. Read more...
by Honest Mum on Jun 29, 2016

Tired of It All?

It can be overwhelming somedays, but remember that we do not have to feel isolated in our walk on this path.
by Hunter Happenings on Apr 23, 2016

Help for the Hard Days

We all have hard days as moms, but you are not a failure!
by Hunter Happenings on Apr 20, 2016

My Magic Cleaning Wand

I am no June Cleaver. You won’t come to my door to find me in a lovely dress, pearls on, and with my hair and makeup perfect, doing the housework with a huge smile on my face. No, I more closely resemble Cinderella with smudges of dirt on my face.
by Creative Cynchronicity on Apr 7, 2016

April 7 No Housework Day

No Housework Day is observed once a year on April 7th. No Housework Day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy at This day is celebrated for those who usually work at home, today to give them a break. Average married American woman does 17 h...
by TodayDayInfo on Apr 6, 2016

Lighten Your Laundry Load with Ecover #LightentheLoad

Of all the never-ending household tasks, laundry seems to be the biggest bugbear for most families. No sooner is the bottom of the laundry basket finally spotted than a quick trawl around the house reveals a whole new mountain of dirty clothes, towe...
by Attachment Mummy on Mar 11, 2016

Review: Vileda Windomatic Cordless Window Vacuum Cleaner

I don’t know about you, but I’m not the biggest fan of housework. I like the end result of a sparkling bathroom, freshly-made bed or dust-free surfaces, but actually doing the work to get to that point can be pretty boring. I don’t...
by The DADventurer on Dec 7, 2015

Side Benefits

Just shy of five years ago, right after I returned from Cairo, I went to the dermatologist with a suspicious looking spot high on my cheekbone, under my left eye. She took one look at it and told me that yes, it needed to come off, but also that I ha...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Dec 5, 2015

How to be a (Dis)Organised Mother

How are you in the organisation stakes?  Is everything in your world perfect, not a crumb on the floor, not a mark on the floor or the furniture, not a random pile of newspapers/children's books/unopened post in sight?  Wow, well done you.
by Attachment Mummy on Sep 2, 2015

Win Prizes and Get More from your Day with Clover Time

When you become a parent - and especially a working parent like myself - being busy simply becomes 'the norm'. Read more...
by Honest Mum on Aug 10, 2015

My Top 5 Kitchen Appliances & Win A Hotpoint Steam Mop Worth £99

This is a bit tongue in cheek, I thought it would be funny to get my new steam mop out all glammed up before a night of cocktails with girlfriends and show it off! Pretty huh! Worth a sparkly LDB right ;) Read more...
by Honest Mum on Jul 29, 2015

Win a £50 Voucher for Laundrapp & a £50 Ted Baker Gift Card

I recently read an article that said 1 in 3 women LOVE cleaning! Whaat! Like Monica from Friends, apparently one third of the female population are hardwired to love cleaning, washing, scrubbing, drying and polishing! *shocked face, need a lie...
by Honest Mum on Jul 10, 2015

How to Keep Your Home Under Control

One from the archives here that you may not have seen before.  Originally published in March 2012, I thought it was worth a re-visit with our forthcoming cleaning feature in mind.  Which bots of housework make you feel better?  It seem...
by Attachment Mummy on May 9, 2015

Cleaning Calendar – Free Printable!

I saw a quote going around recently on Facebook that said, “I don’t want to brag, but I’m pretty…...
by Frugal Novice on May 3, 2015

10 Cleaning Tips for People who Hate Housework | Quick Tips

Spring officially starts on March 20th, and that means it's time to rid your home of all the dust and gunk that built up while you were hibernating this winter.Totally hate housework? Don't worry, we've got your back. Check out the video above for so...
by Blog of Rare Treasures on Mar 20, 2015

Be a Super Mom AND a Self-Published Author: Tricks on How to Balance Your Time

Be a Super Mom AND a Self-Published Author: Tricks on How to Balance Your Time   Written by guest author Jill Bennet Written by: Jill Bennett is a Book Marketing Specialist at a company based in Atlanta, Georgia. She has s...
by Darkness Beckons on Jan 18, 2015

Coming Up For Air

I looked at my posts and was shocked to see how long it has been since I last posted. Also not shocked given how busy I’ve been with work. My brain has been so fried I can barely remember what I’ve done or said five minutes ago let alone...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Nov 3, 2014

I hate homework….and housework….

so you know it is bad when I am trying to find housework to do so I can put off doing homework. AAAuugghhhh….our tax code and forms are freaking ridiculous. So excuse me while I go mop the floor and ignore the stupid depreciation homework that...
by Me and the Damn Cat on Oct 17, 2014

Drive By

I worked nearly 70 hours last week. I spent the weekend mostly at soccer games and helping my daughter catch up on her (home)school assignments. Then I went back to work on Monday. I pretty much hit a wall on Monday night – was so tired I start...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Oct 8, 2014

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