Our Plan to drive to France this summer

I am not a car person.  I do not know my boot from my bonnet.  My Toyota from my Nissan.  My SUV from my…. well…

Meal Plan: Our top five meals this week

Last week I shared a snapshot of what we had eaten throughout the week, hopefully it was inspiring for some.  This week meal planning mayhem…

How to Create a Family Budget that Really Works

Setting up a family budget isn’t exactly the most exciting thing in the world, but it’s an important part of making sure that you and…

Five Years On: From new Expat on the block to settled Expat …

Five years ago, on a cold April day, I said my goodbyes to the UK and boarded a plane to Dubai to live. Apprehensive, nervous,…

Five Fun Swim Floats for Your Family

Swimming pools can be a lot of fun. Families can spend entire summers in their own or public pools. However, swimming pools do carry a…

Why I’ve started a Gratitude Journal

Last week, on a bit of whim to be honest, I ordered a Gratitude Journal. I was busy scrolling through Facebook, minding my own business,…

Meal Planning: You are what you eat

Forget March Madness in our house it’s all about the Meal Plan Mayhem season. Yes, once again I have picked up my trusty meal planning…