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Leslie Rickerby

Going Green-er as a Family of Five

It’s hard not to feel helpless when we talk about the future of our planet, isn’t it? On the one hand, so many of us are trying to make little changes in our day to day lives but then on the other, big corporations…

August 27, 2021

We’re Going Camping!

Yes! For the first time ever, the Rickerby family is going camping. We have never had a family holiday. We had planned a trip to Butlins last year but Covid put stop to that – So this is going to be our first holiday…

August 22, 2021

Garden Design – A seedling of an idea

Garden Design – with a focus on creating wildlife habitats and increasing biodiversity. Sounds great, right? Well, that’s my latest scheme. Grand plan. Light bulb moment. Big idea. I have the kind of personality where I often find myself jumping from one thing to…

August 2, 2021

Why You Should Mingle With The Locals On Travels

pixabay Sponsored post. Don’t stick to the touristy parts of a city that you visit, you should go well beyond the usual hotspots for foreigners and merge with the locals. This is a daunting task for some people because you may not speak the…

July 22, 2021

Why Silk Flowers Make Sense For Your Next Event

Sponsored post. Silk flowers are ideal for any event. From weddings and anniversary parties, to birthday occasions and corporate events, flowers are the perfect finishing touch. Most people assume that artificial flowers are of a low quality and look tacky. However, this is only…

April 23, 2021
Travel and Local

Escape to Edinburgh

In collaboration with, but all views are my own. It’s been a tough old year, hasn’t it? The last 12 months have really hit so many of us in so many different ways and today being Valentines Day has made me think about the…

February 14, 2021

Giving Your Children The Best Home To Grow Up In

Sponsored Post. As a parent, the thing that you want most is for your children to grow up in the best home possible. We are not talking about material things such as what you have in your home, we are talking about the environment.…

February 3, 2021

The Ultimate Hair Removal Solution – Laser Hair Removal

Sponsored post. Hair removal treatments have become a regular routine in every man and woman. The vast exposure to the current trends in fashion have made them aware of how they can make them look better by doing certain cosmetic and aesthetic treatments. Each…

February 1, 2021
Reviews / Giveaways

Gift Ideas for Grown-Ups in 2020

(Some items in this gift guide were sent to me for inclusion – these are marked with *)This gift guide has a bit of something for everyone. From Artwork to password savers and everything in between. Five Minute Mum.* This book is aimed at…

December 3, 2020
Reviews / Giveaways

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas 2020

(Some items in this guide were gifted to me for inclusion. They are marked with a *)This year, I wanted to do my gift guides a little different. I wanted to focus on themes rather than arranging everything by gender or age. My first…

November 23, 2020