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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
Summer fruits = amazing jam! Homemade raspberry jam is the simplest of them all and is an easy way to get started with jam-making.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ready for the ultimate Easter chocolate treat? Cadburys creme egg scotch eggs are a genius invention, but also really easy to make.
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.
Need cookies? Like, now? Here’s a quick and simple recipe for sweet, buttery no-egg cookies with only 4 ingredients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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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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.
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, 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.
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…
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 (9-15 October) is now in its 18th year. Help break the silence.
The season of transition and new starts is here. But, like everything in 2020, autumn feels a little different this year.
Listen up 2020: the parents are not ok. Lockdown parenting is NO joke.