I'm Beck, I am 34, mum of 2 boys, wife to one big kid and whose idea was it to add a bonkers beagle into the mix.  We live in Warrington, Cheshire and both juggle working full time and sharing childcare between us (thanks to shifts and WFH days).  We love to enjoy time as a family, fun days out, the outdoors and planning more adventures.  

Latest Blog Posts 

June 2024
May 2024

Taking the Leap: A Busy Mum’s Path to Fitness

As a busy mum, life is a juggling act of managing schedules, attending to the kids, and trying to keep the household running smoothly. With a never-ending to-do list, it often means putting everyone else’s needs before my own, and it's easy to let personal health and fitness take a back seat.

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Fueling Young Athletes: The Power of Nutri-teen Shakes

In the world of youth sports, the importance of proper nutrition cannot be overstated.  As young athletes engage in rigorous training and competition, their bodies require a balanced intake of nutrients to perform at their best, recover quickly, and support healthy growth and development.  This is where YSN Nutri-teen shakes come into play, offering a convenient and effective way to meet the dietary needs of our budding sports stars.

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March 2024

Our Review of Youth Sport Nutrition Nutri-Teen Shakes

YSN Nutri-teen shakes have been making waves in the world of youth sports nutrition offering a convenient and tasty way for young athletes to meet their nutritional needs.  Our 13 year old son Charlie has a very active lifestyle, takes part in a variety of sports and is part of a number of teams including Rugby League, Rugby Union and Rowing so we came across Youth Sport Nutrition and after reading about their products we felt that they would be a great addition to Charlies diet and routine.

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January 2024

Will the new HMRC trading allowance rules affect me?

If you are earning some extra income from selling goods or services online, you may be wondering how the new HMRC rules that came into effect on 1 January 2024 will affect you.  In this blog, I will explain what the new rules are, who they apply to, and what you need to do to comply with them.

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What is the trading allowance and how can you benefit from it?

If you have a small side business or earn some extra income from self-employment, casual services, or personal equipment hire, you may be interested in the trading allowance.  This is a tax relief of up to £1,000 per tax year that exempts your first £1,000 trading income from income tax and National Insurance contributions.  In this blog post, we will explain what the trading allowance is, how it works, and who can use it.

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October 2023

Why Kos Should Be Your Next Greek Island Destination

If you are looking for a destination that combines stunning natural scenery, fascinating cultural heritage, and endless entertainment options, then Kos might be the perfect choice for you.  Kos is the third largest island of the Dodecanese, after Rhodes and Karpathos, and it lies in the south eastern Aegean Sea, just 4km away from the Turkish coast.  

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September 2023

How To Get The Best Deal When Booking A Holiday

1. Time it right when booking: Booking last minute doesn’t guarantee a bargain. Research by Skyscanner found that you generally get the best prices around six months in advance. The day of the week that you book and fly matter too. Expedia claim that the cheapest day to book a holiday is a Sunday.  We did this year and our holiday increased by over £200 the following day 

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Why I Love Traveling and Learning About New Cultures

Travel and culture are two of the most fascinating and enriching aspects of life. They allow us to experience the world in different ways, learn new things, and connect with other people. In this blog post, I will share with you some of the reasons why we love travel and culture, and how they have shaped me as a person.

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