Homemade Tasty Waffles in Minutes

•Features gifted item• I never used to be a big fan of waffles in the past, always choosing pancakes over them. Last year, I had them with maple syrup and bacon and they were a total game changer for me when it came to eating breakfast out. I haven’t ever made them myself before, but when I was asked if I would like to try out the Dual Round Waffle...

Supporting a Better Night’s Sleep Naturally for the Children with BetterYou

•Features gifted items• Getting a good night’s sleep is so important. Not only does it help your body physically prepare itself for the next day, it also helps your mental health. For children, sleep is vital for their development. Having a proper rest can help them perform better at school, to learn more effectively and to have a healthy immune system, ready to fight off sickness. I try and ensure...

Getting The Proposal Right

•This is a collaborative contributed post•   A wedding proposal is a moment that should be cherished for the rest of your life. If your man is attentive, he will get every detail of the proposal right for you. He will be thoughtful and considerate, and everything will have been thoroughly planned and executed in a way that shows how he will be throughout the rest of your lives together....

Nöa & Nani Toy Box Review

•Features gifted item• With three young children, it can sometimes feel like we have toys, puzzles, books and games in every corner of the house. As much as having a truly tidy house may be a bit of a pipe dream at the moment, it is nice to have a bit of order to the chaos, and storage solutions which aren’t just practical, but also look nice and fit in...

Tasting the Prix Fixe Menu at Hotel Du Vin, Poole

•Gifted meal• Ed and I used to go on date nights religiously, every month without fail. With three children, as they’ve gotten older, it is not always as easy to find the time, but we do still aim to have some time to ourselves when we can. Last week we had the chance to head along to Hotel du Vin in Poole to try out their Prix Fixe menu, and...

Overcoming my Birth Trauma with Lucy Parker

•Features complimentary sessions• When I found out I was pregnant with my youngest child Benjamin, I knew he would almost definitely be my last baby. I already had two children, and I felt our family would be complete once I had given birth. I had a bit of a rocky start to my pregnancy. Benjamin wasn’t planned, and I was on antidepressants at the time. Despite this, I was adamant...

First Impressions of the Apple Watch Series 4

I have had my eye on an Apple Watch since they first came out but it always seemed like a totally unjustifiable expense for me, until I turned thirty and received some birthday money and finally decided I would treat myself. I waited a couple of months, so that I was able to save up the remaining money I needed, and I couldn’t wait to try the watch out when...

Dirty Dancing at Bournemouth Pavilion

•Complimentary Press Tickets• Growing up, my favourite film of all time was Dirty Dancing. At one point, I lived and breathed it. Seriously, I kid you not, I paid my younger brother to learn the dance moves with me so that I could try and be ‘Baby’. Yes, I know, major cringe! For me, Dirty Dancing epitomises everything about coming of age, experiencing your first kiss, your first feelings of...

My Favourite Bournemouth Wedding Venues

Having lived in the Bournemouth area over twenty years, and worked in the local wedding industry, I have come to know quite a few of the local wedding venues. There are some beautiful places to get married and celebrate your wedding in and around Bournemouth, and these are some of my favourite venues. The Greenhouse Hotel This hotel is gorgeous both outside and in. The Greenhouse is a luxury boutique...