Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019

•Features gifted items• Father’s Day is just a few weeks away. Whether your dad enjoys the great outdoors, retro classics, or a good book, I have put together a guide with some gift inspiration for those all important fathers, whether it’s their first or thirty-first Father’s Day. Grooming Gifts Fudge Urban Looking for a something for a dad who likes his grooming? The Fudge range has lots of brilliant products...

The Low-Down On Your Summer Wardrobe

•Collaborative Contributed Post• Summer is finally gracing us with its presence and because of that, many of us are starting to think about our summer wardrobe and collect a few bits to ensure that we look and feel our best. Summer means that fashion can be a little more adventurous, and you can try new things rather than sticking with your usual jeans and jumper combination. Whilst the weather is...

A Straighter, Brighter Smile with Instasmile

•Features Gifted Item• I have been self-conscious about my smile for as long as I can remember. As a child, I was backwards and forwards constantly from the dentist. I had numerous fillings and an overcrowded mouth, which meant I had to have an operation under general anaesthetic to remove several of my teeth. After this, I then had a brace, which made my teeth straighter, but also made me...

5 Summer Body Excuses That We All Need To Stop Making

•Collaborative guest post• Summer is just around the corner. For many of us this means that we can look forward to packing our bags and getting away from it all for a couple of weeks. It means we get to escape the quotidian pressures of our jobs, our homes and our careers. It means we get to immerse ourselves in new sights and sounds, either abroad or somewhere closer to...

Why Bournemouth is So Good for Hen Parties of All Types (and Not Just Loud Ones)

•Guest Collaborative Post• With a range of fun activities, a great nightlife, and a plethora of dining options, it should come as no surprise to anyone who has visited it that Bournemouth was recently named as one of the UK’s most popular destinations for hen parties. This town on the UK’s south coast has been building up a solid reputation as a fantastic place for a ‘staycation’ – and has a range of features...

Exploring the Jurassic Coast with Discover Dorset Tours

•Review• I have lived in the Bournemouth area for over twenty years now and yet, I feel there are still so many parts of Dorset I have yet to explore. We quite often head out to the New Forest, which is just across the border in Hampshire, but we don’t often go in the opposite direction, along the Jurassic Coast. When I was offered the chance to join Discover Dorset...

You’re Not Prepared For Travel, Unless You…

•Collaborative Post• You could be the most self-assured person in the world, but the moment it comes to travel somewhere with your family, you’ll start to encounter all kinds of doubts and worries. What if our travel route is delayed or canceled? What if I leave the oven on at home? What if I’m not able to get to the flight in time? What if one of my children becomes...

Fixing Common Household Problems With Tape

•Guest Post• Home deterioration is inevitable, especially if you have lived in the house over a long period of time. It is often advised that obvious signs of wear and tear should be attended with a renovation to make sure the structure is still safe to live in. However, if the property doesn’t pose any immediate threat, you can opt for a cheaper, quicker solution and use a material that most...

Days Out as a Family in Bournemouth

•Features review visits• With summer coming up, and the May half term upon us, I thought it would be nice to round up some of the brilliant amusements and activities located in and around Bournemouth for those of us with children. Whether you are local, and looking for suggestions on days out and about, or visiting the area for the holidays, I hope you can find something you love in...