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...

5 Reasons You Should Work on Your Pelvic Floor Now

•Features gifted item• I am first to put my hand up and admit I am awful at remembering to do my pelvic floor exercises. In fact, I have been so lax at doing them over the past ten years, and three pregnancies, that I have had a few health issues surrounding my pelvic floor, and it is very weak, meaning I have needed to go to the hospital for check-ups....

Implementing ARK Skincare into My Beauty Regime

•Features gifted items• Since turning thirty a couple of months ago, I have been making an effort to take care of my skin more, and to really think about what products I am using on both my face and my body, to nourish it and help prevent signs of ageing as I get older. Something I am really interested in, is using products that are specifically aimed at my age...