The Kitchen Gadgets That Make Life Easier

Features gifted products  As a busy mum of three, time is not something I have a lot of these days. Although I enjoy cooking, my time in the kitchen is limited and I am always on the lookout for gadgets that make life easier. EasiYo The EasiYo yoghurt maker allows you to make fresh natural yoghurt at home in just eight hours, only requiring a sachet in the flavour of...

5 Tips for Moving House with Young Children

Since having my first child eight years ago, I have moved house a grand total of six times! That’s a lot of moving around in a relatively short period of time and I have managed to pick up a fair bit of experience over the years. If you are planning on moving house with young children, these are the five tips I have learnt along the way. Get Them Involved ...

5 Methods to Combat Depression & Generalised Anxiety

I make no secret of the fact that I live with a mental illness. My first episode of depression happened when I was twelve years old. I was going through a lot at the time including the death of my beloved grandad, and I really struggled to cope with all the strong emotions I was feeling. Talking therapies helped at the time and I have used them when I have...

5 Things I Love About Hilton at the Ageas Bowl

It is not often that Ed and I are able to get away for a night without the children. We’ve both been so busy over the past couple of months and haven’t had a chance to go on date nights and prioritise our relationship so I was really excited to be invited to Hilton at the Ageas Bowl for an overnight stay with Ed last Friday night. The stay was...

5 Things I Love About December

I know, I know, Christmas is all I can talk about lately but, as a huge fan of the festive season, I wanted to share the five things I love about December. I have mentioned in the past that I suffer with my mental health, and I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which means that I find autumn and winter hard as the days get shorter and the weather can...

5 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Autumn

You may have noticed by now that I have been more than a little excited about autumn over the past few weeks. Autumn is a strange one for me. It is one of my favourite seasons, with the beautiful colours of nature, the fun events (Halloween and Bonfire night personal favourites), the cosy knits and excuse to wear boots with everything and the promise of Christmas just around the corner....

5 Things I Want to Achieve By 2019

I always put together resolutions at the start of the year. I feel like it grounds me, and reminds me of what I would like to achieve. I know that most people forget about their resolutions as the months go by, I know I did, but you don’t need to wait until the next new year to complete the goals you set for the year. With just under six months...

5 Things to See and Do at The Shire Hall Museum in Dorchester

On Sunday I headed over to the Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum with Ed and the kids, arranged by the lovely people over at Jelly Rock PR, a local PR company. The museum, which is situated in the High Street of Dorchester, is open daily between 10am and 5pm and provides a fun and educational day out for adults and children alike. We really enjoyed our time at the museum,...

5 Things – Summer Date Ideas

With the three kids, finding time for a date night isn’t always our top priority. Ed and I used to ensure we made an effort to have a dedicated night just for us once a month, but we have fallen into bad habits and, with the Bourmemouth Bloggers network having more events lately, I have had a busy diary and we just haven’t gone on as many dates lately. As...