5 Things I’ve Been Loving Lately

•Features gifted items• I haven’t put together one of these posts in ages, so I thought what better time than at the start of the school holidays when the kids, and Ed, are off school and I have a bit more time on my hands to enjoy those things I have been loving lately. NOW CDs I was recently sent over two new CDs from the NOW Music collection. Both...

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....

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...