Turning 33

If you’ve followed me for awhile, you’ll know that I tend to spread the celebrations for my birthday out over the entire weekend. Being born on 2nd May, I am fortunate to have the May Day bank holiday near my birthday so I get even longer to party. This year, I opted for a meal with a friend, a day out with my family and a little party at home,...

Making Mind & Body Health my Priority in 2022

Features press samples After a stressful end to 2021, I wanted to make my health a priority in 2022, not just my physical, but my mental and emotional health too. I will put my hands up and admit that things haven’t gone to plan so far, but I am determined to work on myself, so I’m starting again for March! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve...

Brighten Up Your Garden on a Budget

Collaborative Post  Although it’s cold and dreary out now, spring is just around the corner, with the promise of longer days, brighter mornings and more sociable evenings. Now is the time to be thinking about giving your garden a little re-vamp ready for those warmer days. I’ve put together some tips on how to brighten up your garden on a budget, for those who don’t have a huge amount to...

Tips For Getting Through Tough Times

Over the past month I have gone through an intense period of stress in my life. It very much felt like one thing came after another and life just wouldn’t give me a break. In the middle of this I caught covid, and it left me feeling physically weak, alongside already being emotionally and mentally drained. The result was being signed off from work for two weeks with the instruction...

Things I’m Excited For This Autumn

I know, I am a bit late on this one. I have been so, so busy with the new job and other stuff going on behind the scenes lately, that October just clean got away from me! I have all three of the children’s birthdays in autumn, so it is always a bit of a crazy time, getting presents and parties sorted out, and before you know it, it’s Christmas...

How I Keep My 7 Month Old Puppy Clean and Fresh

Features press samples  When it comes to owning a puppy, one of the things I think I was least prepared for was how dirty and smelly they can get, especially after walks in all the rain we have been having here in the UK lately (summer, what summer?). Luckily, I have been sent across some goodies from petcare brand Sniffe & Likkit, who have a whole collection of products to...

Visiting Exbury Gardens in Spring with a Puppy

Press Tickets  Exbury Gardens is around an hour’s drive away from us here in Bournemouth, so it is a lovely day out for us. I have been to visit the gardens previously, but the lovely team got in touch to see whether I would like to come along again in Spring, to see the different flora in bloom, and I was more than happy to oblige. Last time we had...