Apps I Have Downloaded During Social Distancing

I haven’t posted much over the past week because, truthfully, I am struggling a little to know what to post now that the world has kind of turned upside down…. I have also been busy trying to get used to my new way of life, working from home and teaching the children since the schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic we find ourselves in the midst of. I must...

Planning for Nights In

•Features gifted items• Despite enjoying meals at restaurants and the occasional drink with friends in a bar, I actually really like to be in my own home watching TV or a film and snuggling up under a blanket. Therefore it will not be as big of an adjustment for me when it comes to spending nights in. For those who are struggling a little with ideas of what to do,...

Shows I’ve Been Watching on Netflix Recently

I have to admit, as much as I love going out to the events that I get invited to as a blogger, I also love my nights in with Ed watching Netflix and chilling out. The struggle is sometimes deciding on what to watch as there are just so many shows available. We usually tend to be that couple that totally miss a show when it first comes out and...

The Jooki Music Player

•Gifted Review• On Christmas Day, the children opened a joint present – the Jooki music player, and they absolutely loved it. Jooki is a screen-free alternative for kids of all ages to listen to their favourite music with ease. The music player comes with figurines, which attach to Jooki and play pre-loaded playlists without the need for any adult supervision – perfect if you have an independent child who wants...

Writing a Joint Will with SmartWill

•Gifted• At the grand old age of thirty, I am a little ashamed to admit that I have never written a proper, legitimate will before now. I did write something up when I was in my early twenties, which I believe will provide some amusement after I pass away (the music was Mad World, after I became obsessed with the Skins TV Show cover version), but it really didn’t cover...

8 Ways to Stay Safe at University

•Sponsored Collaborative Post• Going to university is an exciting time in many young people’s lives. It often involves moving to another town, maybe even another country, that might be completely new to you. The best way to prepare for the lifestyle changes of being on campus is to make sure that you always stay safe. Here are some of the things you can do to stay safe at university wherever...

The Social Media Management Platform You Need To Try

•Sponsored Post• Alongside blogging, I have been working on a freelance basis as a social media manager for a few select clients. Social media management is a a lot more time consuming than people often think. Being constantly available as a brand, whether that brand is your own or you are working on behalf of somebody else, can be exhausting. Using a social media management tool such as ContentCal can...

So, You Want To Be A Blogger?

Collaborative Contributed Post  Have you ever read a blog and thought ‘I could do that?’. Talking about your interests and passions may come naturally to you. If that is the case, why not start a blog?  Picking A Blog Site   There are a few choices of platforms that you can use to set up your blog. Blogger is one popular choice, while WordPress offers lots of great ways of...

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...