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Summer wine recommendations

June 7, 2018 admin 0

Well I doubt this will come as a surprise but I love wine. I never used to, but over the last couple of years it has been my drink of choice more and more and over the last 12 months I have even started to enjoy a glass or red which prior to that I could never understand why anyone drank the stuff. I’m not overly fussy with my wine but I do tent to […]

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Two nights glamping in Stratford-Upon-Avon with the YHA

June 4, 2018 admin 8

During the May half term my family and I were lucky enough to get the opportunity to go glamping in Stratford-Upon-Avon with the YHA. We have stayed with the YHA a couple of times now and really love their range of alternative accommodation that is available across the country so were excited to get the chance to try out the bell tents this time.   We chose Stratford-Upon-Avon as it is such a beautiful part […]

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How to get help with HMRC

May 30, 2018 admin 0

One of the sure fire signs that you have become an adult is that you have spent the best part of your day on hold to one or more various departments withing the HMRC. It doesn’t matter whether you are in receipt of benefits, self employed or living off a pension at some point, probably more than once, you will find yourself with no choice but to pick up that phone and make the call […]

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Making some lifestyle changes

May 21, 2018 admin 0

Since I left teaching in January I have been working on my self development and making some life style changes. The main one  to date is  obviously the fact that I now work for myself as a content creator and social media manager, helping other small businesses spread their messages on line. This change has been wonderful as it means I can now work around the boys schooling and extra activities, I don’t need to […]

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Conscious chocolate review

May 13, 2018 admin 0

Since attending the OM yoga show in Manchester last month and having a look at the Vegan life live event whilst there I have started to become a bit more interested in the vegan lifestyle and am amazed at the amount of products that are vegan friendly. One of my best friends is vegan and when she made the change I remember thinking that there was no way  I could give up chocolate or cheese […]

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5 Top Tips for living a healthier life

May 9, 2018 admin 0

5 top tips for living a healthier life Life shouldn’t be all about diets and restraint it should be about enjoyment and balance and I truly believe that by making small changes to our lifestyles we can all live a healthier life.   So here are my top 5 tips   1). Swap pop for water    Water is good for us for many reasons but this doesn’t mean that you have to give up […]

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7th wedding anniversary gift ideas

April 18, 2018 admin 0

In the UK the tradition for the 7th wedding anniversary is to buy gifts that are made from copper. Finding such items can be tricky so I have put together a list of 7th wedding anniversary gift ideas that I came across when shopping for my husbands gift Scented Candle with Engraved copper lid This lovely gift is hand made by Willow and Light and comes is a beautiful bergamot and clary sage fragrance which […]

That time I conquered the longest zip wire in the UK

April 13, 2018 admin 0

Here we go again, another throw back to one of the activities form my 3o things to do before my 30th list and this time it was pretty extreme for me, completing the longest zip wire in the UK. Read on to see how it went. The longest zip wire in the UK was actually the first activity that made the list. So I was super excited that only a few month into the list […]

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Olverum bath oil product review

April 12, 2018 admin 0

My bath is basically my sanctuary, the only place in the whole house were I get peace and quiet and to be fair that’s not always guaranteed. Most days I run a bath after the boys have gone to bed so that I don’t have to worry about them trying to sneak in with me or me having to answer to “muummmmy” for the 9ooth time. Instead I shut the door, grab my book and […]

Lighterlife fast product review

April 10, 2018 admin 0

I can’t remember a time when I have ever been happy with my weight but since having the boys I have been more conscious of the way I look and I yo-yo diet, a lot. I go from not caring and eating all the cheese and drinking all the wine to trying cleanses, slimming world and a variety of other diets. At the moment I am trying to increase my exercise and am loving yoga […]