What a meal plan for losing weight looks like for me

I shared two weeks ago about working with Optibiotix and using their scientifically-backed meal replacement plan to help me with losing weight, getting back into better eating habits, and feeling better health-wise. Today I thought I would share what a typical day looks like and how I am getting on. It’s going well and the […]

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Menopause – the dreaded M word!

Elaine from Early Retirement Rocks has kindly shared her experience and some thoughts on menopause. Something all women have to face, and I must admit from my point of view, something I have been in denial about. Hormones and don’t see eye to eye. Menopause – the dreaded M word! Or at least it is […]

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The sun and I are not good friends.

The sun and I are not good friends. I love sunshine, I love warmer weather, I love being able to let my kids out to play and top up their vitamin D levels, particularly because we live in a country where it feels like winter is long, damp, dark and miserable. But the sun doesn’t […]

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Eco friendly but still effective plasters from Patch

*This is a review post we were kindly sent some Patch plasters to try* No family first aid kit is complete without some plasters of different shapes and sizes to cover a variety of needs and we always have a box to hand. As a mum I carry a spare plaster in my handbag because […]

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The pros, cons, good and bad of wearing a face mask

This is a tongue in cheek but possibly hopefully informative post about wearing a face mask as we face Covid19 and it’s continued havoc causing travels across the UK and the world. There is evidence that normal people wearing masks can help to prevent the spread of Covid19. This is a contraversial subject much debated […]

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Quick and easy shakes to get the day started with Purition

*This is a review post with Puriton on how I get the day started* I am all for easy and quick ways to get the day started. I like fuss-free and simple. As a busy working mum, making my life less complicated whilst I run around looking after everyone else is my goal. Breakfast for […]

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Personalised vitamins from Get Nourished

*This is a review post for Get Nourished. All opinions are our own* As a busy working mum, I am often so tied up looking after my family and other people, that my needs come last. I am resolved to always try and do better than that, and look after me, so I can be […]

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5 top tips on how to naturally sleep better

This is a guest post sharing some helpful tips on how to naturally get better sleep, by Caroline from travel website Breaks.com. On here she writes travel guides, finds great deals, gives lifestyle tips and lots more. Caroline spends most of her spare time on UK ‘staycations’ with dog Monty, getting inspiration for her travel […]

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WASup. Gentle to skin & effective on wasp stings.

*This is a review post and we were kindly sent some WASup Wasp stings relief to try* Wasp stings – fun fact, I am allergic to them. Ok, that isn’t so fun. Oddly enough though, I don’t mind wasps themselves, and I tend to think that like most creatures if you leave them alone, they […]

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Sudocrem – always handy and not just for nappy rash

*This is a collaborative post with Sudocrem* As a nurse, a mum, and someone who works with families, Sudocrem has always been a firm staple use product for me. I used it when I was a nanny, and also when working as a nurse, and also on my own babies when they had nappy rash […]

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