Cruelty Free – how, why, what’s easy and what’s not.

Being cruelty free is something I have slowly become more passionate about. It’s a topic that many people feel very strongly about and can cause very heated discussions and feelings. This post isn’t really about that, more our personal journey and trying to work out how to make cruelty free work for us, and slowly […]

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Keeping your independence with walk in baths.

This post is commissioned by Mobility Plus, sharing my thoughts on making bathrooms more accessible when you are struggling with mobility issues or long term health concerns that can make personal care more challenging. Almost two years ago, I had major knee surgery. Long term injuries and joint issues, made worse by a job that means I […]

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Being able to see clearly with multifocal lenses

*This is a promotional featured post, written in collaboration with 1-Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal contact lenses* I recently shared my story about being trialling multifocal contact lenses. It turns out that whilst I may be in denial, about my age, unfortunately my eyes are not. I have started to develop presbyopia. This means that even […]

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I am not being a diva about my beaver…

I guess this post should come with a trigger warning, and also to say to my mother in law and my Dad, who read my blog, that I will be talking about my, ahem, “lady bits” so please feel free to skip this, and head to an update about the kids instead… you have been […]

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Don’t get sunburned, tan safely with Tan Cream instead.

*This is a review post, I have been kindly sent some Tan Cream to share about and to giveaway. All personal opinions are mine* As we get older, we get wiser about our health and what is good for our body and what isn’t, mostly, I think. As a teenager and into my twenties, I […]

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Tips to prevent ear infections.

We are no strangers to ear infections in our house, with a child that had chronic glue ear and ear infections until he had grommet surgery when he was 3 years old. He has had one or two since then but thankfully far less. They are unpleasant & painful, both for adults and children, and […]

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I can see clearly now…

*this is a post written in partnership with Acuvue. I was provided with a trial of lenses to review. All opinions are my own* The alternative title to this post should be “actually, I can read my phone screen better and I don’t have to squint to read my book, even when I am wearing […]

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Protection from ear infections when you go swimming

*we were sent an item to review. Opinions are our own, information sourced from the manufacturer’s site* If you read our blog, you know that we have struggled with ear issues, and ear infections with our small boy, over the past few years. (He has also had grommet inserted via a surgical procedure and sees […]

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Beating the Christmas Bloat with BioCare…

*this is a collaborative post. I hope it’s helpful as we start the festivities and fun of the Christmas season* We are lucky enough to be off to France for Christmas this year, which means there will be a lot of lovely French food and wine. The French know how to eat, and we know […]

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