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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How to make your home green so it’s more attractive to buyers

*This is a collaborative post on how to make your home green so it’s more attractive to buyers that we hope is helpful* We live in an age where more and more people are going ‘green’ and looking for ways they can help protect the environment. This new breed of people also look for this […]

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Staycations are not a bad thing – life during Covid19

This year, we should have had our annual holiday, but instead, we have made staycations a thing instead. We opted to postpone our holiday due to the chaotic issues around Covid19 and we had a feeling our government would call quarantine on certain countries which would mean if we went on holiday, we would have […]

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That time TomTom almost got us killed in Paris

*This is a tongue in cheek post, and the issues we had were due to a very old TomTom device, in a tunnel with virtually no GPS signal, and our first time driving in Paris. We learned from our experience and have not had any major issues since* You may have read my post about […]

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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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Take a mystery tour where you live

I am a big fan of a mystery tour and have done a few in London, as an adult, but taking my children where we live locally to have an adventure and learn something about where we live and where I work is a new thing. Treasure Trails offer brilliant self guided tours of local […]

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Parenting Confessions – I hate doing kids’ crafts!

As the title says. I hate kids’ crafts and kids craft related activities. This is one of my parenting confession posts, where I spill the beans on a parenting foible or failure, I have experienced or feel that I want to share! That sounds a little extreme, and probably is slightly exaggerated, but I really […]

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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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PetSafe water fountains – access to fresh drinking water

*PetSafe kindly sent us a water fountain to review and to share about access to safe drinking water for pets* As a pet owner, I am very aware that safe access to fresh drinking water for pets is very important. Whether it is daily access for their general health and wellbeing, because we all know […]

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Make your own sensory squeezy stress balls

Sensory squeezy stress balls are great. You can buy them online or in shops. They are great for kids that have sensory issues or struggle to focus or as a stress toy and there are many designs and kinds out there. Some are expensive and some are cheaper to buy. We have tried and tested […]

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