Greener sun protection for skin that burns in the sun

I have skin that burns in the sun. The sun and I have a love hate relationship and whilst I love the warmer sunny weather of summer and going away on holiday to places with sunshine, I need to look after my skin but I also want greener sun protection so I don’t end up […]

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Gentle natural skincare from κέᾰρ

*This is a review post. We were kindly asked to review κέᾰρ gentle natural skincare products for this post* I am always looking for gentle and natural skin care and treatments that work, and are good for my skin and my family’s skin. I have become more environmentally aware and much fussier about what we […]

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Love and dating when life throws a few hurdles at you.

*This is a collaborative post* As someone who is married and, to coin an old fashioned phrase, “settled down”, the prospect of love and dating in the time of Covid19 and beyond hadn’t really crossed my mind, much. But a good friend of mine, who became unexpectedly single last year, had just started putting her […]

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A classic casual look dressing up or down with Rydale

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some items from Rydale to try* I usually aim for a more casual look for day to day, and as I work with children, I tend to go for practical outfits, but I do like a classic casual look that can be dressed up or down […]

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How to care for your gold jewellery

*This is a collaborative post* I am very lucky to own a couple of pieces of valuable antique gold jewellery. They were either inherited or gifted to me and they are much treasured pieces that I wear on special occasions and hope to be able to pass them on to my children as heirlooms. Usually, […]

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Shampoo & conditioner bars from KIND2 – I’m converted.

*I was kindly sent some items to review for this post* I have to admit that whilst I really try to do things in a more eco-friendly and greener way, to try and reduce the impact I have on our planet hair shampoo & conditioner bars are something I have always been a little skeptical […]

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Pieces of jewellery to treasure from InScripture

*I was kindly sent an item to review* I love delicate and pretty jewellery and recently the children chose me a piece from Inscripture for my birthday. A piece of jewellery to treasure and enjoy. Normally, I don’t make much fuss about my birthday, last year I kept it very low key, no presents, and […]

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Improving skin night and day with FadeOut Skincare

*This is a review post, I was kindly sent some FadeOut skincare to try* FadeOut skincare is designed with 35 years of skincare experience behind them and as I get older I am aware that my skin does need more help than it used to. So trying out some of their treatments to brighten my […]

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My favourite flowers and my favourite scent – rose

*This is a review post, I was kindly sent some products to try* If you know me well, you will know that my favourite flower is a rose. I love them, they are old fashioned but never out of fashion, and there is no such thing as a boring rose. I grow them in my […]

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Simple and effective facial cleansing with Clarins

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some skincare to try* I have upped my skincare game in the last year or so, to try and keep my skin looking and feeling good. I have found a routine that is simple and effective facial cleansing with Clarins skincare and it works well for […]

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