Planning made easy with digital planners

*I was kindly asked to review some digital planners for this post, but as usual, I don’t ever share something I don’t recommend* As a busy working wife and mum, I try to be organised. We keep a lot of plates spinning in this house and it can be challenging sometimes to keep everyone and […]

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What’s in my handbag? You might be surprised.

As a busy working wife and mum, what’s in my handbag, that I carry around daily, helps me to function? My husband jokes that I carry “everything but the kitchen sink” around but then he doesn’t juggle quite as many plates as I do. It is true that I do pack a fairly full bag […]

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It’s what’s underneath that counts & Maidenform helps

*Maidenform kindly sent me some items to try and share, I hope this post is helpful* A wise relative of mine used to tell me “it doesn’t matter what’s on the outside much, it’s what’s underneath that really counts” and she was right. She also used to tell me that I ALWAYS needed to have […]

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How to Start a Business

Sharing a guest post by Alexandra Pedro on how to start a business. Read how she took a step out and made a big change and how she went about that. You can find her blog here From a physiotherapist in Portugal to an entrepreneur, marketer and creative in Ireland, Alexandra founded Alexandra Pedro Marketing […]

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Vintage teapots and teacups are my jam

*This is a collaborative post* When you are a collector of antique or vintage items, you often spend a lot of time looking for that next special thing to add to your collection. I collect vintage teapots and teacups. Something I started as a little hobby before I had children then slowed down a bit, […]

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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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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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