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Category: Living

Make do and mend – traditional words to live by

Back in the old days, before tech got all kinds of groovy, our parents and our grandparents lived by a different set of rules. Make do and mend was the order of the day. They didn’t live in a throwaway society, we do. If like me, you can’t…

Lush Oxford Street Shopping.. and an Easter Giveaway!

Last weekend I was lucky enough to go on a trip to London thanks to the lovely Indigo Herbs, who I work with regularly, as they invited me to visit this year’s Blog Con London. What a day! Getting a train to the big city, rushing around, getting…

How to save money whilst saving the world

Owning a home and renting a home are both very different situations to be in, but how you treat your home is the same. You choose the décor, you choose the flooring and you choose the utility companies you use for your gas and electricity. You need to be…

Vegan eating doesn’t have to be boring

A lot of people love the idea of going vegan for a while. But, most are put off because of the lack of option there are when you decide to make this step, though. This is a shame. Because modern goods have limited the problems caused by being vegan to…

Makeup not making you feel great? Time for a new routine!

It can be hard to get to grips with fashion in your forties. The clothes that once looked fantastic suddenly don’t suit you anymore. Sometimes, the solution will be as simple as altering the style you already have. Sometimes, you’ll need to take more drastic action and change…

Spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day

It’s just under three weeks to Mother’s Day (26th March – make a note in your diary!), so you must already have plenty of ideas of how you spoil your mum, right? No?! Oh no, you better get thinking now! Here are some great tips to help you…

Anybody can start over, even full time single parents

Don’t be scared to start over. If you feel as if you’re living in a place that is full of demons, whether they be because of memories or because of things that still physically affect you, then it’s never too late to be able to up and…

Superfood Green Breakfast Juice

Breakfast… the most important meal of the day. I often eat mine hours after I’ve got up, got the babies ready, done the nursery run, popped to the shops… by then I’m really craving some nutrition! I mentioned in my New Year Goals post…

Seven more ways to sprinkle kindness every day

I received an email today, which told me that.. Millions of people are now being called to complete kind acts in celebration of the 17th annual Random Acts of Kindness week. The Random Act of Kindness week is an initiative that’s run by The Random Acts of Kindness…

Flowers of Joy

If you follow me over on Instagram, you’ll know how much I love flowers. I used to think that having fresh flowers in the home was really quite extravagant. My thoughts on this have changed over the past year, and now I think having fresh flowers in the…