Fall Decorations On A Budget

Summer has come and gone and now it is time to decorate your home for the autumn/fall season! Filling it with appropriate decorations is...

5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Partner

Having children can really change things in a relationship.  You can both find yourself asking how do we get that spark back into our...

Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality

Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality Choosing the best sofa for your home is a big decision and one you need to spend some...

How Can We Help Syria?

I have been troubled for a long time about the conflict in Syria and news of the many refugees that make the life threatening...

Getting Families Active With Soreen

Over the summer, Princess and I were invited to a very special sports event hosted by Soreen.  We are huge fans of Soreen Malt...

What Happened When My MacBook Pro Died

I love my MacBook Pro.  If you follow me on social media or know me personally you'll know this was a big investment for...

#TTT Chocolate Cravings Again?

Hello everyone.  Thanks for stopping by last week and catching up with my weight loss update.  I really appreciate all the support your giving...

5 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Food

These last few weeks I've been back on my weight loss mission.  I've been sharing weekly updates of my challenges and how I'm trying...

Cheap Days Out For All The Family

Cheap Days Out All parents will know that feeling of needing to do something with the kids, but not wanting to break the budget. Family...

#TTT I’m Going To Eat Some Worms

Welcome back to another week of Thinking Thin Thursday.  It's been no secret on my blog about how much I've struggled with my fluctuating...

Designing A Girls Bedroom

Designing a girls bedroom is exactly what I'm going to be doing for the next year.  I want to get this right for when...

Let Your Inner Self Shine This Summer

Summer is a time for relaxation. Pimm’s in the park, deck chairs on the beach and lazy evenings in the setting sun with a...

The Perfect British Summer Time Bucket List

Well the sun came out in force last week for most of us.  Wasn't it lovely?  I like to see parks filled with children...

5 Tips For Starting A Freelance Career

When the opportunity arose for me to take the leap from the 9-5 to become a freelance blogger, it was a no brainer really....

5 Ways To Build Your Confidence

I went to a conference recently to speak to a group of Female Entrepreneurs about how to blog.  I haven't spoke in front of an...

5 Tips For Buying A House

I've always thought buying a house is a pretty daunting challenge.  There are so many things to consider and it's such a large amount...

Thinking Thin Is Back Every Thursday!

A while ago I wrote a series of posts called Thinking Thin.  They documented the success of my weight loss journey over 2/3 months....

Present Ideas For National Friendship Day

Did you know it's National Friendship Day on 30th July?  Nope!  I didn't either until the lovely people at Lands End got in touch....

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

These things come round so quick don't they.  One minute Father's Day is week's away and the next it's the following Sunday, and you...

50 Useful Tips For How To Get To Sleep

Sometimes I really struggle to fall asleep.  When I really can't get to sleep, the problem gets worse.  I get cross with myself and...

Why Is It Good Living In The UK?

I've lived in the UK all my life, and I have to say I feel both lucky and privileged to have been born here....

Are You Safe Online?

I don't know if you're like me, but I rely on the internet for pretty much everything I do these days.   If you...

Depression: Stepping Into The Light

I've not felt like myself for such a long time, I think I've forgotten what it feels like to be me.  Depression gets you...

Time To Quit?

Did you catch my rant about smoking last month?  Now that Spring is in full swing and we are spending more and more time...

Wheee! Lakeside’s International Children’s Theatre & Dance Festival

We love Lakeside Arts here in Nottingham, it's one of our favourite family places to go. We love the theatre, and walking round the...

Here’s Why Voting Matters #GeneralElection

I'm not going to tell you who to vote for, as we may not share the same thoughts and beliefs.  I'd rather you didn't...

Lebara: Supporting the Migrant Community

What does 'home' mean to you?  Of course it's the house you live in,  quite often it's about the people you share it with,...

Achieving Your Dreams: Pick The Right Ones

I am lucky enough to be able to look at my life at 40 and say I have achieved what I set out to....

How To Get More Space In The Home?

How to get more space in the home?  This is a constant issue for us.  We have two small children who have accumulated a...

Stop Smoking Near My Kids!

It's time for a bit of a rant, it doesn't happen often, but something got mine and my husband's goat this week and something...