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22 October, 2019

How To Find The Right Dog-Friendly UK Holiday Accommodation

Animals are wonderful creatures, and dogs are said to be a man’s best friend. Rightly so, as they offer great companionship and are truly loyal to their owners. When going on holiday, it is completely understandable, therefore, that we want to take them with us. To help you out here is a collection of dog-friendly accommodation for you to check out, together with some handy hints.…

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21 October, 2019

You Don’t Need To Go Back To The Future To Change Your Life Today.

Today, 21 October is “Back To The Future Day”. In “Back To The Future II”, this is the day on which Marty McFly and Doc Brown return to the return to the future to save Marty’s future son from disaster, (at 4:29 pm to be precise). But what if you could change your life today? It’s got me thinking about those times in my…

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Get Cosy This Autumn And Win £100 of Lighting

Autumn is truly here and rather than be consumed by the early morning and early evening darkness,  I like, in true Hygge fashion, to add lights wherever I can to take away the gloom. If you are prone to depression and anxiety, as I am, there is something to be said for staving off the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder and add the light back…

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Win A Bundle of ACE Cleaning Products Worth £40

Thank heaven it’s nearly half term.  Because, if you’ve kids in school, you may well have spent the last 7 weeks wrestling with bundles of school uniforms, scrubbing off mud from footie and dabbing away stains from pasta bolognese and heaven knows what else! To help you cope with the onslaught of the next 7 weeks, I have a fabulous bundle of cleaning supplies worth £40…

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How to Save Cash on 3 Baby Essentials

Raising children is a wonderful experience, but it’s also something that takes a lot of time, patience, and money. Ultimately, if you haven’t had a lot of budgeting skills up until now, the moment you find out that you have a child is when you need to start getting your financial situation under wraps. Raising a child is an expensive endeavour, from the initial loans…

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20 October, 2019

How to create a Hygge inspired bathroom

Now that autumn is well and truly here, nights are noticeably longer and temperatures significantly cooler. Here in the UK, the clocks will go back at 2 am on Sunday 27 October plunging us all back into the early morning and early evening darkness which can frankly be a little depressing. Even more important, then, to cope with approaching stresses of the festive season by…

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19 October, 2019

How To Keep Pets Calm When There Are Fireworks

Halloween is almost upon us. The shops are full of Halloween decorations and people are preparing for what has become quite a big party night. It also won’t be long before there’ll be the sound of fireworks being let off late into the night and, when that happens,  you can hear dogs barking right across the village. Pet anxiety can be a big problem for…

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17 October, 2019

How To Help Your Child Deal With School Bullies

Nothing pulls at a parent’s heartstrings, in my experience, like discovering their child is being bullied.  But bullying is a stressful and common problem for school children of all ages, gender, and social standing. In fact, it is estimated that over 50% of the students enrolled in school today are victims of bullying, be it physical, verbal, psychological, or online. School teachers and staff are…

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16 October, 2019

First Time Buyer? Here’s The Steps You Need To Take

If you’ve saved up your deposit, and are about to step onto the property ladder – then congratulations! It’s a big step, and no matter how old you are when you do it, it never gets less exciting or significant – and of course, daunting. If you’re not familiar with the property market and you’re just going into it, it can seem like a minefield.…

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Midlife mum from Cardiff. Wine Imbiber. Likes glitter, fluff and olives. Approaching tweendom with Caitlin (11) and Ieuan (10). The husband is hiding in the loft.

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