6 surprising benefits of shopping locally

Did you know it’s small business Saturday today?  Because of that today I’ve decided to share with you my 6 surprising benefits of shopping locally… some you may already know about but some you might…

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The best Instagrams to follow for fashion-savvy Mums!

I’ll openly admit to anyone that I have no fashion sense.  Ok so a little extreme… maybe very little… VERY little!  It is extremely rare that I walk into a shop, admire something on a…

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Stress awareness month with Toby & Roo

In April I did my first guest post (I think… if that’s what you call it!) and contributed to the lovely Harriet’s blog over at Toby and Roo for stress awareness month. With so many…

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Tips on Working & Balancing Your Household

Some will be reading this and thinking… ‘whaaaat?  You mean it’s actually possible to balance your household whilst working?’  I thought exactly the same when I was working in a corporate environment!  I’m fortunate now…

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Winter survival guide | overcome the winter blues

I’ve not specifically noticed that I suffer from the winter blues, also known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder), but I do know it’s harder than ever to get up to the dark mornings and evenings…

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8 things scary movies teach you about life

I’m not a massive fan of scary movies… I don’t really get them!  I’ve only ever seen Scream, Jeepers Creepers and Haunted Mansion ;).  I don’t think I’m a fan because the ones I have…

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How to avoid over spending at the supermarket

We have a set amount each week that we spend on our weekly supermarket shop (or rather an amount that DON’T go over!).  Don’t get me wrong we do top up with bits a bobs…

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I’ve lost the boy who made me a mum

My near 11 year old big baby boy has crossed the rainbow bridge and I’ve lost the boy who made me a mum. It was nearly 11 years ago and less than a year after…

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Signs and symptoms of depression and my experiences

There is for sure a massive stigma for ‘being depressed’ but let me just start this off by saying it’s not something people choose to be!  Seasonal affective disorder is creeping up on many what…

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How I’m making self care a priority whilst running my own business.

I’ve previously posted on how I had left my job to start my own business.  Now I’ve left that toxic environment there is one thing I feel very strongly about… I never EVER want to…

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