Friday 18 January 2019

Preparing Your Winter Garden For The Spring

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Every year I plan to make a super early start on our garden so it's full of blooms come spring, but I'm always a little late to the planting party! This year though I'm keen to stick to my plan and have blooms in my garden come Easter! 

Wooden handled blue spade in a flowerbed with small plants in the background

Thursday 17 January 2019

3 Little Tips For Buying A New Mattress!

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A bad night's sleep can ruin a day. Whether you're employed, a stay at home parent or a mix of both, having a bad night's sleep can leave you not able to function properly and a bit grumpy!

A bad night's sleep can happen for a number of reasons. Newborn babies, well any children for that matter, can play their part, as can noisy neighbours or the snoring of your other half. For many of us though, and myself included, it's simply because you can't get comfortable, but what's the reason?

If you can't get comfy the chances are it's time to think about buying a new mattress

Wednesday 16 January 2019

19 Books For 2019!

I love books and when I was younger I was a keen reader but as I've got older I've found that I barely read. Distracted by the TV or busy scrolling social media I rarely pick up a book, but do you know what I buy a lot of or ask for every birthday or Christmas?


Lots of books laid open with their pages showing

Monday 14 January 2019

5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Winter Storms

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Believe it or not we're currently half way through winter! If last year is anything to go by though the end of February and the arrival of March will bring cold, snow and a winter that rolls into spring.

Little boy wearing a dressing gown looking out of the window to a snowy street

Friday 11 January 2019

3 Sleep & Productivity Tips For Busy Mothers

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Being productive and getting a good sleep can be a challenge when you’re running a tight ship. While you may have the perfect plan in place and try to schedule everything to get the hours of sleep you need, you never know when an emergency can pop up and throw a wrench in your plans. 

There are some things that you can do as a mother to help you improve your sleep quality and be more productive too!

Baby asleep on mother's chest

Wednesday 9 January 2019

Popcorn Shed


National Popcorn Day is approaching and we're big fans of popcorn! 

We regularly have a family movie night and popcorn is always one of the treats we have. Daddy and Joseph like sweet and salted, but I prefer the toffee kind so we often have a variety.

When I heard about all the different flavours that Popcorn Shed had created we were all keen to give them a try and there was definitely lots of ooooooosss when the gifted box of popcorn arrived!

Part of the Popcorn Shed range with snack bags and boxes of popcorn