It's been a busy few months with the kids firmly back at school and life starting to inch towards normality. There has been a little less TV watching overall but still working my way through my long Netflix and Amazon Prime 'to watch' list. Here's my roundup...
Family dramas aren't usually my preferred genre but coming off the back of a traumatising thriller I needed a lighter read to lift my spirits (and stop the nightmares). Enter When We Believed in Mermaids, a tale of family complexity, addiction and secrets, well in some cases lies.
To reach your nutrition goals and enjoy plenty of healthy, delicious, and nutrient-rich meals on a daily basis, you have to regularly evaluate your shopping and food consumption habits. Do you hurry through the supermarket and pick up the first items you see? Do you always plan to cook a healthy dinner at home but end up ordering takeaway? In a busy, fast-paced world, many people are used to making decisions quickly, always choosing the most convenient option rather than the healthiest one.
In this article, you’ll discover three healthy and smart food shopping habits that can transform your relationship with food.
We've all been there. You read an epic book. One you can't put down. You rave about it to everyone you meet. You experience book grief when you finish reading it. Then weeks later you hear it is being made into a film. And your heart sinks, because you know there is very (very) strong chance the movie is going to ruin the book for you. So much so you consider not going to watch it. But of course you do because there is that slim hope it may just do it justice and you'll relive that high all over again.
But have you ever considered which of those film flops let you down the most? It turns out there is a way to calculate the worst adaptations ever and I have the results. I wonder if it matches yours? Read on to find out...
Planning a wedding is stressful at the best of times... let alone during a pandemic. With so much uncertainty it can be hard to visit venues, visit suppliers and, of course, go wedding dress shopping. With many bridal shops closed in the highest tier and lead times for dresses uncertain you need to be creative and flexible when finding a wedding dress. Here are my top tips for finding your perfect wedding gown during the pandemic.
I was very lucky to be surprised this year with my very own advent calendar! It's been years since I had my own Christmas countdown and Husband knows I am trying to avoid chocolate so instead he opted for a beauty advent calendar. And because we are Amazon addicts (how else can you shop in lockdown???) he chose the Amazon Beauty calendar.
Over the past couple of years beauty and grooming advent calendars have flooded the markets with everything from bath bombs to male grooming versions. I was very intrigued to see what my Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar had in store each day leading up to Christmas Day. Let's take a look inside and see what surprises this £60 beauty advent calendar has in store...
Christmas is just around the corner and this year I have decided to do a round up of the little gifts which make perfect Christmas stocking fillers for kids! I love the stockings more than the big presents. They are super fun to open and you never know what you are going to get (although it is essential mine includes a chocolate orange). Everything is available to buy online so you don't need to worry about the crowds during this very unusual year.
I've got a full six months to update you on so hold tight for a bumper roundup of the best Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Now TV (starting to think I have too many subscriptions...) I've been enjoying while we all spend a bit more time indoors!
2020 has been an extraordinary year and one where, most of us, have had our holiday plans disrupted. If you are thinking of booking a staycation or holiday abroad to get a well earned break from the monotony of coronavirus life, take a look at my top holiday planning tips to help take the stress out of booking a break during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's the most wonderful time of the year... but it can also be one of the most stressful. If you have still got presents to buy let alone wrap check out my round up of unusual Christmas gifts for all the family guaranteed to produce smiles on Christmas morning.
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.