Feeling Calm #25

For my birthday I was given a great new book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends to help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday and on Wednesday’s I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, I’ve been completely disorganised which is why I didn’t write up my favourites last week but I’ve been busy having a lot of fun.

So here are my top 10 moments from the past 14 days, I won’t bore you with 20; Continue reading Feeling Calm #25

This Plus That Equals…. Why I Love Christmas in July

This plus that equals…. why I love Christmas in July

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about Christmas in July. The time of year all the big brands, supermarkets and high street stores showcase their Christmas ranges.

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Project Bridesmaid #12

So in about a year I am going to be a bridesmaid for my little sister. This is just the kind of goal I need to diet, focus on my weight loss and getting healthier, which all ties in nicely with my quest to be a calmer, happier and healthier person.

I have decided to vlog about my journey as that will give me a visual reminder of where I’ve been and where I am and as it’s something that makes me rather uncomfortable it will also help to keep me in check. Plus it’s always good to push yourself.

During my journey I will be getting to try all kinds of new products and sharing my experiences of them with you. Continue reading Project Bridesmaid #12

A Sparkly Glitter Party with Hartley’s Jelly

To celebrate the launch of Hartley’s new Mixed Berry Glitter Jelly they sent us a lovely box of goodies so we could have our own sparkly party.

I’m always happy to have an impromptu party, especially a glittery one.  As we had been enjoying such glorious weather it made sense to get out in the garden with a barbecue and our decorations to enjoy our party. Continue reading A Sparkly Glitter Party with Hartley’s Jelly

Fun Summer Crafts with Baker Ross

We love being part of the Baker Ross Blogger Network. Our latest delivery contained loads of amazing and fun crafts perfect for summer.

Baker Ross Snails
We’ve been racing our Baker Ross Snails

L was so excited about this latest box. On top of all the crafts, there were some party bag style goodies. Including some toy snails!! The snails are a simple pull and go, so we’ve been having a lot of fun racing them.

Continue reading Fun Summer Crafts with Baker Ross

Red Kooga Natural Energy

You may have noticed over the last few days things have been very quiet on my blog. I’m sorry. I have been ridiculously busy. So I would like to share my shining light, Red Kooga, with you. It’s how I’ve gotten through.

I've partied VIP style thanks to Herbert Woods
I’ve partied VIP style thanks to Herbert Woods

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My June Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The June box was brilliant, such a good selection. A little bit of everything and lots of new things to try and a great excuse for a barbecue. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My June Degustabox

Barbecue Party Review & Competition

Barbecue Party from Drumond Park is the ideal game for the summer. We’ve been testing it out at home and have one to giveaway.

As it is aimed at ages 4+ the lovely folk at Drumond park were aware it was a little too grown up for L, but as my friends all have older kids it’s nice to have something in the house for them to play with.

Thumbs up for Barbecue Party
Thumbs up for Barbecue Party

Of course as soon as it arrived it was unpacked ready for the older ‘children’ to play with. By this I blatantly mean the husband and I, so we set it up one evening after L had gone to bed.  Continue reading Barbecue Party Review & Competition

Bake Box Review and Competition

I love a good subscription box. I love baking. My family loves eating. So Bake Box was clearly going to be a winner all round.

I have been sent the most recent box, Flower Power, to try out.

Flower Power Bake Box
Flower Power Bake Box – Image Credit Bake Box

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Feeling Calm #24

For my birthday I was given a great new book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends to help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday and on Wednesday’s I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

It’s been a funny old week. There have been summer colds and grumpiness all round. A tired toddler and a tired mummy is not a mix made in heaven. We’ve had some fun though.

So here are my top 10 moments from the past 7 days; Continue reading Feeling Calm #24

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