2019 Christmas Gifting Ideas

I’m loving the inter-seasonal weather at the moment. Right about this time the kids...

Our Day At Epsom Downs Racecourse: a day of family fun (AD- gifted experience)

Every year I think of going to the races, maybe Ladies’ Day? Then, I look at all the...

RevAir: blow your mind not your hair (AD)

In June, the revolutionary hairdryer, RevAir, was launched in the UK. How can you make...

The value of being bored

The other day my daughter was happily playing with Lego. She was proud of her...

5 ways of coping with Anxiety

We all experience feeling on anxiety at some point in our lives. It could be jitters...

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A well-kept studio apartment can be challenging given the lack of square meters you...
2019 Christmas Gifting Ideas

2019 Christmas Gifting Ideas

I’m loving the inter-seasonal weather at the moment. Right about this time the kids and I get excited about our birthdays and Christmas. We are all winter babies! So is hubby but his birthday is in January.  He is fussy when it comes to gifts. It’s hard to...

5 ways of coping with Anxiety

5 ways of coping with Anxiety

We all experience feeling on anxiety at some point in our lives. It could be jitters before a big life event; exam, marriage, back to school, new job. It soon fades. While for some of us, it’s a reoccurring feeling and the trigger is unknown. The feeling...

The Storm Crow: book review

The Storm Crow: book review

Ok, full disclosure I don’t normally read fantasy novels. I’m paranoid that my imagination would let me down. Yet, when I read the plot for The Storm Crow, I knew I had to read it, so I accepted a reviewer's copy.  It ticked my boxes: strong female lead,...

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