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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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5 Home Remedies to Deter Spiders and Bugs

It’s that time of year – bugs and spiders are about! Living by a canal is great, but bugs aren’t! For this reason, I have my home remedies to eradicate them from the house. Here is…

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5 Stationery Items I Get Excited About Buying

I’ve always had an obsession with quirky stationery. I can’t really explain the feeling. It just makes me happy and excited. I used to love Paperchase and I recently went in a Smiggle. The overriding…

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How To Pick Your Bedroom Colour Scheme and Why It Matters

AD – First of all, let’s ask whether the colour you choose for your bedroom, actually matters. Well, the answer is, yes it does. Colour has been proven to have an impact on our mood.…

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The Secrets of Effective Leadership That Are Radically Challenging Conventional Wisdom

Today I have a great guest post to share with you all! All about Effective Leadership. Trishna Patnaik has a BSc (in Life Sciences) and MBA (in Marketing) by qualification but is an artist by…

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Self-Care Beauty Finds You Need In Your Life

Quick note: Some of the links contained on this page are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. I only recommend products I use myself and…

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Psychology of Procrastination: Delaying Important Tasks Until the Last Minute

Today I have a great guest post to share with you all! Trishna Patnaik has a BSc (in Life Sciences) and MBA (in Marketing) by qualification but is an artist by choice. A self-taught artist…

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5 Of The Best Easter Gifts If You Want To Avoid Chocolate

Easter is a wonderful time of year. However you celebrate the occasion, it’s completely valid to want to steer away from chocolate. Personally, I try to eat well to help myself mentally. Everyone will have…

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10 Amazing Gift Ideas For The Mum In Your Life

Can we all just take a moment to appreciate the mums out there? I think all parents and carers have the most difficult job in the world. But often mums end up taking on the…

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We Have A Pro Skateboarding Champion In The Making

AD – When you have a toddler, you are constantly looking for outdoor activities to occupy their time. It seems like whatever you do, you simply cannot tire them out. We have a very outdoorsy…

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6 Top Tips for Booking a UK Holiday Break

We are in the process of booking our second UK holiday of the year. And I thought I would talk you through our booking process.  We’ve opted to mainly have UK holidays for the next…

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