SIMPLE STEPS TO EMBRACE BETTER HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

It’s winter, it’s cold, and you’d rather stay inside under a blanket than consider being healthy and embarking on a wellness journey. Yet taking some simple steps, you can integrate into your daily life can make 2020 your year of wellness. Banish those winter blues into the springtime and beyond by taking these simple steps.


SALTED CARAMEL FUDGE & CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

We have definitely been getting our bake on over the last few weeks and the girls honestly can’t get enough of it!.


THE PERFECT GIFT THIS EASTER | HATCHIMAL’S SPRING BOUQUET

When it comes to Easter , the first thing that springs to mind is chocolate. Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, all the chocolate .  The girls can end up with chocolate to last them until the end of year .


TUFF TRAY IDEAS | DINOSAUR WORLD

We have had a tuff tray for a few years now and I have got to say it’s definitely one of the best purchases for the kids by far.They are so versatile and the creative and imaginative play is absolutely endless.


4 INGREDIENT NAAN BREAD

One thing I always fancy when we are having a curry is a Naan bread . Perfect for dipping and mopping up all the left over sauce , but I always seem to remember then  when I’m dishing up and not on the food shop!.


OUR MOTHER’S DAY 2020

So Mother’s Day this year I am sure hasn’t been what anyone was expecting but that doesn’t mean we haven’t had a lovely day.



OSTARA 🌼 2020

The sun has been shining and it’s been a lovely start to our Ostara.


HOW TO ENCOURAGE KIDS TO ADOPT HEALTHY HABITS


Many parents worry that their children are not as healthy as they should be. Maybe they are a fussy eater who will do anything to avoid eating fruit and vegetables, or, perhaps it is almost impossible to get them away from their video games to spend time out in the fresh air.  

WEEKEND BAKING WITH VONSHEF

Weekends are made for baking , am I right?. Cookies , cupcakes - you name it . This weekend we decided to make some chocolate chip muffins and boy did they go down a treat.


SLIMMING WORLD PANCAKES

Everyone loves a weekend breakfast treat don’t they?, the girls absolutely love pancakes , don’t we all :)


TREAT YOUR MUM THIS MOTHERS DAY | GIFT GUIDE

Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away now and I don’t know about you but I always get a little excited about it.


GANDEYS CIRCUS 2020

Going out as a family is very important to me and we try and have a family night as often as we can , and finding something we all love is even better :)


PIC’N’MIX ROCKY ROAD

Rocky road is one of our favourite sweet treats . We all love it and it is so easy to make . I have made a few versions for different holidays and they are the perfect little treat for after dinner or a treat in the kids lunch boxes.


SO BOMB DIY FACTORY | REVIEW

All you regular followers will know how much me and the girls love a bath bomb. There is no denying it and we are quite proud of our bath bomb obsession :)


MY FIRST MONTH BACK AT SLIMMING WORLD

If you have followed me for a while then you will know I have been doing slimming world now for 4 years and reached my target back in 2017.


ROAST DINNER & PARK FUN

Weekends tend to be a roast dinner at home and we rarely go out for dinner on the weekends, I do enjoy my cooking but it is lovely to have a weekend off I must admit :)


WIN A JOHNSON’S BEDTIME SLEEP-TIGHT BUNDLE SET

When it comes to bath time in this house we all can’t get enough of it . Bubbles and bath bombs - and we are all in !. All the girls have loved bath time from newborn and it sets the perfect bed time routine.


LEMON AND POPPY SEED BAKED OATS

When it comes to breakfast , I do like to change it up a bit and try out different recipes. Baked oats are quite popular when it comes to slimming world and I really fancied trying out some.



A WEEKEND IN NORFOLK WITH NANNY AND GRANDAD

Half term we always try and get to my mum and dads if we can . They live in Martham in Norfolk which is 5 hours drive so it can be difficult to arrange when we can visit .

UNI-VERSE SURPRISE UNICORNS .. WHICH ONE WILL YOU GET? | REVIEW

If you have been a regular over here for a while then you will know my girls love slime and blind bags . I don’t know what is but slime and blind bags are their absolute favourite things in the world!.



SLIMMING WORLD FISH CURRY

Now, when we have fish , I’ll admit , it’s the basics - fish and chips with peas or something along them lines . I have never even tried a fish curry , let alone made one .



THE BEST ROAST POTATOES EVER! | VONSHEF 3.5L AIR FRYER

If you have followed us for a while then you will know , I love being in the kitchen . Whether it’s cooking or baking - I absolutely love it , and so do the girls.I also love a good kitchen gadget - and if they are going to impress me and also save time , then it’s an added bonus and I am definitely all for trying it out :)


JAM TARTS & THE BEST ROASTIES EVER

Today has been the laziest day and it was so needed . The girls are off now for half term and I am looking forward to not having to venture out in the wind , rain and snow on the school runs!.


TOP TIPS FOR HIRING A MAN WITH A VAN

So the time has come for you to get some help in for the big move . You might be moving house or moving offices and can not do it alone and therefore need some help, but where do you start?


DID YOU KNOW? REMEMBER THIS DAY | VALENTINES DAY

So valentines day is just around the corner and everyone is getting set up for the day, flowers,chocolates- the works. All romance aside , it is actually quite a historical day.

A COSY HOME FOR WINTER

I don’t know about you but when it comes to this time of year , I am all about keeping our home super cosy and warm .


TRAUMA AND ADDICTION

Many believe there is a strong relationship between trauma and substance use disorders. People who have experienced a traumatic life event such as child abuse, domestic violence, or war develop substance use disorders as a result of using substances to self-medicate against the psychological effects of trauma.


SPRUCE UP YOUR GARDEN THIS SUMMER

Now the weather seems to be less wet!, the joys of winter and rain. We’ve started decluttering the garden and trying to get it ready for summer and spring.


TOP TIPS FOR SAVING THE POUNDS THIS YEAR

So January is over - thank god . It definitely does seem like the longest month  doesn’t it?. Did anyone try and do the no January spend and fail? :)



CELEBRATE THIS VALENTINES DAY WITH SWIZZEL GOODIES

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner , are you prepared?. I’ve always wondered does everyone go extremely soppy this time of year? - we don’t , but we do like to get a little treat to exchange on the day.



VALENTINE’S GIFT GUIDE 2020

I can not believe it is the first of February. Thank god January is over . It has dragged on for far to long , and now we can get super excited for the big V day :)



THE JOYS OF PROCRASTINATION

This post is sponsored by Core Wellness a Maryland CEU provider
Procrastination is when we choose short term comfort over short term discomfort, that would lead to long term comfort. Does that even make sense? Let me elaborate!

TAKING THE SCOOTERS OUT -FRESH AIR DEFINITELY NEEDED

One thing I love to do and haven’t done much of over the last few months is taking off on a walk. It doesn’t have to be a 20 mile hike ,  just getting out in the fresh air is something I have always enjoyed and so have the girls.



MANCHESTER SHOPPING SPREE WITH THE BESTIES

So me and the besties have been trying to organise a shopping day for the LONGEST time !. Since last September to be precise! :)We finally managed to book our trains for Manchester for an epic day of shopping and Gin :)



5 REASONS CRUISES ARE PERFECT FOR FAMILY HOLIDAYS



Deciding on where to go for a family holiday can be difficult. Finding a place to go, which offers the perfect balance between relaxation for the grown-ups and fun for the kids is a tricky thing to achieve.

THE GRIMAUD MARSEILLE | TAROT DECK REVIEW

Tarot cards have been part of my life for years now .  I definitely think they are becoming more ‘acceptable’ and not so taboo as the years have gone on.



MUM DANCE - YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO :)

Anyone that knows me knows that I love to dance . Dancing has always been a passion of mine from a young age and the girls have definitely followed in my footsteps.



FINDING THE RIGHT CLEANING SERVICE FOR YOU

If you are not familiar with cleaning services, then finding the right one for you and your  home can be like opening a can of worms. You ask yourself  , where  do I start?


DO NOT MOVE ALONE - MOVING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A STRESS FREE HOUSE MOVE

So this year I have said we are finally going to get the house sorted and unpack the last of the stuff from our move - yes we still haven’t unpacked it all, and I really want it all done within the next few months .


THE GLOUCESTER BABY SCAN CLINIC THAT MAKE THE HAPPIEST MEMORIES

Baby scans have come such a long way over the years haven’t they?. When I first had Kadiann, you got a scan photo and was sent on your way.


AURIS EAR CARE - THE EAR CLEANING CLINIC IN LONDON

One thing I am extremely careful with are my ears . They are extremely delicate and messing around with them can be really dangerous .


GUESS WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK? REMEMBER THIS DAY



When it comes to history and famous events and deaths - I am a sucker for it all. We go to a quiz every week so remembering dates and famous events that have happened really does come in handy.

MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR SAVVY SINGLE MUMS

Saving money isn’t easy when you have a family to raise. Bringing new little lives into the world means constantly spending money on everything from food supplies to new clothes. When you’re a single parent, finding the cash to make ends meet each month becomes even harder. After all, you’ve only got one set of wages to pay for all the crucial things that you and youngsters need. 

FINDING THE RIGHT NURSERY WITH CHILDCARE.CO.UK

When I became a self employed/ work from home mum , it was definitely the right decision. Being able to stay at home and care for Nila and watch all the milestones is the best feeling and I really do cherish it every day and feel ever so grateful.


WHY HIRING A DOMESTIC CLEANER CAN HELP MAKE LIFE EASIER IN THE NEW YEAR


We are finally into the new year . I don’t know about you but this year has definitely flown by !. Out with the old and in with new .


MY INTENTIONS FOR 2020

Happy New Year - I hope you celebrated the way you wanted to and you are feeling ready to enter 2020 the best way possible:)


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