The Kids Actual Christmas Wish List

The girls have made their wish lists, which I then added into my Amazon Wishlist section because I can’t keep track of the bits of paper. Hopefully if you’re stuck for ideas this might help! This year P seems to have made a jump in terms of what she is interested in, where once where ponies were Dan TDM (youtuber) now reside. I’m going to start with her list. Poppy Poppy is a huge FNAF fan, so a tee was on her list, as well as a Dan TDM plush and tee, she also has a STEAM gift card on her list. Simple and she will be really happy with … [Read more…]

Simple Logo Creation

In my everyday work, as well as blogging I have been asked countless times about simple design software. Many businesses become associated with their logo, it is part of their identity, their brand. Getting it right can be a long process. So simple logo creation is ideal. I recently tried out Logojoy which is a logo design website to see how it all worked. Logojoy break simple logo creation down into easy to follow steps: Business name Pick 5 logo designs you like the look of Pick a few colours you like Add your slogan Add a symbol if you like Done! You have so many options to look through. Personalisation You … [Read more…]

How To Update Your Home With Redoing Your Decor

  From time to time, we get tired of the way we’ve decorated our home. At one point, we absolutely loved it. But as the years have passed, that super stylish kitchen style we chose is starting to look a little shabby – outdated even. So, we want to redecorate. But, when you want to decorate, you need time, money and a lot of patience to get it done. If you’re not in a position to completely redecorate your home or even a room, a few simple updated might be all you need to keep your home family friendly, but with a decor that you love. Repaint The Details When … [Read more…]

Getting a Great Workspace in Your Home

Working from home can be amazing, but it only works out well when you have a work space that works with you. It has to give you the room and facilities required for you to work professionally. Here are some of the things that you could do to make your home into a space where you can work more comfortably as a freelancer. Use Natural Light First of all, you need to make sure that you have plenty of natural light to work with in your work area. The more natural light you have to work with in your new office space, the easier it will be for you to … [Read more…]

5 Reasons You Need Flooring Tiles

Flooring can bring a room together beautifully, provided you get something that is going to last it can be a great investment. Most family homes need something hard-wearing, growing children, pets, visitors and constant cleaning can take its toll on carpet and many types of laminate. Amtico flooring tiles are the best of both worlds, easy to fit, easy to clean and designs to fit all tastes. 5 Reasons You Need Flooring Tiles Once your underlay is in place, Amtico Click flooring tiles simply click into place – no glue, no mess, and no fuss. Various designs – wood or stone designs, so they will fit with any decor. There are … [Read more…]

Five tips on getting a great night’s kip

‘The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep’ – so said some chap called W.C. Fields. Witty words from someone named after a toilet – but not exactly practical advice when you’re tossing, turning and cursing the world at 4am. Good-quality sleep is hugely important. It makes us healthier, happier, more attractive, more emotionally resilient…and it even helps us to live longer!   But getting quality sleep seems to be increasingly difficult given the demands of the modern world, especially if you’re a mum. Below are some of my top tips for getting a great night’s kip… Ban screens in your bedroom Your bedroom should be … [Read more…]

Top 5 Tips to Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking can be a challenge for many of us and it’s sometimes nice to be able to get some quick and easy tips. There are a few things that could help you on your way to being cigarette free for good.  Top 5 Tips to Quit Smoking  Look at the periods during the day when you tend to smoke. Prepare for that by having minty gum, a book, or some hard boiled sweeties – something to keep you occupied during your normal habit routine. Treat yourself to a new perfume – if you no longer smoke you’ll be able to smell the perfume properly – and so can people around you. Bonus. … [Read more…]

Where did all my hair go?

I think, if I am honest three kids has really taken its toll on my hair. I used to have really thick flowing locks, 3 kids and 10 years later it is a shadow of its former self. Over the years I have opted for a lot of deep conditioning treatments, sprays, oils and lotions. I have noticed a huge improvement but does that mean my hair is better? Not really. I do have pink hair now though. When you bleach or dye your hair you have to take even better care of it. A lot of time between sessions, a lot of deep conditioning. I think stress has had … [Read more…]

Nailing Autumn/Winter With ESPRIT

Autumn/Winter is without a doubt my favourite time of the year. Scarves, hats, cosy socks and tights all become staples. The colours are rich both in nature, and in the clothing. Fabric becomes more textures and soft too. It’s practically perfect. Esprit has got some gorgeous styles at the moment. The key to comfort is layers. Tees and Shirts are the ideal first layers, with nice quality knits like jumpers and cardigans on over the top. Swapping denim out for thicker and softer fabrics really put me in comfort mode, but I still have meetings to attending, and school runs to do! Being presentable, seasonal and comfortable is a top … [Read more…]