The Single Biggest Parenting Lesson We All Need to Learn.
Feb14

The Single Biggest Parenting Lesson We All Need to Learn.

I wrote recently about taking a pretty joyous day off. And when I say a ‘day off’, I don’t meant a ‘don’t go to work, but do the laundry, dusting, grocery shopping and clean out the fridge’ kind of day off. No. Thanks to a One4All Gift card, I grabbed the chance of a real actual day off. Sorry to be a living cliche, but the first thing I did was go shoe shopping (yes, I may have stroked the pretties...

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Spotted! Valentine’s Day Rose Gift
Feb08

Spotted! Valentine’s Day Rose Gift

Valentines day, yup it’s just round the corner again, and the usual rush for the last minute declaration of lus.. erm love is on ;) #cheeky How about this year, instead of spending a fortune on a gift that will soon find it’s way into the bin or compost heap, something that will last and keep on giving a supply of love and happiness all year round? Oh and it’s pretty good for the environment too, bargain! Ladies and...

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Spotted! Merlot Red Wine Scented Candle for Mothers Day
Feb06

Spotted! Merlot Red Wine Scented Candle for Mothers Day

Wine, red wine, need we say more! But in a candle? Mother’s Day is just round the corner and we spotted this little gem which is sure to drive her wild or mad, or … A candle that is scented with wine, yup beautiful Merlot red wine … not that we need any excuses of course oh no no no!   We absolutely love this Merlot Red Wine scented candle in a green wine bottle style glass, packed in a kraft gift box. They have...

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This woman had a day off. And the day off was good.
Jan25

This woman had a day off. And the day off was good.

So last week I was planning my day off, remember? I had it all worked out, thanks to One4all, and I was really looking forward to selfishly enjoy every last second. So at the end of the week I put my plan into action. I took a day off. via GIPHY I Took. A Day. Off. I KNOW! It wasn’t actually too tricky – I don’t have kids young enough to need military-style childcare in place; my youngest is 11 now, and as long as...

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Suffering through Blue Monday? Frankly, This Woman Needs A Day Off.
Jan15

Suffering through Blue Monday? Frankly, This Woman Needs A Day Off.

Today’s Blue Monday. Before I even knew it was a ‘thing’, I definitely knew it was a thing. We all recognise it, don’t we? Christmas is done, the parties are over, the pretty sparkly lights are back in the loft. Work’s busier than you can handle, the weather is bloody miserable, and payday is still such a very very long way away. Frankly, if payday wasn’t quite so far off (and the credit card...

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Spotted! Glorious Marimekko Unikko Red Teapot 25% off!
Jan09

Spotted! Glorious Marimekko Unikko Red Teapot 25% off!

  *stands back and sighs happily* Isn’t it a beauty? This lovely teapot is printed with Marimekko’s signature design, first seen in 1964. It’s such a classically simple poppy flower pattern, and it’ll instantly cheer any kitchen, won’t it? plus it’ll work at any time of year – yes, poppies are typically summery, but that glorious scarlet splash of cheer will brighten any gloomy January...

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