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.ADay.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.
Jan17

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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Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett
Dec09

Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett

We think these amazing Lanterns by Kate Lycett are incredibly beautiful, wouldn’t you agree?These lanterns have been a staple in our Christmas traffic for years, and every time I see them pop up I pause and ooh at their prettiness. The tea-light lanterns are printed on fine card and laser cut – and entirely made in Yorkshire. Packaged flat, they come with photos and instructions. It also comes with a card envelope (38cm x...

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Tape in vs Micro Rings Hair extensions
Nov26

Tape in vs Micro Rings Hair extensions

When you’re looking for bridal hair inspiration on the internet, keep in mind that the majority of the stunning looks you see on the red carpet have one thing in common: clip-in hair extensions. They’re the tried-and-true Hollywood secret to adding length and volume to your hair in a matter of minutes. As a result, they’re perfect for bridal hairstyles, as they provide you with a lot more options. There are many...

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7 Reasons Why Portsmouth Should be on Your Travel List
Nov18

7 Reasons Why Portsmouth Should be on Your Travel List

Bursting with world-class attractions, a rich maritime and historical heritage, as well as some of the most fantastic things to do in the south of England, there are several reasons why Portsmouth should be on your travel list!  What’s more, it is the UK’s only island city. You can discover beautiful coastlines, encounter jaw-dropping warships in the historic harbour and sample an eclectic mix of foodie delights in this iconic...

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Discussing Self Esteem with Your Teenage Girl
Oct21

Discussing Self Esteem with Your Teenage Girl

When your daughter reaches her teenage years, she may seem to lack the confidence that she once had as a child. This may be fairly obvious if she becomes withdrawn, but can also be covered up through teenage behaviour and even an argumentative nature. To help your daughter to regain that comfort in who she is, you may want to have a conversation with her regarding what it is that has caused her self esteem to suffer. Not only could...

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