Weekly Workouts and Weight Update

I thought it might be fun to share my weekly workouts. You can get a proper look at me actually working out in the video at the end. The main reason for all this? To take the pressure off my joints and ease my pain as much as I can, added bonus – my clothes […]

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Seventh Generation #YesPlants

Seventh Generation Cleaners

I am forever looking for products that are more environmentally friendly, from the packaging to the ingredients. If I can lessen my impact, I will. When Seventh Generation got in touch, I was more than happy to try out their products – this isn’t a sponsored ad – I was just sent various bits to […]

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Debt Free Diary – Part One

Looking at an empty purse

OK, back in September I had a meltdown over our finances. We were in fact £12,518 in debt. That could’ve contributed towards a house deposit. Hence the meltdown. OK, so I’ve talked in the past about working ourselves out of debt before, back in 2016 – Going Debt Free. We never actually managed to get […]

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2018 The Good, The Bad & The Plans

New Year Decorations

It’s that time of the year again. We’re all reflecting on the year that has been. You’ve seen the tweets doing the rounds, top three accomplishments of the year, or our favourite things that have happened, or maybe “What are your plans for 2019?”. I’m brazenly joining in, I love a good a bit of […]

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Pier 39 San Francisco

Sea Lions

I thought it might be fun to share little snippets of our trip to San Francisco, I took a small mountain of photos, so you can pretend you were there too.  One of the more famous sights has to be the Pier 39 sea lions.  I visited them twice on my trip! There were so […]

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Travelling with your partner – 5 lessons learnt

Picture of Simon posing at Alcatraz

I’ve been travelling with Simon (the moustached husband) for over a decade now. We’ve been all over, from Venice and Iceland to Bali and San Francisco and plenty in between. There are a few things we’ve learnt along the way, that have helped us both survive and really enjoy these trips.  Nothing tests a relationship […]

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Change is Inevitable

Looking Over a Bridge

It happens. We change and grow as people, we change our minds, our style and our life choices. Change is the one thing that is inevitable. Is it just me, or is it much more pronounced and pressing as the seasons change? Maybe we’re just much more aware of it?

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Monthly Reflections

Autumn vibes

The month that was…We’re truly into Autumn which is just madness frankly!  I thought it might be fun to share the highs, lows and lessons learnt.  

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Loss of Curiosity?

Loss of Curiosity

We’re delving into the oddities of my brain again. Something that has been swirling lately, is the distinct lack of curiosity that seems to be enveloping the world around us. Maybe it’s just my perception. The longer I work in the world of tech, from dev to support to tester and now digital marketing and […]

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5 Tips to transform your bedroom

With the leaves gradually starting to turn and the air growing cooler in the evening, it’s time to turn our face towards Autumn. Time to figure out how to make our homes feel cosy, warm and most definitely snuggly. I’ve been working on making our bedroom feel soft, warm and inviting. Perfect for curling up […]

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You Don’t Have To Be Trendy

Crocheting

OK, I felt like that had to be said out loud.  I sometimes want to shout it a bit.  We all see it on various social platforms, the latest XYZ thing.  I get it, I most definitely have been sucked into the hype of new things in the past.  I probably will in the future.  […]

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Tuesday Chats| Another year older!

I’m still adjusting to the fact that I’m another year older, it’s been a few weeks, but seriously now.  Where has the year gone!

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Body Positivity | My Experience

Honestly Aine

We’ve all read the articles and supported people that are helping raise awareness of all the different shapes and sizes of bodies out there and frankly this all rocks.  Seriously, I think this should keep happening and one day it will be the norm for every body type to feel at home in this world.

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Tuesday Chats…On a Wednesday

Cactus

This almost didn’t happen again this week.  The past few weeks have been buuuuusy.  Good but seriously, why do all the things decide to happen at once?  All the ebbs and flows.  Makes life interesting!  So what has been going on lately and what interesting life lessons have I skimmed from all the chaos?

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Tuesday Chats | Hedgehog Madness

Hedgehog

It has been a big week folks!  The hedgehog we’ve been attempting to look after has finally accepted us!  We also celebrated 4 years of marriage.  So ya know, all the big things.

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Thursday Chats

Southwold Beach

I was recently catching up with Michelle from Life Outside London’s blog, in particular, her Wonderful Wednesday post.  I really enjoyed catching up on her life.  I have been doing monthly updates – but I’ve not done one since my May Monthly Catch Up.  So what’s my point?  Well, I’m going to start doing weekly […]

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Decompress

Walking In Woods

It seems to have become the norm to talk about how stressed we are, how none of us have the time to catch up…let me just check my calendar for a month from now….how we’re overwhelmed by all the things we have to do.  Did you know over 500,000 people are suffering frorm work-related stress, depression or […]

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May Monthly Catch Up

Chatting with Belo

So May has been an awesome month.  Yes, the catch up is a bit late again…I doubt these will ever be on time, meh.  Shall we jump right in?

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