8 Tips For A Happy Halloween

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Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year, I love it. The kids are so happy and excited but it comes without all the planning and financial pressure that comes with Christmas. I know not everyone likes it though, so I thought I’d share 8 tips to have a happy Halloween. 1) Go Where You’re Wanted […]

It’s Time To Move On

It's Time To Move On

I wrote a post a while ago called ‘Is It Time To Move On’ and it turns out it really is. I absolutely love living in Bournemouth, but for a while now we’ve been thinking perhaps it’s time to leave. Well, my September started with a call from the estate agents saying the landlords have decided […]

Is It Time To Move On?

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We’ve been living in Bournemouth for 10 years in August and I love it. It feels like home. For the past two years though we’ve been discussing if it’s time to move on. A few times we’ve come close, but then nothing has really come up so we’ve always seen it as a sign to […]

30 Things That Happened When I Hit 30

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It only seems two minutes ago that I was thinking I can’t believe I’m going to be 30, well last month I turned 31. I know I’m still very young, but nonetheless, I feel shocked that I’m actually 31. Like seriously, how has this happened? I mean I know how, but did someone speed up […]

January Goals & 2017 Theme

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One of my favorite YouTubers for self-help/personal development stuff is Aileen from Lavendaire. She recently posted a video all about her theme for 2017. Having a theme for the year isn’t something I’ve ever done or really thought about, but I found the video really inspiring and thought it was a brilliant idea. So my […]

Emotional Going Home For Christmas

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This year we are heading to my hometown of Spennymoor, Co.Durham for Christmas. I haven’t been back since Christmas 2013 and I don’t go back often. Whenever I have to go back home I’m filled with excitement, dread, and anxiety. I can’t frigging wait to see my family and friends. I’m particularly excited to give […]

Easy DIY Christmas Gifts From The Kids

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I’m all about ease so here are three easy gift ideas that the kids can make (age dependant of course) that are also very affordable. They make for great teacher presents, but they could also be given to a friend, grandparent, or anyone else in the family. My daughter (8) made all three of these […]

Halloween Pumpkin Competition

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So over on my YouTube channel, I’ve done my 1st ever challenge video with my husband. We decided to go head to head in a contest to see who could carve the best pumpkin in 15 minutes. So who’s your winner? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx_i-5-Fws0&w=560&h=315]