Category: Random Ramblings

Instagram: Loves and Loathes

Did you see the Instagram glitch a few weeks ago? Where people’s follower numbers dropped (they did come back)? I spotted some people mocking those who were worried about it, comments centring on their vanity and shallowness as they were worried over numbers. Well, it’s not quite like that for …

A Complete Guide To Buying A Car At Auction

This is a collaborative post So, it’s time to buy a new car and you’re considering all of the options available to find the best deal? People often brush past the idea of buying a car at auction as they fear they will be ripped off or spend too much …

17 Years Ago Today

17 years ago today, I got married. I was 24 years old, the Husband 25. We’d been together for three and a half years and living together for around eighteen months. We got married at Coombe Abbey, somewhere that I keep meaning to take the kids to show them. It’s …

The Dog Decision

You may know that there has been a dog debate going on in our household for some time. It has been as simple as ‘Do we get a dog?’ And if so, when? This year, next year, in two years time? There’s a fair bit to debate, but we have …

8 Must-See Netflix Shows

I should preface this post with the fact that this is not an ad, I am not affiliated with Netflix, I am simply addicted to it! I am always on the lookout for new recommendations, which is why I thought I’d share this with you today, my 8 must-see Netflix …

Dictionaries 4 Life with the Aviva Community Fund

Advertisement Feature with the Aviva Community Fund Last week I was fortunate to spend the morning in a local school learning about Dictionaries 4 Life, a Rotary Club initiative that has benefited from funding from the Aviva Community Fund. I enjoyed finding out more about the project, chatting to the …

6 Incredible Ways You Can Do Something New This Year

This is a collaborative post The start of a new year is a great time to start thinking about all the things you want to change in the year to come. Whether you want to set New Years resolutions, you have business goals you want to achieve or if you …

4 Signs You’re Not Suited For A Life Behind A Desk

This is a collaborative post If you have recently left university, finished a degree or even grown tired of your current career, you might be left wondering, what should be next? Where do you go from here? What can you do and what direction should you take? It’s true to …

Most Overpriced Technologies Of The 21st Century

This is a collaborative post At present, technology is something that is literally advancing day by day. There is constantly an array of new and innovative computers, smartphones and other products being released onto the market. However, it seems that with new technologies come new prices, as some goods are …

Your Career Doesn’t Stop Now You’re A Mum

This is a collaborative post Let’s get one thing straight, just because you’re a mother doesn’t mean you have to put your career on hold. A lot of people assume that you aren’t able to have both because being a parent is such a consuming job within itself, but you’d …

And I’m Back! Hello 2019

And I’m back! Hello 2019, where did that break go?! The kids have one more day off and then they’re back to school tomorrow, normality will resume. How was your Christmas? We had a good one, with lots of family time. It was filled with films, board games, reading, crafting, …

Merry Christmas To You All!

Ah, we are nearly there. Christmas is almost upon us, are you ready for it? My two break up from school today, the Christmas holidays officially begin at 3.30pm today. They are excited. They have been excited for at least a month, if not more. It’s been growing every single …

Hopes, Dreams and Inspiration for 2019

This is advertorial content If I am honest, I am not entirely sure how we are already in December, talking about next year. My mind is still stuck in the summer somewhere, and it seems to have just skipped from there to Christmas. I must be getting old, wittering on …

You’re Never Too Old To Start Something New

You’re never too old to start something new. This might as well be my mantra for life. In my twenties I started a new career, which isn’t unusual, I know. I moved out, bought my first home and got married, too. Then in my thirties I said goodbye to that …

Start Yoga This Week!

You have always meant to give yoga a try. It’s one of those things that you keep meaning to get round to. You think you might enjoy it. You know it’ll be good for you. But it’s hard to know where to begin with it, so maybe one day. No, …

Feel-Good Treats This Autumn

I love the changing colours of this season, the sunny crisp mornings and getting out into the fresh air. And then as the darker nights draw in, I am all about staying snuggled up inside, creating a cosy home. As it looks like the weather has really shifted over the …

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