Our Christmas – 2018

This post will be short and sweet – Christmas 2018 has probably been my favourite to date.  It’s been slow paced; full of food, laughs and family fun. I have loved it. Life has been so busy this year so the time off work and school has been so precious. I didn’t take many photos this year, I made a real conscious effort to be in the moment with the family, the few I did get I love! We made the most of this mild dry weather and headed for some scoots and bike rides when we weren’t busy with…

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Ensuring your car is ready for winter

It’s fair to say I have had my share of minor car blunders since I hit the road 5 years ago. From locking the keys inside the car to flat tyres on the school run, I have been left a little red faced more than once. I would be lying if I said I had a vast knowledge in car maintenance I tend to leave it to someone else and when it does go all wrong I call my dad. It was getting a little ridiculous though, I figured it was about time I got to grips with the basics for…

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Healthy Breakfast Made Easy – Acai Bowl

New year, new you? Yeah it’s my plan too. Although the last few weeks I have found my energy levels so low that one of my resolutions has started a little early. That one is to eat a decent healthy breakfast every single morning. For a number of reasons; firstly to stop me reaching for biscuits mid morning (guilty). Secondly to get in a decent portion of fruit first thing (massively failing on the 5 a day thing at the moment) and lastly to encourage an earlier start and less stressful morning. It’s so nice to get out of bed…

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Maisy Turns 8

I officially have an 8 year old daughter! That sentence is quite scary to type out loud it makes me feel ever so old. In fact I have a 8 year and 2 week year old because I am ridiculously late in writing this post, I didn’t want it to pass by completely unmentioned though. The truth is this time of year is so busy getting online at the moment seems impossible. But alas here I am tapping away during my lunch break to talk about my big girls special day! It was a great day for us all; for…

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Finding Your Confidence Again: What To Do After Injury

An injury of any kind, whether it’s sustained during your job role,while commuting from work, or while you are enjoying a bicycle ride, can be at best, damaging, at worst, life-changing. After all, injuries occur most commonly after an accident, and an accidentis certainlynot something anyone plans! It means that while you need to recover from whatever injuryyou’ve picked up, you also need to cope with the shock and anger after the event. For some, it can cause themto lose confidence and self-esteem, makingthemreduce or even eliminate hobbies and past times which they once found comfort in, such as the…

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