Lifestyle

13 (relatively minor) Things That Annoy Me

I’m an easy-going kinda woman … WHAT? I AM! Most of the time. But sometimes, just sometimes things happen that really grind my gears. I wanted to say ‘boil my piss’ but I’m trying to be polite here. So, as I’m suffering, I thought you should too. I’m surprised I...

Healthy Lifestyle Update – Week 68 (I’M BACK!)

I’m back! I know I was only AWOL for a week, but it felt like much longer, at least for me. And also, after my mid-week panic-slash-woe-is-me-whinge about being a massive failure, and the blog post I then wrote, my head is also back in the game. Halle-bloody-lujah. So...

Help! I’ve Relapsed

As some of you know, I now seem to have a fella. Not quite sure how I managed it, but there you go – stranger things have happened I’m sure (although not in my lifetime!) Anyway … it’s early days, but the inevitable has happened.   Yup. I’m having WAY too much...

Give Your Kitchen an Instant Upgrade in 3 Simple Steps

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in the whole home, so it pays to make sure that yours is designed to perfection. If your cooking space is starting to look a little tatty around the edges, you might be thinking of making a few changes here and there to give...

How to Pay For The Holiday of Your Dreams

Whether you dream of lying on a beach in the Bahamas sipping on cocktails or you’re desperate to experience the sights and sounds of New York City, we’ve all got our own idea of the perfect holiday. However, there’s no escaping the fact that travelling abroad is going...

Giving up (Caffeinated) Coffee for Lent – Did I Do It?

Well its official. The last day of Lent is today and as you may recall, I gave up coffee, well, caffeinated coffee which, for someone like me who doesn’t use a teaspoon, but a dessert spoon when spooning coffee into her mug, it was a big deal.   But I love a...

What Really Happens on a Breeze Network Leadership Course?

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I was asked by British Cycling to become a Breeze Champion, which is a network to encourage women back into cycling. As part of that, I had to take part in a Leadership Course, so that I could be qualified to take groups of women out on...

5 Games That Help Teach Your Kid Basic Math

Ask any child what their least favourite subject is and most of the time they will tell you that it’s math. When asked why, many say they find it difficult or “no fun”. What if you could change how kids feel about math so that it was not only less difficult but...