How to find time for yourself

How to find time for yourself … and why it’s important

4 / 07 / 2016 / 0 comments

‘Self-care’ is a concept used by mental health professionals which refers to a plan for self-help used by person who is vulnerable to mental health difficulties. Often self-care is implemented when the vulnerable person is feeling well and good; it…

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She Sheds

20 / 06 / 2016 / 0 comments

Perhaps unsurprisingly, I’m very taken with the idea of a ‘she shed’: the femimine equivalent of the man cave, a place for the woman of the house to be creative, catch up with friends or just a cosy place to…

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Prosecco – history and recipes!

15 / 06 / 2016 / 0 comments

Today our friends at Zonin Prosecco have provided a history of Prosecco and some delicious cocktail recipes you might like to try … Prosecco leads the thirst for sparkling in the world and Australia The Italian Prosecco is leading the…

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What would you do for your pet? (Win a book!)

13 / 06 / 2016 / 0 comments

A few weeks ago I fell down a rabbit hole of internet searching. (From memory, I had a writing deadline so I scrolled through my Facebook feed looking for interesting articles to procrastinate with). I ended up listening to a…

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A Few of My Favourite Apps

6 / 06 / 2016 / 0 comments

Apps to help keep you motivated, relaxed, smart and entertained. Back in January I posted a blog about my favourite apps to help me stick to my New Year’s Resolutions. I thought six months on was a good time to…

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Cheap, quick and pretty hacks for your home.

30 / 05 / 2016 / 0 comments

I’m not one of those people who have a spotless fridge with nary a bill or piece of art from my children crowding its pristine white/stainless steel facade. But I did decide a few years ago that the least I…

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How to find lost things

23 / 05 / 2016 / 0 comments

(and not lose them in the first place) This morning I thought I’d lost an object that is very special to me: a ring that my mother had given me many years ago. Actually, I noticed it was gone last…

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What kind of birthday party for a tween girl?

16 / 05 / 2016 / 0 comments

A high tea party, of course! When my eleven-year-old reminded me that this was her year for a party (they have one every other year) I started to worry. As we live in an apartment, we often borrow my parents’…

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