There was a time I loved to cook. Hovering around in the kitchen creating meditteranean platters, spicy curries and obscure vegetarian dishes packed with flavour and texture.
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Over the past year or so I’ve been seeking out small changes to my consumer behaviours which reduce my personal impact on the planet.
Each change or switch on it’s own might not move mountains, but I’m already starting to feel like the cumulative effect of consciously exploring options IS helping to reduce my carbon footprint.
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Whether or not you’re a household that goes big on Valentines day, let’s face it, 11 months in to a global pandemic we all embrace ANY reason to throw a celebration these days…
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At the time of writing this, there is just one last shopping weekend prior to Christmas, and thanks to my abundant use of annual leave in the Spring lockdown, I have just one day off work before Christmas eve.
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As a parent, there are fewer issues which can be as difficult as finding childcare for your children.
It goes without saying that in an ideal world we would all be calling on our loved ones, Nannies, Grandads, Aunties and Uncles, sweeping in to have quality time with their beloved next gen, whipping up cupcakes whilst you go out to work, down the pub or anywhere else for that matter.
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It’s certainly true that this year taught us how many simple joys we took for granted. From hugs with loved ones to mooching around a garden centre. For us, one of the big holes in our life was the big screen. A date night at the movies, saturday afternoon new releases and buckets of popcorn bigger than your head.
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Once the heating is on and the leaves have turned golden, it’s only right that our thoughts turn to preparation for Christmas, however it may look in 2020.
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Back to school prep 2020 is unlike any other year for reasons I clearly don’t need to explain! Some things never change, like the usual last minute panic and school shoe shopping hell, but some elements are going to be a little more novel.
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Despite my best intentions of keeping life at home moderated when it comes to screen time, there is no point pretending that You tube, Roblox and Netflix haven’t featured way more heavily than I’m comfortable with. But there is one trump card that engages the girls without fail, makes us all put down our screens, and sets us to a challenge in which we are all focused and present together; the humble jigsaw.
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I’m not sure how many shoes is too many shoes, but I’d take a guess that the number squirreled away in every corner of every cupboard, wardrobe and storage space is probably a good sign I’m at max capacity.
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