4 Tips For Choosing a Designer Bag to Give as a Christmas Gift

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If you have someone in your life who is crazy about designer fashion, whether it’s your wife or girlfriend or even your son or daughter, then a designer bag from one of the most coveted high-end brands could be a fantastic idea for a Christmas gift they will love. more “4 Tips For Choosing a Designer Bag to Give as a Christmas Gift”

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Planning a girl’s holiday: Mum edition

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Late nights, cocktails (mocktails?!) and maybe a spa treatment or two, who doesn’t love a girl’s trip?

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Is giving up booze harder for blokes?

I decided to give up alcohol for 100 days after my husband declared he wanted to give up drinking. I too was wallowing in a sea of self loathing and hangxiety and figured this was not the best life I could be living. So why not join him and give something different a try. more “Is giving up booze harder for blokes?”

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6 Ways to Prepare for Your Family Holiday Abroad

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Going on holiday should be a time where you can relax, unwind, and forget about the daily grind. Whether you’re going on your first trip as a family, or you’re an experienced traveller, there are always new tips and tricks to learn to help make your holiday go accordingly to plan.

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Handbag heroes #MyLittleSudocrem (Ad) plus #giveaway

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Back in the throes of new motherhood, I remember one cupboard being full of tubs of sudocrem that had been gifted to me by well wishers and friends who had walked the path of motherhood before me.

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Guest post; University risk for students with #Asthma

As a parent to a child with seasonal asthma, the cooler nights drawing in bring back memories of relentless coughing, the smell of menthol trying to clear a never ending cough and wheeze all through the winter months.

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6 ways to make your garden dog friendly

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Dogs love to roam, play and explore in their own back garden  and there’s no better place to play a game of fetch or sit an enjoy the sunshine together.

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Conquering Gephyrophobia; my fear of bridges

When does being scared of something become a phobia? Well according to my research (typing ‘phobia’ into google), a phobia is more pronounced than a fear. It is a specific type of anxiety disorder and one that causes the sufferer to organise their life around avoiding the thing that’s causing them anxiety.

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Throwing the ultimate kids party

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If you’ve got small children in the house, then the chances are good that, sooner or later, you’ll be tasked with putting together a party for them. Planning a kid’s party is trickier than some people might think, as it’s easy to go over-budget, and to commit too much time to hand-made decorations. With a little bit of foresight, however, we can make sure that everything goes brilliantly, and that your kid’s party is the talk of the neighbourhood for all the right reasons.

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How a five year career break shaped my future


The day I heard the news my role (and whole site for that matter) was being made redundant, my whole world shattered around me. Having been in the same organisation for fourteen years, and in the fuzzy haze of maternity leave, with a ten week old baby, I hadn’t expected my first child free outing to be heading into work to find out my future as I had planned it was not going to exist.

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