The Christmas Tag 2020

It’s Christmas Eve, and I’m sat with my family eating sausage and chips from baskets; the NORAD Santa tracker is up and running, and we’re about to settle down to watch a few Christmas movies. The Grinch and Elf to be specific. In the meantime, I’d like to share my answers to ‘The Christmas Tag’, which I found on Nat’s blog ‘There Might Be Coffee‘. Make sure you go and give her a follow if you love all things nerdy. 😊 The Christmas Tag 2020 What’s your favourite Christmas movie? This is quite an easy one – it’s always been […]

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How to Practice Self Care at Christmas

Christmas is coming, which for many is a happy time of year. Full of family visits, Christmas parties, shopping trips, and of course, presents. But for some it can also be a very stressful, and often sad time of year too. Especially for those with an existing mental health condition. Many of us are often expected to be jolly and sociable at Christmas, which can take its toll on anyone if you’re not really feeling it. So it’s important to take some time out wherever possible, and remember to look after yourself at Christmas by practicing self care. Of course […]

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How Flowers Can Improve Our Mental Health ft. The Flower Shops *

AD, Gifted | It’s well known that getting outside, especially in nature, is a great way to improve our mental health. In fact, research has shown that people who surround themselves with flowers, and other forms of natural beauty, – both indoors and out – experience reduced stress, decreased symptoms of depression and increased creativity. But it’s not only our mental health feeling the positive effects. There are also physical benefits too; from a reduction in blood pressure, heart rate and fatigue, to increased energy, and even using nature as a form of exercise, for example hiking. Some flowers, such […]

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Gift Ideas for Gamers

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I love gaming. Solo games, party games, or even a date night game session with my partner. So it should come as no surprise that there are a few gaming gifts on my Christmas wish list this year. Luckily there are so many gift ideas for gamers out there, especially from independent sellers, so it’s even easier to find something your gamer will love. Whether they enjoy baking, need some home decor ideas or they’re a stationery addict, this list is full of gift ideas that I’m sure […]

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The Sister Tag | P.S. I’m An Auntie!

In case the title wasn’t clear enough… I’m now an Auntie! πŸ˜€ Yep, my sister gave birth to two beautiful twins (a boy and a girl) last week. Mum and babies are all doing very well, and I’m feeling so proud of my sister at the moment. I can’t wait to meet my nephew and niece very soon! 😊 Until then, I thought it would be a great way to celebrate my sister, and her family, by answering some of the ‘The Sister Tag’ questions. I hope you enjoy! The Sister Tag Questions 1. How old are you both? I’m […]

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30 Spooky Halloween Questions

Happy Halloween! For those of you who celebrate it, I hope you all have a wonderfully spooky day, and for those that don’t I hope you have a great Saturday. πŸ™‚ Today I’ll be doing some Halloween baking, pumpkin carving and having a movie marathon later on. We’re hopefully going for a moonlit walk this evening too and sharing some spooky stories around our fire pit! I’m actually really looking forward to celebrating Halloween at home this year. But before the ‘at home’ celebrations start, I wanted to answer the 30 Spooky Halloween Questions tag which I found on Hollie’s […]

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