Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which for many means a day dedicated to celebrating your loved ones. Whether that means going out for dinner, watching the latest movie, or maybe even letting your hair down at a singles night with your friends. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your loved ones you care – not that you should wait for this one day a year, of course! There’s no reason you can’t show people you care all year round. 😊 Especially if you haven’t been able to see them in a while. 💕 It’s also important to remember […]

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2020 Personal Goals Review

At the start of the last year I set myself a mini bucket list; 20 goals for 2020, and although I started off well, sadly many of them were put on hold due to the worldwide pandemic. And most notably the UK lockdowns and tier systems. Even though when I first wrote then they were all achievable, I quickly found out it would be hard to achieve them all. 1 – Become Debt Free by the End of April 2020 ✔ If there’s one goal I wanted to achieve las5 year, it’s this one, and I’m so glad I did […]

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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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