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Doing CrossFit, lifting heavy, losing weight,  & changing what I eat.

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Life as a single parent to a 6 year old, who is obsessed with Lego & Star Wars.

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My opinion on days out and things I have been sent to try.

Recent Posts

Netflix and us

Netflix has changed the way we watch TV in this house.  I recently gave Ben (age 7) the choice of keeping the TiVo box so he can rewind and pause the freeview channels, or keeping the Netflix subscription as they are the same cost per month.  He quickly chose Netflix....

HTC One M9 Review

The people over at Three knew I liked my gadgets and asked if I wanted to review a HTC One M9. It was an interesting one for me, as I have only used an iPhone for the last 7 years.  Before that I had a very old style windows phone with a stylus, so I haven’t...

Now Closed | Canvas Print Competition and Discount Code

I was asked by the people over at Wall Create to review their canvas prints.  Their site is easy to use and makes it clear the options of wrapping / size etc when adding your photo. Mine arrived wrapped in bubble wrap in a padded envelope.  It is a 40cm x 30 cm canvas...

My 2014 … #happiness #40 #friends

It has been an amazing year, full of so much (often inappropriate) laughter. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by amazing people, who motivate me, remind me I am awesome and love me for exactly who I am.  Going through all these photos is the perfect reminder of how...

A year of Nail Art 2014

This year I think I spent probably a total of 10 days without my nails painted.  I taught myself to do leopard print and adopted the glitter accent nail as my own. Below is a how to for the leopard print – it is actually really quick and easy, and probably the...

12 Days of CrossFit #DONE

I don’t hide the fact that I am not a huge fan of this time of the year, and the whole Christmas thing.  There are a few reasons why… I have had some of the hardest times of my life around now, and yes I am all for the whole create your own experiences,...

Easy homemade halloween costume

All of the shops are full of Halloween costumes at the moment.  But the trouble is, everyone ends up looking the same at the kids parties and events. But it can be overwhelming to try and think of a costume to make at home that doesn’t involve expensive trips to...

A very happy Lego boy…

He is obsessed. And I have to say as toys go, I fully support the Lego obsession Ben has.  His bedroom is a bit ridiculous, once a week I/we clear the floor, but then within 2 days it is back to more Lego than carpet. But he loves it, every morning he gets up and he...

Apps for a Mac

So after always being a windows PC owner and the closed I have been to a Mac is my iPhone and iPad, this month I became the owner of the most gorgeous brilliant MacBook Air. My desktop PC was 2nd hand when I got it, and every time the temp got a big higher outside it...

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