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Improving my health

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

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Bedroom Furniture Make Over

OK hands up who has loads of pine furniture left from the 90’s?

And mix in with that some IKEA Malm to kind of (not really) match it?

Well that is basically my before of the bedroom furniture.

I had read about Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and after some googling and Pinterest stalking, and asking on social media I confirmed that no prep was needed, except a wash down.  And then it was one or two coats and a wax.…

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Swisse Vitamins for kids and adults review

It is the second week back at school and GAAAAAAHHHHH. Last week we started on Monday and so had full on after school stuff too, I was very glad to see 3:20 p.m. Friday (ignoring a really full on weekend but still….) It goes from the laid back summer holidays of... read more

Primark Candle Review

I am obsessed with candles, especially in winter they just add to the cosiness of being indoors all warm and wrapped up. What I don’t like is spending money on expensive candles that smell gorgeous in the shop, only to get them home, light them and nothing.  No... read more

Treating Hormonal Acne

I was going to call this ‘treating hormonal acne once you are over 40, but then realised there it is not just us super lucky ones still battling it at my age.  There are lots fighting it from puberty onwards. At 41 I have never had totally clear skin, I have had... read more

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