Win a month’s supply of the Fertility Supplement Proceive

I know how hard it can be to conceive. It took us 3 years to get my first daughter. So I’m happy to team up with Proceive to let you know about a new fertility supplement Proceive. You will find more info below on Proceive, plus further down you have the chance to win a months supply for both the woman and man.

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About Proceive

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Six Tips for a Cosy Winter

Winter is on its way! It’s time to make your home cosy for the coldest time of the year.

The mornings are dark, there’s a crisp wind in the air and the markets are here. Yes, its official, winter is on its way. Say bye to the heatwave of summer 2018 and hello to our famous British winter time. Our weather history shows that a warm summer means an extra cold winter, so it is time to learn how to get cosy! A cosy home is what we all aim for – there is nothing better than walking inside after a day out in the chilly breeze to a house that feels warming and welcoming. I want my family to step into our house and feel relieved to be home.

Six Tips for a Cosy Winter

It can be tricky to know exactly what to do to give your home that cosy feeling. Lucky for you, I’ve done all the hard work already and put together a few top tips that will help you achieve this.

Here are my six go to tricks for a cosy winter.

Spice it up

Spiced aromas really enhance that cosy winter feeling. There are a variety of ways to achieve these exciting scents. Scented candles are a personal favourite of mine, it is such an easy trick to just light your candle once you’re in the house and let the fragrance spread around. For those of you with fiddly fingers around the house, opt for a plug-in or reed diffusers. They get rid of any fire risk you might be worried about and have the perk of a constant aroma without any hassle. Stick to scents such as cinnamon, gingerbread, wood and chestnut for an extra winter feel.

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2019 Travel Bucket List

While I am sitting here writing this blog post on my 2019 Travel Bucket List. I’m sitting in a gorgeous wooden lodge in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Isn’t it funny that while you are on holiday you always think and plan your next escape?

Mr B and I were looking at holiday destinations this afternoon while it was raining and blowing a hooly outside our lodge, dreaming of where to take the kids next year. We have been discussing whether to keep to the UK or to go abroad.

Do we go somewhere hot? like Spain? Mr B was in fact in Marbella only in June for work and loved it!

Or do we go for somewhere breathtakingly beautiful like Iceland? I’ve always wanted to go to Iceland to see the Northern Lights and stay in an Ice Hotel. I have to say I’m more of a cold weather person. The sun and heat don’t agree with my fair skin and red hair!

2019 Travel Bucket List

Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash

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4 Quick and Easy Tips On Ways to Make Your Garden Great

Gardening can be fun and this is especially the case if you have the time and money to devote to it. If you don’t have the time or the money however then this can cause problems because the whole thing can quickly become overgrown and you may even find that you can’t get on top of it again. If you want to bring your garden back to life then here are some quick and easy gardening tips that will help you to get started.

Artificial Grass

Fake grass is quite possibly the best way for you to get that lawn you have always wanted. The best thing about it is that it requires zero upkeep and there are so many different varieties available as well. You can get the perfect finish by using some scissors and you can lay it yourself in most instances. Before you lay your grass, you do have to make sure that the surface is completely level and you also have to make sure that there are no rocks or obstructions. If you are having a problem with this then there are so many professionals out there who can help you. If you want to make the whole thing even easier, why not consider composite decking?

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Add Plenty of Storage

It doesn’t matter whether you need a potting shed, a greenhouse or even a bike shed, because when you make your decision you have to make sure that the one you are choosing is going to fit in with the style of your garden. If you don’t think that you need storage then look around, do you have a lot of clutter? If so then you certainly need to invest in some storage. If you don’t then your garden will never look as good as it could and this is something that you will want to avoid if possible.

If you want to bring your garden back to life then here are some quick and easy gardening tips that will help you to get started.

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Keeping Things Neat

Planters and even pots are a great way for you to keep the plants that you have right now looking neat. When you do empty your pots, give them a quick scrub down with some hot water. This will make them look way nicer. If you want to step things up to that next level then you may want to consider painting them or even adding some colour by getting some transferable designs. This is a great way for you to make your garden look more fun and vibrant and the best thing is that it won’t cost you much at all!

Ornaments

You may think that garden gnomes are clutter but this is not always the case. When your garden is looking nice and neat, you can easily accessorize it with fun ornaments. This can add some colour to an otherwise bland garden and it also reduces the amount of money that you have to spend on flowers and other colourful plants. When choosing your gnomes, or any other garden ornaments for that matter, try not to go too big or they will look unsightly when your garden is back in shape.

 

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope these quick and easy gardening tips will help your garden look great.

If you like this post you can find other tips in my gardening section.

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*This is a collaborative post.

 

Which Extreme Adventure Sports Is Best For Your family?

Keeping family life exciting can be a challenge. Instead of the more traditional sports, why not try extreme adventure sports with the kids. These sports can be thrilling and perfect for creating family memories alongside boosting your health and family communication.

In this post we will explore the nation’s best extreme adventure sports for families alongside what equipment you will need and safety tips. So what activity is best for your family?

Extreme adventure sports for fearless families

Rock climbing

From moving up indoor climbing walls to scaling cliff faces outdoors, rock climbing is an adrenaline-pumping activity that is excellent for getting kids fully engaged in sport. But where did it all begin? Rock climbing started to become a loved sport around the end of the 1800s, with the Lake District considered one of three, major ‘birthplaces of rock climbing’ (the others are in Italy and Germany).

Of course, as popularity for the sport grew in the 1940s and 1950s, so did the demand for safety equipment and climbing aids, which made the activity more accessible for younger people and families. From steel carabiners to nylon ropes, technology has helped to propel rock climbing into mainstream sport. Today, you can climb all over the UK — both at indoor venues and on outdoor walls — and the sport has grading system that rates the difficulty of a climb and the climber’s skill to help make the sport even safer — but still just as exciting!

Benefits of rock climbing for families

  • Builds upper and lower body strength.
  • Enhances problem-solving skills (i.e. considering the best route for reaching the top).
  • Encourages concentration.

Rock climbing as a family

As we mentioned, there are plenty of places to rock climb with your family. If you’re just starting out, make sure you choose an instructing company with a high customer rating — especially for safety and teaching. The Association of British Climbing Walls is a good place to start if you’re looking for a climbing wall in your area.

In rock climbing, you’ll notice that you use your lower limbs more than your upper limbs — great to boost fitness and strength but may be tough for little ones at first. Although you and your family will improve in time, it may be worth opting for a few indoor sessions until you’re all confident with the height and physical strain. Once your family feels ready and has learned a few techniques, why not book an outdoor climbing session? There are lots of packages at popular landmarks across the UK and you can even make it into a weekend away.

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Essential information about Apple’s 3 new iPhones

At its highly anticipated September event, Apple lifted the covers on three new powerful iPhone models — the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. Hailed as an update to its iPhone X handset, join premium leather iPhone XS cases designer TORRO as they go through the standout details of each new smartphone:

Essential information about Apple’s 3 new iPhones At its highly anticipated September event, Apple lifted the covers on three new powerful iPhone models — the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR.

Comparing the 3 new iPhones and the iPhone X

Want to know the main features of the new iPhones? Check out this handy table to see how they compare to the previous iPhone X…

iPhone XSiPhone XS MaxiPhone XRiPhone X
Height (mm)143.6157.5150.9143.6
Width (mm)70.977.475.770.9
Depth (mm)7.77.78.37.7
Weight (grams)177208194174
Display5.8” Super Retina HD6.5” Super Retina HD6.1” Liquid Retina HD5.8” Super Retina HD
BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery offering the ability to fast-charge up to 50% in 30 minutes. Capable of delivering:

1) Up to 20 hours talk time (wireless)

2) Up to 12 hours of internet use

3) Up to 14 hours of video playback (wireless)

4) Up to 60 hours of audio playback (wireless)

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery offering the ability to fast-charge up to 50% in 30 minutes. Capable of delivering:

1) Up to 25 hours talk time (wireless)

2) Up to 13 hours of internet use

3) Up to 15 hours of video playback (wireless)

4) Up to 65 hours of audio playback (wireless)

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery offering the ability to fast-charge up to 50% in 30 minutes. Capable of delivering:

1) Up to 25 hours talk time (wireless)

2) Up to 15 hours of internet use

3) Up to 16 hours of video playback (wireless)

4) Up to 65 hours of audio playback (wireless)

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery offering the ability to fast-charge up to 50% in 30 minutes. Capable of delivering:

1) Up to 21 hours talk time (wireless)

2) Up to 12 hours of internet use

3) Up to 13 hours of video playback (wireless)

4) Up to 60 hours of audio playback (wireless)

CamerasDual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras, as well as a 7MP TrueDepth cameraDual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras, as well as a 7MP TrueDepth camera12MP camera and 7MP TrueDepth cameraDual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras, as well as a 7MP TrueDepth camera
Video recording4K at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, as well as 1080p HD at 30 fps or 60 fps4K at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, as well as 1080p HD at 30 fps or 60 fps4K at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, as well as 1080p HD at 30 fps or 60 fps4K at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps, as well as 1080p HD at 30 fps or 60 fps
Face ID
Apple Pay
Water resistanceTo a depth of 2 metres for up to 30 minutesTo a depth of 2 metres for up to 30 minutesTo a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutesTo a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes
HeadphonesEarPods with Lightning Connector includedEarPods with Lightning Connector includedEarPods with Lightning Connector includedEarPods with Lightning Connector included
ChipA12 Bionic chip with next-gen Neural EngineA12 Bionic chip with next-gen Neural EngineA12 Bionic chip with next-gen Neural EngineA12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine
Capacity64GB, 256GB & 512GB options64GB, 256GB & 512GB options64GB, 128GB & 256GB options64GB & 256GB options
Available coloursSilver

Space Grey

Gold

Silver

Space Grey

Gold

Blue

White

Black

Yellow

Coral

(Product)RED

Silver

Space Grey

Price (when new)£999-£1,349£1,099-£1,349£749-£899£999-£1,349

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