Help Your Parents To Live Their Life To The Fullest

When you become a mum, it does mean you are likely to spend more time with your own family. So going to see your parents has to go on the back-burner. But if they are senior, it can be a hard adjustment for them to not see you as much. In fact, if they don’t have many friends, it can…

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Tips for Buying a Family Car

When you’re buying a family car, whether it’s your first time or you’re well versed, there are certain things that you should look out for. Earlier this year I told you about my memories of learning to drive and buying my first car.  That first time buying a car I was looking for a little runaround. Nothing fancy, but I…

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The Perfect Gift: Name Your Very Own Star Review

I always get stuck for gift ideas don’t you? For years I have been on the hunt for the ‘perfect gift’ for loved ones in my family who trust me are awkward to buy for. Now I have heard of gifts like buying a square foot of land in Scotland so the gift recipient becomes a Lord – yes I…

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For Kids Who Are Driving You Round The Bend

As they grow older, our children are constantly gaining more independence and a need to distance themselves from their parents. It’s their own way of making their mark on the world; a sort of can-do attitude with us as a safety net. It’s not something that we even think about, but it can hurt when their need to go out…

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The Best Birthday Flowers To give as a Treat to an Allergy Sufferer

There is evidence that the giving of flowers for birthdays, reaches as far back as the middle ages. Isn’t that crazy? The French and English got the idea of assigning a meaning to each flower from Turkey as well. I love that each flower has its own true meaning, it’s like a secret language! They say that gifting flowers reached…

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Basic Car Maintenance Tips You should know

Growing up I was always a bit of a tomboy. If you ask my dad, I used to know every car make on the road when I was about 5. I used to love shouting them as we were driving along. Of course back then there were not as many as there are today. I was obsessed with cars! As…

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Top Trends and Must Haves for your Wardrobe this Spring 2017

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, and the clocks go forward on Sunday morning, Spring is well and truly on its way. It’s time to have a refresh of your wardrobe and find out the trends and must haves for this Spring. Put away your thick Winter coats and head out to see whats on offer this…

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The John Dyer Gallery Vintage Style Art Review & Giveaway

I have a great appreciation of art, especially local art down here in Cornwall. I remember years ago doing GCSE art at school and taking trips to places like St Michael’s Mount down at Marazion, and St Ives where we gathered inspiration for our projects. When an opportunity arose to review a gorgeous vintage style art poster from The John…

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Choosing a care home for a loved one

As you get older you don’t like to think that your parents are getting older as well, and maybe starting to need extra help. These are tricky times and a hard subject to approach with loved ones. If you and your partner are unable to care for them you may need to find other options. One of the better options…

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A Green Life Is Great For You And The Planet

You might think that going green is just about helping the planet. But actually, it could help you too and greatly improve your life. One of the obvious ways going green could help is through saving money. By using less energy, you’ll also be spending less money on your bills which is fantastic. It certainly makes life easier when you’re…

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Become The Master Of Your Anxiety Beast

Anxiety is a horrendous condition. Rational or not, it’s all too real to the person experiencing it. Symptoms include sweating palms, increased heart rate, and panic attacks. And the worst part? Many people misinterpret the severity of anxiety. The strangest thing is, we all experience it in some form or another. It may not always go to the levels described…

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How To Find Inner Peace

In this increasingly busy world that we live in, it can be hard to find spiritual peace. I know in my life finding 2 minutes peace is tough! But when I can I find my inner peace by reading a great book. Here are some tips to help you find yours… Start Eating Healthily There’s no better way to feel…

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How To Stay In Contact With Your Overseas Family and Friends

In this day and age, we often have friends spread all the way across the world. Whether your old best friend from high school moved to the other side of the country or your internet friend’s always lived five thousand miles away, it can be hard to stay in contact when you all have your own families and busy lives…

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