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How To Get More Of Your Five A Day

Convenience food is at an all time best isn’t it? Microwave burgers, rice and everything nice. Meals you pour hot water over and eat out of a pot. Ready made everything that you can eat out of the packet, or chuck in the oven for half an hour and it’s cooked. Then there’s the various street vendors and high street chains offering high quality tasty treats for super low prices and all ready almost instantly. Food is definitely, the most convenient it has ever been.

The problem with this is, we as a country are also more obese than we have ever been before. Studies show that in 2015 nearly 70% of men in the UK were obese, and nearly 60% of women were also found to be obese. Rising trends tracked from 2001 show that this percentage has been constantly rising over the years. This is not just because of convenience foods, lack of exercise, computer games, busy lifestyles or any one factor, it is because of a combination of things leading to any one person piling on the pounds unknowingly. Continue reading How To Get More Of Your Five A Day

Tangle Teezer Hairbrushes for Long Hair

The Tangle Teezer hair brush has made our lives so much easier over the past couple of years.  For a long time, both my daughter and I have struggled to find the right hair brush that takes the knots out without pulling.

We have tried a variety of hair brushes over the years.  From wide toothed combs to fine toothed combs to barrel brushes.  Nothing seemed to work very well in getting those knots out of longer hair.  My daughter also has curly hair so this was an extra challenge.

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It is very important to get your boiler serviced regularly. Plumbing, heating, heating engineers.

The Importance of Servicing the Boiler

After a friend of mine had a scary experience with her boiler, we have all realised the importance of servicing the boiler regularly.

Visiting Baby

My friend recently had a baby. When her baby was a few weeks old, we spent some time visiting and meeting baby. We were having a lovely day with lots of baby snuggles when we decided to go for a walk into town to help baby go to sleep after all the excitement of meeting new people.

A Smell of Gas in the Kitchen

On our return, I went into the kitchen to put the kettle on. Continue reading The Importance of Servicing the Boiler

3 Reasons Why Family is Important

Here are 3 reasons why family is important to us and how we try to include family time as much as we can.

Throughout my life, I have always been close to my family.  Christmas would always involve having a big family meal with my grandparents, Great Granny, aunties, uncles, cousins, everyone!  Some years we hadn’t seen each other for the whole year but we still met up for Christmas dinner.

Family

Reasons Why Family is Important: Making the Most of the Time we Have Together

Christmas nowadays is different.  Since becoming a single parent, a lot has changed within our family unit.  A lot has changed with our extended family too.  Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Family is Important

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Top Tips for Choosing Amazing Gifts

Each month we seem to lots of time choosing amazing gifts for family and friends.  Birthdays, anniversaries  and other occasions such as  graduations take time to think of new ideas for gifts.  The more occasions that go by, the more difficult it is to find those perfect gifts.

Top Tips for Choosing Amazing Gifts

After searching through many gift companies on the internet, a great website called UncommonGoods was recommended to me.  This company works hard to run their business with sustainability in mind.

They are increasingly providing products that are socially and environmentally friendly.  UncommonGood uses many different ways to make customers aware of environmental issues as well as Continue reading Top Tips for Choosing Amazing Gifts