Past-Lives – Is there a connection?

I have always been curious about past-lives and intrigued by stories of people who claim to remember the previous lives they have lived. I have read such stories with a cynical view. It's the age-old 'well, if it hasn't happened to me, how do I know it really exists?"...

A Journey of Self-Discovery

The last year has been monumental for me. I have assessed the direction of my life and altered its course. Much of this journey of self-discovery has been guided by what some would call fate. Fate isn't something I previously would have given airtime but it's the best...

How Setting Up A Business Can Cost You More Than You Think

It’s unlikely that you’re going to set up a business for the fun of it (though, if you pick a business that’s right for you, it will also be fun). You’re setting up a company to make money. And given enough time, hard work, and a pinch of luck, then this is what’ll...

My Favourite Things – July

Family July passed too quickly for me too say we did much. However, we did end the Month with a spur of the moment day trip. It was after the long weekend of rain and, after all the glorious weather we had before, I developed some serious cabin fever. To rectify that...

As One Door Closes, Another One Opens

It is true what they say, you know.  As one door closes, another one opens.  I’ve been dithering for the last goodness knows how long over the direction my blog is taking.  It can be said that it is directly linked with the direction my life is taking...

My Day Zero Project – May 2018 Update

**PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT** From today on my Day Zero Project update will be on the first Sunday of a month instead of the last. Now, I’ve said that, it’s time to get down to business. This month has been a bit of a busy one.  We’ve acquired a rabbit, I’ve...

5 things to remember when trying to lose weight

This week I decided to put some space between my weigh in and writing this post. And, I am glad I did.  After standing on the scales Friday morning I felt serious weigh-in day disappointment. Not because I had gained weight - nor had I even stayed the same - no,...

Back on the wagon… the first weight loss with Weight Watchers

It’s never easy admitting that you need to actually take something like weight loss seriously.  Getting lost in complacency happens though.   For the last 8 months I have been gradually losing weight.  In fact, by June I had lost 42lb (that’s 3...

6 Simple Steps to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

You have always been a huge health advocate and you do your best to workout as often as you can. It is very important to you to stick with a healthy routine, not only for your physical health, but also for your mental wellbeing too. For years you have been looking for...

How to Encourage Your Children to Play More Sport

Every parent wants their child to be active and to also make friends. Sport is a fantastic way for you to get the best of both worlds, not to mention that it also helps them to get some friendly competition as well. Choosing a Sport The first thing that you need to do...

A new journey…

It’s the start of a new journey for me.  Feeling overwhelmed with life is extremely common in the modern world.  We are constantly available and rarely switch off from the outside world. With social media, smart phones, and all manner of peripherals to keep...

Feeling Stuck? Here’s How to Make a Change

We all feel like we're stuck sometimes. You think that your life isn't going anywhere, or maybe you're not reaching the goals that you set for yourself. Whether you have career goals or there are things that you want in your personal life, it's difficult when nothing...

Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle

My fascination with stone circles has been a part of me for as long as I can remember. However, I had never visited one. I have no legitimate excuse as to why, except that I simply never had. Was it a lack of opportunity? A lack of suitable companions? Or a lack of...

Ways To Embrace The Cold (And Why It’s Good For Us)

Pexels We've grown up to believe the cold to be bad for us. During the winter, we stay trapped inside our home, wrapping up our kids, and panicking about getting the flu if we accidentally turn the tap too cold! But amazingly, the cold is actually good for us! We...

How To Plan The Ultimate Winter Family Getaway

When you become a parent, your whole life changes - everything becomes about your children and family life which has a huge impact on how you lead your life. While a lot of parents choose to reduce the amount that they travel once they have kids, this doesn’t...

Large Family Holidays – A week at Wild Meadow

We have recently returned from a great summer holiday in a beautiful eco cottage set in the heart of the countryside.   About Wild Meadow We found Wild Meadow by accident. It was mentioned by Helen at Treasure Every Moment and when I saw it I knew it was going to...

Go Under-the-Radar in Southeast Asia

Photo Credit Southeast Asia has been firmly established on the backpacker’s trail for a number of years now, and you may be wondering whether there is anywhere that you can go which has not already filled about a thousand other Instagram feeds. Well, the answer is...

Making Travel Work Financially For You

Image Credit If you are someone who likes to travel a lot, then you will be probably quite keen to try and make it work financially as well as possible. The more you can save while travelling, the more likely it is that you will be able to travel all the more, and...

Ways To Embrace The Cold (And Why It’s Good For Us)

Pexels We've grown up to believe the cold to be bad for us. During the winter, we stay trapped inside our home, wrapping up our kids, and panicking about getting the flu if we accidentally turn the tap too cold! But amazingly, the cold is actually good for us! We...

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How to Personalise your Bathroom Space

If you have a big family bathroom then you will understand the importance of keeping it well-maintained. If you don’t then it will slowly decline in quality and you may even find that it no longer meets the needs of your family as well. Personalising your bathroom to...

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How to Encourage Your Children to Play More Sport

Every parent wants their child to be active and to also make friends. Sport is a fantastic way for you to get the best of both worlds, not to mention that it also helps them to get some friendly competition as well. Choosing a Sport The first thing that you need to do...

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Make Family Finances Much Easier

One of the more significant challenges present to anyone with a family is keeping the finances together at all times. There are always going to be a huge number of things stopping you from having the kind of financial luck you would like, but as long as you make the...

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Garden Makeover: Low Maintenance But High Amounts Of Fun

A family that’s growing needs a place where everyone, not just the children can go and release their tensions and unspent energy. Hence why we love the garden so much because it's not just a place to relax and enjoy the sun in the summer. It's also a place to have fun...

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A new journey…

It’s the start of a new journey for me.  Feeling overwhelmed with life is extremely common in the modern world.  We are constantly available and rarely switch off from the outside world. With social media, smart phones, and all manner of peripherals to keep...

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When blogging becomes a chore…

It’s been a while, but here I am.  I’ve juggled far too much over the past few months and have let everything slip. For a while, I was too focused on the numbers… the stats… and improving my DA (domain authority for those who don’t know).  I had begun to...

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The Best Financial Plans For Taking Care Of Family Life

If you’re someone with a few little ones around you, or quite a few of them that make the household a lively, messy, but ultimately entertaining place to be day in and day out, then you’ve probably worried a lot about money in the past. Maybe you used to have trouble...

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