Monthly Archives: December 2017

How to Help Someone You Love Who is Suffering from Depression

How to Help Someone You Love Who is Suffering from Depression

With 1 in 4 individuals living in the UK suffering from a mental illness, it is likely that someone in your family or friends group is one of those people. From depression to border-line personality disorder, there is always one recurring factor that must be remembered. Seek help. The more support within a sufferer’s life, the less pressurised they feel to wallow in their irrational shame and isolation. By reading this article, I hope to …

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Alternative Christmas Gifts for Tweens

There are members of our family who are easier to buy for each year, and then there are some who are just flat-out difficult every bloody year! This year, much to my surprise, one of the toughest people to buy for has been Sausage. Every other year, she’s been a doddle, but every time someone asks me for ideas of what to get her I struggle, and asking her is usually met with “I’m not …

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Saving Time vs. Saving Money

Saving Time vs. Saving Money

It’s no secret that I am really far from being a domestic goddess. Housework is basically the bane of my life and Husband has offered on more than one occasion to pay for people to come and make my life easier – although I usually refuse out of pure stubbornness and by annoyingly over-blown sense of frugality! There are, however, a few things that we don’t tend to do ourselves and get other people to …

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From Hobby Blogger To A Blogger Who Means Business

From Hobby Blogger To A Blogger Who Means Business

For many bloggers, blogging is a serious hobby. They take it seriously enough to attend to it several times during the week, if not every single day. However, they make no effort to transform the hobby into a real business. Sure, you may create passive income from your blogging activities, but is that enough to make people take you seriously as a professional blogger? If your audience still thinks of you as the stay-at-home mum …

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Think Their Lives Are Better? Think Again!

It’s always easy to look at  life through rose tinted glasses, isn’t it? When you’re having a bad day, you might think that you drew the short straw, and that others have got it easy. But that’s not necessarily the case. You may look at the lives of others and think that they’re better than yours, but remember, you’re not always getting the whole picture. Happiness When your friends, family, colleagues, or neighbors always seem …

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A New Sofa for Christmas #mydfs, #toogoodtogoout

A New Sofa for Christmas #mydfs, #toogoodtogoout

It may be the case that I’m a 33 year old woman who’s lived in her own home since the beginning of 2006, but I have a little secret…I’ve never owned a new sofa! When Husband and I moved in together almost 12 years ago, his sister had just moved and gave us her old suite, then after getting Chuck and then two babies, buying something new seemed like a bad move. And to be …

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Home Maintenance Tips For Your Apartment

Home Maintenance Tips For Your Apartment

Out of all the little things you have to do each day, home maintenance is probably the easiest one to put off. Things are a bit more hectic if you own your home – although having an apartment doesn’t exactly mean you can neglect the upkeep. If nothing else, you surely want to keep any pests from outside from invading your living space. In the following, we’ll take a look at some of the things …

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