Monthly Archives: January 2019

When Do You Know it’s Time to Get Help?

When Do You Know it’s Time to Get Help?

Everyone does it, right? Everyone gets so drunk sometimes that they can’t remember where they put their keys the next day. Or their car, for that matter… Maybe. But how do you know when it’s gone too far? How do you know when it’s gone from Friday night fun to something more serious, like alcohol abuse or addiction? How do you know when it’s time to get help? Read below to begin understanding alcohol treatment …

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Easy Ways to be More Environmentally Friendly in 2019

Many more of us are now looking to lead a much more environmentally friendly lifestyle. Whether this be going green altogether, or to simply save some money. Here we cover some of the easiest ways to live more eco-friendly this year. Saving energy One of the most simple ways to living more environmentally friendly, but also the most effective. This being energy conservation, so turning your electricals off once you have used them is the …

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A Country Girl’s Guide To The London Underground

A Country Girl’s Guide To The London Underground

You don’t need us to tell you that our capital city is about the best place for staycations. It has enough to keep anyone occupied. If you can’t afford to go overseas, then, a trip here may well be the ideal compromise. The trouble being, of course, that any trip to London involves the underground. While London locals are like ducks to water when it comes to getting around, outsiders often end up more like …

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3 Keto Baking Recipes the Family Will Love

3 Keto Baking Recipes the Family Will Love

The key to the keto diet is to get as close to eliminating all carbs as possible. As such, traditional pastas, breads, and baked goods are a no-no. That doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy a sandwich or even indulge in some cookies, but you will need a modified version of these staples. Try out a few new recipes and you will learn which ingredients need to be swapped. No matter what recipes you use, …

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3 TV shows that will keep you hooked

3 TV shows that will keep you hooked

As a TV show enthusiast, I have all sorts of favourites. I am not picky on what era a show is from and if it is really good, I have found myself watching, and then re-watching TV shows later on while diving further into the story and character development. I will be patient and give a show a couple of episodes to pick up, but there have certainly been a number of shows that have …

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Our Ideal Home

Our Ideal Home

The other day, Sausage and I were chatting away in the car and she asked my what my ideal house would be like. I love the location of our current house and there are things about it that I like, but if money were no object I realised that my ideal home would be pretty different to this one! It got me thinking about what my ideal home would be like, so I thought I’d share …

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The Real Issue With ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The Real Issue With ‘Toxic Masculinity’

I’ve written before about how feminism isn’t something with which I identify. Don’t get me wrong, I’m passionate about equality, but I feel that there’s been a massive swing towards more radical aspects of feminism which say that females should be given preference over men, and for me, this goes completely against the idea of everyone being equal. We’re hearing a lot lately about the concept of ‘toxic masculinity’ and how certain male traits are …

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Ways To Look And Feel Younger

Ways To Look And Feel Younger

As we age, we realise that time is no longer on our side and we find ourselves wishing that we could turn back the clock to our youth. But there are ways to look and feel younger. Here are a few to get you started! Image Source Exercise Regularly Exercise is good for the body, and no matter how young or old you are, regular exercise is key to feeling younger. Pick a form of …

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Working on Myself

Working on Myself

I’ve not talked about it on here very much, but last year, I did a round of high-intensity therapy to try to help me with some issues that I’ve been dealing with for many years. My sessions finished just before Christmas, but I’ve been trying to do some work on my own before going back to see my therapist again, mostly around ways to improve my feelings of confidence and self worth. It’s really hard, …

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Spruce Up Your House Without Major Renovations

Spruce Up Your House Without Major Renovations

Now that Christmas is out of the way, many of us are starting to think about ways to spruce up our houses, but if major renovations are too much of an inconvenience or are out of your budget, there are smaller things that you can do which will improve the look of your house without spending a fortune. Today, we’ve teamed up with Kitchen Warehouse to talk to you about a few of them. Paint Your …

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