Active Iron Pregnancy!

Active Iron Pregnancy! The need for iron supplements during pregnancy falls down to the fact your body will increase blood supply by 30-50%. The iron in your blood makes the hemoglobin, which carries oxygen to other cells in your body but research has shown women very often don’t, at the best of times, have a diet rich enough in iron to have sufficient funds to meet daily needs and when pregnant can have even less. You could need 30mg per […]

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Real Life Pinterest!

Real Life Pinterest! There’s nothing like a bit of Pinterest action when you’re doing up your house but absolutely nothing beats seeing the real thing in the flesh and my friend Sam right now is showing me what it’s all about with her amazing house design as she completely reshapes her home into something spectacular. She keeps me regularly updates with her plans and the pictures look absolutely amazing – as does her home. Especially since she had her parquet […]

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3 Design Ideas To Inspire Your Family-Friendly Kitchen

3 Design Ideas To Inspire Your Family-Friendly Kitchen Kitchens are the most important room in the home, and with the potential to add up to 4% to your property value, even the real estate market agrees. More than monetary gain, however, kitchens are also very relevant to rearing a family. Children love to eat, resulting in the need for pantry and table space, especially for an ever-growing family. Hence, kitchens need to accommodate the entire family. So, where exactly do you start when […]

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Reverse mortgages and retirement – the options

Reverse mortgages and retirement – the options Retirement has many upsides, and I don’t need to list them out here. But suffice to say, when you get to retirement age, you’ve earned your rest, and some time in the sun. Now for the bad news – retirement generally means getting paid much less. And while many people hope to have paid off their mortgage by that time, the best laid plans don’t always come to fruition. This is why reverse […]

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Common Problems Mums Face When Your Kids Go To School

Common Problems Mums Face When Your Kids Go To School Certain times in your life will stand out above all the rest. Giving birth to your children, your child’s first steps and their first word are huge life events. But, one that perhaps doesn’t get as much attention is the first day of school. At some point, your kids will be old enough to head off into primary school. As a mother, this gives you a whole host of conflicting […]

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The Best Natural Foods For Your Dog

The Best Natural Foods For Your Dog What does your canine companion eat? Kibble? Canned food? Perhaps you occasionally spoil them with leftovers. Regardless, it can help to take a step back and see whether there’s any room for improvement. Proper nutrition is at the foundation of overall health and wellbeing. Plus, nobody wants to be fed the same thing every day. Your pup might not complain, but they’ll certainly appreciate more variety in their diet. The best things you […]

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Murder on the Dance Floor!

Murder on the Dance Floor! In the 90s and early noughties my penchant for a great time was dancing the night away on a sticky night club floor with my friends. There was a club in Norwich where I grew up called Hy’s and it had the most tremendous glass floor which was something straight out of Saturday Night Fever – I thought it was the absolute best thing since sliced bread! It was white but would light up different […]

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End of the Summer Holidays And Hello School September 2020!

End of the Summer Holidays And Hello School September 2020! The last two weeks of the summer holidays flew by in a flash. I’d planned to update my weekly diary as per usual but for a few reasons just didn’t get round to it (hello pregnancy sickness you beast and also, a very miserly hello to an ever failing camera and a nearly dead laptop – thought it had the black screen of death but it resurrected enough to get […]

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Preparing Your Pet For The Arrival Of A New Human Sibling

Preparing Your Pet For The Arrival Of A New Human Sibling Until now, your furry friend has been your only baby – but now you are preparing to welcome a human baby into your family. If you are considering expanding your family or are already expecting the arrival of a little one soon, it’s natural to feel concerned about how your pet is going to react. After all, it’s a big change for everybody when a new baby is born. […]

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Drought-Proofing Your Garden Is Easier Than You Think

Drought-Proofing Your Garden Is Easier Than You Think Droughts are something that every passionate gardener fears. You worry that a lack of moisture is going to wreck all your hard work.  Fortunately, though, you can fight back against prolonged dry spells during the summer using the following techniques.  Carry Two Watering Cans At Once Okay, this piece of advice might sound a little silly, but it works really well. When you have two cans, you automatically increase the amount you’re […]

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