Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer

Depression: Do you ever really recover?

I’m in one of them pondering thoughtful moods today so be warned Mainly it’s because I’m feeling a bit scared at the moment. I’ve suffered from depression since my early teens along with eating disorders, anxiety and self harm, slowly over time between and general life stresses and circumstances, it got worse and harder to…

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Netflix Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt preview in London!

On Wednesday myself and some other bloggers part of the Netflix Stream Team headed to London no less for a very special preview of the new Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The theme for the preview was #unbreakablemums because mums are fairly unbreakable but we also need our ‘me time’ to recharge which is what the…

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Win a years supply of BON oil from Wholefoods.ie

I have an exciting competition for you guys thanks to Wholefoods.ie. These are wholesalers to natural health food shops and they have given me a years supply (12 bottles) of B.O.N Liquid Gold Pure Tissue Oil to give away to a lucky reader!! Liquid Gold Pure Tissue Oil by BON (Busby Oils Natal in case you’re wondering) is a…

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End of my Slim with Tina course: Progress & Results

Hi guys! So 2 weeks ago I finished my 4 week slim with Tina course in conjunction with her new book Slim with Tina and all I can say is WOW! The whole thing has been an eye-opener and I know this is a lifestyle change, I’m delighted to be free of stupid fad diets!…

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Easy & Healthy 2 ingredient Pancakes

A few weeks ago I posted on Instagram some delicious pancakes I made for myself and the kids using just two ingredients….yes two!! One large banana & 2 eggs is all you need to make these sweet delicious soft pancakes. Mash up the banana and add the whisked eggs. I use a hand blender/whisk to blend…

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Natural Teething Remedies

Ahhh…teething…the cause of many sleepless nights and tired long days for parents. It’s an unfortunate part of life for babies and can be really awful seeing your little baby in pain and feeling so helpless. I have some remedies here other than Calpol that might further help reduce the stress and tears it causes for…

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Gifts for your Valentine 2015 – For Her

Valentine’s day is this Saturday so I thought I’d do a little guide of some lovely gifts I think would be nice for the lady in your life. Some people hate Valentine’s but I’m sort of in the middle, it’s a nice excuse to do something extra nice for your other half because lets face…

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Competition: Chicco Toy Bundle!

I have a nice competition for you guys today! I’m pretty jealous I can’t enter myself haha! One very lucky reader will win 3 fun toys from Chicco for a special little person……or persons! a Rafflecopter giveaway The Fiat 500 is a new toy from Chicco kids of all ages love cars! Then we have…

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Skin Care: Steps for Beginners

I’m always at my friends to have a skin care routine and hold myself back from being a bore giving long lectures when I hear they are using baby wipes to remove make up!! You know who you are! I know myself though that before I did my beauty diploma I didn’t know much about…

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Slim with Tina Kick Starter Course: Week 2

I can’t believe January is almost over can you? January is always the time when I, like many others vow to go on a strict ‘diet’ and eventually that get’s old and boring. This time I promised myself no more diet and so far I haven’t….I’m working towards a lifestyle change you see Tina Murphy…

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Skin care: Micellar Water

Micellar water is everywhere lately and I only hopped on the bandwagon late last year. I first got the L’oreal Micellar water which is great and I had no complaints but the Garnier one which I use now is like half the price for twice as much product and it works the same so it’s…

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Chicco Echo Stroller ‘Tested for Happiness’ Review

The struggle is real when searching for a stroller for our little ones. We want one that’s light, neat, study and safe. That’s not too much to ask for is it? I love strollers rather than a big buggy especially if you bring it in your car a lot. They are also a lot handier…