Christmas is approaching and I’m trying something different this year. I wanted to wrap the gifts with a more rustic, sustainable type of wrapping paper so I opted for this roll of eco-friendly brown ‘scrap’ paper. I thought it would work with my simple, low-key theme I have going on this year for Christmas.Continue reading “Christmas gift wrapping inspiration | A simple and sustainable approach”
The fact that my stay at The Grand in Brighton lasted just 24 hours and I still experienced first class service says a lot about the level of customer service and attention detail this place has to offer.Continue reading “The Grand Brighton Hotel | A review”
I remember that day like it was yesterday. My daughter Maelys looked at me with big bright eyes and a huge smile. She held the beautiful black doll I had just bought for her, touched her curls and beamed. It was such a precious moment, and one that repeated itself over and over again, as I continued to introduce more objects, books and even TV shows that featured characters that looked just like her.Continue reading “AD – Turning bath time into a playful adventure with Matey!”
Introducing the Luvme Hair headband wigs – the protective wig that comes with a selection of gorgeous headbands.
I don’t know about you, but my hair is such a major part of my style and beauty regimen. I don’t consider myself ‘ready’ in the morning until I’ve styled my hair.Continue reading “AD | Protective styling with Luvme Hair Headband wigs”
A few days after the very first lockdown was announced at the beginning of this pandemic, I looked at my husband and said “Academically speaking, this year is pretty much void, right?” He just sighed. We both had a feeling that we’d just have to erase this year from our children’s academic journey and start over next year! Being a teacher, he knows all too well the struggle to keep children’s interest in learning alive. He knows how hard it is to stimulate their young minds to keep learning at a time like this.
This past year, every time schools closed, he almost singlehandedly took care of our children’s education, home schooling them to the best possible standard and supervising them while they took their online classes. And all this, on top of having to teach from home himself. We have a routine, but let’s be honest – being at home with all the distractions just simply isn’t the same.
In times like these, that feeling of dread for your children’s future is normal. But you don’t have to do it alone, you don’t have to struggle. If you’re a parent who is finding it hard to give your children the additional academic support they need in their school journey, or if you’re simply looking for an affordable tutoring service of great quality, I’d like to tell you about Joy Learning (Click here to visit the website).Continue reading “AD | Coping with the demands of home learning – in partnership with Joy Learning”
If there’s one thing this year has taught me, it’s that we can never be “too hygienic”. Growing up, good hand hygiene was something my mother used to insist on all the time, and I’m glad she raised us that way. Today I find myself using a similar approach when it comes to my own children – teaching them to not only wash their hands regularly, but also keep them soft, nourished and moisturised especially in colder weather.
With the festive season fast approaching, the Childs Farm Hand care tin makes an amazing Christmas gift and is also the perfect little tool (this year especially!) to encourage the little ones to be intentional about their hand washing routine.Continue reading “AD│ A caring gift for little hands – Childs Farm Hand care tin”
I consider myself lucky (and blessed!) that the getaway I’ve been planning with my husband for the past few weeks did take place just before Lockdown 2. I would have cried real tears if we had been forced to cancel it. I have been to different Hilton hotels around Europe, including here in London. From an early age my parents used to take us around the world and Conrad Hotels (by Hilton) were often my dad’s choice of hotel.
This trip however is my husband and I’s first romantic staycation since we’ve been married.Continue reading “Romantic getaway – Hilton Bournemouth review”
On 7th July, my husband Rom and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. Looking back at where we’ve been and where we are now, I can only Continue reading “Wedding anniversary dinner at Oblix, The Shard ~ Review”
Wow. It’s February already… How time flies.
I know I haven’t been as active as I had hoped to be but I’m glad to be back with
With the art of printing photos slowly fading away, and being replaced by
Continue reading “Tried and tested ~ POLAGRAM.”