Mia’s 4th Birthday with The Works

This is a sponsored post. With Mia’s 4th birthday fast approaching (next Monday) we have been busy organising her Pirate Party and I have started to bake her cake but we have not yet got her anything as an actual present and it was only yesterday I realised I hadn’t thought about party bags! Doing a quick search online you can easily find everything you need all in one place, saving lots of time and effort on what can be a stressful day so I turned to The Works for some inspiration. The Works provide of us with over 40,000 books, crafts …






How Can We Help Our Daughters Grow Up To Be Strong and Free?

Ever since before Mia was born, we knew that whatever kind of person our son or daughter would turn out to be, they would be strong and confident. Mario has always been extremely self-confident and although I was the complete opposite (and still am a bit!) I knew I would do everything I could to make our child confident and feel like they can be whoever and do whatever they want to in life. Mental health is a hot topic at the moment and as mental health issues become increasingly talked about, it is a really important topic to address. …






Preventing Back Ache While Sitting

This is a sponsored post. Ever since I can remember, I have had back issues. My problems started when I was about 15 or I became more aware of them then, being tall it seems my spine decided it would carry on growing after my body had stopped and it means that my coccyx is always being sat on and has constant pressure on it. Day to-day, this doesn’t affect anything I do however it does pose problems when sitting for long periods time, making the bottom of my back and my legs quite numb after a while. This is …






Creating a Peaceful Garden in Time for the Sunshine!

This is a sponsored post. Since moving house in December, our focus has been all about furniture, curtains and where to put things in the house but as we have had a little sunshine recently, our thoughts have turned towards the outside space and the garden we have now. Our old house had quite a big garden but with little patio area, we didn’t really have anywhere to put our BBQ or table and chairs and we wanted somewhere a bit more separate than where Mia played. The new house has been completely modernised both inside and out and although …