29.10.19

Learning To Love Your Body

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Silver Metallic Plunge Wrap Bodysuit

My life has been one big hate-fest of my body. I don't remember how or when or it developed, but I have been comparing my body to other peoples for as long as I can remember. I was never happy, never seemed good enough. It was like, there was always work to be done, goals to achieve. Never actually happy as I passed targets, as there was still a way to go.

I was going through the motions of life, hating the way I looked because I only wanted to be perfect. And to be clear, perfection is subjective. It’s also pretty much nonexistent. I was also mentally beating myself up every step of the way.

23.10.19

Birthday Gift Guide - Alternative Gifts For Her

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Struggling to find the perfect birthday present for the woman in your life? I get it. I can be hard. Especially when not everyone is the same. For me, I am totally in to spirituality, boho and probably those alternative things. So, if you're looking for those, then here are a few alternative gift ideas she'll be SO obsessed with...

21.10.19

Cooking Heartwarming Family Favourites With TJ Hughes


There's nothing better than a home cooked meal. Whether you're sitting down with family or expecting a few close friends, the uncomplicated family style dinners are sure to please everyone. From cosy casseroles to veggie soups, there are so many choices, and heartwarming ones are a winner when it come to Autumn and Winter dishes. 

This month I've been working with TJ Hughes to show how you can make some heartwarming meals with ease, thanks to some of the kitchen electricals they have on offer, and all the accessories that go with it.

17.10.19

3 Employment Rights Parents Might Not Know They Have


Juggling kids and your career isn’t easy, and if you have an employer who’s flexible and willing to accommodate parents, then that’s great. Unfortunately, too many employers expect you to always put work first, and simply aren’t understanding when you need time off or need a little flexibility.

That’s why it’s so important for parents to know their rights and what they’re entitled to under UK employment laws, so here are some you may not even know about.

Top Tips: How to stop forgetting your umbrella


We’ve all made the huge mistake of leaving an umbrella at home. It never gets any less irritating when you’re walking home caught in a blustery shower. Thanks to Fulton Umbrellas, a leading UK supplier of clear umbrellas, we’ve came up with some excellent ways to trick yourself into not forgetting your umbrella.

14.10.19

Bright ideas: big tips for lighting a small room


If space is at a premium in a particular room of your house, a certain something else - yes, light - is probably also in short supply. After all, less space as a whole means less space for windows, light fixtures or anything else that could alleviate your shortage of illumination. 

However, as leaving the room dim could risk making you moody and stressed, here are a few strategies you could follow to maximise the lighting.

Tips To Get The Best Out Of Disney World

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Planning a trip to Disney World with kids and want to know how to best go about it? At around the size of San Francisco, Disney World can be such an overwhelming place. This is unless you take advantage of advice from those who have already been there.

Holiday planning is always a challenge, but Disney World can be exceptionally complicated, especially for first timers, so here are a few tips...

13.10.19

A Beginners Guide to Building an Extension


This year we've been thinking about extended our house a little. I mean, our house is a good size already, but we've been wanting a little more space in the kitchen, to have a table in there, some room for more cupboards, and a utility, so that we have space for everything we try to do in there. 

If you need more space but you don’t want to move, then building an extension can be the answer, if you have the garden space to be able to do this, that is. But if you're planning on building an extension, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. So here is my beginner's guide on costs, planning permission and more before you start the build.

12.10.19

BDSM Dating Advice for Beginners


When it comes to sex, people can be into different things. One of them, is BDSM which can come with some nerve wracking feelings if you're trying for the first time. BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, sadism and masochism. It is a sex term that refers to power play in the bedroom. 

Acts of BDSM can be varied and include rope play, slave play, punishment, and more. As you can imagine, this can be a scary new world for beginners so here are a few bits of advice for beginners...

11.10.19

Ways To Help You Stay Safe When Dating

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When it comes to online safety and particularly when it comes to dating and companionship we like to think we know what we're talking about. But some simple things online can spiral and make the scene unsafe. I thought I'd write a few tips to help you stay safe when dating...

8.10.19

4 Ways To Boost Your Body Confidence

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Poor body image can have such a great impact on your quality of life than you might realise. A few of those negative thoughts here and there can soon escalate to anxiety and depression. Negative body image isn't a subject that should be taken lightly, or just brushed off when someone is trying to talk to you about it.

The effects of negative body image can take a significant toll on the body, physically and emotionally, and mentally, and sufferers, like myself, often become so consumed by the idea of the ‘perfect body’ that they forget what is actually healthy and set unrealistic goals for themselves. This only leads to further emotional distress and disappointment when targets aren't met.

4.10.19

Kitchen Lighting Ideas


The kitchen is a part of the house that is used a lot of the time. From cooking and eating, to entertaining, and doing work at the table. So when it comes to lighting, first off, it should be practical. When you're in your kitchen, you don't want to be squinting over poorly lit pots and pans. 

Secondly, it should be welcoming and bright too. It needs to have a little warmth and appeal, allowing people to relax, especially if the kitchen is somewhere that you might settle down to work. And obviously, it must work with your current room design. The modern kitchen could do with fresh and crisp lighting, whereas vintage kitchens ideally suit warmer tones.

Laser Treatment, Permanent Hair Removal Choice


Self-care is worth considering.

Does the visibility of unwelcome hair force you to hide from proving who you are and what you are capable of? Then it is time to choose the best painless cosmetic procedure to regain your confidence and to prove your worth. Why die in pain for the traditional hair removal procedures when a pleasant and royal treatment is available around the corner? Just give a try to feel the change. 

Follow the new trend of laser hair removal treatment by giving up the painful plucking, shaving, waxing and tweezing methods, to look more confident in elegance. It is very common among women to feel insecure with the appearance of such unwanted growth of hair over their hands, legs, underarms, face and private parts too. But this laser hair removal treatment is a gift to those with excessive hair growth as it lets one be and look the best.