What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

Talking about dying and what happens after isn’t something anyone really wants to do – especially at this time of year. It’s still considered a taboo subject, particularly in Western society. But it’s something that comes to all of us or someone we know, at some point. Some deaths are expected and we have time to prepare, but what about those that come suddenly and completely unexpected? What do we do then if we’re the closest person to the one who has died? Read more

Christmas gift ideas for foodies

It’s just around the corner and unless you’re super organised, you’re probably on the lookout for gifts for the foodies in your family, or circle of friends. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place as I’ve put together a selection of gift ideas; from ready to eat products that could go into a home-made hamper, to sets where the recipient gets to create their own! You’ll find some non edible gifts in there too, but they’re sure to go down a treat.
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Musings of a Slimming World (non?) target member | #3

Musings of a Slimming World target member #3

Wow. I didn’t realise it had been so long since I wrote my last musings post. Over one whole year in fact. Truth is, since then, I’ve rarely been in target. I honestly don’t feel like a target member; I haven’t done for a long time. I look at Slimming World diamond members (those who have been at target for a year or more) and I think –

How do you do it?

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40 signs that autumn is here!

40 signs autumn is here

Being an October baby, autumn (or fall) has always been my favourite season. Just some of the things I love about the season; the snuggly jumpers, scarves and ankle boots come out, it’s dark enough in the evenings to put on the twinkly lights and candles, and it’s the weather for drinking loaded mugs of hot chocolate by the fire. Also, I probably shouldn’t mention this word yet, but… it’s the countdown to Christmas! Read more