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International Waffle Day

International Waffle Day

Did you know today is the International Waffle Day??!! Waffle Day began in Sweden as Våffeldagen, actually due to confusion between the Swedish “vårfrudagen” meaning “Our Lady’s Day” which falls on the same date. The day historically marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated by […]

DTLYD Podcast #11 Focus on your strengths

DTLYD Podcast #11 Focus on your strengths

Tune in to Design the Lifestyle YOU Desire Podcast Show Episode 11 where I talk about focusing on your strengths.

The ultimate guide to surviving a long-haul flight with children

The ultimate guide to surviving a long-haul flight with children

While most of us would avoid travelling long haul with children, it’s often a necessity to get to see relatives, attend a big event or expose your children to a different culture. Young kids are a struggle at the best of times, but to coop […]

Review | Lumie BodyClock

Review | Lumie BodyClock

I’ve always struggled to get to sleep even when I’m really tired and waking up has always been a problem – especially winter months. Then I discovered Lumie BodyClock – I have heard of it a couple of times, but never gotten around to try […]

Review | Amara Living

Review | Amara Living

Mother’s Day is only a couple of days away and it’s the PERFECT time to treat your Mum to something special, however being a Mum, I personally think we should be treated everyday! Nothing extravagant, just simple things. RELATED: MY WELLNESS AND HOW I STAY […]

Clocks are going forward #BritishSummerTime

Clocks are going forward #BritishSummerTime

Spring is officially here and it’s time to start enjoying the brighter mornings and longer evenings. With British Summer Time not far away, now is the time to get ready for the clocks going forward. The shift to British Summer Time means that the days are getting […]

Happy first day of Spring!

Happy first day of Spring!

Spring is finally in the air. It’s the time when cultures around the world celebrate the possibility of new growth and fresh beginnings. I just LOVE Spring! Birds tweeting, nature blossoming – coming to it’s glory, the ducks and swans floating elegantly on the canal, […]

It’s time for Digital Detox

It’s time for Digital Detox

In today’s world we are all so used to being constantly connected, most of us are almost never without our phones. I know that I am personally guilty of spending way too much time on my gadgets. Being distracted by every notification means that I’m not always as […]

Must Have Items for the New Parent

Must Have Items for the New Parent

Becoming a new parent is arguably one of the most fantastic and also stressful times of a person’s life. While you are overcome with love and joy for your new little one, there is also a sense of anxiousness as you scramble around trying to […]

Top Gifts That Have That Personal Touch

Top Gifts That Have That Personal Touch

It’s easy to get tired and jaded over the whole business of gift giving, especially when it seems like there are special occasions, birthdays and a dozen other reasons a month that compel you to race around the shops looking for the perfect card and […]