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Pet Care: Healthy eating for active dogs

This post is in conjunction with James Wellbeloved, but all images and opinions are our own. Last month we celebrated four years of having our spaniel, Penny in our lives. She has been an excellent companion and comfort, and the … Continue reading

Health: TestCard – the easy home UTI testing kit

Gifted. We were sent the TestCard UTI testing kit for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. It can feel a bit embarrassing, but most of us at some point in our lives get a Urinary Tract Infection … Continue reading

Mental Health: Bracing myself for 2020

One of the great things about therapy is that I’ve really started to get to know myself. Whenever I have a wobble these days, I can usually trace it back to something problematic from deep within my psyche. This is … Continue reading

Mental Health Update: I’m sorry for neglecting you

Having a blog is a bit like having a dog. You need to feed it regularly, take it out on walks and give it some love on a regular basis. If I forget to do any of those things with … Continue reading

Subscription Box Review: Little Cooks Co – healthy kids cooking kits

AD/Gifted. The boy and I are keen cooks. We love baking cakes and treats together and he’s started helping out with the occasional evening meal. It can sometimes be hard to come up with something new, exciting and within his … Continue reading

Health: Could you live without deodorant?

Last week I conducted a bit of a personal experiment. I gave up deodorant. It’s a bold move for someone living in a civilised society, but I thought I’d give it a try. Over the years I’ve become increasingly aware … Continue reading

Healthy Recipe: Refreshing Lifeway Kefir Ice Lollies

The recent heatwave has meant that we’ve been having fruity ice lollies as an afternoon snack to help us cool down. I’ve been mostly making these with weak squash, but to mix things up a little I’ve made a few … Continue reading

Mental Health: Burning out and fighting back

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post just about me and what’s going on inside my head, so I thought I’d write one. Actually, that’s a lie. I’m not writing this because everyone needs an update, I’m writing … Continue reading

New Healthy Ready Meals from Goodlife Foods

I’ve been a vegetarian for nearly 30 years now and I’ve often felt that vegetarians get a poor deal when it comes to ready meals. Visit any supermarket and your choice is lasagne or an insipid curry. I was pleased … Continue reading

Health: Living with Alpha Thalassemia Trait

Way back in 2010 when I was pregnant with my son, I had the usual barrage of tests they give to pregnant ladies. I wasn’t really expecting anything to flash up in the results and I think my Doctor was … Continue reading