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A compilation of the best travel books – as shortlisted by Stanfords! If you made it your New Year’s Resolution to read more this year then I have some of the best travel books for you. These travel books were all shortlisted for The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Yes, Stanford’s – that gorgeous store …

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Packing for Dubai can be tough because there’s so much conflicting advice out there about what women should pack for a trip to the UAE! When I visited Dubai I was searching for a straightforward Dubai packing list and they all seemed to give different advice. I’m sure most women visiting Dubai realise you need …

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I’m a firm believer that sleep is the most important part of my day. There are some people who claim they can function on 5-6 hours of sleep a night. I am NOT one of those people! I need a solid 8-9 hours of sleep each night. I’ve got three children so I’ve had more …

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I’m on a mission to find THE best women’s waterproof trousers. I’ve been looking for a long time! Ladies waterproof trousers are surprisingly expensive and they’re often unflattering, uncomfortable or simply way out of my budget. So I’ve searched high and low for the very best ladies waterproof trousers and here’s what I found… View …

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I was late to the game when it came to Vinted. I signed up in June last year and listed some of my daughter’s old clothes. They didn’t sell and the pile of clothes sat in the corner of her bedroom gathering dust. Eventually someone offered me £1.50 for a massive bag of clothes and …

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This family holiday packing list includes affiliate links. If you’re packing for a family holiday and you’re starting to feel overwhelmed by all the stuff you need then I’m here to help! I’ve created this easy to follow family packing list so you can check everything off as you pack it. We’re going on a …

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Packing for a winter sports holiday is extra challenging because you seem to need so much stuff! But fear not, this winter holiday packing list will simplify the packing process and help you pack your bags in no time. Here’s everything you need for a winter sports holiday… Ski jacket & ski pants If you …

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Staying fit and healthy can be hard enough when you’re at home, never mind keeping up with a fitness regime when you travel! When you’re travelling you don’t have access to the same equipment, your schedule goes out the window, you want to enjoy all the new foods and drinks and your focus is on …

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For the past few weeks I’ve been testing out the iHoodwarm soft shell heated jacket and it’s time to share my thoughts! What is a heated jacket? A heated jacket has built-in heating elements to provide warmth and comfort in cold weather. It’s like having mini radiators inside your coat and they’re positioned just where …

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If you’re travelling to Malaga then I highly recommend hiring a car when you arrive! There’s so much to see and do in this gorgeous area of Spain and it’s so much more fun to do it with the freedom of your own car. You’ll see so much more (especially if you’re short on time!) …

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I was lucky enough to spend 48 hours in Cologne last summer. It was a glorious weekend away and now I’m raving about visiting Cologne for a short break. It was part of a surprise trip with WowTrip (you can read my review of WowTrip from my first trip with them). WowTrip organise surprise trips and …

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Last year I went all out with Christmas events and we did so many. I love Christmas but I don’t enjoy the commercialism and the over-buying it often entails. So, rather than spending a fortune on tacky Christmas presents for my kids, I decided to treat them to some festive days out and Christmas events. …

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Today’s blog post is about finding the best heated jacket to keep you warm this winter. I’m one of those people who is always cold so a heated jacket has been an absolute game changer! If you’re looking for the best heated jacket or heated vest for this cold weather then I’ve got you covered! And …

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If you’re looking for a heated vest to keep you warm this winter then I know just the one. Today I’m reviewing the iHood Heated Vest, an absolute game-changer when it comes to your winter wardrobe. I’m even wearing it now as I type this up. I’m sitting in my kitchen, typing away at my …

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It was difficult enough to find the words to describe my 7-day Silversea cruise. It’s almost impossible to find words that describe my first shore excursion and one day in Florence. You see, this is a city that can’t be captured completely and perfectly and forever in language or pictures. It’s richer than expression; it’s more complex …

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Today I’m reviewing the JOVS 4D Laser Light Therapy Mask. I’ve been using the mask for two months now and this is my honest review. For a $60 discount on the mask, use my code TH60M. If you’ve been trying to read up about light therapy masks online, you might have come across a lot …

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If you’re looking for the best British beaches to add to your summer wish list then you’ve come to the right place! We Brits are often guilty of travelling all over the world in search of white sandy beaches and crystal clear seas while forgetting about the beautiful British beaches we have right on our …

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So you’re planning a family holiday to Cornwall! What a perfect choice for a UK family holiday. Today I’m sharing 25 of the best things to do in Cornwall with kids – but all of these things are equally amazing without kids too! This post has been sponsored by Classic Cottages and there are some …

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Loneliness. It’s not something we often talk about but it’s tough topic a few of my blogger friends have discussed recently so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and share my experience. Even in our constantly connected society, a lot of people are suffering from loneliness. Why is it that we’re always messaging, always …

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I love weekend escapes. Come on, who doesn’t!? There’s nothing better than leaving the office early, pulling a little suitcase behind you and strutting out with that happy, ‘I’m taking a weekender’, swagger. This swagger is a real thing. Embrace it and get your Weekender Swagger on. It’s a swagger that lets everyone know you …

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Last weekend I stayed in the most perfect log cabins in Wales at Trawsfynydd Holiday Village. It was an idyllic escape and these cabins are a hidden gem…so ssssssshhh, keep them quiet!  ‘It’s like stepping back in time here,’ I was told as I checked into my log cabin for the weekend. ‘But we’re slowly …

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