An advent calendar with a difference

Whilst I do love a good old choccy advent calendar, I often find that I don’t really fancy chocolate early in the morning. So, this year I wanted to try something a little different. And what is the one thing I want every morning no matter how early I wake up? COFFEE! I got to…

The six books you must read this festive season

It’s that time of year again. Time to cosy up with a good book; time to kick back and relax on the sofa; time to take your mind to another place and step into a different world. Here are my top six books to read this holiday season: Blow your mind: Call me Joe This…

The PitterPatterPither Christmas Gift guide for mums

Mummies it’s time to put your feet up, grab a glass of something cold and fizzy and start writing your Christmas wish list.. and to help out with this onerous task (!!), here’s my list of some of the top gifts for mums this year. So, print the list out and stick it on the…

The seven plants and herbs that can help you sleep

Anyone else struggling with their sleep right now? My gosh we are here. I don’t know if it’s the fact that we’re just not going out so much during the day and therefore not as shattered as usual, or if it’s simply lockdown related anxiety, but the last few nights I have really struggled to…

The PitterPatterPither Christmas Gift Guide for kids

Ho, ho ho.. the pandemic and upcoming lockdown cannot put a dampener on our festivities. And even if it ends up that we can’t see all of our lovely friends and family come 25th December, we’re confident that Father Christmas will still be able to do a ‘socially distanced’ stocking and present drop. In fact,…

The best year of our lives revealed

I’m approaching a birthday – not a big one –  but another year older all the same. And in these times, it can all feel a little depressing that another year has just passed us by. And my gosh, 2020 really has been a rollercoaster for everyone, hasn’t it?! Which is why this nice little…

REVEALED: What lockdown has really done to our backs

A guest post by Ann Kuan, Senior Private Physiotherapist at Vita Health Group Our backs have undoubtedly felt the strain of lockdown. From binge watching movies in bed, to sitting at our kitchen tables hunched over our laptops, to an influx in people getting fit. Our bodies, and more specifically our backs, have felt the…

Sold on CBD?

I’ve always been interested in CBD, after all it’s such a buzzword in the wellness industry isn’t it. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be and does it really work? Well I’ve just done a collaboration with Synerva CBD Oils around the launch of their brand-new product, CBD joint and muscle cream. Synerva #gifted…

Working out whilst on your period; all you need to know

A guest post from Anna Cousins, an online personal trainer Hormonal changes associated with your period can lead to fatigue, emotional swings, bloating and increased muscle aches. And this is definitely something that should be taken into consideration when planning workouts, and likewise, when taking part in any competitive sporting activities. However, having a period…