Today is Blue Monday, which means that today is officially the most depressing day of the year. Now I’m not 100% sure on how true that actually is. However I do know that depression is real, and people suffer all year round from it. The weather is definitely getting me down at the moment, and I am dreaming of sunshine. One of my goals this year is to improve my self-care. I will admit that the last few years I have concentrated more on my little girl than myself. But now it’s time for me. One of my favourite things to…

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January is probably my least favourite month of the whole year. The weather isn’t great, it’s been grey and cold here for days now. I am definitely dreaming of warmer and sunnier times. For Christmas I was given a voucher for a 2 night break, so at the moment we are trying to work out where to go. But this has also got me thinking about other places we could travel to if we had the money. When I was younger my dream was to travel the world. Sadly that never happened, but who knows maybe it will be something…

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I will admit that things have been a little quiet – both on here and on social media lately. I only posted twice last month, and 4 times in November. It’s definitely been sickness season for us. I feel like I’ve had a cold/cough forever, and after a while it just gets too much. So something had to give and unfortunately it meant less time sat at my computer and more time resting and trying to get better. But now I am feeling better, and I can’t think of another way to kick off the new year than with a…

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I love watching films and Christmas is the perfect excuse for doing just that. Add in a some chocolates, a blanket/warm fire and it’s the perfect night in. You don’t have to just watch Christmas films, however if you do feel like getting into the festive spirit then here are my top 10 films to watch at Christmas. 1 – Die Hard. Yes it is a Christmas film, and one I love. The Prince Charles Cinema in London shows it every year at Christmas. Bruce Willis plays John McClane, an NYPD Detective who arrives in LA to reconcile with his wife. Unfortunately…

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I love doing anything crafty, I am just the worst at finishing anything. To keep Clem entertained on rainy grey days we’ve been doing some Christmas crafts. Pinterest is full of ideas so I’ve picked my top 10 of the ones I’ve found and included some of what we’ve been up to. Salt dough decorations – we haven’t made these yet but I hoping to do this next week. We did some last year with Clem’s hand and foot prints and put them on the tree. Christmas cards – These are great for giving to friends and family. Plus it makes it a little…

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