Lush – it’s definitely one of those Marmite type of things, people either love or hate it. And I am one of those who absolutely loves it! If I had infinite money I would probably spend it all in my local store. In an attempt to cheer myself up after being ill for so long I placed an order online. In my post about self-care I mention taking a luxurious bath, and using a Lush product or two definitely helps with that. Having a bath is the ultimate in me-time. It gives me a chance to relax and clear my head for a while.…

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Finally we have said goodbye to January! Was it just me or did that month seem to last forever? The weather was awful, I think we had 2 maybe 3 days of sunshine, the rest were grey and rainy. We didn’t even get any snow like most of the country did. I was also ill for most of the month which made it worse. At Christmas I had the flu and since then I’ve just caught everything that’s going around. But *fingers crossed* I seem to be on the mend. Despite being ill I still managed to have a pretty good…

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I cook almost every single day. It’s something I really enjoy, and I always try and do something different. However recently I’ve noticed I’ve been a bit of a rut. Always cooking the same things week in, week out so I dug out the recipe books and started looking for inspiration. Oddly this one wasn’t from a recipe book but actually on the side of some wild rice I had in the cupboard. We are big fans of curry, especially thai curry so I just had to try this. It is super easy to do, and it tastes delicious. So…

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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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