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Giant Chocolate Button Cookie Recipe

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I’ve always found baking hugely therapeutic. And so I love the fact that Little Miss H likes to bake with me. One of our favourite things to bake is cookies. They are easy to make and once you get the basic recipe down then they can be adapted – smartie cookies, Oreo cookies, Malteser cookies and chocolate chip cookies. I even have a  delicious rocky road cookie recipe that you may like to try. This recipe includes my basic cookie recipe…

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Health & Welfare Mental Health

5 Ways To Boost Your Wellbeing

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This is a collaborative post. Are you looking to improve your wellbeing? The more we focus on our wellbeing, the happier and healthier we’ll ultimately become. The great news is, there are lots of ways you can boost your wellbeing and below you’ll discover just 5 of them. 5 Ways To Boost Your Wellbeing 1. Utilise The Power Of Essential Oils Stress is one of the leading causes of health issues in today’s modern society. The hectic pace of life…

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Mental Health Travel & Days Out

How A Change Of Scenery Can Really Benefit Your Mental Health

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This is a collaborative post. Getting away from it all, even just for a few days, may seem like a luxury, but did you know it could be crucial to your mental health? Even just taking a day trip can have a significantly positive effect on your mental health. If you’ve been going through a stressful time, whether at work or because of a personal tragedy, below you’ll discover why a change of scenery could be just what you need.…

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Home & Garden Mental Health

How A Messy House Can Affect Your Mental Wellbeing

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This is a collaborative post. You may well remember the episode of Friends where Chandler discovers that his clean-freak wife Monica is secretly messy, hiding all her untidiness behind a secret locked closet door. Having a clean house was, in fact, the key to Monica’s happiness and mental wellbeing. Fast forward to a more modern media example in Queer Eye, and you’ll often see an unkempt, poorly maintained house attached to a subject struggling with some level of anxiety, depression…

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Reviews & Giveaways

Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies – A Review

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AD – Gifted. We were sent Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies for the purpose of this review. Little Miss H loves a craft activity. She asks to do one daily. And so as soon as I heard about the Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies, I knew that she would love them. Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies Review As we draw closer to Easter, Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies are the perfect activity. The Fuzzikins Bedtime Bunnies come in three different sizes and can be customized with felt tips,…

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Mental Health

Raising Your Child To Be Emotionally Strong

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This is a collaborative post. It is the hope of every parent that their child grows up emotionally strong, independent and caring, but this is not something that happens overnight and your parenting will be key in developing their mental strength. So, how can you raise your child to be strong and independent? Raising Your Child To Be Emotionally Strong Encourage Outdoor Activities Developing independence, strength, confidence and social skills is most effective when outside of the house. This is…

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Thoughts & Inspiration

Gifts For A Grieving Friend

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This is a collaborative post. Knowing how to help a friend who has lost someone can be difficult. We all grieve in different ways and process things in our own time. Some will retreat into their shell, some may need additional support, and others might not be able to confront their loss until years later. No matter how they’re handling their loss, it’s important to allow your friend to work through their feelings and offer emotional support. It’s also possible…

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Reviews & Giveaways

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 – A Review

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We were sent the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 for the purpose of this review. But all thoughts, opinions and imagery are my own and are 100% honest.  Little Miss H loves surprise toys. And she has been desperate to get her hands on some Hatchimals CollEGGtibles for quite a while. So she was thrilled when we were invited to review Hatchimals CoLLEGGtibles season 5, ‘Mermal Magic’. Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 – Review What Are Hatchimals CollEGGtibles…

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