According to the NHS one in seven couples have difficulty conceiving which is approximately 3.5 million people in the UK alone. Personally I was quite shocked by that statistic. There are many potential causes of… More
Last week I was invited along to a ‘not a wedding’ yurt event taking place in a secret walled garden in Devon. Anyone that knows me will know that this sort of event is right up my street. I would live in a yurt if I could convince the other half that it was a good idea. So far he’s not convinced, not even a tiny bit but I’m hoping to wear him down eventually. Continue reading “Yurt Wedding Devon with Yurts for Life”
Zero waste is a concept that I have become increasingly interested in. After studying environmental and energy studies at university it became very clear that recycling is not the answer! The answer is to create less waste in the first place. If we have less waste to start with there is less waste to have to deal with. It’s quite simple when you stop to think about it. Continue reading “Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life – Book Review”
Of all the places I have lived Devon is definitely my favourite so far, there is so much to see and do and a lot of it is free! The kiddies and I love having our Devon adventures whether it be up on the moors or down on the coast. I thought today I would share with you some of my favourite photos that we have taken over the years. Continue reading “Things to see in Devon”
There is no getting around it our education system is old fashioned with its standardized tests and indoor teaching. School has become an ancient institution that is no longer relevant in today’s modern world. Continue reading “Isn’t it Time to Rethink how we Educate our Children?”
When my two were younger we seemed to go through an endless amount of nappies each week. There was a point where both of mine were in nappies at the same time and I just seemed to spend my life buying more. Thankfully we are now well past the nappies stage but I recently came across something which I thought would interest parents still in that stage. Continue reading “How to Turn Nappies into Rewards with Pampers Club”
Since we got the puppy one of the issues we have had is finding places to go that are both child and dog friendly. After a bit of research I was surprised to find that there are actually a lot of places in Devon that welcome dogs and children. Today I thought I would share my findings with you. Continue reading “Child and Dog Friendly Places in Devon”
Now that our house is on the market I have already started thinking about the move. We have moved a lot, sometimes twice in one year. I don’t think it matters how many times you do it, it’s always going to be stressful; according to a recent study it’s more stressful than divorce! There are however a few simple tips and tricks that can make the whole experience that bit more bearable. Continue reading “5 Top Tips for Moving House”
A few weekends ago we were invited along to the Moorland Garden Hotel located on the edge of Dartmoor.
After having a quick look on their website and discovering it was a four star hotel located in a secluded spot on Dartmoor with its own helipad I had high expectations.
‘Nestling in nine acres of picturesque and tranquil moorland garden.’
My obsession with the Deep South is ever growing mainly due to shows like The Originals and True Blood. Yes I may be a little bit addicted to vampires but who doesn’t love a bad boy with fangs, right?
Forget New York or Los Angeles, If I ever go back to America the Deep South is where I would be heading. Continue reading “Experience a Taste of the Deep South in Exeter with Absurd Bird”
After reading the title of this post you may be wondering how one could possibly go to a job interview by accident. Granted it’s not something you hear of often but this week I managed to do just that.