5 things you need during pregnancy

5 things you will need during pregnancy (5 pregnancy essentials which don’t cost the Earth but will make a massive difference to your well-being!) What do you really need to get you through your pregnancy? Obviously, every individual and every pregnancy is different and you first need to take advice from your doctor or midwife…

6 ways to practise self-care that don’t involve a face mask!

6 ways to practise self-care that don’t involve a face mask Self-care has become big business in recent years, with almost every company selling products designed to de-stress or pamper yourself. While all these things are great, self-care can be a lot more basic and simple than buying expensive cosmetics. When you’re having a down…

My 5 Autumn Essentials

My 5 Autumn Essentials Don’t you just love Autumn? I love the colours of the foliage, the bright, clear and chilly days, the morning mist curling between the trees, the excuse to start wearing boots and curl up in fluffy blankets with a hot drink, the spicy scents and the preparations for Hallowe’en, the fireworks…

Giveaway! Book and goodie pack!

Book Giveaway! Don’t miss this chance to win a copy of The Potion Diaries, plus lots of goodies to give yourself a treat! The prize includes: A brand-new copy of The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward A pair of cute unicorn socks Four magnetic floral bookmarks in pretty colours A purse with cute animals (think…

5 skincare tips I wish I’d known sooner

So, this isn’t something I usually blog about, but I have found blogs really useful in helping me with various skincare problems over the years so I thought I would share what has worked for me. I have extremely dry, sensitive skin which is also blemish prone. When I get a spot or a cut,…