Gratisfaction UK

Gratisfaction UK

If like me you love a bargain or even better something for free, then you will love this  freebie site I have found gratisfaction.co.uk. Every freebie, discount code you think of, is listed on this site, and more. The website is os easy to use, you can just browse through the pages and click on the links you are interested in and you go straight to the page. I grabbed myself a coffee and sat and browsed through their site, and they have so much.  It is not just for…

Bidvine Review

Bidvine Review

Have you heard of Bidvine? If the answer is no or you are not sure, then don’t worry you are not alone.  I had heard of them but was not too sure about who or what they were about. Bidvine is the easiest way to find and hire local professionals  no matter what you are looking for.  I love trying new things, and you can access the site either through their website or by downloading the app. I decided to look for local photographers, it was so easy I typed in…

A Mothers Pain

A Mothers Pain

As a parent all you want for your child is to be happy and healthy and enjoy their life, from that moment they are placed in your arms you have dreams for them, you want to protect them and take away any pain they feel. But what happens when you can’t take that pain away, when you have to sit and just watch your child suffer and know that you can not do anything. I have learnt a lot this year, as regular readers will know C who has just…

4 Tips for Keeping Your Kids From Vaping

4 Tips for Keeping Your Kids From Vaping

The proof is out there, like the adult population, more teens and adolescents are trying e-cigarettes. For many these numbers are troublesome. However, while the popularity of e-cigarettes has increased, the incidence of smoking among teens has been dramatically reduced. According to a CDC report, teen smoking is down 9.2%. This is the lowest these numbers have been in decades. While the use of e-cig has risen with adolescents and teens, it has also steadily gained popularity with many adults. This means the increase in e-cig use in the younger…

Noozie Bottle Review

Noozie Bottle Review

I have no idea what happens, but as soon as the clocks change the weather gets a lot colder, and we start to resort to the comforts of keeping warm. The cold weather can make anyone feel  miserable with just feeling cold, but if you suffer with chronic pain, keeping warm really does help. This is where Noozie can help. So what is a Noozie? Noozie is an electronic hot water bottle, we are all very familiar with hot water bottles and boiling a kettle and pouring the hot water into the…

A Letter to My Daughter on her 13th Birthday

A Letter to My Daughter on her 13th Birthday

Today my beautiful daughter turns 13, she is a teenager (finally). Dear C Today is your birthday, you have finally become a teenager.  We have laughed and joked about you suddenly turning into ‘Kevin the teenager’, we do get the occasional grunt and shrugs. I remember when you were a newborn in my arms, thinking about the future and how it felt impossible that you would be a teenager, but here you are. Last year, we talked about your birthday this year, how we were going to celebrate it and…

How to be a Savvy Shopper

How to be a Savvy Shopper

Four Tips for Saving Savvy Here is some advice that you may not have heard before. Whenever you make a purchase, always ask for a discount. This is just one of several tips will help you become a savvy shopper. Now that the holiday season has arrived fine- tuned shopping skills are very important. At this time of year, it’s very important to take advantage of all the deals you can possibly find. This concept involves more than just showing up to camp out at Asda before the winter sales….

Alternative Christmas Guide – Oxfam Unwrapped

Alternative Christmas Guide – Oxfam Unwrapped

As we are now in November (just) , we can officially say that it is Christmas next month.  The shops are already filling their shelves with christmas gifts, and I am busy working on my ultimate christmas gift guide to try and help you with choosing that perfect gift. Alongside my gift guide, I will also be promoting various gifts along the way, and today I am going to start christmas off with alternative christmas gifts. Oxfam unwrapped, have some great gift suggestions, for that gift that could also change…

Blogtober Day 31 – Happy Halloween

Blogtober Day 31 – Happy Halloween

It is the final day of Blogtober, and what a month and variety of topics we have covered.  Todays theme is Happy Halloween. I have done a few of these type posts in the past and thought I would do a fun facts post about Halloween. Orange and Black and the Halloween colours, because orange is associated with autumn and black is associated with darkness and death Jack O Lanterns originated in Ireland, where turnips were used and hollowed out and candles were placed inside to keep spirits away. Samhainophobia…

Blogtober Day 30 – A Letter To Someone

Blogtober Day 30 – A Letter To Someone

It is Day 30 of Blogtober and todays topic is a letter to someone.  I have sat here and started writing many letters and stopped, and rewritten.  I just can not find the right words or the right topic. I am going through a very emotional time at the moment and struggling with a lot of things. My daughter turns 13 next week, and a letter will be written then, but right now I am very angry and very bitter and not able to write to anyone. Here is a…