Tips for planning your day

I was kindly gifted some stationary from Collins for this collaborative post. Use code BLOG10 to receive 10% discount on the Collins site.  Why plan your day? When you have no plan in place each day then you are less likely to get things done, as you do not have a clear goal of what needs to be achieved. It is much more easy to get distracted by things which are not important and it is easy to forget things[Read more]

Wedding planning decisions you must make with your partner

Bride and groom kissing on wedding day

When a woman (or man) says, “Yes,” it’s a natural instinct to start Googling all wedding possibilities immediately. Before the lady or gent gets up from their one knee, there are wedding planning websites bookmarked.  Whole Pinterest boards are dedicated to the big day. She’s no longer a girlfriend, she’s a bride to be and everyone is going to know it. But let’s put the brakes on here! This is a wedding between two people, so hold your horses, lady.[Read more]

Ideas for having an Organised New Year

Calendar and planner for an organised new year

You can get organised at any time of the year but to me, January always seems like a nice time to get organised and make plans and set goals for the future. However, if you are reading this at a later date, it is all still relevant.  I love lists, diaries and notepads as I think that there is nothing better than writing things down if you want to get organised. It may take a little time depending on which[Read more]

4 Ways To Ensure A Great Future For Your Child

children lined up on a cliff jumping for joy

If you ask any parent what they want for their children most of all, it is usually to have a great future and great prospects, and plenty to look forward to. Basically, you are thinking about your child’s future, and everything you do is an attempt to make sure that that future is going to be as bright as possible. In this article, we are going to take a look at a few of the most important ways in which[Read more]

101 Goals in 1001 days!

Phone, pens, highlighters, timetable ready to plan some goals

Please note that this post contains affiliate links, so should you click on them and then choose to make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you. 40 by 40 In 2014 I set myself the challenge of completing 40 goals by the time that I turned 40 and I have not done that well with it! I have completed 18 of the 40 goals and I have just under a year left until[Read more]

November idea list

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the November Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on. Also, if you follow me on Instagram I add each day’s idea to my story to help people keep track of the list.   Friday 1st: Buy occasion cards needed for December (and this month too[Read more]

July idea list

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the July Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on.   Monday 1st: Purchase all of your needed occasion cards for the month of August. Tuesday 2nd: Organiser and de-clutter one draw in your kitchen Wednesday 3rd: Today is BBQ day! Why not treat yourself to a[Read more]

Easy Organised Cleaning Routine

Easy organised cleaning routine and free checklist to download

I am not a fan of cleaning and quite frankly I do question the honesty of anyone who says that they actually enjoy it! There are so many things which I would rather be doing than scrubbing my kitchen floor! Quite often women, in particular, are guilt-tripped into believing that they should have a perfectly spotless show home. Women often feel that they are responsible for doing it all as well and this really annoys me.   Firstly, a home should[Read more]

February 2019 Idea List

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the February Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on. Friday 1st – Get ahead on any greeting cards you need by planning out who and what you need to buy for in the months of February and March plus a couple of[Read more]

Idea list and a new community Facebook group!

Desk, hands typing, surrounded by stationary.

Back by popular demand, I am bringing back the Idea List and this time I am creating a facebook group to go alongside it.  The Idea List For those who are new to the blog, the Idea List is a list of ideas (suggestions), which aim to encourage you to organise your home, your life and also to remember to have some fun each month. It will be published on the blog near the end of each month so that[Read more]