30 before 30, Lifestyle

29th Birthday: Reverse Bucket List

It's my 29th birthday next week! As I am approaching the last year of my twenties, I have been looking back on my life so far AND looking forward! It's such a strange age where you can see how much you've grown up but also how much of your life you still have ahead of… Continue reading 29th Birthday: Reverse Bucket List

SociABLE Sunday's

Guest Post: Being Sociable with BPD

The SociABLE Sunday's series features stories from a range of guest writers on the struggles they need to overcome to be able to socialise. In this post, Artie shares his story of socialising with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder). **** There are a lot of things people don’t understand about BPD and the effect it can… Continue reading Guest Post: Being Sociable with BPD

Aberdeen (Things to do), Charity, Family Fun, Lifestyle

Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

This Bonfire night, my son and I volunteered with local charity, Inspire. I love supporting charities and I often involve my son, Nathan, with this too. I think it's important to raise children to think of others and be willing to help those less fortunate than themselves. Nathan certainly has these values built in to… Continue reading Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

Event Reviews

Review: The UK Monsters of Rock Show

Recently, My Mum asked if I would attend The UK Monsters of Rock show with her. I didn't really know much about it but I saw they perform songs from the likes of Bon Jovi so I agreed. Who doesn't love a bit of Bon Jovi?! This weekend, we rocked up at the Aberdeen Arts… Continue reading Review: The UK Monsters of Rock Show

Aberdeen (Things to do), Reviews

Review: Fairy Bakes Brownies

If you know me, you will know that I love chocolate, brownies, and cake! And I wonder why I'm a few dress sizes larger than I would like?!  So, when I received a message from Fairy Bakes on Instagram asking if I would like to review their loaded chocolate brownies... It was a firm yes… Continue reading Review: Fairy Bakes Brownies

Lifestyle, Reviews

Review: Geeky Melts – scented soy wax melts

Soy wax melts with high quality vegan fragrance oils and biodegradable glitter... Sounds intriguing doesn't it? I was very kindly sent a complimentary sample box of Geeky Melts wax melts to try out, which I very much enjoyed trying. Geeky Melts owner, Laura, is fitting her homemade wax melts business around being a Mum which… Continue reading Review: Geeky Melts – scented soy wax melts

Travel & Days out

Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

This October holidays, we took a trip to St Andrews Aquarium for a fun family day out. We got the train to Dundee then a bus to St Andrews. The Aquarium is about 10 minutes walk from St Andrews bus station, so it is pretty easy to get to. The Aquarium is situated next to… Continue reading Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium