Sunday Review: The Charming Candle Co.

Sunday Review: The Charming Candle Co.

It’s a very rare moment these days that I get to sit back and relax. I’ve had some anxiety issues since childhood and am not very good at relaxing. However, one way I like to relax is with some lovely scented candles. Recently, I’ve seen candles online where there is a hidden treasure waiting inside! Dave bought me one the year before last which looked like a Pokeball and had a little plastic Pokemon inside it. However, in a classier move which is more suitable to most people’s tastes, The Charming Candle Co. have jewellery inside theirs. (That’s not to say I didn’t love the Pokemon one I was given though, being the geek I am).  View Post

Songfinch: Personalised song review

Songfinch: Personalised song review

Songfinch are a US based company who offer personalised songs. You may not have heard of them, as they are a relatively new business.

I wanted to get my husband a unique and personal gift for our second wedding anniversary later this month. When Songfinch got in touch with me, I thought the concept behind ordering a personalised song sounded wonderful. I was eager and excited to try it out! View Post

How to buy a car: New vs Nearly New vs Used

How to buy a car: New vs Nearly New vs Used

Whether it’s your first car, or you’ve bought several cars, buying a car can be a nerve-wracking experience. I’ve been fortunate, as my Dad used to be a mechanic. Growing up, I was always interested in cars, and he taught me the basics. If I want to buy a car, I still take him with me. Failing that, I ask my Uncle-in-law along, as he’s also very knowledgeable about cars.

There are several things you should bear in mind when buying a car, whether it’s new, nearly new or used. Hopefully this will help you out! View Post

A letter to my daughter at 7 months old

A letter to my daughter at 7 months old

Dear Autumn,

I say this every month, but time is going much too fast! It seems barely any time has passed since I was writing a letter to you at 6 months old! You’re so big now, it hurts my back to carry you. Nanny found my book from when I was a baby and you weigh around 3lbs more than I did when I was your age!

What a good girl. When you came out of hospital after being seriously ill, I kept telling you to drink your milk. I told you that it would make you grow big and strong! Here we are almost half a year later and you’re doing so well. View Post