The Must Watch TV Shows In 2018

I’m very much in the ‘staying in is the new going out’ camp. It might be my age and my frugality. It might also just be that there are so many good shows on TV these days, that it’s just…

Dower And Hall Earrings – Sterling Silver Entwined Open Heart Studs | Giveaway

Love is in the air! We’ve made it through January, which seemed to go on forever, and here we are in February. Also known as the month of love. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, as is my fourth…

I'm Melissa, and I started my lifestyle blog in 2015 to share my everyday life and loves. I live in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, with my fiance Sean and our cat Zak.

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The Benefits Of Wearing A Magnetic Bracelet | Giveaway

Around 15 years ago or more it was recommended to me to wear a magnetic bracelet. A colleague who was extremely lively and active was wearing one. I thought ‘I want to have more energy like her!’. So I bought…

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Him

I find men a little difficult to buy for. The answers I usually get whenever I ask Sean what he wants for Christmas or his birthday are either ‘I don’t know’ or ‘nothing’. Valentine’s Day is an even harder event…

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Her

Valentine’s Day is a great occasion to treat either your loved one or just yourself. Of course, there’s the argument that you shouldn’t wait for one day of the year to do something nice for your other half, and I…

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Catching Up With My IAMS Pet Pledge

At the start of the year, I made a pledge to my rescue cat Zak. IAMS had launched their Pet Pledge initiative, encouraging pet owners to make promises to their furry friends. I shared the story of my rescue cat…

All About Volunteering: What You Can Do & Where To Start

There are few things more rewarding in life than giving up your time to volunteer for a cause you care about. I once spent a year or so helping a charity which rehomes battery hens. Instead of the hens being…

Bidvine: The Easy Way To Find Local Service Professionals

The last year has been a blur for Sean and I. Once we found out we were moving house at the end of 2016, everything moved so fast and we were packed and living in a different county before we…

My IAMS Pet Pledge To Zak

Today IAMS launch their Pet Pledge initiative for 2018, and I’m making my pledge with them for my cat Zak. Let me tell you a little bit about my cat. Zak’s Story Zak is a large ginger tom who came…

Create The Perfect Guest Bedroom For Friends & Family This Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, with lots of visitors coming to stay with you throughout the festive period. When it comes to inviting friends and family over to stay, you want to be able to give them…

Goodbye 2017: My Meaningful Gift To My Fiancé This Christmas

I wanted to get my fiancé Sean a thoughtful and meaningful gift this Christmas. Something that signified the new beginnings that a new year embodies. 2017 has been an interesting and difficult year for both Sean and I. It’s been…