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    ‘Tummy Tied’ by Scarlett London

    ‘Tummy Tied’ by Scarlett London. This is THE book for anyone with IBS. Actually, I wish I had been given it when I was first diagnosed.   Scarlett is an amazing writer and she has made the pages come alive with her witty and informative run down on her experiences with IBS. She has not only taken her own experiences but she has scattered with expert opinion and advice. She takes a very taboo subject and broken it down to manageable chapters. She covers ALL the ups and downs associated with IBS.   Scarlett gives advice on how to deal with, disguise and prepare for flare-ups. She includes case studies…

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    Blossom Bay Aromas

    I was very kindly contacted by Blossom Bay Aromas and asked if I would like to try some of their wax melts. This is a local business set in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. I am obsessed with supporting local business and love the fact that I am supporting my local economy while shopping. Obviously, I jumped at the chance as I absolutely LOVE to burn candles but had never actually got to grips with the whole wax melts thing. Nevertheless, I was willing to give it a shot! Oh, boy, have I been missing out or what!!   The package arrived beautifully and securely wrapped and the scent hit me immediately…

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    4 Things to know when Chartering a Boat

    Chartering a boat can be a lot of fun. It is a great experience to explore a new kind of boating with friends and family members. Whether chartering your own boat or hiring a professional crew, there are a few things you’ll want to know before you book the perfect cruise for you and your loved ones. I can honestly say I am not a “boat person” but this is loads of fun and can be an enjoyable experience for the whole family! Image: Shake N Bait Charters Research the Perfect Charter What type of chartering do you want to do? There are all sorts of charter boats out there…

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    Top 6 Reasons To Call An Electrician

    Top 6 Reasons To Call An Electrician Recently we purchased a new home but had no idea that we needed an electrician to come over and help us make it a bit safer. There of course are always some upgrading or repair that needs to be done to any home, unless you purchased a brand new home, but it’s important to keep up with all the changes that you could be faced with being a first time home owner! With technology going at an even faster rate, the need to have power grows each and every day and you don’t want to be left without it! If you have an…

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    2018 in review

    I have seen lots of different people over the past few days post their 2018 in review.  This is such as great idea. Reflecting on the year just past is a lovely way of recognising your achievements. On the flip side I have all seen lots of new year resolutions being made. I wonder how many are still holding strong mid-march? As you guys know I like to be different. Mixing things up is my jam. So I want to write a combination post about the past year and the new year coming in.   2018 in Review Giving up Work/Homeschooling This has been a life-changing year for me. At…

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    Gifts I got for Christmas 2018

    I have been super blessed this year (Christmas 2018) and received some amazing gifts from friends and family. My inner circle is very small and intimate so gift buying and giving is very nicely tailored to each person. Ho Ho Ho. Alexa Echo Dot Alexa Echo Dot – I have been playing with “Alexa” for the past few days now and I love her. She recognises my voice really well and I have found her to be useful at telling me things like the news and weather as well as playing songs, telling jokes and playing me whale noises to help me sleep. The Echo dot was very easy to…