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    How to save money in the months before Christmas

    How to save money in the months before Christmas Now that the kids have gone back to school we start to notice the nights getting darker and the weather changing. Before we know it the stores will be filled with Christmas goodies for everyone. Deliciously packaged in bright, colourful displays it can be all too tempting to fill your shopping cart with goodies galore. This article will show you how to save money in the months before Christmas. Christmas Budget However, I have just the solution for planning your Christmas shopping without breaking the bank or your budget. Using the following list you can plan your Christmas gift buying without…

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    Synerva Oils CBD Oil? Myth or Miracle

    *This post contains products gifted from Synerva Oils   As you may know, guys I have suffered from fibromyalgia for many years. During this time I have seen many doctors and had my prescription medications changed hundreds of times. I have also tried other forms of pain relief such as Water therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Pain Management Counselling, Physiotherapy and many more. But nothing seemed to give me an easing of my symptoms.   Symptoms My symptoms are not just pain. I also suffer from headaches, brain fog, confusion, fatigue, weariness, sensitivities such as to heat or noise, dizziness and irritability. When my pain levels are high then the other…

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    Sensational Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

    Pumpkin Spice Latte We are back in that small window of time when it seems the whole world goes crazy for Pumpkin Spice Lattes! But I want to drink it all year round! Also, I hate handing over the money for it – it is so expensive!   So I am gonna show you how to make your own PSL for a fraction of the cost!   A Latte is a coffee drink made with espresso and steamed milk. It translates into ‘milk coffee’ I point this out as you will have to buy espresso coffee to make this as home brewed coffee simply won’t be as good! Some coffee…

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    LifewithChristine is under construction!

    LifewithChristine is under construction! I have finally taken the plunge and scrapped the terrible WordPress themes (no offence WordPress!)   I have been seriously struggling to find a theme for my blog since I removed the PIPDIG one (you can read why here)   After the scandal regarding Pipdig being able to wipe out websites using a plugin I have to admit I got totally freaked. It is super disheartening for someone like me who has invested time (and money) building their website and creating content only to hear it can all be wiped out/destroyed etc.   Therefore I have been trying out a few WordPress themes in order to…

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    Back to school

    Its that time of year again when we are all thinking of getting the kids back to school.   Uniforms have been bought and are ready for the first day. Sitting freshly ironed and waiting. Not to mention the small fortune that has been spent on new shoes, books and school bags.   This time of year can be hard to budget for. What with growing children and changing trends it makes it impossible to purchase ahead. I have a few tips that can help you to save a few pounds.   Start your shopping in June Yes, I know that the previous school year is just finishing and the…

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    31 days to better Mental Health – July challenge

    Mental Health and Self Care – #31daystobettermentalhealth Hey, guys, I am starting a NEW hashtag for the month of JULY! As you may know, I have taken a beating on my mental health over the past few months. I have stepped back from social media having completely lost my way. The funk that I was in enveloped me and the dark clouds would NOT go away. So, I decided I wanted to help anyone else feeling the same way. It is so important to look after your Mental Health and Self Care.   Even though it may be summer, and the sun may be shining (fingers crossed) that doesn’t mean…