Box Of Favours – Christmas Gift Ideas

The holiday season is just around the corner. Which means time for finding the perfect gift for the important people in your life. With the current global situation, finding that perfect gift might not be as easy as it once was. We can’t browse in the shops or touch and feel the quality of the item we are thinking of gifting. That’s why I’m sharing Box of Favours as a Christmas gift idea. The Idea

Hallotober Tag

If anyone asks me what my favourite season is, without hesitation, I will answer Autumn. Everything about Autumn makes me happy. When I saw Jordanne, created the “Hallotober Tag” which is themed around the autumn season and Halloween. From the moment I saw the rag on twitter, I knew that I wanted to take part. The post rules are  Thank the person who tagged you and link to their post. Put the rules ar the

Old English Co. Personalised Notebook Review

If you’ve been here before you might’ve noticed that I like personalised gifts. I’ve written a few reviews which you can read here. When the opportunity came up to review a personalised notebook from Old English Co. I jumped at the chance! I am a bit of a self-confessed notebook addict. I’ve lost count how many notebooks I have, some used and some unsued. I was excited to choose a notebook and eagerly waited the

Visual Impairment, My Story

In the past, I’ve spoken openly about living with chronic illness, but have only mentioned briefly about my visual impairment, today I’m going to talk about what it was like growing up with a visual impairment, my diagnosis and how it affects my life today. Before I start, I would like to take a minute to talk about what Visual impairment means. Visual Impairment is a term used to describe any kind of vision loss.

Fun Indoor Activities For Young Kids (Approved By This Spoonie Parent)

With schools and nurseries in Scotland unlikely to return until August, and with the schools and nurseries being closed since mid-march. Finding fun ways to keep our little ones entertained and occupied whilst we are indoor, is beginning to wear thin. I’ve spent many hours searching through Pinterest, FB groups and the internet to find fun indoor activities that be done at home. Disclaimer – Any links marked with (AF) are affiliate links. Meaning that

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Wonderbly (AD)

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday 21st June, and with parts of the UK only now beginning to emerge from lockdown. We are limited to where we can shop for the perfect Father’s Day gifts. That’s where Wonderbly comes in. They offer a range of books in 12 different languages that can be personalised ideal for any father’s day gift. Disclaimer – I was sent this product in return for an honest and fair

Why Talking About Mental Health Is Important (Even More So Now)

18th-24th May is Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK. I couldn’t let the week go passed without at least one post about mental health. Due to the current global pandemic, I feel that now more than ever it’s important to be able to open up about our mental health and not feel ashamed or judged for talking about it The Importance Of Talking About Mental Health My own mental health journey started a

Printsfield Personalised Socks (Product Review)

As lockdown is set to continue in Scotland. Meaning even more time away from family and friends. A great way reach out to your loved ones is to send them cards, letters or maybe even gifts. Today I am reviewing a personalised pair of socks from Printsfield. Who Or What Is Printsfield? Printsfield was founded by friends Jakub and Mykhalio. Their aim is to offer personalised accessories featuring images of your loved ones, whether that

Reakiro CBD Oil. Can It Help Fibromyalgia Sufferers? (Product Review)

CBD oil has become more widely available in recent years. With claims that the benefits can help people who suffer from anxiety, depression and chronic pain. I have been kindly gifted a bottle of CBD Oil from Reakiro, which I have been using for a few weeks now. Keep reading to see what I thought of the product. CBD The basics CBD comes from the cannabis and hemp plant. Generally, it has very low levels

15 Activities You Can Do During Lockdown

With the UK currently being in lockdown social distancing and staying at home to protect ourselves, our families and fellow humans is the new normal for the foreseeable future. it’s hard not to feel isolated, overwhelmed and anxious. After the first few days it can become tedious, boring and somewhat depressing being indoors 24/7. Today I am here to share some ideas to help stem that boredom and attempt to take your mind off what’s

What Is The Link Between Vision Impairment And Mental Health?

Disclosure – This is collaboration post Most of us take good eyesight for granted and we don’t realize how difficult life can be for somebody living with vision impairments. Even though we understand that being blind is very challenging and poses a lot of practical problems, we never really consider the impact that it has on a person’s mental health. There is a strong link between mental health issues and poor eyesight and if you

I Don’t Even Know Where To Start (Where Have I Been?)

The best place I should start I guess is. Why I haven’t posted any new content since October? Honestly, I didn’t feel inspired to write anything new. I was spending time going through older posts, updating them and trying to use the new skills that I had learnt from helping out at The Unchargeables. It all got a little too much though! I started to feel overwhelmed with my site, The Unchargeables and trying to