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in Freelancer Life

Being the Founder and Organiser of the Northern Blog Awards

I don’t always write about my business on here, sometimes just tips and reflections on self-motivation and taking the leap from the 9-5. But with the Northern Blog Awards 2018 having just happened and being a huge success, I feel I should perhaps let some of you know a bit more about the behind-the-scenes…the woman behind the event…the organiser of the Northern Blog Awards a.k.a Me!

So what does it take to plan an event like the Northern Blog Awards?…Continue reading

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Skirting Boards for every room

During our renovation, we totally re-skinned the house and took it back to its shell. As the house had never been modernised, we needed to re-wire, re-plumb, re-plaster…the works! So I was so gutted when I saw the original features like skirting boards and cornices not survive the epic amount of work going on. I love the character that they bring to a property, a bit of depth. Although I like modern design, I’m much more of a character kinda gal when it comes to my home….Continue reading

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Parents listen! The 5 benefits of sleeping on wool, with The Wool Room

Sleep. Lack of it. Since becoming a mum, I obsess about sleep as I know lots of you do too. I’m not getting enough at the best of times but when I do, I want to maximise it and make it the best possible sleep I can…the most comfortable sleep! In the uncharacteristically hot nights of late, I have been so relieved that we sleep on wool bedding and then when the temperatures drop, we don’t have to get out a new duvet. Wondering what I’m talking about? I did too, when I attended an event and listened to someone talk about the benefits of sleeping on wool…I thought I’d glaze over in honesty, but when The Wool Room** said they could guarantee a better night’s sleep whatever the weather, my ears pricked (along with about 30 other mums in the room!). Here’s why…Continue reading

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