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Sky High Afternoon Tea with WeBlogNorth – 100 feet up

Being a blogger, I get invited to some pretty cool stuff, but last week’s event with Robert’s Bakery, may have to top them all! When I was invited to a Sky High Afternoon Tea, at The Etihad in Manchester, I didn’t give much thought to what that actually meant, only that it sounded awesome and involved food! I rallied some WeBloggers together and the next thing you know, we’re standing in the ‘departure lounge’ ready for our flight, and it dawns on us that we’re going to be heading-up 100 feet in the air for our afternoon tea!

Now I’m not the best with heights and I’m certainly not an adrenaline junky, so the thought of being strapped into a chair, feet dangling, 100 feet up, wasn’t the most comforting notion. But how could I not do it? Surely it’d be a once in a lifetime experience?…Continue reading

Rental furniture hollygoeslightly
in Interiors

6 Things to Consider When Renting Furniture for Your Home

 

There are many reasons why you may need to occasionally rent some furniture. Perhaps you want to use items to stage your home to sell fast (especially when there’s lots of competition out there!). Maybe, you have a rental property you are trying to market or perhaps a room to rent out. Whatever the reason, it is important to use the right type of firm for your needs and sign the right contract…Continue reading

having some me time olverum
in Freelancer Life

Having some Me Time and My Personal Well-Being

Being a mum to a toddler, renovating our family home and running my own business certainly keeps me busy! I love it, but I’m constantly up to my eye-balls and constantly putting something or someone else before myself. A work-life balance has always been extremely important to me and I preach this to others, but sometimes need to remember to listen to my own advice.

Having some time to focus on yourself and your mental and physical well-being, is so important. You just won’t be motivated, proactive or even functional, if you don’t look after yourself….so everything suffers in the long run.

I therefore make it my mission to try and dedicate some time in the week just to me. This might be to exercise (rarely if I’m honest), read magazines or more often than not, my favourite is to have a nice relaxing soak in the tub.

Thinking about my tips for maintaining your personal well-being, here’s a few I’ve come up with that work for me…Continue reading

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