5 Key Ways Lockdown 2.0 will Differ from Round 1

Somebody! Pinch me quick! Because I seriously need to wake up from this interminable nightmare! Who would have thought that eight months after the tentative first flight into pandemic paranoia, we’d be plunged back into lockdown?! And, yet, here we are – incredulous, despairing, frustrated – wondering when, or, indeed, if, we can finally kiss…

How to turn your Garden into a Holiday Resort for a Summer Staycation!

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Normally, at this time of year, I’m feeling pretty excited… The summer holidays are just around the corner… There is an end in sight to all the deadlines, commitments and school runs! Six weeks of fun is on the horizon and… I simply cannot wait! But, this year has…

5 Surprising Things Lockdown Taught Me

At long last! The lockdown restrictions have been loosened! They haven’t gone away completely… And we still can’t relegate the whole Covid-19 calamity to the annals of History… (More’s the pity!) However, our schools and shops are gradually opening up and we can only live in hope that, before too long, we will slip back into our…

How to Transform a Nursery Nook into a Tween Dream!

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links It’s been a little while since I last checked in with my beloved blog. ”Why, oh why?” I hear you ask. Well, multiple reasons, really! Yes, we are still in lockdown (and if some news reports are to be believed, we will remain so for quite some time to come! 😱), so,…

How to Escape the Lockdown Lows

So, here we are, many (I have lost count of the exact number!) weeks into our new existence in lockdown land. In some ways, it’s fine! An opportunity to step back from the rat race, to relax, to reassess our lives, to take stock of what is truly important. But in other ways, this new…

How to Prevent Lockdown Weight Gain

Spring has finally sprung! 💕🌸 The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the blossom trees are blooming… Business as usual for all except… Humanity… Because we are now into week three (or thereabouts, I’ve lost count already!) of a pandemic lockdown… on a global scale. 😮 Oh, how I wish I was joking… or…

4 Easy Ways to Boost your Immune System

Oh, dear! It’s been a couple of weeks since I last updated this blog, and how I wish I could say we had found our way out of the twilight zone that is the coronavirus crisis… But, alas… We haven’t! 😢 On the contrary, in fact! We have now gone from self-isolating in the case…

How to Survive Self-Isolation – 3 Top Tips

Oh my! I seriously do not know how we’ve landed here… Slap bang in the middle of the plot of a dystopian novel. The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic is currently rampaging unabated through our precious planet and all we can do is look on, open-mouthed, incredulous at what has become of our no longer normal lives. Last…

How to Stay Calm in a Crisis

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links It’s official! The entire world has gone into coronavirus crisis mode! The numbers affected are escalating at a furious rate, entire countries are shutting down and people are stripping the supermarket shelves bare of… toilet paper, mostly! And it is proving beyond difficult not to go into an all-out…