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Custom-fit Tecnica Walking Boots

[#gifted – My custom-fit Tecnica walking boots were gifted, so I could experience and enjoy the custom-fitting process for myself. All thoughts are indeed my own.]

This is a bit of a different one for me, as I don’t often post about outdoor-wear (aside from the occasional Music Festival attire post). But with two kids and more holidays within the UK, I’ve developed an interest in the outdoors, walking and camping (or if I’m honest, glamping!). So it’s only right and natural that I need to get kitted-out for such activities and my knowledge of the outdoor-wear world, is fairly limited. So when I was contacted by Tecnica, regarding their newest walking boot range and a custom-fitting service they provided from within the Ellis Brigham Manchester store, I jumped at the opportunity to learn more…

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Benefits of an Artificial Grass Lawn

For years, I’d turn my nose up at the mere mention of artificial grass or “astro-turf” we’d call it. Mainly because it’d bring back memories of scraped knees from PE lessons and after-school football club. Also because I had an image of shiny, fake green-grass that’d look cheap and ruin our lovely garden. But after two summers of patchy grass, an expensive re-turf that looked pristine for a matter of weeks and muddy toddler footprints coming in the house, I was persuaded by the hubby to reconsider going artificial…and guess what? We’ve never looked back and here’s why… Here’s my view on the benefits of an artificial grass lawn…

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Career milestones in your thirties – what we see vs real life

[ad: this post is written in collaboration with Bupa Health Clinics, the content is my own and is entirely something I feel passionately about]

I don’t know whether it’s because I’m quickly approaching my mid-thirties, or whether my second child is now a one-year-old and I’m coming out of the fog of new-motherhood again, but I’ve been particularly reflective this year thinking a lot about where I want to be in life and what my next step should be. I think when you turn 30, it’s such a significant milestone that it comes with a helluva lot of pressure…. Continue reading

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