We are all so busy ! Work, children, spouse, housework, parents, siblings, volunteer work,… As a working mum myself, I know we often come last on our list of priorities ! And taking care of our health can sometimes take a back-seat. Until something serious forces us to reconsider.Read More »
I have always worn make-up to work. Not an outrageous amount, just a bit of foundation and powder, a bit of eye-liner and mascara.
For years, I have cherished the morning routine of applying my make-up. Sometimes, it was just a nice bit of pampering. Sometimes, it was a way of preparing myself for the day ahead. And sometimes, before an important meeting or presentation, it was a way to put on my war paints, to get ready to face the challenges ahead, at my best. I never in a million years imagined that I would one day stop wearing make-up to go to work.
And yet, a few weeks ago I started reducing my make-up routine and then stopped completely. Read More »
One month passed already and we are in November ! It’s not that cold yet in Wales but it is definitely darker, especially after 5pm. Christmas is already just around the corner too.
So, what was I up to in October ?
When both parents work outside the home all day, time is scarce to prepare an evening meal. It is tempting and quick to reach for a ready-made meal or bring home some takeaways.
Whilst this is absolutely fine and enjoyable from time to time, it can become a drag in the long term on your health and finances. Also, it is useful to educate our children, boys and girls alike, how to cook a homemade meal that is balanced, satisfying, healthy and quick to put together.