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Netflix Stream Team: Get Fit with Netflix

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January Challenge:
So the first Netflix Stream Team challenge arrived in my email a short time ago, and I've been working on it for the last few weeks, so here it goes.


With the New Year comes great intentions of getting fit. The challenge Netflix have set was to try and improve your physical fitness while using shows on Netflix as a timer of sorts. Exercises have been tailored to shows that range from 20-25 minutes, up to an hour.
This was going to be especially challenging for me. Exercise isn't really my friend. Don't get me wrong, I can charge up and down the town while pushing Lillibug in her stroller but for health reasons, traditional exercise can sometimes do more harm than good.
For this reason, I chose to tailor this challenge to suit my own lifestyle. I'd been finding that Lillibug and I had been waking up around the same time in the morning, but the big difference was that while I took a few minutes to come around, she was rearing to go straight away and w…

What's In My Handbag?

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I have seen loads of bloggers doing this and everyone loves a good nose so thought I would show you mine. I know lots of woman do not like anyone near the bag, where as I would just say to my closest friends or hubby "sure it's in my bag you can go get it" .The look of horror I get! I don't have any secrets in my handbag I keep them elsewhere.......

My bag was a Christmas present from my best friend who obviously knows me very well to get me a handbag that I would love and fit everything into. It is a David Jones brown leather trim with suede brown exterior and silver hardware. I just love it!

Inside you will find:


My fave L.Y.D.C London mint green wallet from my Dad two Christmases ago and still in great condition even with a two year old playing with it on a constant basis.

You will also find......

My 2014 Diary, the Fairest of All blog notes diary, and a zip pocket for vouchers, stamps, letters and business cards, and then my selection of pens. The Angel bookmark…

Liebster Award

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I was recently nominated for the Liebster award by Danielle from adashofdanielle.com so thank you Danielle. I haven't been nominated for one of these in a long time and find them to be great fun and the questions are great.


The Rules:

Link the blog that nominated you for the award.Choose 11 bloggers to nominate.Answer 11 questions you have been given.Let the people know you have nominated them.Sadly you can't nominate the person who nominated you.Create 11 questions for the people you nominate.1. What made you start blogging? Lack of sleep, not working, love of reading other blogs, and hubby kept hounding me to start my own.
2. What's you favourite TV show/Movie? Oh I have so many, where do I start?! Okay I love Grey's Anatomy, Nashville, and the Good Wife.
3. What's your favourite online website to shop? I have bought a few times from Cloud 10 Beauty and find myself trawling their website and putting things on my wishlist and they have the best delivery by far. So the…

Lisa Heeney All Natural Lotion Bar.

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I got the opportunity to test out this little beauty which is an All Natural Lotion Bar made lovingly by Lisa Heeney. I loved it so much that I just have to tell you all about it. I have already mentioned it on a few occasions both on Twitter and with pics on Instagram (I just love Instagram now that I have signed up) raving about it.

The Packaging:
This has the greatest bonus of coming in an aluminium tin (100% recyclable) which keeps your bar fresh and fully sealed. It opens to reveal a beautiful lotion bar in the shape of a flower. When you get this it is also packaged in a cardboard box.

The Product:
Packed full of all natural goodness this moisturises your skin right down to the deepest layer. It contains essential oils including Frankincense which is great for dry or ageing skin, Roman Chamomile which is brilliant for calming your skin and help with stress, and Lavender for it's uplifting refreshing smell to relieve stress and is also great for aches and pains. Other ingredien…

The Mother Tag

I originally saw this tag over on the great blog that is Dolly Dowsie and just knew I had to do this one as well. So here are the answers I have to the questions hope you enjoy.

1. Are you a stay at home mother or a working mother?
For now I am a stay at home mammy.

2. Would you have it any other way?
I was originally meant to go back to work after maternity leave but financially it worked out better for me to stay at home. Staying at home has been more rewarding than any job and definitely harder work. I wouldn't change staying at home with my little girl for anything now. Someday I know I will go back to work but when the time is right.

3. Do you Co-sleep?
No! I was so nervous about cot death or rolling over and smothering Lillibug that I couldn't do it. In the first six months I used to have awful nightmares about those thing that I would wake up in an awful panic.

4. What is your one must have item for baby?
Definitely a steriliser, I couldn't breastfeed so it was bottles …

January: My Monthly Story from Instagram

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Hubby got me to join Instagram in January thinking it would be right up my street due to the fact I absolutely love taking photos. He was right I love seeing what everyone is up to and snapping away myself of completely random things and then putting them up for all to see. You can follow me on Instagram by clicking the logo on the right or click here.
1. My little Lillibug helping me with the shopping in our local supermarket. She loves to be the big girl and she especially loves doing the grocery shop.

2. Cocoa Brown Travel Size 1 Hour Tan arrived in it's pretty pink envelope which always makes me giddy. This will always be my favourite tan and now that it comes in Travel size even better.

3. My first PowderPocket Box arrived in January (review coming soon) and I have to say I was definitely really happy with it but more to come soon on that one.

4. Lillibug leaves things everywhere and hides things everywhere and when I was half asleep with my head somewhere else I ended up walkin…

Empties With Mini Reviews

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I checked my little box of empties last night and I was surprised that I don't have more in it than I do. I haven't done an empties post since September so I think it is about time that I done one. I think I will try and do these every 2-3 months, I like going back on what I used and seeing what I liked and what I would buy again. So without further a do here we go.....

1 & 2. Hask Argan Oil & Hask Keratin Protein Shampoos:
I absolutely love the Hask range of shampoos and at €4.50 they are really reasonable and leave my hair in great condition. I will buy these again but I am itching to try a new shampoo that will WOW me.

3. Johnson's Be Fresh & Imagine Shower Gel:
This was a great little bargain at €2.00 but I just used it up for the sake of using it up. The smell was nice with it's white peace and tea rose but the fragrance didn't stay with me and the shower gel done nothing for my skin. So I won't be purchasing this one again.

4.Benefit Foamingly C…