My Skincare Saviours 2021

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Ah Wednesday, the middle of the week at last! I swear, the week flies in after Wednesday, and soon Monday comes around again. Normally by now we’re basking in the sunlight and trying not to burn. However this year the weather seems to be conspiring against those of us looking to get a bit of natural colour. That being said, I’ve been changing my skincare setup over to my summer skin routine, and decided to share my skincare saviours of 2021 with you! Please be aware, this post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through these links, I may be paid a small commission at no extra cost to you.

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May 2021

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Don’t you just love getting a lie in on a Saturday? Well, if you’re reading this at 7am I can promise you that I am still asleep on this first day of May 2021! Isn’t it strange how fast time flies when very little changes? Well, things have finally started to open up here in Northern Ireland. And the most exciting part of it being 1st May 2021 is that today I am getting my hair cut for the first time since 17th December 2020! Please be aware, this post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through these links, I may be paid a small commission at no extra cost to you.

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Northern Ireland’s Updated Roadmap Out of Restrictions 2021

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Oh happy days, it’s Friday at last! And while April has flown by, I’m super excited for May. Why? Because as of today, Northern Ireland takes another tentative step along the road out of restrictions! On Tuesday 2nd March 2021, Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill stood outside Stormont. They spoke about Northern Ireland’s roadmap out of restrictions in place due to covid 19. Rather than leaving you to fight your way through all the mumbo-jumbo, I decided to break it down simply for you. All my information is from BBC and BelfastLive, as well as from the Northern Ireland Government website. For information on England, Scotland or Wales and how they plan to leave lockdown, please click here. As of today, all details are correct.

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2021 So Far: Part 1

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I can’t believe that I’m sitting down to write this post and April is nearly over! Is it just me or has 2021 sort of flown by? Not that we’ve been doing a lot, but I do enjoy taking a look at the year so far. So let’s grab a drink and catch up with a look back at 2021 so far part 1. Please be aware, this post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through these links, I may be paid a small commission at no extra cost to you.

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Deviously Delicious Involtini recipe

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Ah Sunday, the Sunday blues. We’re all gearing up for another week of work and all that entails. Are you waking up to reduced restrictions today? I’m jealous! But at least I can go get my car washed by someone else, or do a click-and-collect from a garden centre. Part of our Sunday includes meal planning for the week ahead. So if you’re trying to find something a little different, today’s recipe is definitely for you! Delicious involtini – roasted and stuffed aubergine – makes for the perfect meal or side dish.

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April 2021

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As yet another month begins, I can’t help but think back to April 2020 and how unsure life was. If only things were more certain waking up today! Well, that’s maybe a little unfair. I mean, things are beginning to look up if you’re living in England, Scotland, or Wales! Tell me, Wales, what does it feel like having had your hair cut? But rather than being down about it all, let’s look back at March before looking ahead to April 2021. Please be aware, this post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through these links, I may be paid a small commission at no extra cost to you.

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4 Fabulous Bloggers You Need To Follow | April Advertisers 2021

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AD | Another month begins, and with it comes four fantastic bloggers you need to be following! These fabulous people have all asked to advertise with me for the month of April 2021. While they have paid for this opportunity, all views shared here are my own. So grab a cup of tea or coffee, and come meet my April 2021 Advertisers!

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Preparing to Return To Work 2021

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You have no idea how strange I find it sitting here writing a post one year on from the start of lockdowns in the UK. While we’ve all been in and out of them at different times, things look set to return to some semblance of normality soon. Children are returning, gradually, to classrooms. Shops are beginning to reopen. Hospitality are itching to get their feet back under the table. And across the UK, adults are preparing to return to work. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. These will be marked as [aff].

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Northern Ireland’s Roadmap Out of Restrictions 2021

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Tuesday 2nd March 2021, Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill stood outside Stormont. They spoke about Northern Ireland’s roadmap out of restrictions in place due to covid 19. Rather than leaving you to fight your way through all the mumbo-jumbo, I decided to break it down simply for you. All my information is from BBC and BelfastLive, as well as from the Northern Ireland Government website. For information on England, Scotland or Wales and how they plan to leave lockdown, please click here.

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