Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

#sleeptember with Silentnight

Insomnia has plagued my life for over a year now and it can be incredibly debilitating.  A few good hours sleep are like gold dust for me usually and so joining in the #sleeptember with Silentnight campaign was going to be one that would hold challenges for me and I was keen to see if any of the sleep aids that the team from Silentnight and The Bedding Company were sending would help me.

I was kindly sent a copy of Dr Nerina’s book ‘Tired but Wired’, a Deep Sleep duvet and pair of Deep Sleep pillows from the Silentnight range.  Timing was perfect for the new bedding after updating my bedroom with my gorgeous new wooden sleigh bed a few months back and the pillows were gorgeously plump when I released them from their plastic wrappings.  Each pair has been designed specifically to envelop you with a feeling of warmth, snugness and comfort – exactly what your bed should feel like.

read more

Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

The LEGO Movie – An ‘Awesome’ Choice for Kids

Now before I start I have to say that this was not my movie of choice and I struggled to even follow the plot on this one.  I began to wonder if I was on some sort of hallucinagenic drug at one point as the plot seemed so incredibly bizarre I couldn’t possibly be sober! That said Addi adores this move, she adores everything about it and especially the theme song.  So if you are looking for a fun, family movie that the kids will love and if you’re a LEGO fan you’ll love too then this talked about movie of the summer is a must have addition to your movie collection.

read more

Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

Daily 4 Me Vitamins and Supplements – Review

My life is about to take on a whole new level of busy as I embark on a new job, working full time and with longer hours.  Addi will be doing more after school clubs and there is about to become the quest to fit more stuff in the day in an even shorter time frame.  With the winter ahead it’s the perfect time of year for my body to attract as the perfect ‘vessel’ for all the germs and lurgi that we tend to pick up when we get run down.  It’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves and focus on everyone else but as a single mum working full time it’s vital I am at the top of my game mentally and physically.  Thankfully for the six weeks I’ve been given a bit of a helping hand with the range of specifically tailored Daily 4 Me vitamins and supplements.

read more

Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

FrameChain Contemporary Glasses Chains – Review

If you wear glasses then you’ll know there is nothing more annoying that losing them. One minute their on your head and the next you’ve put them down and can’t find them.  I have lost track of the number of times over the gorgeous summer and late autumn sunshine that I’ve put my sunglasses on the roof of the car and nearly driven off with them there.  Thankfully though this is now a thing of the past thanks to two forward thinking and creative designers Annie and Vanessa at FrameChain.

read more

Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

IKEA presents ’The Time Travel Experiment No.2’

How cool would it be to time travel?  As a kid one of my favourite movies was Back to the Future as I loved the whole concept of time travel and being able to go forward or back in time.

It seems I am not the only one as the clever marketing folk at IKEA have used their concept for their latest marketing campaign ‘The Time to Travel Experiment.’ This is a rather clever piece of online content strategy where IKEA have used a hypnotist to take people on a real time travel journey actually in their stores.

read more