#40before40 Three Years in the Making

Can you even call yourself a blogger if you don’t have a #40before40 list? In October 2017 I turned 37. It came as a little bit of a shock as I still think I’m in my 20’s. I’m not even sure I feel like an appropriate adult the majority of the time but somehow I’ve found myself a parent of 3 children, a small business owner and navigating my way through life with Daddy Moo (who I’ve spent nearly half my life with now!).  This paragraph has me ageing by the second! Oh and now I’m 39! Just one year…

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9 Quite Frankly Ridiculous Gifts Every 40-Year-Old Needs

With just 8 days left until my 40th birthday, I know you are all concerned about what to buy me 😉 (Haha, to be fair though it’s soon gifting season anyway, Christmas will be upon us before we know it). We get to a certain age and admit it for your birthday you’re quite happy with a bath bomb, candle and new mug!  The simple things in life! A takeaway, cuppa tea and XFiles is how I plan on spending my birthday! (I have introduced Megan to XFiles and she loves it! Reminds me of curling up in the girl’s…

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Reverse Mortgage Facts Every Retiree and Homeowner Should Know

For some people, it is time to say goodbye to the regular paycheck and embrace freedom. However, to get the best out of life, you need both elements in your life – the time to enjoy your life, and the money to back it up. There are several financial safety nets out there that promise a happy retirement, but one of them stands out – a reverse mortgage. This unique type of loan comes with amazing features that help retirees achieve their dreams. How to Get Started with a Reverse Mortgage The procedure for obtaining a reverse loan is simple…

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5 common workplace worries and what to do about them

Work is the biggest cause of stress in the UK, with 34% of people saying that work created more stress for them than other common stress causes such as financial and health issues. It is paramount that employees learn to deal with workplace worries in a healthy way that ensures happiness and productivity. Workplace worries tend to result especially often from…  An excessive workload : If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed with your workload, try prioritising and setting yourself small, achievable goals and ticking them off to promote a positive mental attitude. Give yourself time out to breathe. Try using…

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