Between pursuing a career, doing household chores, raising a family, running errands and maintaining some level of sanity, there’s no denying that being a woman can be particularly chaotic.
So you don’t have to come up with a 25th hour, we’ve got 10 ideas to help free up some of your valuable time, so you can spend it doing what you love.
It may be coming into the cooler months but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things to be for kids in the garden! We’ve got five gardening suggestions to encourage you and the kids to get outside, get your hands dirty and hopefully start cultivating some little green thumbs in the process!
A few weeks ago, we asked whether you were ready for Christmas through our Facebook page and the overwhelming response seemed to be “No”! (which seemed to echo a lot of the Cenovis team as well!)
So the team wanted to pull together all their “To Do” lists and create a few Cenovis Christmas checklists to help you (and us!) get through the last few weeks before the big day.
With summer on its way and temperatures rising, now is the perfect time to dust off the blender and have some fun mashing and smashing fruit into delicious and nutritious smoothies!
From green smoothies packed with vitamins found in spinach, kale, cucumber and mint to the occasional, but decadent dessert smoothie chock full of creamy vanilla ice-cream, ripe banana and topped with whipped cream. Smoothies are fast, delicious and often packed full of important vitamins for the whole family.
Ok so we know time might be a bit tight with the morning rush during the week but we think these breakfast recipes would be a nice little treat at the weekend.
In the cooler months, there’s nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the house. Here are some classic bake at home bread recipes that we hope everyone will enjoy.
Enjoying smoothies is a great and delicious way to help you get through the recommended five servings of fruit and veg a day. They’re quick and couldn’t be easier to make. There are literally hundreds of smoothie recipes out there but we thought we’d share some of our favorites. All you need is a blender and the ingredients and away you go.
You really don’t have to change your lifestyle radically to have a positive impact on the environment. We’ve compiled a short list of easy and practical ways that will help you on your way to eco-friendliness.
Goodbye post-it-notes and paper planners, hello online organiser! A family planner can be a great way to juggle all your commitments, and what better way than an app that does it for you!
Try the Cozi Family Organizer..
One way to know exactly what you’re putting in your meals is to grow your own ingredients! Planting a veggie patch is a great way to get the whole family outdoors together, and save money on your weekly grocery shop too.
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Buying one big serve is a great way to “go green” and reduce unnecessary packaging and household waste. And you’ll be amazed at just how much money you can save, not to mention cutting down on trips back and forth to the shops.
A great way to save time is to do your shopping online, plus you can stay in your daggy pjs and no one need know! However, it’s important to stay alert when you’re providing your credit card or bank account number online.
Did you know that processed foods take your body longer to break down than natural products? Most food that comes in a jar or a packet contains chemicals (you know, those long words on the back that we can’t even pronounce!) to increase their shelf life. This means our bodies need to use more energy to digest and eliminate these chemicals from the stuff we actually want to store.
It’s common for busy mums to suffer from a case of the “racing mind” at night making it difficult to fall asleep. If you think you’ve got insomnia, it’s important to seek professional medical advice, however there are some simple steps you can take during the day to make the nights a little easier.
Balancing family and work is always exhausting, so try to prioritise some ME time, even if it’s just five minutes a day to recharge your batteries.