How Not To Apply For a Job: Job Application Form Mistakes

We recently advertised a job at work and my boss tasked me with compiling all of the applications.  As a small company and charity, we don’t contract out to a HR company, we have done this before and know what to look for, we just use them for the actual contracts.   So we updated our application form for the position and put out a notice.  Filling in an application form and sending with your cover letter should be fairly[Read more]

The Monday Morning Migraine Hangover

I have suffered from migraines since I was a teenager, while I don’t get them as often now, when I do they are terrible.   As I sat on the train home on Friday night, I had a feeling I would have one.  There were no auras I had a throbbing headache and all the usual causes of a migraine were there.  I was stressed from work, tired, sitting on the train eating a chocolate bar (yeah I am sure[Read more]

Why Date Night Is Important & Win A Night Out

After living together for years, date night is still important for me.  You get into a routine of just coming home from work and cooking, cleaning, watching tv or whatever else.  We started to miss the “fun” of dating so once a month we arrange a night out, get dressed up, no friends, no family and take it in turns to decide where to go.  We would love to make it a weekly event but between work and other stuff[Read more]

GlamST: Give Yourself A Virtual Makeover

Ever seen an amazing deal on makeup online but not had the time to go shopping to check it out before the deal sells out or expires or need a new colour to go with that new dress?  Or even worse, tried a new lipstick in those lovely perfectly set lights in the makeup store to get home to find the colour is completely different than you thought? GlamST can help you out! It allows you to create a virtual[Read more]

Living On $1.75 A Day? I Am Trying Live Below The Line

$1.75 a day? I can hear you saying that I must be crazy but we did the Live Below The Line Challenge last year through work and managed (barely).  Okay we cheated a little, we used money over the week but some days were higher and others were lower and we had an event at work where we ate fancy hors d’oeuvres one day but this year we will follow the rules!  If Ben Affleck can do it so can I![Read more]