Some days I write about life and loves, other days it’s all about dating, parenting work-life and whatever random rants are swirling around in my head
Yes, that's me! The one with the Mickey Ears
Hi, I'm Samantha and welcome to my blog. I don't just talk about work stuff. From food to fashion, relationships, random stuff and grown-up life in general. And obviously being fab over 40......
Ghosting, the act of cutting communication for no reason, is wrong and cowardly. Why do people do it and is there ever a good reason for it?
Choosing the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be really hard work. So I’ve narrowed down the choices to help you out this Mother’s Day
A situationship is that confusing part between dating and a committed relationship. But you may not realise that you’re in a situationship
Love Bombing: Boy and girl both swipe right and she is immediately swept off her feet by this too good to be true guy. Almost too perfect.
Are you feeling stuck or just stuck in the same life and same routine we’ve been churning out for years? It is a mindset that can change
The friend zone is an odd little space that can be used to disguise many a dating sin. It’s also a very unfriendly place.
Giving up alcohol for Dry January is easier than you think, you just have to get yourself into the right frame of mind and stay positive
If you didn’t already know it’s Black Friday and I’ve been on the hunt for the best super sales for the more savvy shoppers
When deciding if you should get back with your ex, a good place to start is looking at the reasons why you broke up in the first place
Hitting 40 doesn’t mean you are getting old. You can still look and feel young at heart and be totally fab over 40! Here are a few tips;
Dating is scary enough at the best of times. But now as we emerge from lockdown the thoughts of meeting new people is starting to crop up
It’s time to give your business a good Spring clean. Spring is the ideal time to give all the dark corners of your business the once over.
How often have you been asked, either in a business environment or a personal event, what is it that you do?
A ‘Girl Power’ selfie is a far cry from real female empowerment. You don’t have to be anti-men to embrace female empowerment or be a feminist
Dating someone that just got out of a relationship requires a lot of patience and understanding. Here are a few tips to help you when dating
Sex, drugs and rock n roll or just a KFC. Who and what are you really missing during lockdown? Or who and what are you not missing at all?
Surviving lockdown is tough for everyone but it doesn’t mean to say it also has to be a horrible time. It can be fun, productive or even just relaxing
Forgive me, I left you hanging mid dating disaster tales and now I feel like dating is more like ordering pizza for fast food romance!
Dating with anxiety is a nightmare. Some make it their life ambition to be somebody else’s trigger. I told my anxiety we need to break up
In the world of dating many people don’t know what it is they want from all their swiping. Do they want a relationship or just a friend with benefits?
I can safely say I will never be online dating again. It’s awful. Soul destroying. Many guys I’ve encountered were not genuine
We all have an inner critic whether we want one or not. The important thing is that we learn how to turn down its volume now and then.
I make no secret of my love of Irish boybands, namely Boyzone. But I’ve got a new love. Boyzlife. A wonderful combination of Keith Duffy of Boyzone and Brian McFadden of Westlife.
Do you find that you are always comparing yourself to others? Focus your efforts on being the very best version of you and going after the life that YOU want.
What messages are you telling yourself that could be preventing you from achieving your goals? Is it time for you to get out of your own way?
We all have off days. Those kinds of days when you’d quite happily have a duvet day and not face the outside world. So what lifts your mood and makes you happy?
Many people seem to have a mental barrier when it comes to the age they start to pursue their passions. The truth is, it’s never too late to pursue your passions
I used to care about other peoples opinions until I tried to pay my bills with them. Here’s why you shouldn’t care about other peoples opinions and why they don’t matter
Most of us have some form of irrational fears. Mine involve dating. But are they irrational or relevant? And could a vegan actually kill me!
Young Driver can help get your teen mobile before their 17th birthday. The thought of your child driving a car is terrifying for most parents
It’s that time to buy the stocking fillers. So it’s a good job I’ve done the research for you and come up with a bucket load of great bits and pieces for just about everyone
Stopping drinking wasn’t a particularly conscious decision I made. It just happened. But I am concerned by those that are offended at my sober status.
Dealing with death becomes more common the older you get. What do you do when a friends’ loved one dies? How do you deal with their grief?
Dinner from the new menu at the recently refurbished Grill In The Park at the Worsley Marriott Hotel and Country Club is a must if you’re in the area
Did you know that more people go down the path to divorce in January than any other month? January really is National Divorce Month!
All kids at some point are going to use the Internet. But do you really know what they are doing or is your own ignorance failing your kids?