Month: December 2018

Volunteering Series: Volunteering for Less by Astrid Halliday


Introduction Merry Christmas all, I’m sure you won’t be reading this on Christmas Day, but I have been promising poor […]

Mental Health Series: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Mental Health Series: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


When you hear the words, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or as it’s more commonly known, “PTSD”, what do you think of? For me, I think of soldiers, veterans, I think of mental health, awareness, I think of… me. 

Why I Don't Celebrate Christmas, Anymore. A Dedication to a Very Special Man

Lifestyle: Why I don’t Celebrate Christmas, anymore


I entered the room and approached my mother just thinking she was drunk as usual and getting emotional. I asked her what was wrong, she just kept screaming, “he’s gone, he’s gone!” Panic ran through me, who was gone? Was my daddy, okay? Was it my grandpapi? It couldn’t be my Uncle A because he was there. Uncle S was fine, he wasn’t on tour anywhere with the army. Who was gone and why was she so upset? Then mother interrupted my little 9-year-old brain to say one name, S.

Foodie Recipes: Mushroom Soup


Anyone else absolutely freezing? I AM! I thought why not post my recipe for homemade mushroom soup for the masses? I know mushrooms are hit and miss for some people, but I love them. This recipe is so easy to make and only takes 40 minutes to 60 minutes to make. I’ve set out how to make my yummy soup in 12 easy steps, below. 

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