Summer Bucket List
Motherhood

Summer Bucket List

Ever made a Summer Bucket List? Summer is here and with six long weeks of no ties ahead of us, you may be wondering what you can do with yourselves? To some, this may sound like a nightmare, but to me, it sounds perfect. Summer is the time of year you can really slow down […]

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Plogging - the new scandi craze
Life Lessons

Plogging – The Latest Scandi Craze

Wondering what the latest Scandi craze will be to hit the British shores? Well, let me tell you, Plogging. We, as a nation, seem a bit obsessed with what our Scandinavian friends are in to. First, it was Hygge, then Lagome (this one passed me by but whilst researching this post, it seemed to come […]

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Time
Motherhood

Time

Time, one of the few things we cannot control. As the saying goes, we think we have all the time in the world but it takes one moment to make us realise that time is such a precious thing, we shouldn’t take it for granted. Here is my wake up call… Standing at the bottom […]

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Mood Food - Mental Health and food the missing link
Life Lessons

Mental health and food – the missing link

In 2010, Mind, the mental health charity produced a report called The Mind Guide to Food and Mood. This report explored the way food and nutrition can affect our mental health. It shows a connection between the food we eat and our general health,  our mental health and mood. Eating regular meals, drinking plenty of […]

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Foraging with Natasha of Forage Botanicals
Natural Home

Foraging with Natasha of Forage Botanicals

Ever thought about foraging? Living in the countryside, I often feel that I don’t take advantage of the plentiful bounty of tastes and ingredients which grow around our home. With this in mind, I decided to chat with Natasha Richardson of Forage Botanicals to find out what I should be looking for as I walk […]

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Free Range Kids Simply Kizzy
Motherhood

Free range kids

I grew up in an era when, during the summer holidays, I’d say bye to my mum at 9 in the morning and probably not be home until tea time. We’d explore our local area, I grew up in a small town, but luckily on the outskirts, so we were surrounded by open fields to […]

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The Green Fingers Plan - Grow Your Own
Natural Home

The green fingers plan

I don’t really have green fingers. I look out of our kitchen window and just beyond the conservatory is our back garden and my heart sinks. There is so much potential to this space but over the past fifteen years that we’ve lived here, it’s been overlooked and neglected. This is down to the fact […]

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Stay Sane During The Festive Season - Simply Kizzy
Life Lessons

Stay sane during the festive season

I can hear you shouting at the screen, “Stay sane during the festive season” but it is possible. We all have commitments that we have to honour in the run-up to the big day. School events, work assignments and family celebrations. Here are a few steps you can take to help cut your stress levels […]

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Time to Slow Down
Life Lessons

Time to slow down

You may be wondering what I am on about. Time to Slow Down. How can I do that at this time of the year? With the festive period fast approaching, now is a good time to start to slow down. I can already hear you shouting, “What, are you mad?” and no I’m not. For […]

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My Why - Simply Kizzy
Life Lessons

My why…

Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. Eddie Cantor Hi and welcome. Wondering why this site is called Simply Kizzy? Over the past few years, I have felt like life has been in […]

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