Inspired Wallpaper with *Giveaway*

Having recently spent a whole week turning our office into a nursery, I have found myself either browsing websites online looking for inspiration or browsing the aisles of hardware stores to find something or other that we need.

There is only one room in our whole house that has a feature wall with wallpaper but it’s something I have pondered over when decorating the nursery or thinking about revamping a room in the house for the future.

Inspired Wallpaper is the official home of 3 great British wallpaper brands; Crown, Coloroll and Vymura.

Collectively these brands have been providing inspirational wall fashion for over 100 years and their designers are known for creating innovative products. When browsing the site, you can choose between searching by colour, room or even by style.

To celebrate finishing decorating, I have teamed up with Inspired Wallpaper to giveaway a £75 voucher to use on their site. This is UK only and the competition will last for 7 days via the Rafflecopter below. I will then draw a name at random and once contact has been made with the winner, Inspired Wallpaper will liaise with them directly to sort out the details. So happy entering and Good Luck!

Laura x

 

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Soul Insoles: a treat for your feet

My feet have taken one hell of a whack this pregnancy but fingers crossed, so far I’ve managed to avoid any swelling. When I say they’ve suffered I refer to the lack of ability to put ones shoes on and the reliance of slip on sandals which don’t always offer a great deal of support.

When I was sent some insoles to put to the test, I wasn’t sure what to expect. That probably sounds ridiculous but I’ve never needed to use insoles before so I wasn’t sure what they would feel like or whether I would like the idea of wearing them.

Souls Insoles are designed specifically for us pregnant ladies out there and are made to support your feet and arches throughout pregnancy.

As I’ve progressed throughout pregnancy, I have noticed that day-to-day the ability to see my feet is starting to slip out of my grasp and soon no doubt, I won’t be able to see them at all. This poses a problem for making sure they are well looked after but this is where the insoles have come in super handy.

The pair I received were Poppy Red as you can see, but you can also get them in Royal Purple, Baby Pink, Baby Blue, Slate Grey and Silver, so a pair for most kind of shoes really and are a bargain at the moment at £19.99.

If you didn’t already know, hormonal changes in your body during pregnancy release a hormone called “Relaxin”. This loosens all the ligaments and tendons in you body including those in your feet; causing your arches to fall and increasing the size of your foot by a whole shoe size! As if your body doesn’t get big enough your feet suffer too.

I’ve been trying these out in my work shoes and trainers and have definitely felt a different level of comfort to anything I’ve worn before. Shoes aren’t always the comfiest creation especially when lots of ladies like to wear gorgeous shoes that cripple their feet. These insoles have a cushioned section in the arch that provides a good level of support and comfort when you’re out and about or stood on your feet for a period of time. In my job I’m office based but regularly find myself moving about to meetings etc so these have been a lifesaver at seeing me through my last trimester. I have 9 weeks to go and these will stick with me no doubt until she is here and even beyond if I can’t bear to part with them.

If you have long-suffering feet and are pregnant then I would definitely recommend these to help you relieve some of that pressure.

Laura x

*These items were sent to me in exchange for an open and honest review, no payment has been received and all thoughts and content are my own*

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Matched Betting – Why Wait?

I blogged about getting back into Matched Betting over on my blog a couple of weeks ago, and if you missed it HERE is the link.

Since jumping back on the bandwagon so to speak, I have re-familiarised myself with the ins and outs and watched the tutorials before placing that highly anticipated first bet.

My first bet was £10 and from that bet I made my money back plus an additional £11.49 profit.

This might not sound like a lot, but for a bit of a refresher and a small amount of my time and effort, I have more than doubled my money. This is far more than I would earn in interest with any bank as you would still need a substantial sum at today’s rates to get anywhere in that region.

If you’re thinking about giving it a go yourself, then Matched Betting are offering the chance to access their Premium Service for 7 days for only £1. This is an amazing chance to give it a go and see if it is something you could get into over the next 7 days. The return of the football season tonight makes it an even better time to give this a go and see what you make of it.

If you decide to have a go yourself, leave me a comment and let me know how you get on.

Laura x

 

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