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Keeping skin glowing in winter.

*This post contains links to products I have reviewed, and affiliate links. I don’t share unless I genuinely recommend something* It’s no secret that I struggle with winter but this year I am trying to look after myself, introduce more self-care to my routine and do things that help me to survive the cold, dark, damp […]


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Blog author, Karen Reekie

Welcome to the Mad House. I originally started this blog, in a blur of sleep deprivation, to get my thoughts and feelings down somewhere, on parenting, second time round, with a baby that had major sleep issues (and not just normal ones) but it has grown and grown. We are now well into our fifth year at the Mad House and you will find blog posts on anything from gardening, to politics, with lots of ramblings on parenting, and also about living with food intolerances. I blog about cows milk and gluten free cooking too.

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