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My Top Five Dashing Heroes

So I have been unable to think of a serious-type post for my #OurFaveFive linky post this month hosted by Suburban Mum. So I though..sod it..I am going to pay homage to men on horses brandishing sharp things. In recognition of War and Peace which I am finding most enjoyable January TV viewing and made… Continue reading My Top Five Dashing Heroes

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#TenThings I have liked and loved – January 2016

Am loving getting involved with blog linkies sorry, not sorry and one that gives you the opportunity to think back positively on your month get’s a Thumbs Up from me… So I am linking up with #TenThings over at A Cornish Mum’s fab blog. Ten things I have liked and loved about this month…in no… Continue reading #TenThings I have liked and loved – January 2016

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Birthday gifts for the girl who will be six

So my hubby and I are finding it very fecking difficult to think of birthday gift ideas for our soon-to-be six year old, L. Firstly, when she turns 6, she will actually be 16 (well, if current mood swings and attitude are anything to go by..) Secondly, she doesn’t really play with toys. This makes… Continue reading Birthday gifts for the girl who will be six

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

I have not had a good week. Last week, and indeed the last few months, have been positive. I have started blogging, I coped well with and actually enjoyed Christmas and had great time with my family and friends. Last week I was eating well and was motivated. I charged my Fitbit Flex back up… Continue reading Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

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The Household Experiment

*Warning* Long-ish Post – it has a point at the end I promise! On Friday afternoon I removed a finished laundry load from the machine. It was a fairly ‘vital’ load, containing many pairs of pants, a Stagecoach Theatre t-shirt needed for the weekend, tights for school..those sorts of things. I placed Said Load in the… Continue reading The Household Experiment

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Things I start but can’t damn well finish!

So I sit here tonight, drinking a nice cup of tea, and trying to get some sort of enthusiasm together to finish a very exciting exceedingly dull distance learning course I am completing through my job. Subject: Customer Service. With my background in Retail Management this should be a walk in the park right?! I chose… Continue reading Things I start but can’t damn well finish!

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Fancy-Pants Food Servings

So I have been inspired by a conversation I was having with a colleague at work today. We are both getting fed-up with fancy-pants food servings. You know the kind of thing I mean..burgers served on bread boards, Steaks served on slate, Chips served stacked up Jenga-styleeee so they look like there are loads but… Continue reading Fancy-Pants Food Servings

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My Favourite Five – December

So welcome to my first go at a linky, hosted by my good friend Suburban Mum.. So my favourite random five things from December were…. 1. Our family holiday at Center Parcs Elvedon Forest We were lucky enough to stay for a 5 night break for the second week of the holidays. We shared a Woodland… Continue reading My Favourite Five – December

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A reason why I should not read the paper…

I have had a bit of ‘Blogger’s Block’ if that is even a term?! Have had loads of things I want to say but can’t seem to get them down on ‘paper’ in the right way. So apologies for the silence..and I hope you are all enjoying this brand new year. Today I am going… Continue reading A reason why I should not read the paper…