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My Lent Challenge – Week 1 Roundup

So it’s Day 8 of Lent and I am pleased to say I have not eaten anything chocolate. The list of foods I normally eat, that I have given up, includes: All chocolate bars and buttons Pain au Chocolat Costa’s medium hot chocolate Nutella Chocolate Digestive biscuits Chocolate donuts Anything with chocolate brought into the… Continue reading My Lent Challenge – Week 1 Roundup

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My Lent Challenge

I posted on facebook and Instagram about the charity creme-egg challenge I took part in at work recently. As a company we are all trying to raise money for a charity in Kenya. You can read about it here. I ate 7 creme eggs in 10 minutes, and came 3rd in the competition. At the… Continue reading My Lent Challenge

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Valentine’s Day, before the shops stole it

I was asked to write a post about Valentine’s Day, by a friend who feels similarly to me, because we are both quite cynical about the day, and the novelty wore off for us after working together in retail. I believe the day has turned more into an over-hyped commercialised event, causing people (mainly women… Continue reading Valentine’s Day, before the shops stole it

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Tag

So today Maria over at Suburban Mum very kindly tagged me in to the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers tag. As I am a newbie to blogging I thought this would be quite nice to have a go at to answer some questions about me, and ask some other bloggers as well to get to know you… Continue reading Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Tag

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What weekends are for..

We had a really nice weekend. Very simple but just perfect. Although I should point out I don’t include the Saturday morning kids clubs runs in that. What a sweaty, stressy palaver that is… So after we were back from various clubs, we were off up to stay with our friends in Surrey, Maria over… Continue reading What weekends are for..

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My Social Media Addiction

I have a social media addiction. I am pretty sure of it, and probably my friends and family would agree. And I am also pretty sure I am one of thousands.. Since I joined up to Facebook in 2007 and later upgraded to my first smartphone, there has been no looking back for me. And… Continue reading My Social Media Addiction

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Spa Break Review – The Spread Eagle, Midhurst

I have just come back from a very nice overnight spa break we booked to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I haven’t been asked to review it, but it was fab and I wanted to give a little shout out to support a local business. The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa is a very established venue located in… Continue reading Spa Break Review – The Spread Eagle, Midhurst

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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