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September 2014

Personal Life

New shoes

September 25, 2014

Massively exited to come home and find my ACHICA order has arrived. Two nights ago I surfed around the site and they had these beige Hobbs wedges in my size, half price. Couldn’t get my mouse to click quickly enough. They are here, they are mine and I’ll be trotting around tonight in them. If you’ve not discovered www.achica.com it’s an Aladdin’s Cave of lifestyle purchases at unbeatable prices.…

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Food

“Darling its all in the presentation”

September 25, 2014

There are not many people who arrive in France and take out of their suitcase 2 steaks a load of sausages and a bag of lettuce. I did! The fact is France is not like the UK with an open all hours policy, so when I know I’m arriving late and want to eat at home its the only way. with a quick dash to an airport shop for milk. This meal took me minuets to bash together and by…

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Personal Life

Scotland

September 19, 2014

This is how much I love my Union Jack I sleep under it ! Thank God England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are sticking together. I see us like a big family who have our squabbles but are always home for Christmas. We scream shout sometimes hurl around terrible harsh accusations but look what happens if outsiders try to join in or penetrate our island we come together like glue, standing firm as we’ve done for 300 years. Lets hope…

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Perfect Home

Candle fixation

September 16, 2014

I know I’m not alone with my Candle fixation. Wether they are aromatic or in lanterns candles just make a room twinkle and definitely add that homely relaxing touch. They also make a great gift, I bulk buy knowing that I’ll never be caught out, I can always pop one in a bag with a flurry of tissue and when I hand it over there will be a genuine smile and “Thank you” But why are some so expensive and…

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Personal Life

Yahoo News Digest addict

September 15, 2014

Suddenly become addicted to Yahoo’s News Digest, kept me entertained from Manchester to Newcastle. Now my favourite pastime apart from making my way through 5 series of ‘True Blood’ downloaded from Amazon Prime. I need to get out I know.…

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Personal Life

Hair today more tomorrow…

September 15, 2014

Over the years I’ve thanked the angels for giving me a good head of hair,  mainly because it hides my not-so-attractive ears and my flat head! It comes from the Turner side of the family; my Dad, at the age of 82, is still the proud owner of what my Mum would call ‘a good mop’. However, when faced with sustained stress what was once my crowning glory was dull, lifeless and literally breaking off. I tried to ignore it…

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Personal Life

Trash the dress

September 12, 2014

‘Google’ Trash The Dress’ a friend sent me a selection of pictures when I was sorting out the storage containers of my life and was wondering what to do with my wedding dress?…

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Life

Hug

September 12, 2014

A friend of mine posted this on Face Book. made me feel good so thought you might like it.…

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