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Monday Mutters – SD camera card mistake & vlogs

Monday Mutters – SD camera card mistake & vlogs

How can another week of gone by, I ask you? But today the sunshine has joined us here on this Monday morning and I hope it is with you too! Last week one way and another went in a blurr, the usual stresses I have grown to expect and a lesson learned about not leaving your camera SD card in your laptop when it needs to do an update. Yep, my laptop has been down since Thursday … Read entire article »

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One £2 bunch of flowers & recycled glass jars & bottles

One £2 bunch of flowers & recycled glass jars & bottles

I am sure it is not only me that weighs up whether you can justify a nice bunch of flowers to cheer the house up. Or a Costa coffee or that magazine you love to flick through but don’t actually need. Or maybe it is just me, but there always seems so much else needed and well want I would like I generally put at the bottom of the list. No, no, no don’t feel … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters -Colleges, jobs and life

Monday Mutters -Colleges, jobs and life

Monday mutters and I am on time! Unlike last week which was Thursday and my mutters turned into mumbles! This weekend saw us looking at a college for Bex. The first of many open day’s and open evening’s for her to decide on where to take her next step in education. We have many choices here and choice is always key to finding something that is right for you. Going around the college seemed very strange. … Read entire article »

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Go Pink in the kitchen to raise money for Cancer Research

Go Pink in the kitchen to raise money for Cancer Research

My friend Anna who is a Pampered Chef consultant has raised lots and lots of money for Cancer Research over the years. I think I can safely say on her behalf it is one of many huge benefits of her job. Pampered Chef have a fab range of ‘Pink’ products all with £1 donation on each item purchased. But unlike most other companies selling  ‘Pink’ products a lot of the Pampered Chef consultants go that much … Read entire article »

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Late Monday Mumbles & way’s to help your re-track negative thoughts

Late Monday Mumbles & way’s to help your re-track negative thoughts

Yes, I know it is Thursday and how can I have a Monday mumble now, I mean it will be Monday again before I know it. But here is the deal, a little bit of Monday mumbles is good for the soul. I start to write and then generally by the end I feel a whole lot better. When life feels a bit more of an up hill struggle than you would have asked for, it … Read entire article »

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A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

The guy’s at Suppose.com asked if I tell could you about their great service that they offer. Until they emailed me I had not heard of them and I am guessing you won’t have either. It is not a huge company and Mark who contacted me is the co-owner so always extra nice to support smaller companies. Of course the fact they wanted to send me ‘How to Bake’ by Paul Hollywood so I could … Read entire article »

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The balance of keeping it real in blogging

The balance of keeping it real in blogging

This post came about after I took the above photo. There is a sense of calm in the background, and I am hoping that a possible thought may be I would love to eat that! Then of course I want you make it, but to me as well as the yummy chocolate thing (yet to name it, recipe coming soon!) the setting looks rather nice too. It evokes to me a sense of calm and … Read entire article »

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Salad leaves

Salad leaves

Salad leaves have come a long way since the round lettuce of my childhood most commonly found in our salad. I remember iceberg lettuce seeming really exotic and being a fan of such things I remember growing salad leaves age about 10 or 11 including Lollo Rosso for that Continental touch! So it is safe to say I do love salad leaves. Luckily both Bex and Oscar have taken after me, where as my husband presented … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Bluuurrrrrr & reading

Monday Mutters – Bluuurrrrrr & reading

Bluuurrrrrr is said today head drooping with the energy of someone who has run a least 100 miles without a break or even a sip of water! Yes it is Monday and I am feeling sorry for myself! Actually the aim is to type this out, brush myself down and get on with it. A feeling sorry for you state of mind is not at all beneficial we all know. The fact we are officially in … Read entire article »

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Sponsored Video – Give someone a breakfast

Sponsored Video – Give someone a breakfast

In our house breakfast is an important meal of the day. A breakfast missed will equal a not very good day for most of our household. I did in my twenties go through a phase of missing breakfast and soon reverted back knowing if I didn’t have it, there was a price to pay. Dipped energy levels and concentration followed by a rush to get an instant fill of something usually loaded with sugar and … Read entire article »

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