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Red Tractor Week

Red Tractor Week

Back in May this year you might remember I took part in the Red Tractor Challenge. This was to eat for a week basing meals around Red Tractor assured products. I was lucky enough to be the winner with my Rhubard loaf recipe and am looking forward to a lovely three course meal and a night away at a rather lovely hotel with my husband in November as the prize. This week is Red Tractor week, … Read entire article »

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Offline Sunday

Offline Sunday

Recently I have not gone online much on a Sunday, yesterday I did not go online all day! Don’t get me wrong I am far from a social media addict but like many I get sucked into reading one thing after another. Looking at one picture after another and it goes on until you realise an hour or more has gone and lost really! So I am going to try every Sunday not to turn on … Read entire article »

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New term for Mums

New term for Mums

Okay so the kids are either back to school or will by the time the weeks is out. They are kitted out for their new term so I think it is a great time to think about ours too. The school new year is a fresh start for the kids but a perfect excuse too for a fresh new leaf sort of approach for us. Like the real New Year without the hang over, the … Read entire article »

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Themed nights

Themed nights

Themed nights are a fun way to break the darker evenings which will be soon around the corner. Sorry I know but bit by bit I am taking the dogs out earlier as the evening draw shorter. Halloween of course is not far away but something in between sounds good to me. When I was younger about 16, I learned to play poker to impress some boy’s. I got a book, homed in on my skills … Read entire article »

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Time

Time

The end of the school holidays is looming a little too quickly for my liking. It is the whole it is less than a week thing. The school uniform has yet to be purchased though this time it is just trousers, skirts and shirts. Last year it was the whole kit and P.E kit already for a new school after a move. Shoes I think fit but I better check as I am sure Oscar … Read entire article »

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You know a house is a home when…

You know a house is a home when…

I wrote about this a while back, whilst I was still waiting for it to happen. But I think you know a house is a home when you get back from holiday and you go “Ahh it is nice to be back!”. The recycling bins had been put out and put away again by one of the our neighbours without even asking them. Which was great as the plastic and cardboard one was chocker block! Our … Read entire article »

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On holiday

On holiday

Image thanks to Oscar x x x … Read entire article »

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Morning faces

Morning faces

In your 20′s and even 30′s this is something you don’t need to worry about. Unless you had a night on the tiles then you might. Thinking about it, if you are sub 40 then remember that face. Slightly puffy, kind of melting, blood-shot eyes and there you have it your morning face once over the age of 40. Now don’t get me wrong, you just glance in the mirror if needed. Go have your morning … Read entire article »

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In need of a flower to settle on

In need of a flower to settle on

Yes I am theoretically looking for a flower to settle on! I am referring to my butterfly nature. I seem to be fluttering from place to place in all directions but finding it hard to settle anywhere. This is not to do with my home or where I live, it is to do with the direction I need to go personally. The problem is there are so many sweet-smelling flowers that attract me. I generally have … Read entire article »

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Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar, I just can not believe you are going to be 13! Well I can when it comes to the fact you are fast growing taller than me but in other ways where has that little Thomas fan gone? You have always been that mellow boy except on the very rare occasions you are not. You are always so kind and thoughtful especially to me! Helping me out or telling me to slow down and relax! … Read entire article »

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