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That’s That- I am the BIG 30!

Friday was the 21st September. My birthday. As I have got older my birthday has become a bit pants- not for the effort or the amazing gifts everyone helps with just the factor that I am crap at celebrating my birthday. I get anxious when I think about getting older and people making a fuss …

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Decorating- Trying to make up my mind!

Last year we moved into our dream forever home, I Love our house and we decorated the first few weeks after moving in. This was all well and good until we got a new sofa and the sofa was teal- yes it sounds horrible but I can assure you it’s beautiful. Teal is my favourite …

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I fell out of the Recycling bin….

I can imagine you have read the title of this post and thought I had mildly lost the plot. To be honest, your not the first people to think this. Even Matthew and my own mother think I am a little crazy. I will set the scene; It’s Tuesday night and it is blue bin …

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Top Box Sets to watch on TV!

For weeks Matt and I spend our nights looking for new box sets to watch. Unfortunately when we find a good box set we tend to binge watch them and end up without anything to watch again within a few days. I have always been searching for recommendations on new ones to watch. Not a …

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Can’t win either way! 

So today I went to to an appointment after collecting Erin from school. We were sat waiting and yes it was hot but not unbearable. Two elderly ladies came in started to moan about how hot it was.  I get that it’s hot and some people don’t like it, the conversation between them continued and …

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Cluster Headaches- The Sorrow.. The Solution

Cluster headaches, have you heard of them? I hadn’t until I had suffered with them for 3 years. It was 3 years of hell.   In 2008 I had a pretty hellish headache one morning, nothing seemed to take it away. The pain felt like someone had put a knife through my jaw and was …

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How to Revise for exams- with a little help from BIC

With so many youngsters being amidst their exams I have reflected on my education. I was horrendous at revising. I think that if I had revised in a more methodical way and planned my time better I would have done so much better in my exams. Luckily for us we have teamed up with BIC …

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How do you explain the act of terror to a child- in the wake of Manchester bombings

Last night I lay watching the news unfold of the horrific news of a terror attack in Manchester. I was in Manchester on Sunday at Blog On blogging conference- I had only ever been to Manchester once before and it seems like a fab place- I had even said to Jess that I would bring …

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How To Clean and Remove Limescale From Shower Doors

When we moved into our new house the showers were DISGUSTING. The glass is literally covered in limescale. Now I am fairly OCD when it comes to things like this. I think it stems from my mum being amazing at cleaning glass and showers and expected the same standards when I was growing up. Two …