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Gracefully Grey

Gracefully Grey I was in my very early twenties when I discovered my first grey hair. I did what many other people have done I’m sure, and quickly plucked it…

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100 Truths

100 Truths I was tagged by the lovely Sophie at Wifemotherlife to complete the 100 truths questionnaire about myself. These types of posts are normally a bit of fun getting…

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Revitalising your home

Revitalising Your Home: Alternatives To Moving Moving house. Regular readers of my blog will recall that we moved house back in 2016. We moved for more outdoor space which was…

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Sunshine Blogger Award

Sunshine Blogger Award Firstly thank you to Debbie at Squidgydoodle for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. It’s delightful to receive recognition from a fellow blogger and creative. You…

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Spring Is Sprung

Spring Is Sprung…?   Is spring sprung? It certainly feels as though it is. After the Beast from the East last week bringing minus degree temperatures, snow drifts, ice and…

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Chaucer’s Valentine’s Gift

Chaucer’s Valentine’s Gift Widely considered to be the spearhead of English Literature, Geoffrey Chaucer also gave us a Valentine’s Day gift centuries ago. Sometimes forgotten about amongst the bustle of…

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Mindfulness In Children

Mindfulness In Children One of the joys of being a parent is watching your children grow. Seeing them explore the world around them and take an interest in learning all…

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Five Things About Me

Five Things About Me I was tagged on Instagram to write five things about myself that you might not all know. So I thought I would share them here too….

Banish Blue Monday
Blue Monday

Blue Monday According to a formula publicised by Sky Travel back in 2005, Blue Monday is the most difficult day of the year when it comes to our nation’s mood….

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light I was delighted to learn recently about a bloggers’ photography competition hosted by Urban Cottage Industries. Photography has long been an interest of mine. Seeing the…

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New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me (And Why I Won’t Be Making New Year’s Resolutions) Happy New Year! I hope that you had a fun New Year’s Eve and are enjoying 2018 so…

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O Christmas Tree!

O Christmas Tree! The Christmas lights are switched on in town and shops are bulging with baubles, wrapping paper, toys, gadgets and gizmos. Like many families we are eyeing our…

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