Top Tips for being Mother of the Bride

Have a daughter Wait for her to get engaged Until earlier this year I thought that was pretty much it but since Caity has started planning her wedding in earnest over the past six months I have had more of an insight into what the role of Mother of the Bride actually entails.   Or doesn’t.

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Should guests be charged to attend a wedding?

This weekend was my future son in law’s stag do, and next weekend is my daughter’s hen do which means one thing: their wedding is imminent.  This time next month in fact.   They have been engaged for almost two years and saving hard from the minute the ring hit Caity’s finger at the Trevi fountain

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The Amazon Echo really could be life changing

  That sounds like a bit of an exaggeration doesn’t it?  We often refer to things as being life changing.  Take our coffee machine for instance.  Every morning when we grind the beans and then make that perfect coffee we mutter “life saver, thanks” or feel that mug of steaming hot caffeine has just changed

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Did you know this about me?

  I was recently tagged by Nickie at I Am Typecast in an old school, this is me post.  Not so much because Nickie wanted to tell us more about herself, but more because she wanted to participate in a blog post meme like we all used to do when we first started out on

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Leake Street Tunnel

We weren’t even really meant to be in the Leake Street Tunnel on Saturday.  Heck before we arrived I hadn’t heard of it, despite it being under the train tracks at Waterloo, our point of arrival into London whenever we travel by train. We arrived there as part of a group taking part in a

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World Book Day 2018

Yep, it won’t have escaped your attention that today is World Book Day.   It seems to come around with alarming speed every  year and send parents into a complete panic as schools issue edicts about what children can and can’t dress up today.    I have heard of some saying no super heroes.   Say what?! 

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Fancy rebooting your life?

Have you ever fancied rebooting your life?  If you are anything like me you do it about four hundred times a day.  Sometimes it is something small you want to change like finding a way for you to not have to empty the dishwasher for the third time.  Sometimes it is something huge like dumping

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