We’re doing a garden makeover

  This  post is in collaboration with LionsHome It has only been in the planning for fourteen years but we are finally doing a garden makeover.   It was on the list of things to do as soon as we moved in, along with ripping out the bathroom and to be fair that hasn’t happened yet either, but this year we have decided it’s time for the garden to get

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Top tips to make sure your clothes fit properly

This is a collaboration We have all been there haven’t we?  Put on an outfit that we tried on in the shop but when we wear it for any length of time we realise it is one of the most uncomfortable things we have ever owned because it just doesn’t quite fit our shape properly.   I have lost count of the number of times I have longed to get

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What I learned at the FA Cup Final

Last Saturday I made my second visit to Wembley to watch the FA Cup Final.  Both times it was to watch Manchester City play against another team beginning with W in an FA Cup Final.   The first time was against Wigan in 2013 and the less said about that result for my Man City supporting husband, the better.   This time the FA Cup final was against Watford and

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Ranty Friday — Cheat Day

I have been debating for a while whether or not I should bring back Ranty Friday, and seeing this picture on Instagram this week sealed the deal for me.   A picture shared not from an account that I follow but from a post that had been promoted and shared onto my timeline in the hope, presumably, I would buy it.   Oh how wrong the algorithm was on Monday.

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Neos Smarter Home Insurance

What if I told you there was a way to secure your home, and that it offers you comprehensive cover on your home insurance?  And that you could control it all from your phone.   Sounds far fetched, right? Wrong. The clever people at Neos have come up with a system that in their words: … combines smart technology and 24/7 assistance with comprehensive home insurance. No matter where you

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National Vegetarian Week 2019

This week has been National Vegetarian Week and I have to say that this is something that would normally pass me completely by.   This year, however, my eldest daughter has become a vegan so I have been on a bit of a mission to learn about vegan foods and products.   I didn’t really think about vegan beauty products or household items prior to reviewing some vegan candles last

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Cote Restaurant — A review

To celebrate National Vegetarian Week this week I am sharing a few posts that celebrate all things veggie.    With reviews of some products I have been sent to try but today I am reviewing Cote restaurant who invited us along last month to sample their new vegetarian menu.    Which was great timing as Caity, my eldest, had recently decided to follow a vegan diet so she was thrilled

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How do you buy your wine? — AD

This is advertorial content Let me guess.   It is in one of two ways. Either online, based on one of three things: it’s the one you drink and know you like; you browse and chose it based on the name, grape or region it is from; or you like the label. Or you stand in the supermarket aisle and go to the shelf that you always go to and

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Travelling around Malta by bus

As country’s go, Malta has to be one of the smallest.   Wikipedia tells us that it is only 122 sq miles and has a population of less than half a million (though to be fair Malta as a country is made up of three islands that include Gozo and Comino but I am just talking about the main island here).   This makes it ideal for exploring when over

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Dear Meghan

May I call you Meghan?  I feel I can because I have followed you since I first watched you in Suits.   I might have even done a proper high five into the air when you told Mike exactly how things worked in the officers of Spector Litt (or whichever incarnation of the name was on the door when the series started.  There have been so many changes, and it

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My Monthly Binge — May

And so here we are another month later, and a month with two bank holidays and a week of half term.   So if you find yourself with a few extra hours thanks to no school run, or a weekend away, here are my suggestions of what to binge this month Madam Secretary — NOW TV If you haven’t seen this then you are in for an absolute treat.  

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