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  • No Tears, Adele and an Invisalign Update #LittleLoves

    After a whirlwind trip to Wales for 48 hours, only returning this evening (Thursday), I wasn’t expecting to write a Little Loves post this week but I just can’t stay away! I love storing up some of the best bits of my week in anticipation of sharing them with you; it really does give me a more positive outlook on life.…

    Wish You Were Here? A Weekend in Lisbon

    Every five years, three girlfriends and I jet off for a long weekend, usually to a city in Europe, hopefully to a place that none of us have been to before. Ten years ago we set up a bank account, agreeing to deposit £15.00 each month, to ensure that this little adventure actually happens. You know how the intention is firmly there but the funds…

    Fake Tan, Getting Lost in Lisbon and Three Girls #LittleLoves

    Life. It’s a funny old beast isn’t it? Eating ice cream in Lisbon one day, reading the horrific news of yet another terrorist attack, the next. I’ve seen so many posts on social media this week about not letting hate win and I absolutely believe that. I think it’s important to remind ourselves that we still live in a beautiful world; a…

    At Home With…Me

    One of my reasons for starting this blog was to reignite some of the passions that I had pre-children. Ones that got pushed to the back-burner due to obvious reasons. Ones that I have more time for now that they are growing up. I’ve always had an interest in interiors, something that led me to completing a curtain-making course at night school some…

    Happy Days, Big Little Lies and a Chocolate Cake Disaster #…

    It’s been a busy one folks. How was your week? We’ve celebrated a birthday and yet again, I am left wondering how on earth I’m old enough to have a 17 year old. Of course we all know the answer to that and at 45, you would think that I would too! The truth is, I still feel like a teenager myself most days. I wonder…

    A Small Victory, Culinary Delights and Feeling Thankful #LittleLoves

    Over the last five years, blogging has slowly become my favourite form of escapism. Although I have sometimes been sucked into this whole idea of needing to provide fresh material, these days I am just writing what I want, when I want, for me and no one else. What I’ve always loved more than anything, is writing a post that really resonates with readers. Last week’s post about embracing the…

    When Did Ordinary Become Meaningless?

    In case you hadn’t guessed, I’m a ‘words’ person. A great quote will stop me in my tracks; I prefer receiving a thoughtfully crafted note to a gift and unless I’ve written something down, there’s no way on this earth I will remember it. Oh and I’m also a bit of a Scrabble fiend (if I can persuade anyone to play –…

    A New Book, Discovering Foundation and the Difference a Year …

    It’s Friday again? Wow, that week went fast! I have a pretty full diary today (I’m writing this on Thursday) and tomorrow has become rather chocka too what with an unfortunate roots (of the hair kind) incident that needs sorting asap. However,  I always have time for that special moment in each week when I get to share some of my…

    Slogan T-Shirts (for the slightly more mature)

    As you all know, April is a ‘No New Clothes’ month for me. You mean you didn’t know? Where’ve you been? If you follow me on social media, you will be all too aware that it’s kind of killing me. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have a wardrobe exploding with new clothes; I think it’s more to do with that age…