We all have those people around us online, and in life that want nothing more than to absolutely ruin your day. Thankfully, I’m not exaggerating when I opened the post with ‘we all have those people..’ as it isn’t just you – you aren’t alone in this and yes, it really is okay to talk about it. Now, I’m not…

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Blogging is something I’ve embraced for a long, long time. I might not be the best at it, and I might not be huge but I do have a little bit of knowledge around the subject I think I can share.  This post is the first in a series which will talk you through the basics of blogging –…

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Most of you know I’ve been suffering with a cold the past week so I knew that my Slow Cooker Comforts post had to reflect that. Ingredients: 1 cauliflower, chopped into florets 4 parsnips, peeled and chopped 2 small onions, peeled and chopped 100g yellow split peas 2 teaspoons of wholegrain mustard 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic (I use the Very…

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I’m in love with fitness and I’m not looking back! Over the last few months, there has been a huge shift in my focus and I know that some people have picked up on and questioned me about it – but I didn’t want to jinx myself and just did my own thing. I’ve begun a rather intense love affair,…

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Oh My Blog is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have heard of before, and learn a little more about them! This month, the theme is Mums (because…

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One of my favourite things in the world, is my Morphy Richards Slow Cooker. It really is the one thing I can’t live without when it comes to my kitchen. I did have a ceramic version of this, but the ceramic actually cracked then shattered so I swear by the stainless steel version – although some people prefer ceramic I…

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A few months ago when I saw an advertisement for the new Viaduct Violet Women’s Institute looking for founding members.. I knew it was meant to be. At that point I remember firing off text messages to Gill of Gilliblogs and we both agreed to give it a go. I wanted to be a part of something bigger, something brilliant…

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So, some people have probably noticed my social media accounts have had a huge overhaul. I’ve unfollowed a lot of accounts.. In fact I unfollowed all of the accounts I  previously followed. Over 2016 I had followed so many new accounts, that I just cannot keep up anymore and I feel like my engagement is dropping – so I made…

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So, here we are on March the 2nd. World Book Day! A staple in a primary school calendar, I cannot help but share some of the lovely quotes I’ve stumbled onto when it comes to books. I’ve spent a lot of time looking through Pinterest for printables and that’s what I’m sharing in this post. I’ll give credit where I can,…

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