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Time for a catch up

Time for a catch up

We’ve had a few recipes, so maybe time for a catch up.

As you know, I went to a bloggers event recently. I belong to the UK Money Bloggers and what an inspiring bunch of people they are.

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A day at the SHOMOS

A day at the SHOMOS

Last Saturday, (ye gods, a week already!) Mike and I went to the 3rd annual Show Me The Money Annual awards, the SHOMOS. It’s a group of UK Money Bloggers UK Money Bloggers is a community of people who write online about money and personal finance – from frugal and...

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Changing silk flowers to suit the season

Changing silk flowers to suit the season

I’ve blogged before about silk flowers, showing what I chose for both a spring and summer arrangement. I like to keep a large arrangement in my kitchen to brighten up the place. I have a base arrangement of plain green leaves in a ‘glass’ vase, and each season, I add...

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What we did in York while we were away

What we did in York while we were away

On our way up to Rothbury, and back down again, we stayed in York for a few days. What a beautiful city, and so full of history, starting way back in 75AD with the Romans. On the day we arrived, we walked for miles around the city, investigating The Shambles, amongst...

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What I’ve been reading lately

What I’ve been reading lately

Couple of good reads for you today. I’ve got through a lot of books lately, and in amongst some not so good ones, or ones I would be embarrassed to recommend (so so scifi) are these two crackers Mice The first is a thriller called Mice, by Gordon Reece. Gordon writes...

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The answer to the universe and everything

The answer to the universe and everything

Today is one of those special days. Mike and I have been together a very long time, but didn’t actually get married until 2015…..2 years ago today! So it’s our anniversary. We got married on the anniversary of our very first date. And the more important anniversary is...

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We decided to have some rainy day fun today

We decided to have some rainy day fun today

Today is wet, wet, wet and we decided to have some rainy day fun. We visited a town we haven’t been to before. First up, we had a big cooked breakfast, which neither of us usually do. After taking our time, reading the papers at the pub we were in and sitting gazing...

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