I’m not a good picnic person. As much as I want to be, I just can’t seem to get the ingredients right. You know, you see people who pack amazing picnics and you think, “god, that looks amazing” while you’re sitting there with boring sandwiches and pork pies.  I’ve always wanted to be a picnic person, always. Throw some things together, grab a blanket and spend the afternoon laying under a tree (ginger person here, I don’t do sun) reading a book while the kids…

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What do you think you know about healthy eating? The best diets around! Drop 5lb by Tuesday! Get bikini ready! Ad infinitum…. All titles on magazines that I like to read, and all articles I’ve started skipping because I’m just so damn bored of reading crap like that. It seems no matter how much we all try to fight the “your body should look like this” theme, they keep on coming at us.  Bastards!  I’m trying *really* hard (like, really, really hard) to not get…

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Life Daily Home – it’s my subject of choice at the moment, I’m still caught up in that new home bubble! Don’t worry, I’m sure I’ll be back to skincare very soon though, fear not!  Usually, I’m all about the flooring, wall colours or interiors when it comes to home stuff, but it can’t all be fun and games can it! There are a few areas of the home which are a little more, shall we say, boring, but essential.  Skirting boards.  Bless ’em. Not…

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We are in.  Our old house has been vacated and we have all our worldly goods in the new place. It’s taken a bucket load of sweat (I’m not even slightly kidding, we moved during the 2 hottest days of the heatwave) and a few tears. But by god we’re in.  And it’s amazing. Despite being a whole new layout and style, it feels like home.  We’ve got a few things left to do – naturally – top of the list is get a new…

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We’re in the throes of moving house. There are boxes EVERYWHERE. Actually everywhere. The house is a mess because we can’t really clean around the boxes, and all of the good stuff – skincare, alcohol and so on, is packed.  It’s also 90 degrees in the shade – so, ya know, it’s all good fun!  BUT the end is in sight. The new house is slowly but surely getting filled with all of our crap belongings and it’s starting to look like home.  We’ll just…

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