It’s not a woe is me post. I’m not moaning. But, I need some oomph. (Technical terms here folks, technical terms) It’s been a long month. Full of sickness, back problems, cancelled holidays, estate agents, solicitors, more sick and quitting smoking. I think that means I’m allowed to want a little boost. I’m thinking shoes. In fact, I’m thinking clothes AND shoes. I want a revamp. No more slummy mummy, not that I am, not in public anyway…. Give me a bit of rock chic,…

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The time has come. I’m ready & I’ve decided because I want to, not because a million other people feel the need to tell me. I’m quitting smoking. Yes, yes, I am a smoker. Once you’ve all finished tutting and shaking your heads, I’ll carry on. I don’t smoke around the children. I’ve never smoked while pregnant, and no, I’m not proud of it, but there we go. Hubs managed to quit before Xmas with the help of the doctors and a magic tablet called…

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I have been tagged by the lovely Something Blue in a meme to reveal 7 things about myself and then tag 15 other people to do the same. I’m quite happy to think of 7 secrets but I’m going to struggle with tagging 15 people! So here goes: 1: I once wanted to be a fashion journalist. When it came to choosing college courses, I had the choice of photography (which I loved) and journalism. For some reason I chose photography. I loved the course,…

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It’s almost the new year, and I’m sure there are millions of people in the world doing their usual New Year resolutions, me included if I’m honest, but I won’t bother writing all that down now, I didn’t really stick to last years!! This year there is only one word I’m going to concentrate on. Happy.  I have a really good feeling for the year 2011, we *are* moving (sooner rather than later I hope!) hubs is enjoying his new job and new outlook on…

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Even though hubs is Swiss, I’ve never been skiing, and neither has Little Miss (much to Daddy’s disgust!) It’s not something I’ve ever thought about doing as I am SUCH a clumsy moo I would be bound to break something, and probably within five seconds of getting the skis on, but LM has always wanted to have a go. Now, thanks to The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead, Little Miss will be having a ski lesson in the very near future! I’ve not told her…

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