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    Kitchen Renovation – Part 3 – After

    Hello there!  At last, here is the long-awaited ‘after’ post for the kitchen renovation series.  We’ve had the kitchen and dining rooms painted since the kitchen was completed.  Then we’ve had some dull days…

    September 13, 2018
  • Kitchen Renovation – Part 2 – During

    Welcome to Part 2 of my Kitchen Renovation series. As you’ll see in Part 1, I decided it was better to break up my kitchen renovation posts into parts for various reasons as outlined…

    August 2, 2018
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    Kitchen Renovation – Part 1 – Before

    I’ve decided to do a short series of posts to cover the Kitchen Renovation, rather than try and cover it all in one post, for a couple of reasons:  if I were to wait…

    July 19, 2018
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    Taking Stock – June 2018

    Well here I am, on the eve of the beginning of the kitchen reno.  Tomorrow the new cabinetry and appliances are delivered, the old 90’s kitchen gets taken out, plumbing and electrical are disconnected,…

    June 28, 2018
  • Original UGG Boots Australia – Genuine Aussie Uggs!

    I was delighted to be asked to review some UGG boots, and look, it’s a tough gig walking around on clouds of beautiful Australian wool encased in Australian Sheepskin, but I do these things…

    April 12, 2018
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    The MDAL (Mutton Dressed as Lamb) debate

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    April 5, 2018
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    Taking Stock – March 2018

    It’s time for my first Taking Stock post for 2018.  I’ll be Taking Stock quarterly, just as I did last year, so the next Taking Stock posts will be in June, September and December. …

    March 22, 2018
  • blouse, jacket, fashion

    50 and Stylish: 6 Ways to Update your Wardrobe

    This post is written by guest author, Helen Bradford.  More information on Helen can be found at the end of the post. Long gone are the days when women over 50 were expected to…

    January 25, 2018
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    Taking Stock – December 2017

    It’s time for my last Taking Stock post for 2017.  During 2017 I have ‘taken stock’ quarterly.  First in March and then June and September.   I will probably do quarterly Taking Stock posts during…

    January 1, 2018
  • fashion, wardrobe, sunglasses, tulle, pink

    Your essential wardrobe

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    November 9, 2017