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  • dog, cavalier king charles spaniel, ava

    Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

    AVA, COLBY & CHELSEA Most readers would know that I have a ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named ‘Ava’ who I love and adore.  She turned 8 last September (2020) so at the time…

    March 18, 2021
  • Beach

    Coffee Catch Up Time

    COFFEE CATCH UP TIME Take a seat and grab a tea or coffee and one of my virtual scones with jam and cream.  So how are you?  No, how are you really?!  So often…

    February 15, 2021
  • 15 Minutes of Fame

    My 15 minutes of fame

    I’m a pretty ordinary person. I’m a middle-aged Mum, quiet, introverted, I’m no entrepreneur, and I don’t excel at any one particular thing. I’m not a model, an author, a journalist, or a celebrity…

    January 21, 2021
  • Hello 2021

    Hello everyone, and hello to 2021! Happy New Year and I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are safe and well. I’ve enjoyed my little break from the blog. 2020 was a lot…

    January 11, 2021
  • Xmas cat

    Shopping, Summer & Christmas spirit!

    Shopping Centres It’s nearly Christmas! How’s your Christmas shopping going? I don’t like shopping centres much anymore. Even before Covid I didn’t like them, but with Covid in our lives, more-so now. It’s the…

    December 10, 2020
  • xmas gift ideas for men

    Xmas gift ideas for the men in your life

      This is a sponsored post for RedBalloon I don’t know about you, but I find men so much more difficult to buy for than women.  There’s only so many shirts, socks, undies, alcohol,…

    November 30, 2020
  • Twenty-Eight

    Twenty-eight years ago today I was twenty-eight and gave birth to fraternal twin boys – Twin 1 and then 1 minute later Twin 2. Today my twin boys are twenty-eight, the age I was…

    November 19, 2020
  • November Feels

    Can you believe it’s November already?  Where has this year gone?  In a whir of a new reality of a Covid-19 world is where!  It’s certainly been a year like no other hasn’t it? …

    November 5, 2020
  • Checking In

    Hey there!  It’s nearly a month since my last post, so I thought I’d check in and let you know how I’m going.   I’m not feeling my usual self just yet but I understand…

    September 10, 2020
  • Off on a winter getaway!

    Hello there!  If you’re reading this on the day it is published, I’m not here.  I’m away on a winter getaway!  I typed this on Monday and scheduled it to post today (Thursday).  Before…

    July 16, 2020
  • A half day trip & another birthday!

    A half day trip & another birthday is what made last weekend a really nice weekend, so I thought I’d share a few photographs from it for #lovinlife this week. On Saturday afternoon (after…

    June 4, 2020