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Five simple ideas for mothers day gifts she’ll love


Mothering Sunday In 2022 in the UK, Mothers Day, or Mothering Sunday as it is officially known falls on Sunday 27th March. Mothers Day is a time to celebrate everything Mum! All the things Mum helps you with, the things she does for you, the advice she gives you. Whether you call your Mum, Mum, Mother, Mummy, Mom, Mommy, Ma,…

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7 Valentine’s ideas to show someone how much you love them


Valentine’s Ideas It is the time of year again when everywhere around us there are adverts for chocolates, flowers, perfume and jewellery. If you are in love, particularly a new love, this one day in the year can potentially make or break your relationship. Those in a long term relationship appear to have very differing views. Some people see it…

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Happy New Year, Resolutions or not? and Veganuary


Goodbye 2021! At last 2021 has come to the end! For some it may have whizzed by like many another year, but if you sit and think of everything that has happened this year… you may find it has indeed stretched on for far too long! Those who know me will know the trials and tribulations that have come with…

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In memory. My Mum. Superwoman.


No recipe today, just some flowers in memory of my late mother. Today (Thursday 10th June 2021) is her funeral service. Recipes will be back next week! (you can find an index of recipes here)! I love this song and Flowers were one of Mum’s favourite things. There were always flowers in the house, and in the garden. Here is…

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Happy Earth Day… what are you doing?


Happy Earth Day… What are you doing? Each year, 22nd April is classed as ‘Earth Day‘! 🌍 What? I hear you ask is Earth Day? Why do we need an Earth Day? What is it for? What can I do? Basically, Earth Day is to encourage everyone to take action on the environment and climate change. This affects everyone and…

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You can and you will…


You can and you will… Just a quick note from me in these strange times we are all in. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, however your circumstances are… make yourself a plan, a goal, an aim, a dream. Write it down. Share it. Write it bigger. Make it bolder. Visualise it. This could be something such as get…

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Season’s Greetings to you! Yes you!


Season’s Greetings! Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings to all of my friends, family, followers and readers. I hope you all manage to have a happy and healthy festive season and stay safe and well. Think of others today… This time of year is usually when many get to see their family, extended family and friends. This year is likely to…

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Six ideas for your MacMillan Coffee Morning


Six ideas for your Macmillan Coffee Morning What a different coffee morning it will be this year! However, it will of course still involve cake and donations! There are Covid-19 guidelines to follow, which means (where we are in the UK), no more than 6 people gathering together and keeping 2 metres apart. Precautions around sharing foods means I might…

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