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A Visitor – The Ordinary Moments

Last week my mam came to visit us from England. Since moving to Northern Ireland seven years ago, I’ve seen my mam only a handful of times. That’s the problem when you are separated by a body of water, it’s not so easy to visit. It’s not as easy as getting a return on the train and meeting up for the day, or taking a drive on a day off. Visits now tend to be reserved for special occasions, usually Christmas. Unfortunately this Christmas the cost of plane travel was too much, meaning my mam couldn’t visit over the holiday […]

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The Anxiety Diaries – Mummy Wales

Hello everyone, welcome back to The Anxiety Diaries guest post series. Today I would like to welcome Nicola from Mummy Wales to the blog. Nicola is a Welsh mummy of two living in the South East of England, blogging about her family life. Today she is sharing her story about her anxiety in social situations, something which I struggle with too. I’m not shy. Nevertheless, throw me into a crowded room alone, or ask me to give a speech in front of a hundred people and, guaranteed, my cheeks will turn red quicker than you can ask ‘what’s wrong with your […]

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Planete Chocolat Luxury Christmas Chocolates

Who doesn’t love a box of chocolates at Christmas? It one of those classic gifts that works for almost anyone. Wether as a little token gift of thanks to a teacher or neighbour, or as an accompaniment to a larger present for a loved one, you generally can’t go wrong with chocolate. I love chocolate all year round, but at Christmas time there is something so nice about receiving a proper box of Chocolates. So when I was contacted by Planete Chocolat in Brussels to see if I would like to try a box of their luxury Belgian chocolate, I definitely couldn’t […]

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Gel-A-Peel Deluxe Kit Review

We were recently given the opportunity to try out the new Gel-A-Peel Deluxe Kit. The kit allows you to design your own cool jewellery and accessories. Caitlin is very much in to crafts and making her own things, so this looked perfect for her. The kit comes with everything you need to get started. Included in the box is: 5 Gel-A-Peel gel colours 8 Designer nozzles 24 design stencils Clear worksheet Accessories – hairband, earrings, keyring The packaging looks great, although we did have a bit of an issue with the way everything was boxed up. The gel tubes are […]

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Ankle Boots for Autumn

Ah September, my favourite month the year. I make no apologies for being excited that summer is almost over and autumn is on the way. It’s my favourite season. Something about autumn is just so appealing to me. The nights getting longer, getting cosy in front of the fire, spiced lattes. What’s not to love? Another thing I love about autumn is the fashion. One thing that is a staple in all autumn wardrobes is a good pair of ankle boots. Nice boots will see you through the change of seasons with style. I love a pair of ankle boots […]

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