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An alternative Christmas playlist

Today I am not going to share the Christmas songs which I love; rather I am going to share alternative songs which make me mushy at this time of year. Read on for films and Disney recommendations which you should play over Christmas dinner! Let’s Go Fly A Kite The final song in Mary Poppins, it makes me blub. Just…

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If you love fairytales, you’ll love these…

At the moment I love anything and everything to do with fairytales. The magic, the stories, the romance… So if you’re the same, here’s some recommendations: Books A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas This is a retelling of Beauty and the Beast; when Feyre shoots a wolf in the woods, she has to pay the price…

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My imaginary magical home

I live in a small two bed terraced house with my love and our guinea pigs. As much as I love our home, if I could design my own dream house, with no monetary restraints and a dash of magic thrown in, this is what it would look like… Sweeping staircase Let’s be honest, this is essential. A marble staircase…

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Who am I online?

For non bloggers, I think it can be difficult to imagine having such a large part of your life lived online. New skills are developed, friendships are made, and large parts of ourselves are shared. Or are they? I can only speak for myself, but I always make sure that all of my online communications are genuine and well intentioned;…

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An exploration of mindfulness

Today I want to do something a little different. I’d like to think about mindfulness, and how we can bring it into our lives. It’s a buzz word that you may have heard of and disregarded, but really it’s a workable concept which could be really useful to us. I wonder if any of us really connect to the simple…

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Things I do that my partner finds strange

I recently read an article and loved it so much that I had to compile my own list of the things I do which drive my hubby crazy! Paint my nails If you listen to him, everytime he looks up, I am painting my nails. He walks into a room and all he can smell is nail polish. While that’s…

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