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Monday, 5 September 2016

What I Wore: Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Creative Monday.

It is my children's last day off school today; after the school holidays.

 We are going to make the most of it!!

My daughter is off to big school, how and when did the years go by so quickly!?

She is OK with going but I am a bag of nerves!! I hope she enjoys it.


Life is better in the garden?

Ha, not mine. I still never got to planting any flowers after all of mine failing to grow last year.

Plans for September to get the garden dug ready for next year..

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Thursday, 1 September 2016

What I Wore : 20th Wedding Anniversary...


Happy Thursday lovelies...

How is your week going? 

It has been a mad busy week here, shopping for back to school things. Just my daughters school shoes and bag left to buy, then we are finished!

On Tuesday evening me and my husband went out for a meal to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary. It was a beautiful evening. The sun was shining brightly, we could not have timed it better for a nice walk out.  Just the two of us was so lovely. A rare date night out. I also got to wear my lovely new dress that I had been sent to review.


Change your mind about something?

Last week House Of Fraser got in touch with me to see if I wanted to review one of 3 pretty dresses. This was the only one in a size 10, so I choose this one.
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Monday, 29 August 2016

What I Wore : Out With My Boys : Creative Mondays...


Happy Bank Holiday Creative Mondays Linky Party!

Ready too Partyyyy!?

How is your long weekend going?


Earlier this week; I got to go out for a rare night out to the pub. We just stayed local and I went out with my eldest two boys, one of my sons girlfriend and some friends.
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Monday, 22 August 2016

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park : Creative Mondays Linky Party...


Happy Monday, another week has just whizzed by!!

Last Sunday we had lots of fun in Westfield Stratford City in London. We went to visit the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Monday, 8 August 2016

Brantano Shoes Review : Creative Mondays...


Happy Creative Mondays everyone!!

Hope the Summer Holidays is going well!? Busy here, not much time to blog!! All good fun :)

A few weeks ago Brantano kindly asked me if I would like to pick out a pair of  their ladies sandals or shoes to review.


As I have enough different shoes and sandals for Summer I thought I would pick some nice and comfy work shoes.
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Monday, 1 August 2016

What I Wore : Bakewell : Creative Mondays...


Happy Monday!! How is your Summer going? Good I hope!!

Busy, busy here. Trying to keeping the children entertained all day!! 

Tired dot com!! Lol ...All good fun though :) 


Lots of days out here and there. We have been out on the train a lot. Once to see my sons new house that he is renting in his last year of Uni, before all his friends move in. Also few days out at the beach.
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Monday, 25 July 2016

Mollie And Me: Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday! How has your weekend been? Busy, busy here now it is the Summer holidays and the children have broken up from school!!

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


Today I'm sharing a few fun pictures of Mollie and me trying out my selfie stick a few weeks ago!
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Monday, 18 July 2016

What I Wore : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


Today I am sharing some pictures from a night out with my husband last week in Nottingham. We had a meal out and a few drinks before catching the train back home. It was lovely spending a few hours on our own, especially now everyone but me in the house is Pokemon mad!!
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Monday, 11 July 2016

What I Wore : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.

This week I am sharing some things I been wearing :


How sweet is this bag my mother in law gave me!?
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Sunday, 10 July 2016

Me And Mollie : My Sunday Photo...


My Sunday photo this week is a collage of me and Mollie messing around taking pictures and trying out my selfie stick.

I have had this selfie sitck about a year now and only used it once or twice.

I though it was now time to experiment with it!!

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Thursday, 7 July 2016

Oasis Chelsea Floral Skater Dress : House Of Fraser ..


Happy Thursday! Hope your having a good week so far? The weekend is almost here...

I am looking forward to this weekend as my Husband has promised to take me out for a date night!! We might as well make use of my older two Sons free babysitting, before they go back to Uni. Plus it will be an excuse to dress up.


Everyone enjoys a good night out. My two eldest are full of stories of nights out, proms, parties and more parties.!!

We never had anything like a Prom when I was at school!! A roller disco or teacher supervised school dance was about it!!

The only time I remember a reference to Proms was in movies such as Grease. Rather like trick or treating for Halloween it is a American influenced modern phenomenon. That is no bad thing as far as we are concerned as my older Boys both have fond memories of their school prom nights. My younger two love Trick or Treating.!


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Monday, 4 July 2016

What I Wore In June : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


Its was a fun month in June but how quickly did it come and go!?
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Saturday, 2 July 2016

What I Wore : Flowers And Birds..


Happy Saturday! How has your week been? I have been busy doing nothing and getting nowhere fast! Still buzzing from last weekend away and hypo from all the cakes and chocolate I had eaten! Also a bit of an headache from some sparkly wine...

It was so good getting back to the gym over the last few days! Weights one day, spinning the next. I really need to get back into a regular routine.


Today I am sharing another outfit from our holiday. Yeah another rainy day outfit! My daughter also picked me this top to wear when I picked her up from her new school this week, as she loves me wearing this one.
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Monday, 27 June 2016

Hyde Park : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


How has your weekend been?

I have had a great, mad, nervous, fun, exciting crazy and fun filled weekend. Starting in London on Friday. A evening in Camden Town for dinner, a walk around the shops and a party with The Brit Mums for a Fringe party before their blogging conference all-day Saturday.
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Monday, 20 June 2016

How Do You Handle A Compliment? Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


In a recent survey commissioned by George at Asda, they found out that 41% of women feel unsatisfied with their body shape, and only 13% of women find compliments about their body shape to be believable. 

I think we can all find something we don't like about our bodies, especially as we get older. I could easily write a list of things I would like to change. If somebody does pays me a compliment though, I would be smiling all day and believe them ;)
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Saturday, 18 June 2016

The Boys Are Back In Town..


How is your weekend going? It is still raining here!!

Only a few more days until the longest day of the year and so I'm hoping Summer will arrive soon!?


Today I am sharing an outfit I wore on holiday a few weeks ago. It is a lot easier getting photos when your away. Maybe it is because I have everyone are with me, who I ask to take my pictures!
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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Rain Rain Go Away!! Real Mums Real Style..


Really fed up of the rain now.

Aren't you!?


I do like the rain and I do like going out with Mollie on 2 hour walks in the rain. I don't like the fact I have no dry trainers left to wear!!

I keep wearing a nice dry pair every time I go out. Now they are all soaking wet through. All under the kitchen radiator waiting to dry but its too warm to put the heat on!!
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Monday, 13 June 2016

Fashion Over 40 : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


I brought this dress a few weeks ago for my holiday. When I seen it in the shop I loved it straight away. It screamed buy me! When I got it home and tried it on, I hated it! Far to wide, too baggy around the top.  So it was take it back to the shops and not have a new dress for my holidays or pack it in the case..
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Sunday, 12 June 2016

Polka Dots, Rain, Sunglasses And Holidays...


When you go on holiday and pack only summer clothes, you have to wear them even in the pouring rain.


Thankfully I remembered to take some jeans with me!!
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Thursday, 9 June 2016

Real Mums Real Style : What A Different A Week Makes...


What a difference a week makes!!

Can you believe how quickly the weather can change. Last week when we were away I packed a suitcase full of summer clothes and it was freezing, gale force winds and raining. Now we are back home, this week it has been red hot and sunny.

Typical eh!?


I wore this dress on Monday on a trip to Meadowhall. We took our oldest son with us before he headed back to Uni, to pick himself something nice for his birthday. 

Talking of birthdays, I still have my birthday money burning a hole in my pocket. When you do not have any spare money you see lots of things you want to buy. Then when you have some, you don't see anything.
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