45+ Lifestyle Blogger From Nottingham

About Me

Hi and thank you for stopping by my lifestyle blog by Claire Justine.

I am Claire, a mum of 4 from Nottinghamshire UK who loves to blog.

I have now been blogging over 8 years.

You may know me from I Wasn’t Expecting That, Coffee Break Reads or Mollie The Border Collie!?

I have written a few blogs over the last 8 years but this one is here to stay.

My babies were small when I first started blogging now all but 1 is taller than me.

I have loved every minute of writing my blog and I hope to enjoy the next 8 years just a much.

Last year was a tough one for our family and our little girl. At 12 year old my Daughter got diagnosed with an eye tumour, coeliac disease, vitiligo, vitamin D deficiency, and to make things worse she needed 4 teeth out and a bridge to straighten out her jaw before a brace fitted!

I am hoping now that year is over, things start to improve!

Leading a gluten-free diet has been challenging but we are getting there nicely.

Working from home is perfect for me so I am here to take her to all her hospital appointments.

Thankfully now all the diagnoses have been made these appointments are starting to slow down.

2018 is going to be a good year. I can feel it in the air, it will be pack full of fashion, food, fitness and lifestyle posts here too.

I hope you will keep stopping by and have a read?

Anyway a bit about me for anyone new here:

I’m a 46-year old married mum of 4, who Love’s to run and if I work hard enough maybe one day I will be good at it!?!

Highlights Of 2018:

How cool little old me got invited to London to have breakfast with Michelle Heaton and the team at Femarelle® team for their Taking Back Control Campaign #TakingBackControl Femarelle® Taking Back Control Campaign #TakingBackControl.

What I Wore: Day Out In London

Highlights Of 2017:

Not every day you get to bake with Lisa Faulkner!! Think Bake Off this year when Ruby’s cake fell apart and you have me and my Daughters cakes!! All good fun though and Lisa said they were great, so that is good enough for us 😉 Cooking With Belvoir And Lisa Faulkner.

Highlights 2015:

2015 was a great year for me and my blog. The highlight for me was going to Marisota’s head office in Manchester for the day to take part in a photo shoot. I was so nervous as I had never done anything like this before but I loved every minute of it.

My 4 children. This picture is a about 6 years old now. It is so much hard work getting a picture of everyone together nowadays.

 It was so excited to have been featured in April 2013 edition of Red Magazine.

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