Happy Canada Day Quiz!

1 July 2013 4 comments

[slickquiz id=1] So how did you do? Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian friends and family!    

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Simply Fish and Camden Lock

26 April 2013 2 comments

I can’t think of a better way to spend the day! Last weekend, when we had unusually good weather, we went day tripping in Camden. Walking from Camden Lock to Little Venice The original reason was to review Simply Fish on Inverness Street, but as train fares can be quite pricey we decided to make […]

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Win a Bouquet of Mother’s Day Flowers, Chocolates and a Bottle of wine!

28 February 2013 409 comments

With Mother’s Day around the corner I thought you may like a chance to win a bouquet of Mother’s Day Flowers, chocolates and a bottle of wine Courtesy of Prestige Flowers for a special woman in your life or maybe even yourself.  Competition closes on the 7th of March 2013 so we can endeavor to get the […]

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Win a Bouquet of Flowers for Valentine’s Day

4 February 2013 153 comments

Just because I love you….. I’m offering you a chance to win a lovely bouquet of flowers from Prestige in time for Valentine’s Day. So, if you’re one of those people who are likely to forget or you just fancy a bouquet of flowers yourself, this one is for you.  They’re also going to throw […]

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Between good friends……

13 December 2012 1 comment

If I’m honest, I’d prefer to get experiences as presents rather than gifts.  I know it’s nice to have a little something nice to open under the tree but, we’re not flush by any means, if there is something I want I tend to just go out and buy it myself even if I can’t […]

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Valentine’s Day Cards (Fingerprinted)

13 February 2012 4 comments

I wish I could take credit for these lovely Fingerprint Valentines Day cards but once again it was thanks to a Google Image Search. My daughter is 4 and managed it and I think you could do it with young babes as well but you’d have to position their fingers. You will need: White paper […]

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Love Rocks!

12 February 2012 5 comments

Whenever I need inspiration for crafting, I always turn to my mate Maggie from and once again she has come through trumps or should I say hearts! These Love Rocks caught my eye as they are so simple and required very little in terms of materials.  I think they’re going to make perfect Valentine’s […]

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St Alban’s South Signal Box

10 September 2011 0 comments

We’ve just returned from St Alban’s South Signal Box as part of Heritage Open Days 2011.  We’ve gone by it countless times on the train ‘down to London’ as they say but we had no idea that it’s open to the public.   In fact, it’s open every second Sunday of the month.  Do check the […]

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Boat for Hire

31 July 2011 0 comments

My hubby’s been itching to get Madame on the water.  He definitely has a love of the sea; he used to do a lot of scuba diving, sailing and windsurfing.  Unfortunately, a lot has changed in the last 20 years in relation to health and safety. So, it’s no longer a matter of popping down […]

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Father’s Day???

7 June 2011 1 comment

I was totally busted buying a last minute BIRTHDAY present for hubby at Sainsbury’s.  Madame spent ages picking this out and was very pleased with herself.                     It was all going well until…….                     Doh!  At least […]

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