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Are you a 90’s indie kid?

I use the TuneIn radio app on my iPhone as I don’t own a stand alone digital radio, and have various docks around the house. A few weeks ago I accidentally discovered a new internet radio station using the browse function. The Music Machine 2 has been an amazing...

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Right here | Right now

I came to the conclusion a few weeks ago that every week I had a choice of what I could focus on, that it wasn’t possible to do them all well at once for a whole week. The 3 parts my life breaks down to are *Ben and the house (homework, reading, playing,...

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Lego Rainbow Cake

Here is where I shatter the illusion I am a master baker.  The cake itself for this comes from the wonderful Betty Crocker out of a box cake mix.  And the icing is out of her tubs.  But once you can get past that major cheat I did do the rest! The instructions for the...

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My Highlight of 2013

For the last couple of years, Ben and I have been lucky enough to spend a week in Aldeburgh, Suffolk each summer. Our trip in August 2013 made many new memories for us both, and had a few firsts.  the child that was phobic of walking ont he sand at all 2 years ago (I...

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When a friend comes back.

When Bridget Jones’s Diary came out in 1996 I was 22, and at the prime age for feeling and understand EVERY.SINGLE.WORD. I read it, put it down for a month or so and then reread it again and again. When The Edge of Reason came out, I was nervous and as much as I...

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My twitter friends ARE real

During a conversation with a friend last week, I was talking about twitter and the amount of time I spend on there. She hasn’t used it so I explained how I used it and chat to people. I said how I have made lots of friends on there, and she asked how. It was only then...

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Tried & tested Paleo recipes

I have tried out a few recipes so far that have been brilliant.  My main source of seeking them out has been social media and Google.  Pinterest is brilliant as so much on there, you can search for specific recipes. Paleo Gravy My first major quest was for some simple...

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Completing the 30 day strict paleo challenge

So this week I got to the end of the 30 days of eating only strict paleo, there were many ups and downs during those 30 days.  The first few days of total panic and feeling really rough, then the gradual acceptance of there was actually loads of food I can eat.  Then...

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The 30 day Paleo Challenge & me…

I had read a lot about Paleo, it comes hand in hand with Crossfit.  I had read and thought, no way will I do that 100% even for a day. No bread /pasta/white potatoes? So what the hell would I eat? No sugar? Are you insane? No dairy? WHAT ABOUT MY LATTE? So yeah...

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