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Treating Hormonal Acne

I was going to call this 'treating hormonal acne once you are over 40, but then realised there it is not just us super lucky ones still battling it at my age.  There are lots fighting it from puberty onwards. At 41 I have never had totally clear skin, I have had times...

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Friday Night Lights on Netflix

It has been a while since I found a new series to watch, one that has multiple seasons just sitting on Netflix waiting for your to devour. I saw Molly over from Mother's Always Right mention Friday Night Lights on her Instagram recently and went over to Netflix to...

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Netflix and us

Netflix has changed the way we watch TV in this house.  I recently gave Ben (age 7) the choice of keeping the TiVo box so he can rewind and pause the freeview channels, or keeping the Netflix subscription as they are the same cost per month.  He quickly chose Netflix....

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HTC One M9 Review

The people over at Three knew I liked my gadgets and asked if I wanted to review a HTC One M9. It was an interesting one for me, as I have only used an iPhone for the last 7 years.  Before that I had a very old style windows phone with a stylus, so I haven't used an...

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My 2014 … #happiness #40 #friends

It has been an amazing year, full of so much (often inappropriate) laughter. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by amazing people, who motivate me, remind me I am awesome and love me for exactly who I am.  Going through all these photos is the perfect reminder of how...

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A year of Nail Art 2014

This year I think I spent probably a total of 10 days without my nails painted.  I taught myself to do leopard print and adopted the glitter accent nail as my own. Below is a how to for the leopard print - it is actually really quick and easy, and probably the first...

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12 Days of CrossFit #DONE

I don't hide the fact that I am not a huge fan of this time of the year, and the whole Christmas thing.  There are a few reasons why... I have had some of the hardest times of my life around now, and yes I am all for the whole create your own experiences, and take...

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