Monthly Archives: May 2013

Coloured Jeans, Baukjen Dresses and Cropped Trousers

It’s been a little while since I shared some of my latest purchases so I thought now was as good as any.  Of course the day after I admit defeat clothing wise and buy 2 pairs of skinny jeans it … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy Visit – Fraught with danger

Bit of an exciting day yesterday in our house.  Pickle (5.5) lost her first tooth.  It HAD been wobbly for about 4 weeks, so it wasn’t a big surprise.  I’m sure my teeth weren’t wobbly for that long, but I … Continue reading

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The Working Mum vs The Working Dad

No, I won’t be embarking on an “us against them” post, although I will be pointing out a few things that should remind us all that the battle for equal rights is not over just yet. I am a working … Continue reading

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For Sale – 1 Toddler

My mum used to say to me “I’m going to sell you and buy a mangle”.  So you can imagine, I knew what a mangle was from a very young age! I have had similar feelings about my two and a … Continue reading

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The Best Things about being in my 40’s

No, I’m not scrapping around for the positivities of getting older (ok, maybe I am), but there are definitely positives to age and I think it’s important to remember them when you are bemoaning your saggy tummy and bum, staring … Continue reading

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My Changing Wardrobe

One of the nice things about starting blogging, especially a blog about my age, is that I feel a small pressure to get my act together on the clothing front.  I’ve also got into the habit of reading other bloggers, … Continue reading

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Falling Apart at the Seams

For those of you following me on Twitter, you know I’ve had a bit of a weekend of it. It all started on Friday when about 30 seconds prior to hitting “publish” I got a bit of a flutter in … Continue reading

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