Monthly Archives: June 2013

I’ve Moved

Hello, lovely followers. Just to let you know that I’ve recently moved blogs. You can now find me over at Pop on over, see my new blog layout and follow me there. Bella Advertisements

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Workfest hosted by Mumsnet

Hello to all my blog followers.  I’ve just moved to a self hosted site so you’ll need to follow me at in order to keep getting my posts delivered to your inbox!  🙂 I was very lucky to win … Continue reading

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For My Sanity

I was at Mumsnet WorkFest on Saturday and it was a very inspirational and interesting event aimed at mothers returning to work after a career break or maternity leave, wanting to look for another job or starting their own business. … Continue reading

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Visiting with gifts

You’re about to visit a friend for lunch who lives about 2 hours away.  What do you take?  What’s the etiquette for gift giving?  I’m asking genuinely because I have no idea! We have some new friends who we have … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name or… Telling My Husband I Blog

So, what’s in a name?  Well a lot apparently!  Especially when you have the opportunity to change your name.  I’m talking blog name of course. I’m planning on going self hosted shortly (paying for my page and getting a personal … Continue reading

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OCD and Me

I’m not really OCD. I don’t think I am, well, not since I was a teenager and had to position things in my room a particular way before I could sleep, or had to tap the door 6 times otherwise … Continue reading

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Difficult Conversations

It’s never easy. Most of the time we just don’t have them. The bottom line, though, is that we do ourselves absolutely no favours by not facing up to the issues we have in the relationships around us and in … Continue reading

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