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My trip to the Very dresses event in Liverpool

November 23, 2016 admin 0

Last week I attended the very dresses event in Liverpool and was asked to create a poem about my experience. Poetry is not my strong point but here goes…….     One of the best things about blogging is an event, most of mine are usually aimed at the boys. We go  out for the day, or even the night, and eat food and play with plenty of toys.   But last week was totally […]

Why I hate bonfire night

November 5, 2016 admin 2

Bonfire night used to be on of my favourite nights of the year. Wrapping up warm, getting cosy near the bonfire, playing with sparklers and watching the beautiful displays fly across your head, oh how I used to love it. Now I dread bonfire night, in fact I dread the whole weekend. My eldest is scared of loud noises, always has been. When he was tiny he was frightened of the hover, (a good excuse for […]

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A mother’s guilt

June 23, 2016 admin 2

I write this having just completed a twelve hour shift, my babies are already tucked up in bed after daddy has fed, bathed, played with them and completed the bedtime routine. I saw them briefly in a busy haze this morning as we all frantically prepared for the day, throwing cereal in a bowl for one and helping the other put on his socks, a quick kiss goodbye and that’s it. I wont see them […]

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Do you have a bucket list?

May 31, 2015 admin 4

As well as having The strawberry fountain beauty and lifestyles blog I also have another, more personal, blog called the 30 before 30 mission. This blog is to track my progress on completing 30 missions before I turn 30 and to talk about my experiences along the way. I started it back in October last year when my 29th birthday was fast approaching and I was becoming increasingly aware that I would soon be 30, […]

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Getting to know me tag

May 3, 2015 admin 4

GOOD MORNING  with my blog being in the very early stages and already receiving a lovely following from you guys I thought it might be nice to tell you a bit more about me. Is your hair naturally curly or straight? curly and I spend hours straightening it most days. Us ladies are never satisfied with what we have! Do you dye it yourself or go to a salon? I Visit the salon every 6-8 weekd […]

Salcura – A product review

April 25, 2015 admin 0

Prior to doing this review I hadn’t heard of Salcura, but I am so glad I have discovered them now and will definitely be checking out their other products. Salcura was originally developed in the 1990’s to treat the skin conditions of those working with chemicals. More than 20 years later and they now offer a range of natural products that make a delightful and effective alternative to chemical based products. The product I was […]