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Stick With A Tassimo Or Buy A Dolce Gusto?

Tassimo or Dolce Gusto

One of my Christmas presents in 2011 was a Tassimo from the super wonderful husband. I was delighted with it and have loved it ever since. The only drawback is that the pods are quite expensive when they’re not on offer, which they have been at Asda for ages now. It’s 3 for £10 and…

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Giving Blood For The First Time – Not As Scary As I thought!

First time giving blood

Giving Blood   After making numerous appointments to give blood over the past year, I finally managed to make it to my first appointment today! I’ve wanted to give blood for years but always been a bit nervous. I don’t know why because I’ve had to give blood loads of times for blood tests so…

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Today Is The Last Day You Can Register To Vote #NotThe33

Register to vote. #NotThe33

Register To Vote Register To Vote – Make A Difference Today is the last day you can register to vote in the next General Election on June 8th. At the last General Election in 2015, the turnout was 66.1%. This figure includes spoiled ballot papers. That means that 33.9% did not vote. It also means…

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#raisesomedough For Comic Relief with HomeSense

#raisesomedough for Comic Relief

Comic Relief Comic Relief Red Nose Day is on Friday 24th March 2017 HomeSense has partnered with renowned fashion and portrait photographer Rankin to create exclusive aprons for Red Nose Day 2017. The apron features a selection of unique, quirky and quintessentially British animal portraits including Rankin’s own dog. Red Nose Day and HomeSense are…

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Increasing Traffic By Optimizing Your Site For SEO

increasing traffic using SEO

Increasing Traffic It’s no secret that I’ve been working on my site SEO (search engine optimisation for those who don’t know) for months now. When I first started blogging, I’d never even heard of SEO, let alone knew how important it was. I’ve since found out having good SEO practices can help increase traffic to your…

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Three confessions #Blogtober16

three confessions

Three confessions I’m struggling to think of three confessions if I’m honest! I’ve been putting this post off because I can’t think of anything. We’re off on holiday at the weekend and I want to get my posts scheduled so I have to tackle it today! OK, confession number 1 I love pajama days. Most Sundays,…

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Disney character I identify with #Blogtober

Disney Belle

Disney Character When I first asked myself which Disney character I identified with, my first thought was, I have no idea! Then my second thought came crashing in… It has to be Belle from Beauty and the Beast, purely because of her love of books. I can totally identify with her when she sees that…

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4 Things – Fun questions to answer :)

4 things

4 things I saw this on Kim’s blog, Northumberland Mam, yesterday and thought I’d join in the fun 🙂 4 Things questions Four names that people call me other than Michelle: 1) Mum 2) Shell 3) Shelly 4) The husband calls me his precious little swamp duck! Four jobs that I have had: 1) Mother’s help (like…

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iPhone troubles – not getting texts

iPhone problems

iPhone Problems I’ve loved my iPhone since the first one I had and I couldn’t see myself ever changing to another phone but just lately I’ve been getting a bit annoyed with it. It was just little things at first but this past week it’s been doing my head in. I’ve not been receiving text…

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A new bathroom Tile Mountain Bathroom Contest

Pink and white bathroom

You probably know I really dislike our downstairs shower room. It’s very pink and very 80s and I’ve had enough of it. I’ve been wanting to save for a new one since we moved in but I haven’t had a chance yet because something or other always seems to need doing first so I’m entering Tile…

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