Category Archives: My life

Headline grabber: 18 Jan 2020

I’ve just seen this on Yahoo (link) Apart from the Andrex toilet rolls (I paid £3.75 for 9 in Tesco this month and they are actually the same price in Lidl at the moment) and Weetabix which was over £2 … Continue reading

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Two Years On : 2018 – 2020

It’s two years ago today that my Mum passed away. That text message will be forever etched in my mind as I felt the bottom drop out of my stomach and splash on the floor. I was glad I’d been … Continue reading

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Well, did you ever!

After Tuesday’s fiasco of the elusive doubles and defeat, Hubby and I have been playing darts in our hall in the hope of improving my aim. We’ve been playing 301 down but double in, double out, so the score won’t … Continue reading

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A different kind of Weight Watcher

I was listening to a radio programme yesterday where a woman was being interviewed about methods of weight loss. She was right when she said there was a lot of money to be made from the Diet Business, and although … Continue reading

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Getting the mind back in line

One of the hardest things I’ve found about dieting is getting back on it after a lull, rest, pause, holiday or stopping for whatever reason. You may well recall that I tried to ‘go-it-alone’ before rejoining Slimming World back in … Continue reading

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All a matter of timing

‘Rain starting in 63 minutes’ the screen showed. Hubby and I learned a long time ago not to assume that and to check the radar picture on the weather site we used. He calculated we had about 40 maybe 45 … Continue reading

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2019 Budget compared to actual expenditure

Being a number cruncher it will come as no surprise that I also wear the hat of Money Manager, and as such, prepare a budget for us every year. As things work out, I am usually a year in advance, … Continue reading

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