Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

New Home New Goodies

the homewares companyI am ever so excited, why you might ask?  Well because tomorrow I sign the lease on the little quirky coach-house that is going to be home to myself and Roo for a bit.  This is a huge step in the next part of our journey and a big step for me as a single parent as I’ve never had my ”own” place before, technically I’ve shared a house for years with Roo’s dad.

I would always run the household side of things, the bills, the cleaning the cooking and buying new things when we needed them. I liken myself to Nigella or Kirsty but without their gorgeous sense of style..unless you catch me on a morning where I have oodles of time to get ready that is!

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Should I Snow Or Should I Go? Go?

Cosmos HolidaysTo be honest when I think of holiday time I always think of Easter holidays or the big summer holiday break, where as parents we get ourselves all worked up as to how we will get through the next 6 weeks and will our sanity remain intact.

We’ve always holidayed in the summer, it just seems the most natural time to go away. Last year we rented a beautiful cottage hidden in the Brecon Beacons in Wales right in the middle of nowhere. With a huge kitchen complete with range cooker, gardens for Roo to run her legs off and a treehouse for playtime adventures it was a perfect holiday getaway and some fantastic memories were had.

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Holiday Breaks in the UK

family holiday breaks in the UKThere’s no doubt about it finding a fun, affordable family holiday destination gets harder and harder every year.  Those of us who have no choice but to holiday in the peak school holiday chaos are heavily penalised with hiked air-fares and stupidly expensive hotels and don’t even look at a holiday villa as a week in August can set you back a ball crunching £4000!

With that in mind this year I’ve already started searching recommended UK holiday breaks on the internet for the summer break when Miss Roo finishes for the big 6 week break.  Going abroad, particularly to Europe is becoming increasingly expensive as the Euro gets weaker against the pound and it really does gall me to spend a couple of thousand pound for a week in an average resort, with crappy food holidaying with the masses.

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Lotties Loves

Would Like To Meet….

online datingVivacious, quirky, slightly eccentric 35 year old would like to meet tall handsome gentleman for coffee, dinner, days out and more.  Excellent sense of humour, faultless dress sense, a little slacking in some domestic duties such as sewing, but excellent in other areas such as cake baking & cooking.  Loves films particularly sci-fi and has a wide taste in music. Apparently one of my best features are my eyes.  Comes with a small apprentice aged 5 years so any potential suitors should be aware that they will not usurp the number 1 spot in my life as that is already held.

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Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

My Fashion Fix with Zalando Continues

great value fashion from ZalandoOnline shopping for fashion has never been easier in the digital age.  With so many big companies having websites that work on tablets and smartphones and even apps dedicated to shopping for your new wardrobe it has never been quicker to shop on the go wherever you are.

zalandologoOne website that I love shopping on is Zalando as they literally have thousands of pieces of clothing to choose from and have a brilliant design feature on their website where they highlight key looks and use their style finder which you can browse at the click of a button – great for those lazy shoppers like me that love to see outfits put together for inspiration.

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