Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

Highs and lows and a new identity

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Wow, what a day.  Seriously its 11pm at night and it’s just been a 3 hour bedtime comforting session with my girl as she got herself into a right state over what to a grown up seem silly nonsensical things, but in reality to her are things that really really matter. To say I feel like downing the glass of red wine to the side of my desk would be an understatement; wine really is a mother’s ruin and her consolation at the same time.

The day had started off so well; after a lovely weekend getting some extra time with the new man in my life, an exhilarating gym session and a scrumptious Chinese I woke up today ready to take on the world.  I woke feeling renewed and made the decision whilst sitting in the hairdressers reading the latest issue of Cosmopolitan magazine to change my blog and give it an overhaul.  Gone would be the mummy blogger that I had become synonymous with and out would come the new blog written about the things I love; welcome to the eclectic world of What Lottie Loves.

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Competitions, Lotties Loves

Tea for Two

uk competitionsThere’s something quintessentially British about afternoon tea; it’s a civilised thing to do with friends and a chance to eat scrumptious cake and drink delicious hot tea from china cups.  One of my most favourite things is my vintage china tea set that I bought a few months back.  Often on the days I work at home mid afternoon I will make myself a proper cup of loose leaf Earl Grey black tea  as I love the refreshing taste and just sit for a few minutes sipping from the china cup reminiscing about being back in the 1920’s and lunching at glamorous hotels or country mansions.

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Competitions, Lotties Loves

Get Ready for Christmas with Twinings Health Teas

Winter is the time of year when you seem to get all run down, pick up every cold going and generally with the hustle and bustle of the festive period feel under the weather.  The clever folk at Twinings though have come up with a range of health teas to help keep you firing on all cylinders and in tip top shape.  I was sent two of the flavours from the new Twinings health teas range, Defence and Purify to try out.  I adore Twinings tea and regularly have it in our house, for me it is a quintessentially British brand that has over 300 years of history behind it having first been established in 1706 by Thomas Twining.

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