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My Year of Minimal Living (And what I learned from it)
My Year of Minimal Living (And what I learned from it)

My Year of Minimal Living (And what I learned from it)

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It’s been just under a year now since I embarked upon my move towards minimalism and started clearing out my house: here’s how it’s been working out for me…

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The Awkward Files # 1
The Awkward Files # 1

The Awkward Files # 1

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An awkward look back at the last couple of weeks

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Over-Thinking Disney Movies: Frozen
Over-Thinking Disney Movies: Frozen

Over-Thinking Disney Movies: Frozen

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Ten things I (over) thought while watching Frozen with my toddler…

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8 Anthems for Awkward Girls
8 Anthems for Awkward Girls

8 Anthems for Awkward Girls

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The best music for misfits, introverts, and anyone who’s just a little bit awkward…

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If your kid is wearing a half-assed Halloween costume today, come sit with me…
If your kid is wearing a half-assed Halloween costume today, come sit with me…

If your kid is wearing a half-assed Halloween costume today, come sit with me…

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Does a 1 year old really NEED a Halloween costume, though? Asking for a friend…

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Did someone seriously just hate-buy me over 1000 Instagram followers?
Did someone seriously just hate-buy me over 1000 Instagram followers?

Did someone seriously just hate-buy me over 1000 Instagram followers?

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I gained over 1,000 – totally fake – Instagram followers overnight. But how did it happen? 

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Trying to leave the house with a toddler is like breaking out of Alcatraz
Trying to leave the house with a toddler is like breaking out of Alcatraz

Trying to leave the house with a toddler is like breaking out of Alcatraz

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It also has  the ability to totally warp time, not even joking.

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Please don’t tell me to do yoga – I’m much too stressed for that….

Please don’t tell me to do yoga – I’m much too stressed for that….

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Every time I say I’m stressed, someone advises me to do yoga. Please don’t be that person…

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The Hardest Thing About Parenthood is All the People You Have to Talk To
The Hardest Thing About Parenthood is All the People You Have to Talk To

The Hardest Thing About Parenthood is All the People You Have to Talk To

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Because parenthood can be tough for the over-thinkers of the world. Here are some of my thoughts on parenting when you have social anxiety (or are just a bit anti-social, really…)

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Would you ever replace your wedding / engagement ring?

Would you ever replace your wedding / engagement ring?

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When we got married, we couldn’t afford the kind of rings we really wanted: should we upgrade them, 12 years down the line? 

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Visiting the V&A Museum in Dundee, Scotland

Visiting the V&A Museum in Dundee, Scotland

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Dundee is one of those cities I’ve driven through many times, but had never actually stopped in – so when we stayed at Piperdam Lodges last week, I was keen to take the opportunity to see a bit of the city, and, in particular, the V&A design museum, which opened there …

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A Scottish Staycation at Landal Piperdam Lodges, near Dundee

A Scottish Staycation at Landal Piperdam Lodges, near Dundee

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Making the most of Scotland in autumn with a log-cabin stay at Piperdam, near Dundee: plus a few added extras..

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