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So I’ve been doing my no-spend month for just over a week now. It’s actually turning out to be a lot harder than I thought it would be. I thought “hey, it can’t be that hard to just not buy things”. Boy, was I wrong. It’s felt like there’s been a constant…
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Sunday was pretty glorious here on the Island. There was very little wind and the temperature reached around 16 degrees. We always try to take the dogs to a new walking spot on days like these. We harnessed up the dogs and hopped in the car, heading off…
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It’s recently dawned on me that I might have a teensy tiny problem with spending money. Okay, so that’s a bit of an understatement. In fact, I should probably contact deed poll to change my middle name to Impulsebuy. I have no idea where it’s come from.…
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So early this week I was given the fright of my life. Betty had just finished eating her breakfast at 6:10 am on Tuesday morning. She began walking across the kitchen and then promptly fell on her side and had a seizure. 30 seconds later and she’s awake…
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Yesterday the lovely Sally over at Sally Akins has challenged me to take part in the ’10 reasons to be happy’ tag. This post has really made me think about the year ahead and realise how much I have to look forward to. Check out my favourite reasons to be…
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The Do's and Dont's of Buying a New #Puppy

Welcoming a new puppy into your home is undoubtedly very exciting, but it can also be overwhelmingly stressful. Trust me, I know. Think sleepless nights, chewed slippers and the mind-scrambling phenomena that is house-training. It’s an awful lot of work,…
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Things You Need to Know Before Visiting #Thailand

I’ve been to Thailand a few times now and along the way have picked up some great tips on travelling around the country safely. Thailand is a pretty safe country to visit, but it doesn’t come without its own drawbacks and dangers. While the threat from…
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Cuba: the Land of Miracles (and Old Cars)

Back in 2014, when my partner suggested Cuba as our next holiday destination, I wasn’t sure how to feel about it. I’d never even considered Cuba before; it had been completely off my radar. I had absolutely no idea of what to expect from Cuba. I’m always…
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