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Jade Wimsey (Girl Up North)
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BUYING A NEW BUILD SERIES: HOW TO CREATE A 'SNAGGING LIST'
If you're a new build owner, you'll be no stranger to the infamous 'snag list'. Some people's have a few things on it and some new owners have lists which are much, much bigger. I personally was at a bit of a loss as to what to look for to put on it before ...
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BUYING A NEW BUILD SERIES: HIDDEN COSTS
When I bought my house I noticed a distinct lack of information like this, as a lone-buyer (like a lone wolf but just an independent woman buying a house on her own insert sassy girl hand out emoji here) all I wanted was some real life advice and guidance...
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FIRST TIME BUYERS - THE PROCESS (INCLUDING NEW BUILD EXPERIENCE USING HELP TO BUY)
Buying a house for the first time can be a very daunting experience but if you go into it feeling clued up and aware of what's actually going to happen then you shouldn't feel so overwhelmed by the whole thing. I did it on my own (I had support from my fami...
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I BOUGHT MY FIRST HOUSE
Among all the other stuff that happened in my life during 2017 one of the biggest things to happen was I bought my first house. All on my own, mortgage and everything, proper adult stuff. I had lived away from home for 8 years with my ex-husband and I moved...
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QUARTER LIFE CRISIS.
I'll be honest, I don't even really know where to start with this blog post. I'm trying to find a word to describe 2017 as a year for me; 'eventful' would be one word to use I suppose. For these reasons, I've kept myself to myself where social media is conc...
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EVENT | #VIKINGARTYPARTY
A few weeks ago I was kindly invited to the Viking Arty Party which was an early Christmas shindig organised by the lovely people at Viking Direct  so I thought I'd take the opportunity to show a few snaps of what we got up to and also share my top picks fr...
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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE | THE WRAPPING PAPER EDITION
If you're anything like me then wrapping presents will become an art form which involves a long and arduous search for the perfect wrapping paper combination which matches my chosen colour scheme. I'm still a little undecided at the moment but I'm swaying t...
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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR HIM | BEST OF GROOMING GIFT SETS
Following from my first gift guide which featured beauty gift sets for her  I thought it was only fair that I did a similar one for the males in your life. I don't know about you but I find men particularly difficult to buy for because they always seem to h...
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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR HER | BEST OF BEAUTY GIFT SETS
It's December 1st, I've had Proper Crimbo blasting out of my car radio this morning and I'm cracking out the Christmas gift guides. I must spend months pondering over what to get different people so I thought I'd put some of my pondering to good use and bri...
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DAILY ESSENTIALS 09/17
Daily essentials can sometimes be a bit overlooked when it comes to sharing the things you love and use regularly, mainly because that can of deodorant or whatever just isn't quite as pretty as the latest Naked eyeshadow palette is it? But ultimately, the b...
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