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This is a pretty exciting post for me to write for two reasons. Firstly, today marks the day that I have been blogging for six whole months. Secondly, today is also my birthday! How is that for serendipity. On Wednesday 18th October 2017, I created a WordPress account and shared my first post on The Open University study tips; now over fifty posts later (53 to be exact), I am still here! So I thought it would be cool to recap…

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Coming home from a lovely holiday can be a bit of a downer, but not when you have blogger mail waiting for you! Exciting! Before I went away, I answered a tweet from Helen at Sweet Wild Designs who was looking for bloggers with pets. Simba and Zazu were lucky enough to be selected (their modelling career is really kicking off now) and yesterday I received this gorgeous artwork. Wow! I absolutely love this, everything about this drawing is spot…

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A couple of weeks ago, for my sister’s birthday, I made her two alpaca pin cushions as she had recently taken up sewing. The other day she surprised me with two gorgeous bags which she had created as one of her projects. She made me a colourful pineapple bag and a cute cat bag (she knows me so well). I gotta say for a newbie stitcher, she is very good indeed. Thank you Vicky! (Go check out The Sewing V on…

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Being kind to someone really doesn’t have to cost a penny. It’s always lovely when someone does a nice thing, for no reason at all, other than to be kind and thoughtful. I don’t believe there is ever such a thing as a small act of kindness; because kindness really has the potential to make a big impact, no matter how tiny or unimportant you think it may be. So today, I thought I would share with you 30 simple ways…

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