How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

With all the recent publicity about cutting down on plastic use, many people are now looking to go further to reduce throw away items and even work towards zero waste. We are all pretty adept at recycling our rubbish now but how many of you reuse or redistribute your rubbish? The old saying “one mans … Continue reading How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

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How to Give to Charity For Free or On A Budget at Christmas

There are numerous charity appeals all year round but especially at Christmas. It can be difficult to choose who to support particularly when your own budget is being stretched, but here are some easy ways that you can give for free or very cheaply to help those in need: * Give your unwanted gifts and … Continue reading How to Give to Charity For Free or On A Budget at Christmas

How to get free books legally on Kindle and E-Reader

There are 100s of free books to read on your Kindle without having to subscribe to Kindle Unlimited. You can look on the Amazon Best Sellers list and choose Top 100 Free which lists all the current most popular titles or just search in your store on Kindle and type "free chic lit/horror/thriller" or desired … Continue reading How to get free books legally on Kindle and E-Reader

The Smiling Fanny Manifesto

I came across “The Smiling Fanny Manifesto” when reading a novel by Lucy Anne Holmes entitled “Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy”. It’s a lighthearted book but Jenny (Fanny) suffers with depression and her friend Phillipa gives her this list of things to do to keep the black dog at bay. Even … Continue reading The Smiling Fanny Manifesto

2017 – A year of good chic lit reads

Ok so it’s probably not cool to admit it but I love Chic Lit! When I read, I like to be able to start a book and read it cover to cover in a couple of days. I like something that’s easy to get into that’s a real page turner, something that keeps me wanting … Continue reading 2017 – A year of good chic lit reads

Alternative to Christmas Cards 2017 – Baubles and Decorations

This year’s creation was decided a year in advance as I was hoping to get my friends onboard for a mutual exchange. As it involved buying rather than making, I knew that I’d need time to find something that matched the personalities of the recipients for 2017’s project. As a young adult I used to … Continue reading Alternative to Christmas Cards 2017 – Baubles and Decorations

Alternative to Christmas Cards 2016 – Word Cloud Pictures

Following on from my last two creations, 2016 was going to be another personalised picture format “card”. I had self taught myself how to use the word cloud programme Tagxedo and was soon using my own custom-made shapes to suit the interests of those I was sending too. The shapes were then filled with personal … Continue reading Alternative to Christmas Cards 2016 – Word Cloud Pictures