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The Art of Carrying Your Office in a Bag

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The office in a bag, something every working mum has.  A voluminous bag that carries our lives and is lugged around with us where ever we go and which helps fund our chiropractor’s holidays With so many of us working for ourselves and juggling child care, I think we have perfected the art of carrying […]

Baby Showers – they are a thing!

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You can not fail to open a newspaper or social media to hear various judgements on the elaborate baby shower that was hosted on behalf of the Duchess of Sussex.  Many of the articles were written with the greenness of envy or a gloat from the traditionalist.  Love them or loathe them, the long-held tradition […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown – Week 2

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Can you believe it?  Only 2 weeks left till Christmas so you can guess what we are going to be doing this week, gift wrapping! Now you will fall into one of two categories here, the love its, or the loathe its. The love its You are the type to have read our wrap it […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown – week 3

food planning blog

Food Shop Week.  We do like our fanciful names for our weeks don’t we! Hopefully you have been really good and done your tasks set in food’n’cards week so your freezer was cleared from the random bits filling it and have started to refill with your batch cooking.  Now is time to do the Christmas […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown week 4

gifting blog

There are six main types of Christmas decorator. The Theme’er Their house is colour co ordinated and so are all their decorations.  Everything is set within two or three colours including the Christmas cushions and table cloth.  They always have a table centre piece to match their tree or, so often in their case, trees […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown – Week 5

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With five weeks to go many of us are fully engrossed into our Christmas shopping by now, others are in denial and hiding from the whole thing till December but whatever happens you need to know your rights and keep your shopping organised. Start Organised and Save Money Go get an envelope or a small […]

9 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Your Christmas Shopping Early

Shopping tips

Do you sit there and moan whenever people start talking about Christmas in the beginning of November?  Christmas is in December and that is where it should stay?  It’s only the marketing that makes us start on at us about Christmas in November?  Right? Wrong!  It is very different to putting up your Christmas decorations […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown – Week 6

Christmas Countdown

Wait for it, wait for it – Food’n’Cards Week (do you think we need to work on our titles?) This week you have a few more tasks, the more you do now the less manic December is going to feel.  Sorry, you will thank me for it later. You may have noticed the Christmas cards […]

An Organised Christmas Countdown – Week 7

Organised Christmas

Now all our Halloween sugar levels are off the scale and our eyes are still blinking from the bright fireworks it is time to really knuckle down to the Christmas preparations. This week is – Notebook Week (we really go all out on the naming of our weeks!) First choose a notebook.  It can be […]

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