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    Hay Fever Help

    This is just a short post tonight. I have suffered awfully this week with hayfever for the second time in my life. My eyes have been hit the worst with puffiness, redness, swollenness, wateriness and itchiness. It’s just been a complete pain in the arseness!! It’s honestly felt like a bad bout of conjunctivitis. I’ve had to wear sunglasses when I go out in the sunlight because the brightness really hurts. I’ve not even driven my car for the last two days because the strain of concentration makes them stream with tears, and talking to my neighbour outside was just too much, I was having to squint to look at her.…

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    30 Blog Post Ideas

    Are you new to blogging? At first, you no doubt had ideas galore to write great articles about. If you have the most interesting life on the planet, your ideas will flow from one day to the next, without let-up, and you’ll be posting near enough everyday! Unfortunately, the majority of us, haven’t got interesting lives and we will hit the brick wall that is called the dreaded ‘Writer’s Block’. It’s frustrating as you struggle to come up with an original idea. You may look at other blogs for inspiration and try to adapt a subject around your own niche. Here are some ideas for blog posts if you’re in…

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    Great Designs with ‘Canva’

      Canva, is a programme that delivers professional designs and beautiful graphics that are a valuable tool if you’re a blogger. We need to get our content out there to as many social media platforms as possible, and Pinterest generates a lot of traffic. Pinterest is great to use, but it’s all about visuals, so this editing software gives you the tools and tutorials to create good looking ‘Pins’ for your account, which then ultimately direct the viewer to your blog.   The format for ‘Canva’ is quite self-explanatory, with help and tutorial features to start you off. There are drag and drop boxes to the left of the main screen with…

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    5 Awesome Gift Ideas for a Horse, I mean Hostess!

    So I’ve been invited out for dinner at someone’s beautiful home. I ‘ve been racking my brains trying to sort out a gift to take for the lady of the house that she will enjoy, and more importantly, use. Gifts are great things to take with you because you are showing your appreciation for the meal being served, and it’s lovely to receive a gift for all the hard work your hostess may have put into the evening dinner party, lunch or barbeque.   Here are some ideas for the perfect gift:     This is a lovely idea if you know your hostess likes reading. I recently visited a…

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    Are You a New Blogger?

    I’ve been blogging now for around 5 months. To be honest, I didn’t really know much about it, and I only started the blog on a recommendation from a friend that thought I would enjoy writing as a hobby.  I could then channel this passion on to a blog platform; as I do tend to have a great deal of mindless crap to talk about! (with the added fetish for semi-colons!) I do enjoy reading a wide range of different material from self-help, health issues, work-related topics and kids, etc. I’m in my mid-forties and have had quite a few ups and downs within my life which have affected me for…

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    Almond Oil-The Elixir for Hair

    Sweet Almonds – A lovely tasting nut, (a drupe to be exact), that is used to produce sweet almond oil; it has a sweet taste and can be used for a variety of treatments. It is an anti-inflammatory, boosts immunity, is excellent moisturiser, helps wounds heal faster, dissolves dandruff, and can be used as a treatment for spider, varicose veins and haemorrhoids. The uses for the oil are extensive; so I’m just going to concentrate on the sole reason I use it and why. My neighbours come from the ‘Gujarat’ area of India where oil is used on the hair on a regular basis. I have recently written a post…