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Twinkly Tuesday | Featuring Kate Shelby


Hello lovely people. Happy Tuesday to you all, I do hope you've had a good week filled with lovely things.  Last week was toughie for me, particularly with fatigue but onwards and upwards, here's hoping this week is a better one. 

This week's Tuesday Twinkler is a fun one from Kate Shelby. I'm a big coffee lover and a fan of quotes and memes so the combination of coffee and quotes? It's a yes from me. Are you a coffee lover? Do you have a favourite coffee quote?  Mine would probably be "but first, coffee" and it's pretty accurate. First thing in the morning, coffee. Sitting down to work, before I start anything? Coffee.  Sitting down to watch TV? Coffee.  You get the idea! 





This Week's Linky

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Linking
* You can link up to one post per week, old or new. Additional posts will be deleted.
* The linky will open at 6am Tuesday and close at 23:55 the next day (Wednesday).
* Please add the Twinkly Tuesday badge to the bottom of your post.
*  By linking up, you are giving me permission to use the images from your blog if featured as a Tuesday Twinkler.

Commenting
* Please comment on my post and at least two other posts, including the one directly before yours and as many others as you can - we're all busy but let us show other blogs some love.
* I will comment on as many posts as I possibly can but please do not be offended if I don't manage to visit your blog. Rest assured, I'll continue to choose a Tuesday Twinkler.
* Don't forget to add #TwinklyTuesday to your comments so they know where you found them.

Twitter
* If you would like me to send you a weekly tweet to remind you that the linky will be open, please could you take a moment to leave me a comment to confirm, with your twitter handle.
* Sharing your post on Twitter? Don't forget to tag me, @newmummykate, using  #TwinklyTuesday and I'll make sure to RT you! 


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Confessions of a New Mummy 

 



Tuesday Twinkler? This one's for you!
Confessions of a New Mummy


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Gratitude Journal #59



Its all about the little things this week but it all counts:

Fatigue
This week has been a real struggle.  A few naps have helped a little, as has all the coffee.    Here's hoping this week is better! 

Hair Colour
I coloured my hair this week. I was a little worried as I mixed the colour as it was bright orange but luckily the colour came out as I wanted. 

Skincare
I've made time for a face mask this week and my skin is feeling so much better for it.  

Coffee and catch-up
I haven't seen my good friend L for a couple of weeks as she recently started a new job so we let the children run riot whilst we had a catch-up.  

Learning
I'm grateful for the supportive comments left last week about starting the Aromatherapy course.  I'm really enjoying learning and getting stuck into something new.

Mr Needy
Cuddling up of an evening with Buddy, who is a little needy with me at the moment.  On the plus side, it means I have my own personal hot water bottle that always stays warm.

eBay
I've managed to get a few clothes and shoes listed and sold on eBay.  It always feels such an effort and as though I'm not really making much of a dent in the tons I want to get rid of but I keep reminding myself that slow and steady wins the race!

Twinkly Tuesday | Featuring Slouching Towards Thatcham


Hello! Happy Tuesday. How on earth are we in November already? This year has really flown by, it seems only a couple of weeks ago that we had the summer holidays. I must admit that I did have a wee panic when I realised this morning that I should probably make a start on getting organised for Christmas. 


This week's Tuesday Twinkler is an inspiring post from Tim at Slouching Towards Thatcham.  For anyone struggling with their diet and lifestyle or just needing a good boost of inspiration, I urge you to pop over and have a read. Tim has shared how he has lost an amazing 50 pounds over the last year and he shares how he changed his lifestyle and mindset to achieve this.  Congratulations Tim! 


This Week's Linky

Please don't forget to follow the rules below, it only takes a moment to share your post and the linky. 

Linking
* You can link up to one post per week, old or new. Additional posts will be deleted.
* The linky will open at 6am Tuesday and close at 23:55 the next day (Wednesday).
* Please add the Twinkly Tuesday badge to the bottom of your post.
*  By linking up, you are giving me permission to use the images from your blog if featured as a Tuesday Twinkler.

Commenting
* Please comment on my post and at least two other posts, including the one directly before yours and as many others as you can - we're all busy but let us show other blogs some love.
* I will comment on as many posts as I possibly can but please do not be offended if I don't manage to visit your blog. Rest assured, I'll continue to choose a Tuesday Twinkler.
* Don't forget to add #TwinklyTuesday to your comments so they know where you found them.

Twitter
* If you would like me to send you a weekly tweet to remind you that the linky will be open, please could you take a moment to leave me a comment to confirm, with your twitter handle.
* Sharing your post on Twitter? Don't forget to tag me, @newmummykate, using  #TwinklyTuesday and I'll make sure to RT you! 


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Confessions of a New Mummy 

 


Tuesday Twinkler? This one's for you!
Confessions of a New Mummy 

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Gratitude Journal #58



The biggest and most exciting thing that I am grateful for this week, other than the girls being back at school(!) is that our new kitchen has arrived!  Hoorah!  We've started putting it together but it's not going to be a quick job and we still need to order worktops, fridge freezer and hob. With just a few cabinets in place, I'm already pinching myself that it's ours!

Walking
I managed to dodge the rain a few times last week to get out with Buddy.  We had a lovely walk through the local churchyard and spent some time watching the squirrels. Or rather I did, Buddy couldn't see thanks to the wall. Probably a good job...

Food
Last week I did pretty well with planning our meals and getting the food shop done.  It always feels like such an accomplishment! 

Studying
I had a productive few hours last week studying and I'm really loving it.  I've got completely absorbed in it and the time flies whilst I'm doing it.  

Meditation
Meditation isn't something that comes naturally to me but I've recently found a guided app that is really easy to listen to without any annoying accents so I've spent 10 minutes or so listening before I pick the children up from school.  

Halloween
As if you could miss it, last week was Halloween.  The girls enjoyed their school discos and went trick or treating with D, his brother and friends.  I stayed at home with Buddy! It was the first time they have been allowed to go and they loved it.  They went to a small party whilst they were out and did apple bobbing and had great fun.  I think next year, with the kitchen finally being done and having some space we might attempt a little party.

Diet Coke and chocolate
This will probably sound a bit daft to many of you but I drink far too much diet coke, having at least 1 can a day.  This week has seen me break that. I managed 5 days without any and since then have had two.  I feel like I've finally broken my 'need' for it.  I'm also working on chocolate because I do eat a bit too much of that. Again, I managed 5 days without any.  Last week rather than buying dairy milk (which is hands down my favourite chocolate!), I picked up a bar of darker chocolate and a little bit of that has been enough. Both are a work in progress!

Silent Sunday : 3 November 2019