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I’ve Opened Up An Etsy Shop!
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I’ve Opened Up An Etsy Shop!

I’ve been thrilled to see the growing interest in my blog over the past six months. During this time, I’ve poured my heart and soul into developing my small Etsy shop, showcasing a beautiful collection of handmade polymer clay earrings, keyrings, and 100% soya wax candles and wax melt. I will include what I’m currently available in my Etsy Shop. Check out my Etsy Store LeanneMarieHandmade or Instagram @leannemariehandmade Multi-Coloured Teardrop Earrings £6.00 Multi-Coloured Rainbow Stud Earrings £6.00 Handmade Karmin Rainbow Stud Earrings £6.00 100% Soya Wax Scented Snap Bars £2.00 100% Soya Wax Scented Candle 260ml £12.00 White &…
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Summer Will Start Here: 22 Things To Do In June
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Summer Will Start Here: 22 Things To Do In June

Now that it’s officially summer 2024 hopefully, the UK might be lucky enough to be graced with more lovely warmer weather, and less rainy, chilly days. I’ve rounded up a list of 8 things to do in June. So kick off the summer season on the right note, by scrolling down and checking the list. From heading outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, to visiting new places – there are plenty of things to keep you busy until the summer holidays. What will be getting up to this month?
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The Ultimate Father’s Day Celebration
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The Ultimate Father’s Day Celebration

With another Father’s Day fast approaching, and another opportunity to celebrate everything about your dad, grandad, stepdad, uncle, spouse, basically anyone who was a huge role model in your life. However, buying anything related to Father’s Day can be difficult so if you are having a hard time figuring out how to make the day special – whether that’s finding the perfect gifts or activities for the day. In today’s blog post, I’ve put together a list of ideas for a Father’s Day celebration, that will help you to celebrate the special day and to honour the men in your…
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Summer Season Bucket List Goals
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Summer Season Bucket List Goals

Summer doesn’t have to be boring. There’s a ton of creative ways so the whole family can enjoy together, with the extra time you have off. In today blog post, I’ve put together a list of fun summer activities that is full of fun summer activities you can do during the free time that summer brings. Also i’ve included some indoor activities as you if you live in the UK it tends to rain a lot and summer is no exception! What are you plan for your summer?
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30 Reasons To Love The Summer Period
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30 Reasons To Love The Summer Period

Here in the UK, it’s not very often we get a day when it doesn’t rain. Unlike many warmer countries that experience sunny weather for a good chunk of the year, they always say that Brits are crazy as we love hot days and will always be about and about even in 24-degree heat – we just like to make the most of it warmer day! We are big fans of the season and don’t care about melting throughout the day. So without further ado, I’ve compiled together a list of things that us Brits love most about summer:
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Happy 1st Birthday Bonnie
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Happy 1st Birthday Bonnie

Today is Bonnie’s 1st Birthday. So I thought today’s post blog could be all about my little bestie. She’s so funny, and crazy but also very, very loving. She loves her playmate Frankie (my sister), her nan and of course when she wants food, walk and cuddles. She is the queen of the house and the boss of the house – she knows what she wants and doesn’t want and goes out of her way to tell everyone that. I can’t believe it’s been nearly a whole year since I went and picked you up to bring you to your…
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Weekend Away With Family | Warwick
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Weekend Away With Family | Warwick

As we explored the charming town of Warwick, my sister, our beloved four-legged friend Bonnie, and I were captivated by its rich history and picturesque landscapes. From ancient castles to quaint streets, Warwick offers a delightful blend of old-world charm and modern allure. We were thrilled to discover that the town is incredibly dog-friendly, with numerous welcoming pubs and establishments where Bonnie was able to join us on our adventures. Stay tuned for a collection of stunning photos capturing our unforgettable experience in Warwick. We only stayed there for 2 nights, meaning it was a short and sweet trip, but…
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So Let’s Have A Quick Catchup: Weekend Catchup Edition.
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So Let’s Have A Quick Catchup: Weekend Catchup Edition.

Hey, it’s been a while since I did one of those weekend catch-up posts, so I thought I’d write one today. This past weekend I was pretty productive for once, doing some adulting like housework, and also took some time to chill, catch up on sleep after a crazy work week and allow myself some me time. So, last weekend I decided to loosen up and have fun instead of being a boring adult. After finishing work on Saturday, I thought, screw it! I’m not going to worry about having a clean house; instead, I went bowling with a friend…
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Transform Your Living Space? With These 10 Simple Home Decor Ideas.
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Transform Your Living Space? With These 10 Simple Home Decor Ideas.

Now that it’s the beginning of March and spring is just around the corner, now is the perfect time if you are ready for a change and a little refresh to your living space. Of course here in the UK, the weather doesn’t always cooperate however, the anticipation of sunny days, can help to inspire some early spring decorating. As of now, spring starts in the next four weeks, so having a little spring refresh in your living space before then, will put you in good stead. Try to stay away from anything that is specifically themed like easter, instead…
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Organise Your Kitchen with This Ultimate Guide
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Organise Your Kitchen with This Ultimate Guide

When it comes to maintaining an organized kitchen, keeping the cupboards in order can be a bit challenging. You might have a well-planned cleaning schedule that you can adhere to for a long time, or you may have the intention to keep things organised however, the demands of daily life take over, and you start to let things slip, resulting in disorganized kitchen cupboards and perhaps even messy kitchen counters. Are you looking for some guidance on how to organize your kitchen? Do you want to know the most effective ways to stay organised? Then you’ve come to the right…
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Organize for Spring: Declutter your Mind and Space.
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Organize for Spring: Declutter your Mind and Space.

With February being the month of love, why not prioritize self-love by decluttering and organizing your living space? As the winter season gives way to spring, it’s the perfect time to start anew and give your home a fresh start. One effective way to do this is by investing in some storage units, which can be your secret weapon in transforming your living space into an organized and efficient haven. By taking the time to declutter and organize, you can rid yourself of the stress and anxiety that come with a cluttered and disorganized living space. You can begin by…
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Importance of Gratitude and How To Do Practice It?
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Importance of Gratitude and How To Do Practice It?

Practising gratitude regularly can have a significant impact on your mental and physical well-being. Research has shown that expressing gratitude can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression while boosting feelings of happiness and life satisfaction. There are several ways to cultivate gratitude in your life. One effective strategy is to keep a gratitude journal, where you write down things you are thankful for each day. You can also make a habit of expressing gratitude verbally to those around you or through acts of kindness. Taking time to appreciate the good in your life, even during difficult times, can help shift your…
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How To Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine’s Day.
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How To Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is a day when people all over the world express their love for their significant other. It’s a holiday that can be divisive – some people love it, while others think it’s overrated. If you’re in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be an opportunity to celebrate your love for one another. Couples often exchange gifts, go out for a romantic dinner, or spend quality time together doing something special. It’s a day to show how much you care for your partner and to express your feelings in a meaningful way. On the other hand, if you’re not currently…
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5 Fitness Challenges To Conquer This February.
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5 Fitness Challenges To Conquer This February.

You might have missed January to start a brand new fitness opportunity to embark. However, that doesn’t mean that you can start your journey in February or March! Remember you have the power of what feels like the right time for you. So, when you are ready, motivated and determined to lead a healthier life. In this blog post, I’ll be talking about a few exciting to kickstart your journey… It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking to lose weight, become fitter or just want to work to improve your mental health and have a more balanced lifestyle. 30 days is…
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What To Do During January 2024: Here Are 6 Of The Best Things To Do
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What To Do During January 2024: Here Are 6 Of The Best Things To Do

The month of January isn’t everyone’s favourite month, there are so many things to do during this time of the year. As January is the beginning of a new year, it brings a lot of possibilities, fun and savvy things to do. I’ve put together a few things that are perfect to do this month. So let’s go… January is one of my favourite months of the year. I love the sense of new beginnings it brings – the possibilities, hopes, and dreams that come with a fresh start. It’s a time when I feel free to forget about past…
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How To Save Money On Makeup
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How To Save Money On Makeup

When it comes to shopping for makeup, I am always on the lookout for a good bargain. Who doesn’t love a good bargain, right? That’s why I tend to browse online to find some of the best deals on beauty products. It’s a great way to test a few new items without spending a fortune. I find that buying products when they are on offer is a smart way to try out new beauty trends. I also use this as an opportunity to stock up on my favourite products that I know I will need in the future. However, I…
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How To Help Looking After Your Mental Health
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How To Help Looking After Your Mental Health

With the festive season now over, we are entering the heart of winter. The January weather can be harsh, with freezing temperatures and long, dark days. Spending more time indoors can make it difficult to take care of our mental and physical wellbeing, which can lead to irritability, low energy, and difficulty completing daily tasks. It’s important to take steps to maintain mental health during the winter months. In this blog post, I will share some tips to help you manage negative feelings and beat the winter blues. GET OUTSIDE AND EXERCISE We all know that exercise is good for…
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January Book Club 2024 | 8 Must-Read Books That Will Start You In The Right Direction
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January Book Club 2024 | 8 Must-Read Books That Will Start You In The Right Direction

Can you believe it’s 2024 already? (Where has the time gone?) But anyway, Happy New Year and welcome to my January book club 2024. So let’s kick off the year by checking out these buzzworthy new books from edge-of-your-seat thrillers to love stories January can seem a little compared to December with the excitement that comes with the build-up to Christmas long gone, but what January lacks in excitement, is filled with optimism and a whole fresh take on what this year hopefully has in store for us. There for sure being something for everyone, so cosy up on the…
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Your 2024 Glow-Up Plan
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Your 2024 Glow-Up Plan

Now that Christmas is over for 2023, it’s a great time to start thinking about your 2024 glow-up plan. And I don’t mean that you need to start thinking about your big yearly goals; like buying a new house or getting your dream job. So what do I mean by ‘A Glow-Up Plan’? Well, a glow-up is a physical, mental and emotional transformation for the better, through setting yourself those little goals that are often forgotten about; like improving overall well-being- including mental and physical health. Also, a Glow-up doesn’t have to be planned, they can come naturally with the…
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20 Must-Have Christmas Gifts That Will Make Their Holiday Extra Special
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20 Must-Have Christmas Gifts That Will Make Their Holiday Extra Special

Are you struggling to come up with great Christmas gift ideas? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Check out our carefully curated list of top 20 must-have gifts guaranteed to make this holiday season extra special for your loved ones. 1. Personalised mug – A customised mug with their name or favourite quote is a thoughtful and practical gift. 2. Scented candles – A scented candle can create a relaxing atmosphere and make a great gift for anyone who loves a cosy night in. 3. Smartphone projector – A smartphone projector can turn any room into a cinema, making it perfect for movie lovers. 4. Personalised keyring –…
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Struggling For Awesome Christmas Gifts? Here’s 15 Cool Christmas Gift Ideas
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Struggling For Awesome Christmas Gifts? Here’s 15 Cool Christmas Gift Ideas

The festive season is a time of joy, love, and giving. However, finding the right Christmas gift for your loved ones can be quite challenging. To make your task easier, I have compiled a list of 15 cool Christmas gift ideas that your friends and family will surely appreciate. Whether you’re looking for a sentimental gift or something practical, our list has got you covered. From personalized items to tech gadgets, there’s something for everyone. So, go ahead and take a look at our list to find the perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones and make this holiday season…
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Get Into the Holiday Spirit with These Christmas Party Games.
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Get Into the Holiday Spirit with These Christmas Party Games.

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you can make it extra special for your loved ones. What better way to do that than by organizing a fun-filled Christmas party with some amazing games? Whether you’re planning to host a virtual celebration or a traditional in-person gathering, there are countless game ideas that can help you create a memorable experience for everyone involved. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are some game ideas that you can try out. For virtual parties, you can play online games such as virtual trivia, Pictionary,…
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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Men: Because We All Need A Little Help Sometimes
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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Men: Because We All Need A Little Help Sometimes

Choosing the perfect gift for a man can be a challenging and time-consuming process, no matter who the man is – your boyfriend, father-in-law, male best friend, grandad, husband, or fiancé. Even if you have a good understanding of their interests and hobbies, finding something that they will love and cherish can still be an arduous task. This is because men tend to have unique and particular tastes when it comes to gifts. You may have spent weeks, months, or even years with them, yet still struggle to find the right gift. It’s a widely accepted truth that men are…
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6 Simple Ways To Decorate For Christmas This Year
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6 Simple Ways To Decorate For Christmas This Year

Welcome back! Is christmas your favourite time of the year? Then you will love this blog post. Whether you prefer small Christmas decorations or large and go all-out Christmas decor, there will sure be something for everyone. I’ve pulled together a few simple ways to decorate for Christmas. Add In A Wreath Or Garland During the Christmas season, adding a garland or wreath to your room’s decoration can create a welcoming and festive ambience. These decorative pieces are an excellent way to elevate your regular decor and add a touch of the holiday spirit to your home. You can choose…
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6 Things To Enjoy In November That Will Make You Happy
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6 Things To Enjoy In November That Will Make You Happy

While October is an enjoyable month, so is November! November is a month that is full of excitement, celebrations, and holiday preparations. It is a time when the weather starts to change, and people begin to feel the joy of the upcoming holiday season. During this month, many people get busy with various activities, such as planning family get-togethers, shopping for gifts, and decorating their homes for Christmas. As the month progresses, people start to feel the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. They eagerly await the opportunity to put up their Christmas decorations and make gingerbread houses. Despite the…
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6 Cool Ways To Wear A Big-Ass Sweatshirt
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6 Cool Ways To Wear A Big-Ass Sweatshirt

As the temperature drops and the wind picks up, the weather becomes gloomy and uncomfortable. However, this presents an excellent opportunity to explore the world of fashion and appreciate the beauty of one of the most comfortable and warmest clothing items – the sweatshirt. A sweatshirt is a staple in every wardrobe. Whether it’s oversized or perfectly fitted, it’s a versatile piece of clothing that can be dressed up or down, making it suitable for any season. With its soft and cosy fabric, it’s perfect for keeping you warm while providing a stylish look. When it comes to styling the…
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What’s Coming To Netflix This November 2023
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What’s Coming To Netflix This November 2023

Now is the perfect time to just chill on the couch and binge-watch a new Netflix series. The selection on Netflix UK is awesome, right? And the best thing is that they’re always adding fresh content every month, so you’ll never run out of things to watch once you’ve finished watching all your favourite shows and movies. Sure, here’s a more detailed rewrite for you: If you’re looking for a way to unwind and relax, why not grab a blanket and settle in to watch a new Netflix series? With a vast selection of movies, TV shows, and original content,…
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The Best Christmas Things To Do In London
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The Best Christmas Things To Do In London

The city totally lights up during Christmas! With all the twinkling lights, fun attractions and lots of mulled wine, it’s an awesome time of year. And it’s that time of the year when London is all lit up for Christmas and I can’t help getting excited about all the amazing things to do. From sipping on afternoon tea to gliding on ice-skating rinks and hitting up Winter Wonderland, there is no shortage of fun events to check out. Winter Wonderland has been on my bucket list for years, but I never seem to make the trip down there. However, me…
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So Lazy Days Make Me Feel Reseted Or Unproductive?
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So Lazy Days Make Me Feel Reseted Or Unproductive?

It’s common to view the terms “lazy” or “unproductive” in a negative light. However, if we take a moment to reflect, working five days a week for eight or even twelve hours per day is already a significant amount of work. So why do we put so much pressure on ourselves to complete tasks on our to-do lists before returning to work? Perhaps it’s the result of our own conditioning, leading us to believe that we must complete these tasks before we can consider ourselves productive. However, if we are spending every day off engaging in activities, we never allow…
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Ways To Celebrate Halloween This Spooky Season
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Ways To Celebrate Halloween This Spooky Season

Halloween is a holiday celebrated with lots of enthusiasm by both children and adults. While there are many traditional ways to celebrate this holiday, there are also several unique and fun activities that can make your Halloween even more special. I can remember being a kid and bobbing apples was great fun, but if you are an adult why try out eating cider doughnuts from a string 🍩 Another classic Halloween game is creating mummies with toilet paper and spending plenty of family time at home. Decorate your pumpkins Is it even Halloween night if you haven’t decorated at least…
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