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Fleas, Marriage & Chocolate

June 10, 2018 | 18 Comments

How’s everyone? I have flea bites all over my legs and I’m desperately trying not to scratch them. I think fleas may have been nesting in my slippers, because I started scratching like crazy one night after getting into bed (and I’d been wearing my slippers all evening). No one else in the family has bites. Both our dogs have recently been de-flead at the vet. THE BITES ARE DRIVING MY CRAZY, even though I smear Anthisan all over them each morning. These are WAY worse than mosquito bites and I really feel like I’ve made some sort of major hygiene error, except I cannot isolate what it is. Send advice. Continue Reading…


The One Thing that Gets to Me Most

December 3, 2017 | 9 Comments

I don’t know if I’ll even have enough to write a whole blog post on this topic. But it’s something I NEED to get off my chest, because this is the one thing that my husband does which has the ability to make my temper levels rise. No it’s not forgetting to buy milk. Or staying out late with his mates at the pub. Or even drinking all the cold water in the fridge (which I put in there) and never refilling the bottles. No this is something much smaller than that, but no less annoying: leaving all of HIS THINGS on my beautifully clear kitchen counter tops. Continue Reading…


A Shopping List That Made Him Mad

March 11, 2017 | 12 Comments

Everyone has different roles in their relationships. Sometimes one person is more comfortable fixing leaky taps. Or changing plugs. While the other is better at budgeting. Or choosing wallpaper. Then there are the dud jobs, like taking out the rubbish or picking up the dog poo, which for some reason, always end up being mine. Continue Reading…