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Went shopping, got plantar fasciitis

I went on a shopping trip recently (well if I am going to be honest with my blog readers, it was more window shopping I dont have the cash at the moment to go shopping). I wore my best high heels too... for 6 h...
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House up for sale any takers?

A new house always comes with new experiences and a chance for me to get doing some proper creative DIY! So that is why Iv got my house up for sale currently. You maybe thinking "again!?" and that I am some sor...
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A few words of wisdom for bloggers

Im back! You may have noticed that MaillardvilleManor hasn't been up and running in a long time and you can thank my old hosts for that! I have since moved from my last appalling hosts and now im on GOOODADDY.....
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Salt Lamp Love

I've been looking at salt lamps for a while now, I first saw them when my Mother in Law, who is always in the know about everything natural, bought one for Lee's brothers birthday! It was one of those Mental No...
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Max wants in on the action too!

Around The Manor Max is included in on everything from shopping trips, to wearing cute outfits. So it only seems natural to include him in our decorating. With all the Green changes going on in the living ...
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Best pillow ideas ever?

It's black it's white, It's a pillow for my living room! The above was funnier if you think about Michael Jackson's 'Black or White' song! Only a little funnier . . . maybe not funny at all. :( Since I t...
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My two favorite books from March

I don't have a lot of time to read these days but I do make room during Hudson's morning nap, to read at least a chapter. I don't trust myself to read before bed because I am a "one more chapter" kind of girl a...
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Hudson’s Nursery Update

There is so much cuteness available for babies! It is all I can do to keep my wallet shut while shopping. I am working on our new must haves list for babies (if you haven't seen my last list it's here). But I w...