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Hello my name is Donna. Thanks for visiting. I live in an Edwardian house in inner city Manchester, I love Baking, car booting, hunting around charity shops, and crafting.I work full time.I have two grown up children. And lots of spare time.

Friday, 18 January 2013

Well the white stuff arrived

Well the white stuff arrived

 And I am really not happy about it because I already fell and hurt myself on Wednesday.
I managed to fall down the stairs so have been feeling sorry for myself ever  since!


Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Bags, Bags and more bags

Bags, Bags and more bags

Not hand bags I am a shoe girl! but that's another post.
Let me explain.

I hate carrier bags so have a big collection of bags for life. Which I keep in the boot of my car and on the back of the basement door I use them for everything lunches shopping holiday bags.   I nipped out this morning and the shop I wanted was closed so I pooped into B&M bargains and found this beauty and all for 99p I was so happy its lovely. This will be my beach bag next month when we go on holiday!!
I then nipped into the Red Cross and look what they had.

Oh I am so happy it really doesn't take much.

Monday, 14 January 2013

Painted Furniture

Painted Furniture


I was looking for something to hang coats in and hide bags and shoes in the hall. I can across this for £20.00 in this  charity shop.
http://www.thewesley.org.uk/

I use it a lot for work and like to help them out as they work with the homeless.

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I forgot to take before pictures. I used Creamery from the little Green paint company.

Sunday, 13 January 2013

A gift basket for a cat and Coffee lover!!

A gift basket for a  cat and  Coffee lover!!

I had to put a little gift together for a work colleagues birthday today. I had to gather what I had in and around at 06.30 this morning,she's a coffee lover so don't think I did to bad do you?
I had some nice instant  coffee in and I always have a surplus of cups as I buy them all the time and never use them. I had bought these at Christmas and was going to put sachets of hot chocolate in them little  marshmallows and chocolate spoons but I forgot. Good job really. :-)) I have taken the photo before I wrapped it in fancy cellophane so you can see the contents.

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