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Forum: General Chat Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I wonder if the Christmas tree has been put up...

I wonder if the Christmas tree has been put up early or left up late ?
Forum: Christmas Yesterday, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Yes I could just do that couldnít I. We do like...

Yes I could just do that couldnít I. We do like jigsaws and I never thought of just putting it under the sofa. I think we will need plenty to do over this Christmas !
Forum: Christmas Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Smilesonfaces
My daughter has asked for some jigsaws for...

My daughter has asked for some jigsaws for Christmas.
I had wondered about buying one of the roll up mats to store them because I donít want to lose my dining table all over Christmas. Would you...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Had a bit of a panic when I read your post. Just...

Had a bit of a panic when I read your post. Just checked and applications close at the sixth form college on 1st April. I donít want her to apply before she gets her mock results because we donít...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We are also looking at sixth form and college for...

We are also looking at sixth form and college for next year. The one she wants to go to also is a fair distance away from us. We were lucky in that they are are allowing students to book an...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Your room is lovely. I too love the chandelier.

Your room is lovely. I too love the chandelier.
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,076
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I felt so sad for you when I read your post. The...

I felt so sad for you when I read your post. The pain of losing parents really never goes away. Sorry you lost your parents at a young age.

My mum passed away this March, I hadnít seen her for a...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile Every year I buy gifts for children I have never...

Every year I buy gifts for children I have never seen ! I always say it is stopping mainly because we donít even get a thank you but then I go and buy something. As above it isnít the childís fault...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Oct 20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By Smilesonfaces
In tier 3 you may meet others outside in a...

In tier 3 you may meet others outside in a public place as long as you social distance and are in a group of no more than 6 including children. Travel from a tier 3 elsewhere is advised against but...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile That is so helpful thank you. I think taking a...

That is so helpful thank you. I think taking a year out to work in a school is a great idea.
We will go through everyoneís replies together over the weekend.
I am so glad no one has come on and...
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Smilesonfaces
My daughter all along has been going to...

My daughter all along has been going to university. Someone came in to school to talk about apprenticeships this week and I think daughter focused on the getting paid while you train bit !
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,355
Posted By Smilesonfaces
When we first moved in 24 years ago we had great...

When we first moved in 24 years ago we had great far reaching views over the tops with no houses in sight. Unfortunately in time a couple of estates have been built at the back and I can now just...
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Smilesonfaces
This is absolutely my thinking too ! I don't know...

This is absolutely my thinking too ! I don't know if it is the current climate which is causing her misgivings about university. I just think the university route gives the most flexibility. None of...
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Route in to teaching

My daughter is in Year 11. All she has ever wanted is to be a primary school teacher. I know many on here would say try to change her mind !

She has been looking at the various routes she could...
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Oct 20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Other people have booked off now plus Husband...

Other people have booked off now plus Husband prefers to spend the cash on a new bathroom :cry:

Hope everyone has a great unexpected holiday !
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Oct 20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We always use autoreisen in the canaries. Good...

We always use autoreisen in the canaries. Good prices, always had a nice car, pay on arrival and no excess.
Canít believe I cancelled my half term annual leave yesterday !
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 22 Oct 20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I use Quidco. I just have the basic one which is...

I use Quidco. I just have the basic one which is free. The premium is £1 a month and you get a higher rate of cash back. I used to get over £250 each year but I get nowhere near that now. Insurance...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,264
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We have a key safe so donít get locked out. I...

We have a key safe so donít get locked out. I have locked my daughter in a few times though (accidentally!) and she has had to climb out of the kitchen window. She now has an emergency key.
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,091
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We go through loads as well. I have 10 litres a...

We go through loads as well. I have 10 litres a week delivered and son buys his own as well. Iím always saying we could do with a cow in the back garden !
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,091
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We have had milk delivered by our milk lady for...

We have had milk delivered by our milk lady for years. It is her own local farm. A 2litre bottle is £1.50 so a bit more than a supermarket but it is always outside at 5am, fresh and she delivers in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,167
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Wishing you the very best for a good outcome x ...

Wishing you the very best for a good outcome x
:P1x1e_Dust:
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We should be starting our new bathroom next week...

We should be starting our new bathroom next week. We had a professional in to do the en-suite earlier in the year but ended up with a leak a few weeks later. This time dh and ds are taking a week off...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,044
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile So very sorry for your sad loss x

So very sorry for your sad loss x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,814
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Just out of interest if someone in work is caught...

Just out of interest if someone in work is caught flouting the rules and is given a fine should their employer sack them ?
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,272
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We are not really sharers. I never understand the...

We are not really sharers. I never understand the holiday food reports of people sharing meals. Who gets to choose ?
I do however always have a taste of any dessert my husband orders but that is...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,721
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Sound like a couple of old busy bodies with too...

Sound like a couple of old busy bodies with too much time on their hands. Itís none of their business if it is on your land and there. Is no covenants.
I would say though that we did always store...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Smilesonfaces
If it were this simple how easy would it be. We...

If it were this simple how easy would it be. We can go out to a pub as long as it serves food and I am guessing many of them do, go to the gym and leisure centres, visit a salon, go shopping, go to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Smilesonfaces
But tier 3 if pub serves food then its still...

But tier 3 if pub serves food then its still open. Locally all the pubs I can think of serve food.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile I take it this is Tier 3 lite as gyms and leisure...

I take it this is Tier 3 lite as gyms and leisure centres are remaining open. I thought the tiers weíre supposed to make it simpler! This is all about the £42m in financial aid. The leader of LCC has...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile DH says it doesnít really matter what brand of...

DH says it doesnít really matter what brand of brush is used for a diy project. Tool station have good packs of mid priced brushes no need to spend too much.. Pure bristle brushes for oil based paint...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,880
Posted By Smilesonfaces
What makes me retch are the ones walking round...

What makes me retch are the ones walking round shopping centre eating a sausage roll with the mask around their chin. Just gross :omg:
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,148
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I would eat it if I wasnít always on a diet ! We...

I would eat it if I wasnít always on a diet ! We used to eat it as kids with proper chip pan chips too, cooked in lard. Also the luncheon meat with a slice of egg in the middle and the one with a...
Forum: Positivity Forum 15 Oct 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I think the Queen is wonderful. I understand she...

I think the Queen is wonderful. I understand she has been well looked after all her life but she has devoted her entire life to service. It was lovely to see her with Prince William and yes her pink...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Smilesonfaces
The leaders of the 15 Lancashire councils have...

The leaders of the 15 Lancashire councils have been pushing all week to be placed in tier 3. It has taken longer because the negotiations are with 15 different council leaders rather than a single...
Forum: Christmas 14 Oct 20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Manchester Christmas markets cancelled

I suppose it was inevitable but the Markets have officially been cancelled today. Another blow to traders, restaurants, hotels etc.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,145
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I am so very sorry about your mum. Just go and...

I am so very sorry about your mum. Just go and spend the time you have with her. Anyone who says otherwise has no heart and has definitely not been in this position themselves. My mum passed away at...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,502
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Husband is booked in at Asda pharmacy on Friday...

Husband is booked in at Asda pharmacy on Friday. It is £8. I will be having mine done in work next week.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,380
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I too believe these mocks will have an effect on...

I too believe these mocks will have an effect on their grades but the government position as of now is that they will not and exams will go ahead as normal. I think the government are fantasising if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,380
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I wouldnít say pressure as such. My daughter is...

I wouldnít say pressure as such. My daughter is fairly laid back with school, she is a grafter and just gets on with it. School are reminding them that these mocks could well be very important if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,085
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I heard on the radio this morning that the whole...

I heard on the radio this morning that the whole of Lancashire will probably be under tier 3 by weekend. There are 15 different councils within the county and they all want the tier 3. They were in...
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