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Forum: General Chat 15 Jan 21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By scottish mama
Ive had a subscription with Bloom and Wild for...

Ive had a subscription with Bloom and Wild for about 2 years for my mum which costs 18 a month. Yes, theyre dearer than supermarket ones, but she absolutely loves getting them and cant get over...
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Jan 21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,628
Posted By scottish mama
Hi, were doing NYC, the Smoky Mountains and...

Hi, were doing NYC, the Smoky Mountains and Rotonda on the Florida Gulf coast, which is what we were supposed to be doing last year. Booked through BA so only got deposit paid so far, apart from log...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 5 Jan 21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By scottish mama
We stayed in a log cabin between Pigeon Forge and...

We stayed in a log cabin between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg on 2017 and had booked to go to another one last year but due to COVID have switched to this year. Hopefully Ill write my first trip...
Forum: General Chat 31 Dec 20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By scottish mama
Weve just had Kasper in for a scale and polish...

Weve just had Kasper in for a scale and polish and it cost us 300. We do have dental cover with his insurance, but this wasnt covered as its classed as routine health check. If hed had a tooth...
Forum: General Chat 29 Dec 20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,532
Posted By scottish mama
We got married in Orlando in 1999 with 15 family...

We got married in Orlando in 1999 with 15 family and friends after MIL hijacked our plans over here. I most remember:
swimming and sunbathing by hotel pool before ceremony, and being so chilled...
Forum: General Chat 26 Dec 20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,725
Posted By scottish mama
Tawse, like the belt but with strips on the end. ...

Tawse, like the belt but with strips on the end.
We also called our break time snack a leevee in primary school but Im not sure if this was a Scottish Borders word or just our school. However, I...
Forum: General Chat 23 Dec 20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,962
Posted By scottish mama
Tequila 🤮. Was so drunk on slammers I was sick...

Tequila 🤮.
Was so drunk on slammers I was sick over the sea wall with my friend hanging on to my legs to stop me falling over. Classy dame.:blush:
In my 20s it was orange 20-20 which we used to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Dec 20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,165
Posted By scottish mama
Weve had our MCO-LGW flight late august...

Weve had our MCO-LGW flight late august cancelled which I only realised after looking on the BA sale and realising there were no LGW flights. Quickly checked through Manage my booking to see our...
Forum: General Chat 13 Dec 20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,046
Posted By scottish mama
No seat belt, helmets and being out all day...

No seat belt, helmets and being out all day cycling for miles round local area.
Also remember:
Going to beach about 20 miles away in back of dads transit van with my cousins, all 4 of us sitting...
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,342
Posted By scottish mama
Scottish, despite living in the NE for 32 years...

Scottish, despite living in the NE for 32 years. DS does a great mimic of me. I was a teacher and when went home to Scotland for hols they said I was talking posh as I was talking slower. When I went...
Forum: General Chat 2 Nov 20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,072
Posted By scottish mama
I love a brown sauce sandwich! Has to be HP,...

I love a brown sauce sandwich! Has to be HP, white bread and thick butter, not marg. Same as my cheese and onion crisp sandwich.
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 9 Oct 20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By scottish mama
Ive got really short hair and when got married...

Ive got really short hair and when got married in Florida I wore a small pearly tiara, which was slightly raised so you could see it off my hair iykwim. Will try and add photos later.
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By scottish mama
Weve got a Siberian Forest cat after trying to...

Weve got a Siberian Forest cat after trying to rehome a cat from the local shelter and DH having full blown allergic asthma attack. He is drastically more tolerant to Kasper than other cats weve...
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,726
Posted By scottish mama
Kenny Dalglish, Celtic

Kenny Dalglish, Celtic
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 12 Aug 20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By scottish mama
Eating out near Perth/Dundee

We've got a few nights booked away in Collace which apparently is 15 mins from both Perth and Dundee. Looking for some advice on eating out nearby. Thanks. :)
Forum: General Chat 7 Aug 20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By scottish mama
My DH did this recently with his Tag and the guy...

My DH did this recently with his Tag and the guy broke the winder and claimed it was like that when DH took it in. It definitely wasn't as he'd checked it beforehand, but was his word against them...
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,487
Posted By scottish mama
Blondie Denis, think it was 75p at Woolies.

Blondie Denis, think it was 75p at Woolies.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By scottish mama
Cheers Ray :smile:

Cheers Ray :smile:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By scottish mama
Thanksgiving. I use the website on my iPad and...

Thanksgiving. I use the website on my iPad and was checking it quite a lot before all the travel restrictions just to check on the usual flight changes with the American Airlines around this time. It...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By scottish mama
BA system error?

Sorry if this has been posted before, but when I go to 'manage my booking' with BA ali get is a new itinerary of my flights but nothing else- no balance, no car hire details, no check seats etc. ...
Forum: General Chat 2 Apr 20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By scottish mama
I also have ME, as well as fibromyalgia. Was...

I also have ME, as well as fibromyalgia. Was diagnosed in 1997 after 2 years of symptoms, but please don't be worried that this a life ever after diagnosis,as I have also had long periods of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Mar 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By scottish mama
Were wondering the same, due to go end of July...

Were wondering the same, due to go end of July for 3 weeks and as DH a teacher we can only go in summer holidays for that length of time. We'd happily just swap to next year if possible.
Forum: General Chat 23 Mar 20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By scottish mama
My DH is a teacher and has already had Y11 and...

My DH is a teacher and has already had Y11 and Y13 parents asking him to improve the predicted grades he previously gave them.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Mar 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By scottish mama
I've got insurance through my bank so covered for...

I've got insurance through my bank so covered for this year's holiday but how do we stand if we reschedule for next year? Does that count as a new trip so not covered? Sorry if already been answered,...
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By scottish mama
Same here 😂😂

Same here 😂😂
Forum: General Chat 13 Mar 20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,650
Posted By scottish mama
Mobile Mr Brightside The Killers

Mr Brightside The Killers
Forum: Shopping in Florida 25 Feb 20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By scottish mama
Sorry for delay, thanks. :). I can't seem to...

Sorry for delay, thanks. :).
I can't seem to set up a new location so I get the emails, has this changed recently? I'm actually looking for Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg or Sevierville.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 21 Feb 20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By scottish mama
I've used them in the past for things like...

I've used them in the past for things like restaurants and also an alpine coaster in the Smokies, but can't fir the life of me remember how to access the US site again :blush:.
Help appreciated.
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Feb 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By scottish mama
Thanks folks, that's what I thought. Also, as...

Thanks folks, that's what I thought.
Also, as she's going to be 15 on her birthday this year and her passport is still valid for our summer holiday, we're intending to wait until she's 16 and get...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Feb 20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By scottish mama
6 months on passport to Spain?

DD is going to Spain on a football tour in April, and team organiser is saying we must have more than 6 months on passport when they travel. DD's runs out in Sept.
I thought things were same until...
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,225
Posted By scottish mama
First single Denis by Blondie 1978. 75p at...

First single Denis by Blondie 1978. 75p at Woolies.
First album was Journeys to Glory by Spandau Ballet in 1981.
Forum: General Trip Planning 17 Nov 19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By scottish mama
We stayed there a couple of years ago and totally...

We stayed there a couple of years ago and totally agree with Waveney. Would definitely stay there again. Didn't have any extra charges to pay.
Forum: General Chat 13 Nov 19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,320
Posted By scottish mama
This is what i was going to suggest. And she...

This is what i was going to suggest. And she looks as cute as a button!
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By scottish mama
Thanks folks, he is most definitely in the...

Thanks folks, he is most definitely in the "dunno" group. A weekend away does sound good, and his phone is due an upgrade so that might be an idea.
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,021
Posted By scottish mama
1999 we got married in Orlando and went to the...

1999 we got married in Orlando and went to the Bahamas for a week honeymooning without the family who came over for wedding.

Flight across was on a tiny plane and about the only other passengers...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By scottish mama
18th birthday present ideas for DS

Seeking some inspiration from you lovely dibbers. Its DS 'S 18th birthday next month and we can't think of anything to get him :blush:.
Have asked him but he is no help, as doesn't know what he'd...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Oct 19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 442,838
Posted By scottish mama
We've got the train down to Manchester when we've...

We've got the train down to Manchester when we've flown from there. Go down the day before and it goes straight to the airport. We get a family railcard and set the notification for 90 days out and...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,615
Posted By scottish mama
Same here, but will just add this- whenever...

Same here, but will just add this- whenever there's anything on TV about global warming or climate change DMIl proclaims there no such thing. Leads to many heated discussions, as DH is a Geography...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By scottish mama
Although I can't remember the make of trampoline...

Although I can't remember the make of trampoline we got (definitely wasn't Plum), I think it's about 12ft and it's definitely been the best thing we bought. As Procrastinator said, get as big as you...
Forum: Accommodation 8 Oct 19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By scottish mama
Definitely a huge variety in supplies in villa...

Definitely a huge variety in supplies in villa. We've generally found ones in Orlando have very little, or even nothing! However, down on the Gulf coast pretty much everything is supplied. One villa...
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