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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By Abbysmum
I work in a school and also go for the Bodum mug...

I work in a school and also go for the Bodum mug too, we all have different colours so know who's is who's!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Nov 20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By Abbysmum
Definitely worth looking at the Ultimate ticket...

Definitely worth looking at the Ultimate ticket for Discovery Cove as you get unlimited access to Seaworld, Aquatica, Busch and free parking which makes it really good value.

Edited to add some...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Abbysmum
If you have a calculator - smaller number divided...

If you have a calculator - smaller number divided by larger number x100
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,588
Posted By Abbysmum
We have a diesel Golf estate and I love it, I'd...

We have a diesel Golf estate and I love it, I'd never have a car without cruise control now.
Forum: General Chat 17 Nov 20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Abbysmum
We have a diesel and it's fine, zero tax which is...

We have a diesel and it's fine, zero tax which is great! I don't do as many miles in it now so would probably choose petrol next time and my only concern is the diesel particulate filter (or...
Forum: General Chat 13 Nov 20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,338
Posted By Abbysmum
We have a Vertuo after reading so much about them...

We have a Vertuo after reading so much about them here, we're mainly decaf however apart from that we have Stormio & Columbia. I like to warm up some milk and add vanilla syrup too, hardly ever go to...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Abbysmum
My daughter was offered reduced entry grades at...

My daughter was offered reduced entry grades at Bangor Uni, she said it was through the Widening Access Scheme. If I remember they reduced the requirements from something like AAB to BBB, she then...
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 972
Posted By Abbysmum
Our springer destroyed every bed in his wake...

Our springer destroyed every bed in his wake until we got him a Tuffies bed - indestructible! https://www.tuffies.co.uk/
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,759
Posted By Abbysmum
I have two springers and they definitely need...

I have two springers and they definitely need lots of stimulation and good off lead walks
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Nov 20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,782
Posted By Abbysmum
I play hockey and we have had notice from England...

I play hockey and we have had notice from England Hockey that all club hockey is now suspended until 4th Dec at the earliest which means we'll probably not be back until mid Jan as we break for Xmas...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Nov 20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,460
Posted By Abbysmum
Go get her before Thursday and sod what the Uni...

Go get her before Thursday and sod what the Uni say! We did a dash down to Wales the day of the circuit breaker to get our daughter as she was on her own and couldn't face another 3 weeks of not...
Forum: General Chat 1 Nov 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 56,722
Posted By Abbysmum
To be honest Abby's Uni said students were not...

To be honest Abby's Uni said students were not allowed home but we took the decision that her mental wellbeing was more important than what the Uni were instructing. The campus was like a ghost town...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Nov 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,479
Posted By Abbysmum
It's a really difficult one, I work in a school...

It's a really difficult one, I work in a school and I know our head teacher has been very understanding of parents who are having to take their children for shielding purposes so perhaps have a chat...
Forum: General Chat 31 Oct 20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 56,722
Posted By Abbysmum
My daughter is in halls in Bangor unfortunately...

My daughter is in halls in Bangor unfortunately only her for the last few weeks in her halls flat of 8. She was doing ok until the circuit break was coming in and then she'd had enough and was...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Abbysmum
This year we gave all our Year 6's a free leavers...

This year we gave all our Year 6's a free leavers hoodie in lieu of end of year celebrations, they cost 18 and kindly paid for by our parent fundraisers so 20/22 is about right for one. Our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,870
Posted By Abbysmum
We're in Notts and have two weeks for October...

We're in Notts and have two weeks for October half term.
Forum: General Chat 6 Oct 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,100
Posted By Abbysmum
Perhaps have a chat with your local Womens Aid,...

Perhaps have a chat with your local Womens Aid, they have lots of experience in these matters and will be able to offer good advice.
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,338
Posted By Abbysmum
I love my Nespresso machine, I ummed and ahhed...

I love my Nespresso machine, I ummed and ahhed for so long and finally took the plunge and so happy I did! We have the Vertuo machine, my favourite pods are Stormio or Odacio with warm frothed milk...
Forum: TV and Film 26 Sep 20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Abbysmum
One of my favourites too, have you watched The...

One of my favourites too, have you watched The Shield also excellent viewing
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 56,722
Posted By Abbysmum
Not yet, I thought today there would at least be...

Not yet, I thought today there would at least be someone. She seems ok at the moment but I may chat to the Halls office and see what's happening, surely they won't leave her alone?
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 56,722
Posted By Abbysmum
We dropped our daughter at Bangor today, so far...

We dropped our daughter at Bangor today, so far she is the only one in her block in Halls but hoping more move in tomorrow!
Forum: Accommodation 29 Aug 20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By Abbysmum
I think the Four Corners area is perfect, we love...

I think the Four Corners area is perfect, we love Sunset Lakes so always look for availability first. We also loved High Grove and Orange Tree but they are a bit further out.
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,064
Posted By Abbysmum
Have a look at this, it's got lots of suggestions...

Have a look at this, it's got lots of suggestions - https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/university/freshers/what-to-take-to-university-checklist
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 56,722
Posted By Abbysmum
I was reading through this today for ideas on...

I was reading through this today for ideas on what to take to Uni - https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/university/freshers/what-to-take-to-university-checklist

If you have a Wilko's locally we found...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Aug 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Abbysmum
We love Webbs Candy Store :)

We love Webbs Candy Store :)
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Abbysmum
Morrisons & Sainsbury's have collection bins for...

Morrisons & Sainsbury's have collection bins for recyclable plastic bags.
Forum: Accommodation 15 Aug 20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By Abbysmum
Hotels.com were really good when our airport...

Hotels.com were really good when our airport hotel was cancelled in June. We had used Tesco vouchers and weren't expecting anything back so I'd written it off but we received an email with a voucher...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By Abbysmum
I'm just looking at this too, after paying her...

I'm just looking at this too, after paying her accommodation she's got approx 750 left so I'm wondering how much top up she'll need.

Where is your daughter going? Abby is heading to Bangor.
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By Abbysmum
I use Co-Pilot sat-nav app on my iPhone, my phone...

I use Co-Pilot sat-nav app on my iPhone, my phone automatically sets to do not disturb whilst driving
Forum: General Chat 31 Jul 20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By Abbysmum
oh no it's so painful and can take a while to...

oh no it's so painful and can take a while to feel better. I bought a coccyx cushion that has a wedge cutout so there's no pressure on the coccyx when you sit or get up, I found the worst bit was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By Abbysmum
We requested a refund a couple of weeks ago (we'd...

We requested a refund a couple of weeks ago (we'd already received our credit note) and the refund arrived within a week. No issues with TUI at all and will definitely rebook with them when we go...
Forum: General Chat 4 Jul 20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,124
Posted By Abbysmum
You need to improve on the sausages - Jolly Hog...

You need to improve on the sausages - Jolly Hog Porky Black are the way forward!
https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/sausages/the-jolly-hog-the-porky-black-sausages-400g-7793704-p-44
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jul 20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By Abbysmum
It's a banned subject on The Dibb as it's very...

It's a banned subject on The Dibb as it's very emotive and causes arguments
Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,387
Posted By Abbysmum
I'd say if you were going to give her 50 towards...

I'd say if you were going to give her 50 towards them then give her JD vouchers rather than cash that way her parents won't make her spend it on something else!
Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By Abbysmum
No idea if this would work but can you fasten...

No idea if this would work but can you fasten your watch to your ankle or stick it in your sock?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jun 20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,138
Posted By Abbysmum
I've been lucky enough to do GNR 3 times, I don't...

I've been lucky enough to do GNR 3 times, I don't know the names of all the roads but when you come up the John Reid Road (I think) and drop down onto the sea front it's such an emotional experience...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 30 May 20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,370
Posted By Abbysmum
Individual ones from the Tesco bakery are...

Individual ones from the Tesco bakery are delicious, plenty of icing ;)
Forum: General Chat 22 May 20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,957
Posted By Abbysmum
Great idea! Decaf would be my first choice (very...

Great idea! Decaf would be my first choice (very boring! ) or any you don't fancy - happy to PM you and we can swap addresses :)
Forum: General Chat 22 May 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,957
Posted By Abbysmum
We have some in our starter pack, I'm not keen if...

We have some in our starter pack, I'm not keen if you would like them?
Forum: General Chat 22 May 20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,957
Posted By Abbysmum
We've just joined the Nespresso Vertuo club...

We've just joined the Nespresso Vertuo club thanks to this post! I'm not keen on the Hazelino capsules so rather than go to waste would anyone like them?
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