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6 Fantastic Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Positivity Jar

I want to start 2016 positively! Inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s (best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love) beautifully simple idea about keeping a happiness jar I’ve started filling what I’ve decided to call my positivity jar. Each day I write down on a … Continue reading

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A celebration of life’s simple pleasures

Living with Fibromyalgia is tough – it’s a painful condition that sometimes steals my positivity. So, I have made it my mission to seek out and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.  Happiness does not have to be complex. Sipping … Continue reading

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Chocolate heaven

Today I took the plunge and baked my first ever chocolate sandwich and I’m pleased to report that it is luscious, moist and mood-enhancingly good. Chocolate heaven. The recipe I followed was from ‘The Great British Bake Off Learn to … Continue reading

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10 reasons why you should give homemade gifts…

Do you have a homemade gift that you treasure? Homemade gifts are so inexpensive – but full of personality and love; they are thoughtful, even without a huge price tag! Here are 10 reasons why you should give homemade gifts to your family and … Continue reading

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The delicious life

Today I allowed Mary Berry to once more guide me through the art of baking. This time I decided to try and bake my favourite cake in the whole wide world…carrot cake 🙂 This is the recipe I followed: http://www.maryberry.co.uk/recipes/baking/carrot-cake-with-mascarpone-topping … Continue reading

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Sammy sunshine :)

I love sunshine, everybody seems so much happier when the sun is smiling down on us. It’s as if all our worries melt away, just briefly. And it’s all free! It’s been a crisp, clear, sunny day in Barking, so … Continue reading

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Welcome to Claire's comfy corner of the world wide web

Hello there 🙂 Having recently been diagnosed with the chronic pain condition Fibromyalgia I am determined to live life to its fullest, even on bad pain days, and believe me some days, during a flare, the pain can be severe! I’m … Continue reading

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