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Good morning readers, I have returned! I had expected this blog to be covered in dust and completely empty with no comments or likes, however after many months (although it feels like years) of not blogging, I logged on to WordPress this morning and was surprised to see that despite my inactivity, I still have so many lovely readers and followers (80 of the latter ๐Ÿ˜ƒ). Stay tuned for more posts, the sylvanians are back…

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Birthday Haul

Hello everyone… The birthday haul post is finally here! Here is what I got for my birthday:

Books:

The Black Key by Amy Ewing (this book is AMAZING! I finished reading it yesterday.)

Unsername: Regenerated by Joe Sugg

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Silence is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

Mischief at Midnight by Esme Kerr

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Other things:

Loccitane advent calendar

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Adidas Superstars

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A makeup bag full of goodies from three of my best friends. There was a bottle of Snow Fairy shower gel from Lush in there too, but I am using it right now.

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A random Lush bath bomb

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I think that’s it for presents, I also got cards and some money too. I am sooooo grateful to my friends and family for everything that I got. ๐Ÿ™‚ As I said above, The Black Key is such a good book, it is the last in The Lone City series – you have to read them! I will probably post a very detailed book review sometime soon.

Byeeeeee!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Hello everyone! Today I am doing another award. Thank you Abby and C. for nominating me, you girls are the best!

Rules:

1. Answer the 11ย questions from the nominator
2. Nominate 11 blogs
3.ย Ask them 11 questions

Chocolate or vanilla?

Definitely chocolate.

How long have you been blogging for?

Errrrr…. I think around three years, but I only did something like 3 posts in the first two years. Christmas 2015 is when I became really interested in my blog and started posting a lot more.

Share a random fact about yourself.

I absolutely love Shakespeare.

What’s the weather like where you live right now?

Very dull and rainy.

Which do you prefer? Hobby Lobby or Michealโ€™s? (If you have ever been to one of them. They are both craft stores.)

I have never been to either.

What’s your favourite ice cream flavour?

I had a delicious banana flavoured ice cream once in Abaraeron in Wales. It was sooooo nice! ๐Ÿ™‚

Favourite book?

Aaaah! Why are you doing this to me, C.????? Errrrrrr…erm… ‘Wonder’ by R.J. Palacio.

Favourite season?

Winter!

Do you like French Fries?

Yes.

Next question.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Draw, read, write or blog.

Coffee or tea?

Tea!


I nominate:

Maddie @ The Blog of Toys

Janie @ The Blog of All Things Lovely

Rutvi @ Buzz About AG

Misty @ Creative World of Writing

IrishAG @ Irish AG Dolls

Kayla @ In Dollywood

Geeky_Girl @ The Dolls of Texas

Katie @ Concealed Foundation

Zielle @ A Teen’s Homeschool Notebook

Suzy @ Crafts’n’Craziness

Zoe @ Zoe’s Sylvanians

Your questions are:

  1. Chocolate or vanilla?
  2. How long have you been blogging for?
  3. Share a random fact about yourself.
  4. Whatโ€™s the weather like where you live right now?
  5. Favourite TV show?
  6. Whatโ€™s your favorite ice cream flavor?
  7. Favorite book?
  8. Favorite season?
  9. Do you like Dance Moms?
  10. What do you like to do in your spare time?
  11. Coffee or tea?

I have copied recycled lots of C.’s questions. ๐Ÿ™‚

Byeeee!

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Under The Shining Leaves

Hello everyone! I told you there was a photostory coming… ๐Ÿ™‚


It was late on a Sunday evening in Bluebell Village. The light was beginning to fade, and most of the children were getting ready for bed. All was quiet in the Beaufort household, until…

“Verity! The homework!” Valentine suddenly shouted.

“Homework?! We didn’t have any homework to do.” she replied, feeling very confused.

“Oh yes we did! We had to find a tree in the woods and then study it. I haven’t done a single bit, not even one word!” Valentine was beginning to panic. What would his teacher think if he went to school with no homework?

“Come on, I have a plan! Follow me, but be quiet.” They tiptoed through the house together. Verity went into the kitchen and picked up a bunch of bananas so that they could have them as a snack. She also got a notepad and a pencil to write with.

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“Can’t you carry something Valentine?” sighed Verity as she walked down the road balancing their belongings on her head.

“Let’s go to the magic tree!” Valentine said.

They walked and walked until their tiny legs were aching. Eventually they reached the tree and Verity sat down. She whipped out the notepad and started to write. At the top of the page Verity wrote in her neatest handwriting: ‘Under The Shining Leaves’.

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“I’m going to climb it!” Valentine shouted to his sister

“Oh Valentine, you always want to show off and you think that you’re the best at everything.”

“No I don’t!” he shouted “I bet that you wouldn’t be able to climb this huge tree, you’re just a girl!” Verity felt anger building up inside her.

“Actually, girls can doย anything that boys can do.”

“Huh. Yeah right.” Valentine began to scale the trunk of the tree. He climbed further and further until Verity felt dizzy when she looked up at him.

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Verity tried to concentrate on her writing, but it was hard to do when her brother was shouting at her from high up in the branches.

“Look at me! I would like to see you climb this high!” he laughed.

Suddenly, Valentine lost his balance and slipped when he wasn’t concentrating. He was dangling from the tree, clinging to a thin branch.

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“Aaaaah! Verity help me!” he screamed. Verity ran over to the tree and tried to stand directly under her brother. The darkness made it difficult for her to see up in the tree. There was a loud sound; a sound that was exactly like a branch snapping. Valentine was falling towards the ground and screaming. He thought for a second that it might be the end…

Verity collapsed to the ground as her Valentine landed in her arms.

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“Thanks for breaking my fall little sister” Valentine said smiling.

I hope you liked it! There was a bit more drama than my usual photostories, but life in Bluebell Village isn’t always perfect. ๐Ÿ˜€

Byeeee!

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November Updates + The thing that has made me Super Happy!

Hello everyone! Here today with some fabulous updates – because everyone loves updates! ๐Ÿ™‚

So, it was my birthday on Monday. I am so grateful to my friends and family for all of the amazing gifts I recieved. Comment below if you want me to do a birthday haul post.

Also, I have been hard at work in my lovely new colouring book:

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The pages are made from card-like material so that you can pull out your finished pictures and put them in a frame. Aaaah! How nice. ๐Ÿ˜›

And another thing; LOOK WHAT I FOUND!

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Some of you may be aware that I have an obsession with Shakespeare… Today I found this ‘Complete Works of William Shakespeare’ book from when my mum did her English Literature degree. Mum, why didn’t you tell me about this?! ๐Ÿ˜€ I don’t know which play to read first! (I’ll probably go for Twelfth Night or maybe Hamlet.)

Sooooooo….ya……

Hope you liked my random bits of information.

Byeeeeee!

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A Little Bit Late…

Hello everyone! I know that here in the UK Rememberance day was on Friday 11th November, but I thought that I would do a quick post to remember all the soldiers who have fought for our country….

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Here is Annabell and Paddock Buttercup showing their support.

Bye

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September Family Pictures

Hello everyone! Welcome to another post, this time I’ll be showing you some lovely pictures (again!) I did a family photoshoot outside in the garden a few weeks ago:

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The Robinson red pandas.

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The Dante cats.

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The Beaufort polar bears (there are some missing).

I don’t have a picture of the cow family for some reason, I think I just forgot about them! ๐Ÿ˜› I hope that you liked this post…

Byeeeeeeeee!

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Another unseen (but adorable) picture

Hello everyone! I’m here today with a random photo to show you. I think I took it a few years ago on my dad’s phone, but I had forgotten all about it until yesterday.

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It’s Rhianna Chocolate and Verity Beaufort enjoying a hot beverage with me in a coffee shop. (I didn’t mean for my arm to be in the shot by the way.) …And that hot chocolate looks so nice! ๐Ÿ™‚

Byeeeeeeeeee!

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