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Occupation healthcare assistant
Location Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Introduction Happily married to Tony.I am mum to two sons,stepmum to Tony's two children, grandma to 6 gorgeous children, and 'mum' to Marmalade, our cat after whom my blog is named.I love anything crafty, knitting,crochet,sewing but don't profess to be an expert! Gardening,baking and researching my family tree are my other passions.Oh and I love,love,love to eat Cake!! I can't resist a bargain and love rummaging at car boot sales and charity shops.
Interests Family History and tracing my family tree, Gardening, crafts of all kinds but especially love to knit, learning to crochet, vintage china and linens, car boot and charity shop rummaging, reading-fairly eclectic subject matter, seeing friends, the cinema, travel(New York being my favourite destination), baking, weekends away with Tony.I also love Emma Bridgewater teapots and Cath Kidston fabrics and accessories.Visiting open gardens in summer with like minded friends, gaining inspiration for planting combinations and for sampling fab home made cakes and coffee, thrifting making new from old.
Favorite Movies Dirty Dancing, East is East (never fails to make me laugh), Sound Of Music, White Christmas.
Favorite Music Michael Buble, Donny Osmond, any motown, Barry Manilow, Amy Winehouse, Barbra Streisand
Favorite Books Riders and anything by Jilly Cooper, Geoff Hamilton gardening books, Jodi Picoult novels and (real vintage reading this!) Jane Shaw 'Susan' books.