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Katie’s Tips for Life

These tips are the sort of thing I wished I’d known. No great wisdom but things I’ve learnt the hard way.

  1. If having a relaxing bath before bed, try and brush your teeth first then you can just fall into bed.
  2. Having puppies in the house makes you approach bits of stick on the floor with great caution and armed with kitchen towel.
  3. Try not to paint your nails when you should be writing. It’ll make life very difficult if you’re not yet dressed. Also, using nail glue and a mouse at the same time leads to panic.
  4. Don’t pin ‘before’ pictures of yourself on your notice board to inspire you to diet. They rapidly become ‘I’ll never be that thin again’ pictures.
  5. Keep a tape measure and a credit card in your desk drawer for on-line shopping. And do check carefully. That expensive kettle your thought was such a bargain isn’t cheap, it’s tiny.
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    A Secret Garden
    The Christmas Stocking and Other Stories
    A Summer at Sea
    A Vintage Wedding
    The Perfect Match
  • A Christmas Feast
    A French Affair
    From Scotland With Love (Short Story)
    Staying Away at Christmas (Short Story)
    Recipe for Love
    Summer of Love
  • The Undercover Cook
    A Perfect Proposal
    Love Letters
    Wedding Season
    Going Dutch
    Practically Perfect
  • Flora's Lot
    Restoring Grace
    Paradise Fields
    Highland Fling
    Artistic Licence
    Thyme Out
  • Life Skills
    Stately Pursuits
    Wild Designs
    The Rose Revived
    Living Dangerously