SHOPKEEPER'S STYLE BLOG
  • Dates to remember

    It was a good date!

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  • Afternoon Tea

    We did it! On the same week I picked the envelope we did the date, I’m in shock!! I had heard about a place in Lancashire (so nearby I thought) that did a picnic table afternoon tea – it had rave reviews and after a quick Google The Garden Kitchen at Holden Clough Nursery came […]

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  • Week 39

    Another of mine this week, I forgot I’d come up with these, I can only remember oe more and there’s a few of mine still in there! Go to the casino, and actually play on the tables! I cleverly (yeah right!) challenged myself in this one – at the casino I always play on the […]

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  • Bingo in Blackpool

    Back in May I picked a date that’d I’d written (and if I remember rightly John was impressed by!): Go to the fair and eat candy floss, if there isn’t one on then go to Blackpool So one sunny Sunday in September we decided to actually go! it was a lovely day, with a small […]

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  • Week 38

    Now we’re talking, I picked well this week: Go for afternoon tea And I know exactly where I’d like to go, AND we’re actually planning on doing it this week, you know the whole idea of this – to do the date on the week chosen! (We’ll not remind anyone of the forfeit threat!)… Watch […]

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  • Week 37

    Another well timed pi here, just as ‘summer’ (or what we had of it!) is drawing to a close I pick: Go for a picnic under the stars Incidentally it’s one of mine so I can hardly complain!!

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  • Dinner date, at the Trafford Centre (cheating!)

    So in a bid to tick things off the list before the arrival of Dot we may have cheated slightly on this one… We went to a restaurant at the Trafford Centre we’ve not eaten at before, we missed mini golf – I can’t see my feet let alone a small ball near the! – […]

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  • Week 36

    With the countdown approaching, work has finished and D Day (Dot Day) almost upon us we’re running out for time for dates! But still every Monday sometimes Ties, or Thurs!) I remember to pick a card 🙂 And typically this week I picked one that we have kind of done, before I picked it (I know […]

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  • Week 35

    Now this one is bad timing… There is one Swedish store we’ve visited a lot this year what with doing up the bathroom, our room and a nursery… In fact John is headed back tonight for little bits we forgot! Got to Ikea for meatballs.  Don’t buy anything! The second part proves the challenge and […]

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  • Picnic date (deja vu!)

    With the sun finally shining (it is August isn’t it?!) we decided that it was time for a picnic! We had plans to visit friends with a little baby in the afternoon but thought we’d head out in the morning, and similar to repeating breakfast in bed we decided to head back to the scene […]

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