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Mums the word on the Yorkshire Coast this Mother’s Day

Mums the word on the Yorkshire Coast this Mother’s Day

Looking for some great local options, to show mum you care, whilst also supporting local Yorkshire businesses? Look no further.  From gardening to jewellery and even a spa treatment or two, the coast offers something for everyone! Jewellery Is your mum a true magpie, looking for something nice and shiny to add to her collection? Then look no further than these two brilliant local jewellers.  Nomination, Brunswick Located in the Brunswick Shopping Centre, Nomination offers stunning Italian designer jewellery for women and men. Add to your Mum’s special collection of charms or create a brand-new bracelet this Mother’s Day, plus…
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Put your best foot forward.

Put your best foot forward.

Which to choose! I often wonder if guys have the same or a more challenging time getting footwear. I mean, we all know if a shop is there with footwear offerings, customers will come. Whether it's boots, shoes, trainers or sandals,, let's face it,, we like to try them on and check out what they look like in the little mirror strategically placed on the floor. Footwear shopping is something else for me. The first shop I go into, I usually see what I want, but just in case, I end up walking from one end of the town to…
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Shopping for my man! 🤔

Shopping for my man! 🤔

Getting it right! When I get the chance to shop for clothes for my man, well, all I can say is YES! It's not that often that I get to shop for him, in fact, it's hardly ever. Usually, my guy knows what he wants, gets ready, sets off to the shop of choice, and well, that's it, he gets what he went for! Then, he's back home, feet up on the sofa, telly on raising his cup of coffee in his hand at me before I've had the chance to say, "what do you want for tea"! Today, however,…
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Keeping Warm 🧣

Keeping Warm 🧣

Hats, Scarves and Gloves, matching or not? Passing the time, chatting with friends, listening to each other's points of view on specific topics can be pretty educational and thought-provoking. However, we all know we can talk about, well, just about anything! I was listening to my friend talking about her purchase of a new hat and scarf, she then added gloves into the mix, and it sounded like she had lost a penny and found a pound! "It's a matching set," she declared! So for the next 10 minutes, our conversation was about hats, scarves and gloves, which looks best,…
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The Letter……💌

The Letter……💌

Making New Memories When the decorations have been taken down, and the last bit of tinsel sparkle has been dusted away, or so I believe, (I always miss something), I began to think about what would be nice to do next?🤔It needs to be thoughtful and meaningful to create a new memory. Then! a light bulb moment! I will write a letter to my Aunty. My Aunty grew up when, "in those days," it was "the norm" to write and receive letters. The sound of the "letterbox clatter" would have her racing to the window, looking out and shouting "the…
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My Christmas Gift 🎁

My Christmas Gift 🎁

A gift to me from me 😇 The thrill of going shopping can be a wonderful experience for me, in fact, I just love it! Especially when it comes to Christmas when it's as good a reason as any to treat myself, and as we say, I've been very good this year, thank you, Santa! So, after doing the housework, I jumped in the car and headed to town, parked up, threw my oversized bag on my shoulder and set off walking towards Westborough in Scarborough. A cold chill in the air reminded me of the time of year, and…
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Brunswick

Brunswick

We love Brunswick ❤️ It's home to fabulous shops all under one roof. Not only can you browse the shops, but Esquires Coffee also offers a great place to meet friends, have something tasty to eat and drink, (not forgetting the most delicious cakes.🧁) It is the perfect place to do your Christmas shopping this year, plus Brunswick is holding Late Night Shopping until 8 pm on the 9th, 16th and 23rd of December with free parking from 3 pm! Strolling from one shop to the other is a pleasure as the Christmas lights twinkle at this festive time.Nomination is…
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Dixons – Filey

Dixons – Filey

Has got the Bloomin lot! One of my wonderful friends had recently bought a house and was telling our group of friends, "if you are thinking of buying a present for me, can you get me a voucher from Dixons? I have seen the perfect oven in there; it's a SMEG oven", This was then followed by exciting tales of being able to whip up the perfect Christmas dinner and the obligatory pigs in blankets. Needless to say, her enthusiasm and multiple "it's amazing" made me chuckle because I'm not sure what my response would be if someone got me…
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The Promenades

The Promenades

We love the Promenades ❤️ When darkness falls, the Christmas lights come on, illuminating The Promenades with 1000's of Christmas lights. Once inside, the decorated Shopping Centre is filled with Christmas cheer. The shops are filled full of stock and the teams are all ready to offer great customer service and fantastic buys. The lights in the walkway under the atrium look stunningly beautiful. Located in one of the UK's favourite seaside destinations, the Promenades Shopping Centre is home to nationally renowned retailers.These include Bon Marche, New Look, O2, Argos and Poundland as well as independents.Ranging from fashion to food…
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The owl and the pussycat

The owl and the pussycat

A step back in time. I was mesmerised standing outside the Owl and the pussycat shop in Whitby.Whoever had dressed the window had a natural talent for creativity and flair, and I couldn't wait to step inside. Wishing you a Merry Christmas As I browsed, I overheard a lady who was purchasing her items waxing lyrical about the window display and how she and her husband were due to go home the day before, however, they had stayed an extra night to enable them to visit this shop as it was closed the previous day.How wonderful, I thought, and I…
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