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Demon Dentist? Why do Dentists scare the living daylights out of me?

Susan Books, Entertainment, Family, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Parenting

What is it about the Dentist that causes panic? I think in my case I have had my fair share of Dental trauma. Naturally! Of course I would be the one in my family to have the unnatural tooth issues. In a routine x-ray in my youth, they discovered that one of my molars (Big adult double tooth) was growing …

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Happy 9th Birthday to our beauty of a Labrador

Susan Dogs, Family, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Out & About, Parenting

Yeah I know that she is never going to read this; so recording the dogs Birthday is purely a milestone for mine and the families benefit.  Never the less it is our pooch’s 9th Birthday so we are not letting it go unrecorded. Of course she had no clue that it was her birthday, but the sun was shining so …

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Decorating for Christmas with Nutmeg Studios

Susan Christmas, Family, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, New Skills

Back in November, here at A Phoenix from the Ashes HQ (Our home) we were beside ourselves with excitement when we were sent a parcel from Nutmeg Studios. A tube full of Christmas Decal Stickers for us to test in our; over the moon is an understatement. About Nutmeg Studios Originally trained as a traditional sign writer, Adele spent 8 …

Hygge. Fresh Flowers. A single Yellow Rose. ©SusanBradfield for www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Hygge: Fresh Flowers in the home.

Susan Family, Flowers, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) has been on my mind A LOT this week. What is Hygge and why has this word just suddenly made my world finally make sense? Hygge is a Danish word that is quite hard to be specific with because it roughly means what makes you feel happy and content. It is about Nurturing yourself and enjoying the …