A Shopafrolic's World

Deeds not words

Posted by Martina Fraser on

Those of you who have been following the press will know that this year is a very special anniversary in UK history - 100 years since women got the vote for the first time. It got me thinking about a lot of things, not least the famous slogan that the suffragettes adopted. Deed not Words.

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A practically perfect International Women's Day!

Posted by Martina Fraser on

Happy International Women's Day - a day for us girls to celebrate each other, everything we have accomplished, and everything we can achieve in an ever changing world. There are so many people I could name as inspirational - the suffragettes, Paloma Faith, Marie Curie, Michelle Obama, Marilyn Monroe, Coco Chanel to name a few  - or closer to home, my mum, grandma, best friend. But today I thought I would talk about a slightly different female role model who is precious to me.

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Mother's Day Gift ideas

Posted by Martina Fraser on

Can you believe that Mother's Day is just around the corner? I really don't know where this year is going. If like me, you need some inspiration on what to buy the special lady in your life here's a few ideas to get you started.

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A fresh new start

Posted by Martina Fraser on

So it's been a while, and you may notice that it's all change around here! A new year is all about new starts and challenges, and that's exactly what I've been doing here at Shopafrolics. You'll notice if you take a browse around the website, that it is shiny and new. I hope you love it as much as I do.It's not just the new year that brings with it the opportunity of fresh starts (can you believe it's mid February already?), so I've been thinking about how I can keep myself motivated all year around. Here goes... Declutter So you start...

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Tiney Steps For Cancer

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This June I'm setting myself a challenge to walk 10,000 steps per day, in the name of cancer. For a while now, I've wanted to do something to raise money for Cancer Research UK for personal reasons, so what better way to motivate myself to get fitter than for a fantastic cause. And it's not as easy as it seems...

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