….Of the week

I cannot, cannot, cannot get enough of Stylist Magazine.

Stylist is a fashion magazine with a difference. Aimed at real people, discussing real topics…Stylist magazine understands and cherishes the true meaning of beauty.

And IT’S FREE!!!!

Take a look……



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Project 52….

I got off my bum today and went for a walk . Prompted by this project, and the fact that my fiance and I are moving house, I wanted to take a few photo’s of one of my favourite places nearby….



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Musical Theatre ~ I Love You So!!

Today’s post (one of two) is dedicated to the musicals…the musicals that I love and cherish! Musicals captivate a very large part of my being – I love listening to them, learning about them, being in them and, of course, watching them. Musical Theatre ~ I love you so….

The Phantom Of The Opera
~My favourite Musical EVER!!

The singing, the acting; the dancing, the masquerades; the enchantment, the mystery. The daring act of loving two men at the same time. But who should Christine choose? Raul; the sensible, secure protector who loves her and sees her as his perfect suitor. Or the Phantom; the magical, passionate, enticing gentleman who pursues her through a musical connection. A difficult decision to make. Who would you choose?

Sunset Boulevard
~’As if we never said goodbye’

Murder, Madness and a self-conflicted recluse. Sunset Boulevard tells the tale of Norma, a once goddess of the screen, who wants to make a comeback. Sunset Boulevard offers everything you want from a musical, including some incredible renditions of ‘As If We Never Said Goodbye’ (Chris Colfer, Barbara Streisand and Glen Close)

~’And then what happened? We both reached for the gun.’

There has never been more drama than in the 1920’s Chicago. Murder, sex, fights, gin, liquor and jazz…and that is all in a nights work for Billy Flynn, lawyer to Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart. Chicago is enticing, Chicago is dramatic, Chicago allows you to escape into a world were crime is an art! (My other half and I went to see Chicago at the West End recently and it was amazing!! Men, this is definitely a musical for you…I hardly heard a peep out of my other half)

~’Don’t cry for me Argentina’

(You may not be expecting this musical from me but I remember watching this when I was ALOT younger and really loving the soundtrack. I succumbed to the Evita lovers and watched the movie version with my Mother. I’m not a huge Madonna fan but this was utterly beautiful.) Evita, captures the wonderful story and life of Eva Peron; a wanna be actress who rose to fame through her charity work and political attributes. A stunning story that breaks your heart in places.


“Let the dream begin, let your darker side give in to the power of the music of the night.”
~Andrew Lloyd Webber, Phantom Of the Opera.


What God wants you to know…..

I saw this today and thought it was so lovely, and so true; I just had to re-post it….

“Your task is not to seek for love, but to seek and melt all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. God loves you with the very air you breath, the very light that touches your skin, the very ground that supports you. Love is everywhere – melt your barriers and you will have love in abundance.”
~What God wants you to know.


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Thoughts for the week….

‘A candle looses nothing when it lights another candle’

(Image: Google Images)

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….Of the Week

…..Of the week goes to Pretty Little Liars….a freaking awesome American “who-done-it” series.

Although the UK are yet awaiting the Second series of PPL we still have the first season to keep us going.

Lucy Hale as Aria

Ashley Benson as Hanna

Shay Mitchell as Emily

Troian Bellisario as Spencer

….these Pretty Little Liars have secrets; secrets that are about to be exposed by their blackmailer ‘A’. If that wasn’t enough, after the disapperance of their friend Alison, the Pretty Little Liars find themselves being framed for her possible murder.

If the storyline isn’t enough to entice you then maybe the eye candy will….

Go on….give Pretty Little Liars a go. I’d love to hear your thoughts on who ‘A’ is!!!!

Enjoy xOx

Published in: on January 21, 2012 at 5:10 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Project 366…Or should I say P52

(I decided to take part in Project 366 this year as I knew it would force me to experience new things.  However, there is no way I am going to be able to take 366 pictures this year so I am changing Project 366. I will now work on Project 52 (52 pictures at one a week) Just so everyone is clear….haha!!)

Week Commencing: Monday 16th January 2012 – Sunday 22nd January 2012

For today’s Project 52 picture (or should I say pictures) I took to Tumblr for inspiration. I found some incredible pictures of interior designs and some designs which are just me…..I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.

The Dining Room: Blogged by Winter Wonderland


The Bedroom: Blogged by Case and The Black Workshop Room

The Bathroom: Blogged by BejealousImbulgarian

The Kitchen: Blogged by Reality and Whimsy

The Living Room: Blogged by Homedesigning and MydreamHome


Published in: on January 18, 2012 at 9:21 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Thoughts for the week….and more

Wow – what a week!!

Apologies that my blogs haven’t been posted this week; things have been crazy for me. I thought I would post a mega blog today combining my 3 regular posts into this one…..

Project 366

You know there is a 2-year-old in your house when…..

…..you cannot sit on the sofa.

Running a house and becoming a wife

My Mum gave me the most fabulous book, a book which at a first glance I wasn’t too keen on. The book is honestly amazing and has inspired me to get my act into gear and run my household properly. A well run household makes for an easier life and a happier wife (apparently) so I decided to give this a go. 

This week I learnt how to make Potato Rostis. My other half and I love these potato treats but to buy (the good ones) they are a little on the expensive side. Here’s how it went;

Stage One: Grate a peeled potato and squeeze out the juice.

Stage Two: Place a little butter into the frying pan (yes butter not oil) and spread the potato across the pan. Make sure the potato is evenly spread and is flat. Pour over the potato a little melted butter.

Stage Three: Once the bottom of the Rosti is cooked (you will tell as it will be compact enough to move when the pan is shaken) flip it onto the other side, making sure a little butter covers the bottom of the pan first. I cut mine into circle pieces.

Stage Four: Leave for around 10 minutes per side, until golden brown. Once they reach this stage they are ready to serve.

My pictures are a little on the rubbish side (rubbish camera) but still these were yum, yum, yummy, and sooo easy to make.

….. Of The Week 

These lovely treats came back into my life this week….

As did this amazing video…….


This week; however, is summed up by Michael Kiwanuka’s song ‘I’m getting ready’ as it totally put my week into perspective. After a brilliant seven days; a fixed friendship, some lovely news, a brand new job and a few learnt lessons, I was reminded to thank God for every way He has blessed me this week.


Have a great week people and remember to be thankful for all of your blessings.


P.S. Quote of the week spoken by my dear, dear friend TheGlutenFreeBlogger
“If opportunity doesn’t knock – build a door!” 

…..of the week pictures from flixr, tumblr and google.

Published in: on January 15, 2012 at 8:38 pm  Leave a Comment  
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The Rainbow..A poem

When you see a rainbow
Sit and think of me
And my promise to protect you
And fill your hearts with glee

With love and adoration
To you my child I hold
But at the bottom of this rainbow
Is not a pot of gold

I have so much more planned for you
A life of happiness
So follow me and trust my word
And you’ll truly blessed

Written by Hanzattitude – January 2012
Rainbow Picture: Flixr

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Celebrity Wedding Dresses: The best of 2011

Voted the top celebrity wedding dresses of 2011 here are my personal favourites (and a few I’m not too keen on)

3. Hillary Duff’s Wedding Gown was a uniquely stunning dress, simple but with a modern twist!
Hanzattitude rating: 8/10

2. Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Gown is a beautiful, princess dress. The style of this dress reminds me of Belle’s ball gown from Beauty

 and the Beast!

Hanzattitude rating: 9/10

1. Kate Middleton: I am not being biased when I say this but Kate’s dress really was the best, most incredible Wedding dress I have

seen from 2011….completely pure and stunning. Wow!!

Hanzattitude rating: 10/10

For the dress I’m not too keen on….



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