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Thanks for taking the time out to look at my blog. My name is Tara, I am a Mum to a 14 year old daughter (although she is more mature than me!). I am based in Bournemouth, UK, but spend most of my weekends trying to get away.

I work my butt off during the week in an office job, which is quite stressful. At the end of the day I love to escape by taking my dog, Betty out for long walks down the beach.

Surfing in Perranporth


Face The Fun is about making the most of my free time. I love travel, spontaneous days out, getting to the gym and enjoying plenty of cocktails.

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Christmas at Lush

Walking into a Lush shop had always filled me with dread, the smell can be a bit overpowering to a first timer. My daughter has always loved their products though, so I have forced myself in. I made this comment once to one of the very friendly staff members, who immediately grabbed me some coffee …

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Bottomless Brunch in Bournemouth

If you follow me on Instagram, you will know I love food and alcohol (not in a bad way, I know my limits, then exceed them both with food and drink!). I was invited with the Bournemouth Bloggers to La Piccola Italia for bottomless brunch, right up my street! I had eaten here before about …

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Moving Home Finally

Moving home is stressful, but finally I’m in my new house! After nearly 8 months of waiting and failed sales (read more on what went wrong here), I’m in. On the Tuesday it nearly all fell through due to an admin error, the mortgage company wouldn’t release the money, so I spent a long time …

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10 Tips to Cabin Bag Only Holidays

A lot of people ask me how I manage to travel with just hand luggage. I use a Tripp cabin case, which I bought from Debenhams on sale. It comes with a 5 year guarantee and is within most airlines’ hand luggage guidelines.  I have put together a list of my top 10 ways to fit …

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