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The Versatile Blogger Award

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It's Sunday night, the boys are settled for bed and Pete has finally left the laptop unattended, so I have sought out the opportunity to actually bash out a blog post for a change! I was tagged twice this week by the lovely Becky from Bringing Up The Berneys and the equally lovely Polly from Blogger By The Sea to participate in The Versatile Blogger award. 

My favourite thing about blogging is the support that comes with it, so when you get a notification to say you've been nominated to take part in something it's really exciting and uplifting. The only rules are to tell people seven facts about yourself, which is definitely going to be hard for me because I want it to be different from my Girl Behind The Blog post which you can read here so in addition to the twenty facts I've written on there, I need seven more new ones. I don't even think I can add to that but I'll give it a go! 

  1. I have 6 tattoos, 8 if you include the cover up I've just had done and my eyebrows.
  2. I got my lip pierced when I was 16 because Tom Delonge and Dougie Poynter had their lips pierced.
  3. If I could live off one food for the rest of my life it would be crisps.
  4. I'm really messy. I just hate tidying up.
  5. I have three younger brothers, the youngest are twins.
  6.  Cardiff is my favourite city in the UK and I love the Welsh accent.
  7. My first job was in TJ Hughes when I was 17 where I earned about £4.20 an hour and thought I was rolling in it.
Okay do that was easier than I thought it would be but now I need to tag 15 bloggers and I don't even think I know that many who haven't already been tagged but I'm gonna give it a go!

Louise @ weeohana
Danielle @ undertowonder
Adam @ dadblogger_uk
Adam @ askyerfather

That'll do. I cant't think of anymore and I'm pretty lazy so there you go! 

Rachael xo

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  1. I really enjoyed this place and you can definitely find me here for more events. I didn't eat anything when on my recent visit to venue NYC, but those around me had truffle fries, pizza, and wings all seemed to enjoy.

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