My Favourite Television Series Cancelled

Nothing annoys me like loving a television series and find out there is no season 2, so I have a DSTV compact package which means I get to see more series after the premium subscribers have seen it. So what prompted this vent is I am currently loving the State of Affairs, starring the beautiful and talented Katherine Heigl and then I found out from a fellow TV junkie friend of that it was cancelled and my reply was what the point of watching if the story does not continue.

Now I seriously don’t understand why TV shows are cancelled without being given the chance to prosper at least why not give it 3 seasons and if it still fails then cancel it not after the season that is purely unfair and makes no sense. I have noticed that several of my favourite shows will not be returning for more seasons and that made me angry and here is my list;
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State of Affairs – After just one season Bam the show was cancelled come on they did not give it a chance to grow PS ILOVEIT

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The Stalker – Also cancelled after season one because it did not draw in enough viewers, firstly come on Maggie Q did not draw in a lot of viewers, please and secondly this was an awesome and intense different cop drama totally enjoyable

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Benched- Wow, this was on hilarious comedy I truly thought it had potential with all the humour and love story brewing I was hoping for more then again it did not survive season one too

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Extant- I loved seeing Halle Berry in a series really and the storyline was pretty awesome and then after only 2 seasons it was canned too.
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Melissa and Joey – My 6 years old daughter loves this show and every time an episode finished, she would say no I want more yep, that’s how good and funny the show was truly disappointed that they decided to end it. It was also really good seeing Melissa after so many years.
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Selfie – Another disappointment cancelled after season 1 I don’t even know what to say, but just cry yep I am crying a river right now.
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Franklin and Bash – drama, comedy and courtroom now this pair made this legal drama, fantastic I just don’t get why they didn’t have enough viewers for the show to be renewed.
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Taxi Brooklyn – Wow, this series had an amazing season one ending so much that after watching the season finale, I went straight to google to check when will season two will come on to find that it was cancelled #Pissedoff

Believe the list is way to long but I will just leave it here, CBS , TNT etc please stop cancelling shows

Guidelines for Containing and Surviving Chicken Pox

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Tuesday night I realized my daughter had a high temperature so I gave her panado didn’t think much of it then on Wednesday she woke up with 2 blisters on her chest and back didn’t think much about it I thought mosquito bite. After work she tells me that her school said she must not come to school because she has chicken pox and two other kids have it.

I was in denial and I am like, but she was vaccinated for it like 2 months ago, so my initial thought was if you get vaccinated for something means you won’t get it well I was wrong. Woke up Thursday morning boom more blisters and lasted that day the doctor confirmed it yep it was Chicken Pox.
I panicked what am I going to do so I Google it and beam the pictures were horrid my advice, don’t Google the pictures of chicken pox because will make you crazy.

Guidelines for containing and surviving Chicken Pox:

> Cut the nails to ensure that when they scratch, they don’t cause too much damage on the skin
>Make sure they don’t mix their face cloth with other and that they use a separate soap and towel
> Keep the child entertained to keep being distracted from stretching
> They won’t be feeling like eating so give them some finger foods nothing heavy.

Medication to have:

Calamine to apply all over the body to ease the itching
Panda for the fever and pain
Allergex will also help with soothing the itching
Antibiotic prescribed by your doctor
PoxClin CoolMousse relieves the itch and helps prevent scarring and it contains a unique proactive bacterial blocker for an effective treatment to soothe the itch, to recondition the skin and to help prevent scar tissue formation.

Also, having cool baths with baking soda every 3-4 hours help with soothing the skin and you can also try ice packs and antihistamines for children.

There goes my weekend as I will be contained and under don’t scratch duty

Travel Size Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water

Micellar Cleansing Water

Wow, so the Garnier Cleansing Water hit the blogs with a bang most of my favorites had a review going and heard amazing things about this product so I decided to try in in a mini format it easily fits in your bag it’s an ideal size for travelling and it goes about merely R34.95.

The travel size Gainier Micellar Cleansing Water is dermatological and ophthamological (I had to google that word quite a mouthful) tested. This is a 3 in 1 product I love my multitasking products this one removes makeup, cleanses and soothes without any requirement to use rinse off now that’s wonderful. It is also suitable for sensitive skin and has no perfume and awesomely gentle on the skin.

I give the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water a stamp of approval and 5 out 5. If you have not tried it go ahead you won’t be disappointed

A Bit Of Everything

Going through some emotions

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I used to write poetry so I carried a pen and notepad because words would come to me anywhere and anytime, but now I don’t remember the last time I wrote poetry. Then I took a photography attended a few courses I was really into it, then again I got bored. I have also started a few blogs which I later lost in and this one is the longest have been active on a blog and that feeling of being bored and losing interest is slowly creeping in I feel like everything I do I end up burning up.

Been going through some emotions which I cannot explain and I feel purposeless and I want more I mean there has to be more to life than just being a receptionist, wife and mother right. I look around me everyone seems to be having the time of their life and me not so much I am an introvert that gets easily bored.

I feel stuck like I can’t move forward or backwards. Just feel like everything is like a war zone you know it never ends its one battlefield after another and I am slowly giving up its getting harder to keep my head above water. When does it end and when will my hard work pay off? Now that’s questions I don’t have answers for.
I heard this song just the other day it was just what I needed lights will guide you home, I hope I will find my light that will guide me home its a powerful song by Coldplay Fix you.

When you try your best, but you don’t succeed
When you get what you want, but not what you need
When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep
Stuck in reverse
And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can’t replace
When you love someone, but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

And high up above or down below
When you’re too in love to let it go
But if you never try you’ll never know
Just what you’re worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face and I
Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face and I

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

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Adele says Hello and makes her long awaited comeback

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Guess what she is back yes Adele says hello and makes her long awaited comeback, she is back after so many years after her successful 21 album. Wow, I am more than thrilled that she is back to give us music with soul I am a fan. So I listened to Hello and I was moved and touched its an emotional yet so relevant song. We all once in a while want to pick up the phone and call an ex and say hello right.

In this comeback single from Adele Hello is about making amends and saying sorry after the dust settles and realize that you were also somehow, someway in fault and saying sorry is one step closer to moving on and forgiveness. I seriously cannot wait to hear the rest of the album after this grand entrance.

Adele “Hello” lyrics

Hello, it’s me, I was wondering
If after all these years you’d like to meet to go over everything
They say that time’s supposed to heal, yeah
But I ain’t done much healing

Hello, can you hear me?
I’m in California dreaming about who we used to be
When we were younger and free
I’ve forgotten how it felt before the world fell at our feet

There’s such a difference between us
And a million miles
Hello from the other side
I must’ve called a thousand times
To tell you I’m sorry, for everything that I’ve done
But when I call you never seem to be home

Hello from the outside
At least I can say that I’ve tried
To tell you I’m sorry, for breaking your heart
But it don’t matter, it clearly doesn’t tear you apart anymore

Hello, how are you?
It’s so typical of me to talk about myself, I’m sorry
I hope that you’re well
Did you ever make it out of that town where nothing ever happened?

It’s no secret
That the both of us are running out of time

So hello from the other side
I must’ve called a thousand times
To tell you I’m sorry, for everything that I’ve done
But when I call you never seem to be home

Hello from the outside
At least I can say that I’ve tried
To tell you I’m sorry, for breaking your heart
But it don’t matter, it clearly doesn’t tear you apart anymore

Ooh, anymore
Ooh, anymore
Ooh, anymore
Anymore…

Hello from the other side
I must’ve called a thousand times
To tell you I’m sorry, for everything that I’ve done
But when I call you never seem to be home

Hello from the outside
At least I can say that I’ve tried
To tell you I’m sorry, for breaking your heart
But it don’t matter, it clearly doesn’t tear you apart anymore

Here is the full track list of the album I must say these are a some interesting song titles:
1. Hello
2. Send My Love (To Your New Lover)3
3. I Miss You
4. When We Were Young
5. Remedy
6. Water Under The Bridge
7. River Lea2
8. Love In The Dark
9. Million Years Ago
10. All I Ask
11. Sweetest Devotion

SPAR GERMEX RANGE

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Before I received the samples I was aware of the Germex hand was not the cream cleaner, I have been using the range for a week now and I am ready to give my review but before I do that lets talk more about the Spar Germex Range. The Spar Gemex Range contains G-Cide which is proven to be kinder to the skin and the environment and not tested on animals. Its 99.9% effective germ protection and it is anti-viral, antifungal and antibacterial.

Germex Hand Wash

I love this hand wash because after washing my hands my skin does not dry out, it is actually really gentle on the skin, smells so divine and contains biodegradable ingredients talk about environmentally friendly way to wash hands. Oh yes also contains glycerin and aloe vera oil right totally awesome and my daughter loves the hand wash she is always washing hands. My daughter and I will give this hand was 5 out of 5.

Germex Home All Purpose Cream Cleaner

I was expecting this product to be thicker instead it was more thinner I was disappointed, but more than it smells so good and has made washing the bath so much easier. I will give it 3 out 5

This Eco friendly Spar Germex Range is available nationwide and for more about this range why don’t you visit their website for more information and more of their range.

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Traditional Vs Modern Wedding Anniversary Gift

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I have been married for 5 years and I just realized that hubby and I we never celebrated in the 5 years of being together so which got me thinking what are the traditional gifts and guess the is now modern gifts hence the traditional vs modern wedding anniversary gift.
When it comes to something’s I really appreciate tradition, therefore I will stick to the traditional way of doing things.

Anniversary           Traditional                 Modern 
1st                           Paper                             Clocks
2nd                          Cotton                           China
3rd                         Leather                           Crystal/Glass
4th                         Fruit/Flower                    Appliances
5th                            Wood                            Silverware
6th                         Candy/Iron                        Wood
7th                         Wool/Copper                  Desk Sets
8th                        Potter/Bronze                 Linens/Lace
9th                       Willow/Pottery                     Leather
10th                    Tin/Aluminium                 Diamond Jewellery
11th                       Steel                                Fashion Jewellery
12th                     Silk/Linen                            Pearls
13th                   Lace Textile                           Furs
15th                    Animals                             Gold Watches
20th                    Crystal                               Watches
25th                    China                                  Platinum
30th                     Pearl                                  Diamond
35th                   Coral                                        Jade
40th                    Ruby                                       Ruby
45th                   Sapphire                             Sapphire
50th                      Gold                                      Gold
60th                   Diamond                             Diamond

So after comparing the lists there is one traditional gift I will swap with modern gift that is the 15 years anniversary gift I am not an animal person so I would prefer the gold watch instead.The modern gift diamond appears three times well diamonds are a girl’s best friend.

So are you a traditional or modern or a little bit of both? When it comes to celebrating your wedding anniversary.

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Isabella Garcia Bella Essenziale Range

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Wow, I have been using the Isabella Garcia Bella Essenziale Range, the hand and body wash and lotion. I seriously know nothing about these product except that I smell so good after using them.

Bella Essenziale Hand and Body Wash

Comes in a simple black and white bottle in 200ml, after bathing with it, I smelled like I was bathing in perfume it left my skin feeling refreshed and fragranced without drying my skin out it is very gentle this bottle goes for R 129.00

Bella Essenziale Hand and Lotion

It is amazing how long the smell lasts after applying it on my body, I don’t put perfume after using it. Comes in a 100ml bottle for about R89.00.

I will be exploring the Isabella Garcia skin care product range which are all available here, it is also suitable for all skin types including the sensitive skin. I am totally impressed that this a proudly South Africa product the packaging simple yet classy and elegant.

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Modern Roti with Woolworths

Prepared some light dinner last night decided to try roti, thanks to Woolworths there was no flour,mixing I found ready made rotis just had to fry them. We had some Roti, tomato gravy added some spices to make curry, Boerewors and some cucumber and carrots soaked in vinegar.
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Woolworths Roti

Indian Spices

Tomato
Pretty simple, but my daughter was happy because she loves rotten and I hate flour that’s why I skip almost all my baking classes during my studies, but thanks to modern day Woolworths ready made roti I am the best mom in the world in my daughter’s eyes what more can I ask for. Wow, I really enjoyed the Woolworths Plain Roti’s so much that I will be buying them again.

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Travel Wish list: New York City

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I have a little traveler/adventurer in me, I have always wished to travel and see the world, then things I did not plan for happened to me had a baby and got married that meant seeing the world was put on hold. In my travel wish list I will be talking about countries I want to visit and this week its New York City in the United States of America. I am just so in love with this city when I see it in a movie or a magazine I swear I forget to breathe for a few seconds, I find their lifestyle interesting.

New York City has the most beautiful sites to see as per my movie knowledge of the city (hahaha). New York is the largest city in the world and here is my list of places I want to visit when I eventually visit the Big Apple:

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The Central Park
The park offers tours and I must say the private horse and carriage ride sure sounds fun it lasts for 45 minutes and the coachmen will also be your guide as you ride through Central Park. See many famous historical landmarks including the Conservatory Water, the Wollman Rink, the Imagine Mosaic, the Conservatory Garden, the Central Park Reservoir, the Bow Bridge, the Central Park Carousel and the Central Park Zoo to name a few.

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Statue of Liberty

Visiting lady liberty would be awesome she is the symbol of democracy given to America by France to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. I would take the Statue of Liberty evening cruise it lasts an hour and you can watch the sunset how romantic.

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Time Square
Remember how enchanting The New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Party in the movies wow this would be an unforgettable experience (Hope someone is taking hints, wink, wink). Hope it is as beautiful as it is to watch the ball drop like it is in the movies.

Considering that taking and visiting these attractions won’t come cheap I think these 3 places will be just enough.

Which country or city in the world would you love to visit?

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