This week – In a ‘50’s style size 12 at the vintage fair – yay! Plus the Trim & Tone Challenge begins.
– Plus tweet me @debbieflint
– Hocus Pocus countdown to Hallowe’en freebie
– Hilarious Charlie Brook blooper in a Christmas hat!
– And sneaky peeks of Honora, Kitchen Aid, Prices’ Candles and Wen bargains coming soon!
How lovely was our visit to the 50’s Vintage fair in Guildford Cathedral last Saturday! ‘Lou-Lou’s Vintage Fair’ has won awards, and definitely lived up to high expectations with a strong turn-out of locals, scouring through the fabulous 1920’s to 1960’s memorabilia, clothing stands, ornaments, nick-nacks, and a lovely afternoon tea. So my Lauren and my niece Becky decided it’d be rude not to!
Plus I bought Lolly a Xmas pressie – a vintage suitcase – one of those big hard brown luggage cases with ribbing and stickers. She’s even more into vintage than I am. We also got some old fashioned postcards and prints. There was even a band! Here’s a little look around.
I want one of those book-handbags!
I was dead chuffed to get into a size 12 Vintage 50’s style dress on Frilly Chantilly’s stand – see top pic. It is an extremely beautiful forest green with velvet embellishment that’s a bit like a jacquard, and I even bought the petticoat to go with it!
Now I just need an event to go to in it – such a lovely neckline too. Yes of course I need different boots!
But I came out, having got into a small size, feeling over the moon! We’ll definitely go again next year, and if they have one near you, do go along. I loved it so much – yes, I think I must have been around in the 50’s and the ‘20’s.
If you could have been born in another decade, which one would it be? Do leave me a message to let me know – comment at the bottom of this blog (especially if you haven’t for a long time – or ever)!
Debbie Does Decorating- #4!
This week I was joined by Bradley and Kari (in the background), to help with the wall painting job! OK so I haven’t been there as much as I’d like, but Lauren and Nick seem to be doing a grand job of it all. He’s now at fitted kitchen stage. The only thing is, the loo still isn’t plumbed in to flush, just to drain! But they’re getting there! Another few weeks…! And then I get my house back… er I mean, and then my lovely daughter and her man, move in to their lovely new house! I will miss Baloo the Spaniel though…
Spot the Spaniel on the Slanket!
I tweeted this pic this week – as Gary, The Slanket guest was back on with his fab Christmas gift idea.
I was very pleased also to give you advance warning about some of the One Time Only bargains about to go on air – my goodness did those Laura Geller and Decleor ones fly!
Plus one woman’s amazing pics of using prolagene gel, an early look at the Skechers TSV colours – they’d mostly gone by 9am after our midnight launch. If you want tho see more sneaky peeks, feel free to follow me on Twitter – I’m @debbieflint.
Back To You – The Trim and Tone Challenge Begins
Bruce from Bodyblade revealed all on Monday’s weekly webchat on our well-being group on Facebook (that’s attached to my regular QVC show – the ‘Back to You QVC’ Facebook group – join here).
Basically you just email me email@example.com with your info, to let me know you want to be included – all this info is on Monday’s Back to You blog on debbieflint.com. Find out all about the Trim and Tone challenge, and what Bruce had to say about stretching. Plus,Patrick Hoy the Quacker Factory guest joined us for his Q&A webchat 8-9pm too and the transcript of his chat is also there.
Join in time for this Monday’s chat (27th) as it’s the turn of Leighton Denny and Nina.
(More on my website – plus, 5 surprising causes of cravings, and whether fast or slow weight loss programmes are best. Go here to read the full info.)
Till the Fat Lady carries on slimming…
I received another one of those fab stories this week, just look at Nicki Crane’s and Lynne Sneddon’s posts.
Five star reviews on the new version of my semi-autobiographical weight loss book, Till the Fat Lady Slims 2.0 – the ‘When’ Diet, have now reached ten!
For those who asked, the Book 1 is actually included, slightly abbreviated, within Book 2.0, so you don’t necessarily need to buy both. Book two also has lots about how to use the ‘When’ Diet part alongside other traditional methods, whatever they may be. Go here to find out more eg where to buy the books, and links to the Facebook group and page.
READ IT WRITE IT SELL IT
My freebie eBook is nearly here! The promotion goes live 28th Oct – 1st November, for Hocus Pocus ’14, the anthology of spooky short stories. If you can’t wait, it’s just 99p and is now available to download on eBook or buy as a paperback! Full info and links to get it are here, plus details of how to join our Facebook Hallowe’en Party on the big day itself!
Book of the Week – the new John Grisham
– The new John Grisham book which is my Book of the Week – can’t wait for it to be in audiobook.
– Also – meet the final authors in Hocus Pocus Focus part 4.
-And – Bridget Jones 3 film, is it in doubt? – Go here to read it all and get links to all my books!
QVC MASH UP – a smattering of highlights
Sneaky Peek –Here’s a little sneaky of the big Wen bargain of the day from next Friday (31st) one of the most economical ways to buy your innovative one-wash hair cleanser/conditioner.
Shhh! Doris Dalton back on Sunday week (2nd) with me at 11pm with one of those, you know, one show only type bargains! Hehe! Meanwhile, there’s another one from Penhaligons fragrances this Monday – 27th – 11pm! You have been warned!
A Promo Pug called Queenie Our ‘I’m a QVC UK Queen’ group were cock a hoop this week to discover that the Pug on the Xmas promotions is a cutie called Queenie! Funny! She’s won lots of hearts over. PS If you have any comments whatsoever about that or the music playing during shows, do email your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org – it’s worth it. And if you’re like me and love it, the team would be glad to hear! x
BLOOPER Charlie, Dale and Jackie! Charlie made so many people laugh out loud this week when he sold this animated Xmas hat – including me – it made me buy three as Xmas pressies! Hahahahaaaa!
Plus Dale brought my attention to this one, whoops!
And Jackie mentions on her blog that she also had a little funny on air – see it here!
This week on QVC –
- Liz Earle’s big Xmas Today’s Special Value is this Saturday (25th) Here’s Will’s interview with Caroline. STOP PRESS – Next week here on my blog, news of my October competition and the prize is a Liz Earle bundle!
- Honora Pearls mini series Plus Ralph from Honora will be back this weekend – nightly at 8pm from Sunday 26th (with Jackie), then he’s with me on the Monday, when we’ll have ‘Bargain Hunter’ earrings and again everything on Easy Pay installments. Then Ali K has Tuesday’s final two hour special. Meanwhile, go here to see some of the Honora online deals including this leather cuff for about half price! (it’s 615540)!
- Great QVC Bake On! I’m looking forward to my 10pm show on Tuesday (28th) with the value packed brand new Kitchen Aid K45 mixer, bowl and 5 pc accs kit Today’s Special Value bargain – hope there are some left by 10pm show! When Lauren and Nick move back out I’m definitely going to get mine out of storage again for some baking sessions.
-Prices’ Christmas Gifts Then at midnight Tues, join me for Prices’ Candles big Christmas Today’s Special Value launch – great for gifting and don’t forget everything’s got the extended money back guarantee – till 25th January if it’s a Christmas gift!
– And here as requested by a couple of you who don’t understand how to find the TV guide (which goes ahead three weeks or so) here is my coming schedule! Hope it’s useful!
Lovely Laura 10th Anni shows
Wow what amazing shows we had – here’s lovely Laura Geller herself, with make up whizz Johnny and visitor and birthday girl Andie Stephany who runs the ‘Get Geller Gorgeous’ Facebook group.
Johnny was complimenting me on my Hawaiian Affair book which he and Laura had both read – how nice to have pals say they like it. (Info about my novels on my website www.debbieflint.co.uk/writing).
Moon Walk Booked!
Jackie Kabler, fellow presenter, plus Ali K and a QVC gang will be walking next May’s charity Moonwalk on 16th, through the streets of London at night wearing a bra and t shirt! I’ve registered for the full walk, under TeamQVC, finishing after 6-7 hours, well that’s the plan! Think I’ll have my Skechers trainers at the ready for that amount of walking! More here.
Abbey Horne in Bloom Mat Trim pulled a blinder this week with this pic he posted on fFacebook– gosh she looks so beautiful! Only three weeks to go, too. We were chatting about it and she said it’s been an easy pregnancy – lucky her! I said I was about that big with my second one when I was around FIVE months pregnant! The midwife said ‘coming soon are we?’ ‘Yes in sixteen weeks’ time..!’ I cried! Good luck Abbey – and well done Mat for this amazing pic.
On Sky plus this week – the Wolf of Wall Street – suuuuch a good movie. Leonardo di Caprio is absolutely amazing, so is Jonah Hill, and there’s a wonderful cameo from Joanna Lumley. I scored it highly when I saw it at the cinema and though it’s long, I’d see it again – mainly for the scene in the middle where he and Jonah are crawling on the floor – if you’ve seen it you’ll know what I mean! Catch it on Sky if you can!
Next week – it’s Hallowe’en! Our freebie eBook Hocus Pocus ’14 goes live.
Have a trimming and toning week!
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