Debbie Back to you

Spying on pets, stripping… kind of! And Back to You returns with best competition ever!

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This week –
– Mondays at 9pm… get ready for Back to You through September!

– Best comp ever – over £430 worth of products!

– Steaming n stripping at daughter’s new house

– Michaela from Gatineau – first pics of baby Milo

– And Safety and Security show– ones with science-fiction-like controls!

– Plus more sneaky peeks from Elemis, Red Carpet Manicure and Yankee Candle new TSV bargain!

Firstly, for Friday readers, don’t forget Ali Young on the 9pm (on 29th) Customer Beauty Awards results show! Good luck to all our brands!

BACK TO YOU RETURNS!
Well it’s nearly here! After seven months of waiting since its January debut, our well-being show is back this Monday at 9pm (1st September) bringing you the chance to return to your former self, whatever version that may be!

There’s going to be a weekly 9pm show on a Monday through most of September, plus an amazing competition – biggest ever! And the option to join our support group on Facebook – full info being posted on Tuesday (2nd) on here telling you all about the show and an insight into what’s in store over the next month!

Find out how to enter my Back to You comp  here.

Go here to my special Back to You page on my website to see extra info about the live chat on Facebook just before the show each week, and who’s going to join the chat in the weeks to come.

One of the nicest things has been that people have made some amazing friends, great discoveries and turned some impressive corners. Like a lady called Debbie.

STUNNING RESULTS – TTFLS STRIKES AGAIN

Sinclair Bunn before pic Sinclair Bunn after

It’s not only my own slimmer shape that’s due to Freedom Eating (the method explained in my TTFLS book), I’ve recently heard from several other lovely ladies with their testimonials, including these pics from Debbie Sinclair Bunn.

Since January (first pic) she’s been completely transforming her own shape after reading ‘Till the Fat Lady Slims ‘- the second pic was July. Hers is an inspiring story which gives hope, she says, to anyone over 50 with a mobility scooter who thought they would never lose weight. Do read more here, plus see a link to the original book, currently on offer. Watch out for the revised version coming mid September : ‘TTFLS 2.0 – The When Diet.’ (Plus if you’ve used it too, and if YOU have a story, let me know!)

Also on last Monday’s B2U blog –
– What happened when Adele from SBC joined our live chat, along with Louise from Camouflage Company
– Too much screen time may damage your brain! Oh ohhh!
– And Prof Robert Lustig in another video about how harmful sugar is
Click here to read it all

 

READ IT WRITE IT SELL IT – RiWiSi – my weekly look at all things book!

Me on the The Bookseller siteMy very first headline on the digital copy of The Bookseller – very proud this week, I can tell you! What a TiFFT* this one is! (The announcement about my publishing deal with Choc Lit recently, was here on my website RiWiSi page). There, you will also be able to subscribe to my newsletter for info on the upcoming Hallowe’en short story anthology FREEBIE! And  you’ll be the first to know things in future.

Plus find out about:
– Audio book of the week – Lee Child’s brand new Jack Reacher novel, ‘Personal’
– Paperback is out! Link to Hawaiian Retreat, third in the trilogy of my steamy romances
– How to make a living by writing – a seminar
– Ralph Honora and his connection to the new Jennifer Aniston film
– And links to all my novels, short stories and other titles on eBook
Click here for more

DECORATING DILEMMAS

Debbie decoratingOMG what a state Lauren and Nick’s new place was in! When they began decorating last weekend, every carpet was covered in cat hairs and every wall and ceiling stained with nicotine. They banned me from entering till most of it was cleared or I’d have got asthma!

I was debating whether or not to go help anyway, but decided feeling guilty was better than feeling ill! Anyway, soon after, it was all hands on deck to begin the stripping and steaming and scraping in my daughter and her boyfriend’s 1800’s house. It’s going to be a long autumn, I think, but it’ll all be worth it in the end.

Trouble is, every night, when I’ve been there for a few hours, when I close my eyes I can only see bits of steamed wallpaper hanging off the wall!

 

Debbie drenchedTheir garden was also the scene of my dunking – video is here if you haven’t had enough of the ice challenges by now! And do donate if you think it was worth it! I did… (and nominated Julia, who also did it – in style!)

 

 

 

 

 

QVC MISCELLANY

Elemis sneak peekSneaky Peek – Elemis TSV! On Sunday 7th, Elemis returns with a four-piece heroes collection – Keeley says… “it really is the Elemis collection of 2014 if you want to really improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles. It contains four ultimate products in their Pro-Collagen range at a bargain price!” If it lasts, I’ll be on with Keeley on the 10pm show!

 

 

 

 

 

Technology and YouCatherine’s Technology and You  – I’m the one manning the iPad on Saturday (30th) for the last in this series of Technology and You  – what a motley crue this lot were last week – and what a brilliant job they did.

Join us all at 3pm Saturday – including guests Lee Hohbein, Mat Trim and Abbey Horne as well as Ashley explaining more about how to use Bose products. Hopefully this show will be back in the future – Catherine loves it and did it so well! Tune in during the show and tweet us on @qvcuk.

 

Michaela’s baby Milo – first pics! Altogether now… Ahhhh! Michaela sent me these to show you – she says he’s like a little Yoda! Funny, that is! And what a gorgeous boy he is. If you’d like to wish her good luck, you can contact via @andrew_gatineau on Twitter!

Baby Milo 1 Milo 2


Be one of Stacey’s ‘Girlfriends’!
After my show last week, Stacey from YBF Beauty said she’d like to hear from any of you who would like to be on the show in December – preferably in two’s. Just email her on info@ybfbeauty.com and explain why you’d like to appear, and include a pic and say where you live! Had such a good laugh on that show – it’s not like any other, sitting there putting on my makeup ON, live on air! It’s certainly dispelled some of the bad dreams I used to have about not being ready for live telly that’s for sure!


Debbie and sisShhh! Red Carpet Returns
Keep it to yourself, Red Carpet Manicure fans, but Linda Bignell our lovely RCM guest, (and my sis), is due back on air around 18th – for those who asked about the dark colour varnish I’ve been wearing lately!

 

Safety and Security! At 7pm on Saturday night, join me for Safety and Security including Mat Trim’s Belkin Wemo– allowing us to control and monitor devices. He says: “By controlling devices I mean lighting, heating, cooking, cooling and through monitoring or spying… er, I should say checking- we can know our pets are ok and not getting up to mischief, our property is safe, our loved ones are home, our deliveries have arrived, and the kids are doing their homework instead of being on the X-Box!” See some wicked demos and find out who won last week’s £250 Yale Alarm prize!

 

BLOOPER –

Here’s a short clip of me and the lovely Glenn Campbell having a laugh about “melons”!

Other highlights this week on QVC –

Scrub Daddy Today's Special Value Jutidth Williams set
–  This weekend – Saturday’s TSV bargain is those sell out Scrub Daddy sponges – Lori Grenier’s discovery is back by popular demand! Looking forward to the 5pm Cleaning Solutions hour.
– The Vitamix is back on Sunday! Then Judith Williams on Monday with a new powerful skin care pack, which will appear in our Back to You show at 9pm too (on 1st.)

 

 

 

 

Diamonique bracelet- Diamonique Day is Tuesday (2nd ) – and a little sneaky snippet for you – I’m due to have some of those one-show-only type bargains in my 7pm and 8pm hours!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lalique perfume-  Lalique fragrances debut on Wed 3rd! Join our new guest Peter Sherlock, fragrance expert extraordinaire with Jackie at 5pm! He’s a wonderful funny guy full of fab facts about perfume! He’s due to be on our live Facebook chat at 8-9pm the following Monday (8th) just before the Back to You show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Owl Yankee- Owl Now OOO can’t wait till Wednesday at midnight to launch the new Yankee Candle Melt Warmer – it’s Oli the wise old plug in owl! Lol! Doesn’t he look fabulous too with his light-up belly? Specially good for faster fragrances, and if you can’t use a flame for whatever reason.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QVC other channels
- Some weekend highlights from our other non live channels for you – if you missed our Early Bird Christmas or Centigrade TSV jacket.

SNIPPETS

Debbie Italian-Italian Supper with Son Belated birthday treats from my boy – see below for ‘Watch’ review – it was a stunner! And we rounded it off with an Italian meal in a restaurant done up like Venice!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kate Bush snippet- Kate Bush is Back! She was an integral part of my teen years and I was there in 1979 at her only previous live tour with my then boyfriend Martin Doe. Well this week Kate Bush wow’d audiences in Hammersmith at the start of her sell out 22 night tour. Apparently 80,000 tickets went in 15 minutes. Sadly I didn’t get one but I live in hope!

Some press loved it, like Rolling Stone mag, but other reports criticised the song choices, as it was mostly recent stuff and none from the first four albums (my faves are two and three). But the staging was dramatic and spectacular by all accounts. Did you go? Leave me a comment below? I still frequently listen to her albums, like Lionheart. If anyone’s got a spare ticket, let me know! Lol!

 

 

 

 

Tea timer- Tea on a Timer! Look at this! The Hoole tea rooms I went to in Tesco recently (with my Dear Daughter) have a three way tea-timer for the perfect cup of speciality brew – what a novel-tea! Lol. I want one!

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook funny- Facebook Funny – Cat in a hat! Considering there’s been a fox in a box, a mouse in a house and a pug in an ugg recently, I chose this to make you smile!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATCH – Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Oh.
…My.
…..Gosh!
What an outstanding piece of theatre. It was a spectacle alright! I’d heard it was great, I’d heard it was completely booked up and I’d heard it was irreverent but NOTHING could have prepared me for what I saw on Thursday night with my lovely son Brad and daughter-in-law Kari. Nothing!

All I can say is if you are of a weak disposition, or you despise South Park, don’t go! Otherwise be prepared for theatre that breaks all the rules, but has a powerful message at heart. Mormon missionaries get mixed up in Africa… A stupendous 9.5 out of ten from me! Would I go again? In a heartbeat.

 

NEXT WEEK – early spa break birthday treat for Lauren and – Back to You is back!
Have a supercalifragilistic week ahead!
Debs
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*ps TiFFT = Try it For the First Time club!
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6 Comments

  1. Karen September 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm -  Reply

    Hi Debbie
    I sooo enjoy reading your blogs!!
    Your belated Birthday treat looked fab…can’t beat live Theatre, eh!?!
    Fantastic, that the Back to You returns tonight, I will be watching and of course looking out for some tips and super buys!!
    Have a great return Show!!
    Karen xx

  2. Adele B September 1, 2014 at 9:42 pm -  Reply

    Hi Debbie
    I always love catching up with your blogs. Informative, fun and honest as always.
    Love
    Adele x

  3. Adele B September 1, 2014 at 9:50 pm -  Reply

    P.S. Would love to enter the competition.
    How cute n quirky does the Yankee tsv look?
    Adele x

  4. Margaret Davies September 1, 2014 at 9:52 pm -  Reply

    I give myself time to meditate, read and learn from the experts about nutrition, and be kind to yourself.

  5. Zoe September 1, 2014 at 10:11 pm -  Reply

    please enter me in the comp debbie thanks

  6. debs September 9, 2014 at 4:20 pm -  Reply

    thanks ladies! Don’t forget it’s an email in competition this time! you just have to go to the blog that follows this (click on my photo above and it’ll take you back to the summary page where you will see Monday 1st Sept blog with all the comp info).
    Lovely to read your thoughts and I always enjoy it when you guys share your feedback with me about my blogs! THey take long enough to do each week! hehe! x

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