Wow, what a packed week – on and off air!
This was the gang, I shared the Saturday Night Show sofa with this week – and what a rowdy lot they were too! Well, some of them. Had a great spot the pairs game, which Lee Hohbein played with Will. And amidst some jollity we also sold some products too! Lol.
I wore this super Kim & Co jumpsuit – lovely flattering fit – some still available here.
I also felt I let the side down a bit, with this ‘guess the flavour of the popcorn’ game – how was I to know the difference between Mince Pie and Gingerbread Latte!
And see the BLOOPER below for Phil Parker crashing the set dressed as an elf! Lol! Join me this Saturday too for more mayhem like this at 8pm!
Laura Geller cake Last weekend was also great fun on-air because Laura Geller was back in town. She’s always a wonderful guest and it was smashing to have her here after several months away, especially for the occasion of her superb Today’s Special Value set and her belated 12th anniversary shows. Andie Stephany who runs the get-together gorgeous fun group online, had a special cake made, by Sarah Jackson – @SarahsCCakes – it was the absolute carbon copy of the offer, and how incredible did the make up look at the front, all made of marzipan? It was a tasty chocolate cake too. Not too sweet either, hooray.
And if you love an amazing deal, and want some new make-up, check out the eight-piece Venetian set here, even if you missed it, there’s still lots available in medium. And huge value in this set considering Balance and Brighten alone is normally £21 on their website, and the Balance and Glow version is included in this set with seven other items 🙂 I just love the new eyeliner too as it’s really long-lasting.
Last Call for the Concert where I’m singing Adele! And Alison Moyet and a bit of Dinah Washington! It’s next Friday! Just a week to go and the big concert will be on, raising funds for the local charity mentioned below and attended by nearly 300 people, it is in a lovely church in Chiswick, in Bath Road. Do respond by calling the number on the poster or going to the website. Would love to see you there. Let me know if you have bought tickets, email me email@example.com and do come and say hello if you are there too!
Daisy and Gracie have a holiday Now that I’m a nomad for a few weeks, until the final move at the end of November, the pogs Daisy and Gracie – my two choccies – are being looked after by a good friend of mine. Here they are loving being with their old canine pals!.
Charlie Bears at Chester Zoo. Do see if you can go down there and meet Charlie and Will on the weekend of Nov 26th – more info on their website. They will be near-neighbours once I move down proper! Same weekend actually. Can’t wait. For more info click here.
Happy birthday to my lovely mummy and congrats to Lauren and Nick. This week it was my mum’s birthday, she’s been so helpful over the last few months, well as always really. But it’s been lovely to have the family helping again, I’m very lucky. So here’s a picture of my lovely mum with my beeyootiful daughter Lauren. And congratulations on getting engaged Lauren and Nick! See the sign off below for some news about what we’ll be doing this Saturday!
Book of the Week – Bridget Jones’ Baby – but without Jack Quant! The original storyline had another guy being the ‘other man’ – hence I’ve put this wonderfully narrated audiobook version on my hit list! Go here to find out more on my newsletter!
Sunday’s BIG Elemis Today’s Special Value Also on the newsletter – which was emailed out on Wednesday to all my subscribers – the Early Bird order link for Sunday’s BIG Elemis Today’s Special Value – in two options – get it now – I mean now (Friday afternoon) – it’ll be launched on our Beauty Channel on Saturday early evening, then pre-sold in Anne’s 10pm show on our live channel before the long-awaited midnight launch. Hope it’s available for Sunday’s shows – it’s going to be huge!
PS – watch out on this blog next week for a super big bumper bundle of beauty products #competition.
Also – DO subscribe to my newsletters to be alerted of the Early Bird order links I post on my regular blog on my QVC tab on my website – which is here, in case you can’t wait to look!
Oh and also on the on my website home page – an exclusive, funny pic of me in bed at my new bolthole in my brother’s annexe – which will be one of my bases where I go when I’ll be staying up here! Plus pics from Champneys, where I went using up a voucher before my routine becomes firmly set, half the week in Sheepwash Devon, helping out at Retreats for You and half the week at QVC, whilst staying with family. It was a lovely stay, at Forest Mere, as usual, with superb food. I have to say some of the meals were totally mouthwatering.
I was there to edit my new Till the Fat Lady Slims – ‘break free from Food Prison’ book, which is intended to be in bookshops in early spring. So with all this in mind, I was of course waiting until I was hungry enough before going down for dinner, which always makes the food taste so much better. Go here to read all about the stay, and also see bottom of this blog for a couple of super testimonials I spotted on our online TTFLS support group – I love reading these stories.
This pic of NSVs And here is the main reason why so many people love both freedom eating, as explained in my till the fat lady slims book and also body blading! Tracy W on Facebook this week posted this clever picture. And there are lots more like this. Come join us – all my groups are linked to below, and you will see many others joining in with their experiences. I’ve put another one at the bottom of this blog for this week’s testimonial to! I am very proud.
And don’t forget the TTFLS books are available in paperback in case you’re looking for some neat gift ideas – more info is here.
Yankee Candles Set – some superb deals online from Yankee – including the ones I mentioned in last week’s blog which are limited now. Rosa had this to say about the Autumn Harvest set – which has a top unisex fragrance in it which would be great for a guy or a couple:
“Rhubarb Crumble has been a huge favourite.Tart rhubarb blended with vanilla and augar is a perfect comfort pudding on a cold night. Honey and Clementine is a great autumn pick me up. Soothing honey with a sweet citrus burst it’s a lovey light bright daytime fragrance. Ebony &Oak combines herb and woody notes for an elegant masculine fragrance. It’s the sort of thing you would imagine Miceal wearing”
Yes exactly that! He smells like this candle – it’s a fab guy’s choice for sure! .
Price’s Candles We had a Price’s #TSV this week too – I bought an advent candle set, hope they come back in stock soon if you missed them! I can think of a few people who will enjoy them instead of traditional chocolate calendars! Go here to see plenty of other fab deals
Facebook Funny Had to post this one this week, since I’m missing my mutts somewhat, as they’re away in a superb doggy daycare in Bookham. These made me giggle!
Watch – Well the new Jack Reacher is out, I’m due to see that soon. But the one I include this week is another of my fave authors – altho some people are a bit sniffy about him. Dan Brown’s Inferno still made for some superb audiobook entertainment, so here’s the trailer now the film’s out on the big screen! I always enjoy watching Tom Hanks and the effects were fabulous too. Loved the twists and turns – some of which I remembered and some I forgot from reading the book by Dan Brown. See if you spot the variation on the ending too… A good eight out of ten.
This week on QVC –
- Friday – today’s is the new Shark Rocket vacuum cleaner, perfect if you have a lower budget but still need power
- Saturday – a new Nutri Ninja offer – looks great, and just in time to save you lots of time for Christmas food prep.
- Sunday – the massive Elemis TSV set – see above!
- Liz Earle mini series – Mon to Thurs, 5pm each day. And no, there are no issues with any of our batches, this old news was dealt with already way back in June and did not affect QVC. To see the range, go here to spot any fab deals you may not find on air.
- Tuesday 15th – Magniflex – the new mattress topper offer – just in time for Christmas guests visiting!
- Wednesday – Frank Usher – a cool, I mean warm, knitted faux fur poncho!
- Thursday – Marla Wynne – another wonderful piece of knitwear with the Ottoman topper with front pockets.
- Sneaky Peek – And Early Bird order links will appear on my website QVC page Early Bird blog here, end of next week, for the Christmas Decleor set and Sunday’s NoNo deal!
Have a lovely week! Next week, another visit down to Sheepwash, but only after two family get togethers, the Romantic Novelists Assoc Winter Party, plus a trip to a … wedding shop for my lovely daughter to look at wedding dresses for her for next year #MotherOfTheBride! Squeee! If I can sneak a pic and she will let me, I will post one here next week!
Best wishes and have a great week!
PS – Here’s another fab post from my Till the Fat Lady Slims book’s online support group. One lady this week, called JC, posted that she had found it a godsend, having turned away from other methods of losing weight in the past, that never worked.
“Hello I’m JC. I’ve joined the group because I want to lose weight sensibly. I’ve already lost a stone on the dr phil 20/20 diet. It worked but the meal timings…every 4 hours…. and prescribed limited content meant eating when I wasn’t hungry and frequently my own. I wanted something I could do to eat with my husband. So I tried a well known slimming club. It didn’t suit me …..too much food …filling up on fruit and veg. And labelling healthy fats…. avocado and olives …as Syns. I read Debbie’s books, even the new third one. 3.0 tips and tales to inspire, in just a couple of days. The whole idea resonated with me and I’ve been doing it for just three days. I feel calmer, in control ….no weighing measuring or filling up. Just listening to how hungry I am. Eating til I’m satisfied and whatever I want. And my clothes feel looser already. Looking forward to joining in on the group.”
Fabulous news isn’t it, from yet more ladies finding the support from TTFLS and Freedom Eating is really helping on their weight loss journey. I say to anyone who wants to give it a try, to read ‘Till the Fat Lady Slims 2.0 – the ‘When’ Diet’ book first, which is like the one which sold out in signed hardback on QVC last year. Plus book 3.0 with more tips and tales to inspire. The whole picture and links are here on my webpage.
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