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Absolutely Delighted to Be a # BiBs2017 Awards Finalist and Would Love Your Vote!

  THIS WEEK I ALMOST FELL OVER UPON FINDING OUT I’M A FINALIST IN THE 2017 BRILLIANCE IN BLOGGING AWARDS To say that I’m astounded to be on the BiBs2017 shortlist in the Reader’s Choice category no less (‘eek’ is not sufficient!) alongside bloggers such as Whinge Whinge Wine, Slouching Towards Thatcham, The Mum Project and […]

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A Fab Big Giveaway For The FabLittleBag!

  YOU MAY REMEMBER THE FEATURED POST ABOUT THE INFAMOUS SHENANIGANS THAT MANY WOMEN ARE FORCED INTO DOING EACH MONTH. The focal point of the Handbag Smuggle post was the amazing invention FabLittleBag.  If you haven’t yet discovered this ingenuous ‘where have you been all my life’ essential that enables women to dispose of their dreaded used tampons […]

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Are You One of the 7 in 10 People Who Is Miserable About This Problem?

SO IT TURNS OUT 70% OF BRITISH PEOPLE ARE TOTALLY UNHAPPY ABOUT THE SIZE, DÉCOR AND/OR LOCATION OF THEIR HOMES. Yes I said 70% and that’s not all.  Apparently, a whopping 84% live in a constant state of wanting to change something, with refreshed paintwork, new furniture and replacement of curtains topping the ‘homeowner list of desperation’! Almost half […]

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Dear Papa

Dear Papa, Mama is not an organised blogger. At. All. After realising that she hadn’t written anything for Father’s Day (and that the only time she’s written something for it was two years ago), she quickly ‘bashed something out’ (her words) and asked us to contribute. Apparently, this isn’t as bad as Mother’s Day this year where she […]

Thirteen

So a year has passed since your 12th birthday, Musical M. I wanted more than anything to write a ‘light’ post for your thirteenth birthday, It’s the least you deserve my gorgeous spirited friendly kind-hearted girl. As I did for your tenth irthday and previous birthday I sit here attempting to write something in your honour. […]

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#OopsFiles 27: Guest Blogger Intolerant Mum

Dear reader, please note that henceforth, this blog shall no longer go by the name of Absolutely Prabulous. It will be known as ‘the Blog of 24/7 Toilet Disasters’. Alright, I won’t change it but honestly, we’ve had so many cracking gems featuring hilarious toilet humour tales that I should! This story from Intolerant Mum […]

We Are Not The Same

I originally wrote this as a Facebook post, Friday May 26th. Several people contacted me after trying to share it only to find they could only share the video but not my words. So I’ve turned it into a blog post which can be shared, words, video and all. I do hope you will as it’s a message I feel […]

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My Sincere Apology to You for What is About to Happen

I’M WRITING THIS FULL OF THE NASTIEST COLD I’VE HAD IN YEARS.   The headache is messing with my brain, i can’t stop sneezing all over the ruddy keyboard (yuk) and my preoccupation with my aching throat is robbing me of my comedic juices. It’s a right chuffing nuisance as I was going to heavily rely on those comedic juices to […]

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Quotes Linky: Candid Cuddles 83

HOWDY CANDID CUDDLERS, IT’S TIME FOR CANDID CUDDLES 83! It’s me on my tod again this week as the lovely Becky is taking important personal time. So, I’ll keep this week’s post short and sweet as I’m a little tired from a full weekend of blogging. Yep, so much for my resolution and bold public […]

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My Dream Dinner Party at The Perfect Italian Villa

  FOR THE LONGEST TIME – AND I MEAN THE LONGEST – I’VE WANTED TO STAY IN AN ITALIAN VILLA AND SPECIFICALLY VISIT SARDINIA. I’ve no idea why Sardinia has always held such a fascination but I am desperate to go.  I’ve just spent a rather lovely half hour [hesitates to admit how long she REALLY […]

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Quotes Linky: Candid Cuddles 82

WELCOME, WILLKOMMEN, BIENVENUE, BIENVENIDO (I also looked it up in Japanese but it was way too hard) TO CANDID CUDDLES 82!   Right so you’ve got little old me hosting solo again this week while my lovely partner Becky is busy with some things on the family front. Firstly apologies for the impromptu linky pause last […]

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Extreme Beauty Craze Claims Mum of Three as First Victim

THE EYEBROWS OBSESSION THAT IS TAKING OVER THE WORLD ALMOST ENDED A WOMAN’S LIFE RECENTLY WHEN SHE FAINTED AT A WELL-KNOWN MAKEUP STORE after being greeted by an assistant with “unbelievably awful eyebrows”. Mother of three, Mrs Prabulous, had visited the store in a desperate attempt to find an eyebrow product/anymotherfreakinthing that would work, after her youngest […]

20 More Brilliant Posts You Have to Read: Blog Stars 4

BLOG STARS 4 IS HERE! #BlogStars is my happy place. I get such a kick out of running this series. Sorry if I sound cheesy but I love compiling each edition for the feel good factor it brings both myself and the featured bloggers.  Despite how much I enjoy running the series though and the reception it’s […]

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Quotes Linky: Candid Cuddles 81

I’m Baaaaaaaaack and ready to rock ad roll for Candid Cuddles 81! Hulloooo! Did you miss me? Please say yes!  I’m slowly trying to re-engage my blog brain after two weeks off. It may have been a break from the blog but there was certainly no rest involved! I was in the UK for my brother’s big […]

How to avoid these 8 homeowner disasters happening to you

Who on Earth in Their Right Minds Would Buy a New Build?! This is what I asked myself years ago, when entering into the oh-so-daunting overwhelming experience of house hunting for the first time in my life, after the ‘post-university London flat-share/Parisian appartment wonder years’ had come to an end and it was time to grow […]

Ageing, Death, Missing Mojos and Coffee With a Stranger

A few weeks ago, I turned 500 years old. I was supposed to write my annual birthday post, just like I do every year.  It’s usually served as a large slice of humour with a side portion of emotion (such as this 25 Birthday Lessons Learned one)…signature Ab Prab you could say). This birthday, my blog mojo […]

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Hilarious Car and Key Disaster Stories From an Expert

Featured Post Keys. Don’t talk to me about keys! If you’re a regular AbPrab follower you can’t fail to notice how many key disaster stories I have to my name. In fact, my incompetence in the looking-after-the-keys department is so shocking legendary actually shocking was right, it even gets mentioned in my blog bio and social […]

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5 Things People Need to Stop Doing on Twitter!

THIS POST HAS BEEN GIVEN THE FOLLOWING RATING: Sarcasm level: 7/10.  Rant level: 9/10  Why write about what people need to stop doing on Twitter? Nope, it’s not because I want to spread negative energy. It’s not because I’ve morphed into a grumpy old woman who only writes rants…although…there have been a few! Annoying Things […]

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