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Dining in China Town Manchester Trafford Centre

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We live just outside Manchester and we do visit the buzzing city regularly. I had the opportunity to dine in China Town Manchester Trafford Centre just before Christmas, and we made the most of it. We love visiting Manchester Trafford Centre as it is filled with lots of great shops and restaurants.  There is also a play centre for kids and a cinema, so there’s a lot to do in Manchester Trafford Centre, which is why we like to pop in every now and again. I like the fact that it is all in 1 building so I don’t have to deal with the miserable weather. Also, there is a free car parking with thousands of spaces, which is another reason why this is one of our favourite spots in Manchester.

 

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In the past, we have had many staycations in Manchester and it is always fun in the city. We usually go for serviced apartments Manchester, and that makes our holiday even more fun. Staying in serviced apartments as a family is a lot more convenient sometimes than staying in a regular hotel. There is usually more space and more family friendly facilities available in a serviced apartment than you would have in a regular hotel room.

Dining in China Town Manchester Trafford Centre

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We all love Chinese food, so on the day, we went straight to China Town in Trafford Centre Manchester. After browsing the many restaurants, we decided to dine in Yang Sing Cathy Restaurant. It was a good decision. We have dined in the restaurant many times over the years and knew what to expect already. I liked the table we got at the restaurant. It wasn’t too busy when we got there, which is how I like it. The twins can be handful sometimes, so the quieter the restaurant, the better for us.

The food was tasty and well cooked as usual. I really enjoyed the starters and the main course. The kiddies enjoyed their dish as well and the service was good.

 

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We had a great time dining at Yang Sing Cathy and we are looking forward to popping in for dinner or lunch again. The food is always so delicious. You can have a look at some of the tasty food we enjoyed –

 

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After having our dinner, we decided to explore the centre a bit more. Christmas was in full swing when we went so the shops were super busy. It was fun watching everyone and taking in the lovely Christmas decorations.

 

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Have you visited China Town Manchester Trafford Centre? What are your thoughts?

*The spending money was gifted by Hotels.com, but all views are my own.

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Why you should open the windows regularly

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If your kids are anything like mine then you will struggle to keep the windows open. I hide to open the windows in our house. The twins (especially my son) are so worried about flies and bugs getting in, they rather I leave the windows closed even when it is dead warm. So it is a struggle here. I like to open the windows for a minutes every day even when it is cold. I do this when I can for many reasons.

 

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If you work from home like myself, you spend a lot of time in your house since there is no work commute or office to go to. Since I spend many hours everyday at home, I like to bring the outdoors in as much as I can to balance it out.  Doing this helps me balance my home, mind, body and bank balance.

Here is how –

 

Opening the windows helps get rid of indoor pollutants

Opening the windows regularly helps to clear the air in the house. It also helps get rid of indoor pollutants in the home. Research has shown that the air in the house contains more toxins than the outside air. The pollutants released from things like fireplaces, water heaters, gas ovens, and space heaters all get trapped in the house.

This is bad news for those of us that work from home, which is why clearing the air in the house by opening the windows and doors regularly is a must. Tilt and Turn Windows are great for getting fresh air in, as they open vertically and horizontally thanks to the brilliant turn and tilt technology. St Helens Windows is a great company to shop for Tilt and Turn Windows, and other types of quality home improvements. So go have a look on their website for all your windows, doors, conservatories and other home improvement needs.

 

The house smells a lot better when you open the windows regularly

My house smells a lot better when I open the windows for a few minutes each day. The candles and diffusers mixed with fresh air create the most amazing home fragrance. I can’t stand that stuffy stale smell that lingers in a house sometimes. The way pollutants get trapped in the house is the same way odours linger to. Which is another reason why I like to bring the fresh air in. It does wonders for the smell of my home.

 

 

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Opening the windows helps my mental health

Do you know that opening the windows regularly can help with your mental health? Well if you didn’t know, now you do. It works like magic on mind. My mood instantly improves once I have the windows open for a bit. There is definitely something in the air that is good for our state of mind. Which is why being out and about helps our mental health as well as our physical health.

 

You can save money in the summer months when you open your windows

Instead of having your fans and air conditioners on in the summer, you can save money by opening the windows and leaving your blinds drawn, or curtains down. This will help you house stay cool, especially in the evenings. You won’t need to put on any cooling device, which will save you money in the bank.

 

 

 

 

Outfit Post – Loving Summer Fashion

It feels like this summer has gone on forever. I started rocking my summer pieces since April this year. The heat wave has been on and off since then and it feels like this has this has been the longest summer ever. It is definitely the longest summer I have ever experienced in the UK. I am grateful I am able to wear a lot of my summer pieces. I hear the heat wave would be on and off until October, which is great new for summer lovers. Summer fashion has been giving me life this year and I am not in a hurry for that bit to go away. I am seriously loving the summer pieces in the stores and my outfit post category on Fashion and Style Police has been very busy.

 

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I am wearing this stunning Rose Cami Strap Maxi Dress – Serenna. This beauty landed on my doorstep some weeks ago and it has been worn twice already! I love the design of the dress a lot. And I think the colour is really pretty too! Definitely a perfect piece for a cooler summer day. It was very easy to style and dead comfy too! It is one of those pieces you throw on when you can’t be bothered to think too much about accessories, because it goes with almost everything.

This stunning maxi dress features cami straps with a bodycon fit. The flattering body hugging style is right up my street. It is definitely a season must-have!

 

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What do you think of this look? Do you wear a lot of maxi dresses? Are you loving summer fashion as much as I am? Sound off in the comments section, let’s chat. Thanks for stopping by.

 

What I Wore

Rose Cami Strap Maxi Dress – Serenna – c/o Femme Luxe

Leopard Print Sandals – Sam Edelman

Bag – KNOMO London

Sunnies – Gucci

Earrings – Dubai Gold Souk

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