Lucy Mecklenburgh celebrated her son's lockdown birthday as Roman turned one. The former TOWIE star, 29, delighted fans with pictures from her gorgeous set up at her home for the birthday boy over the weekend. In a sweet snap, little Roman clapped while sat in front of the impressive array of balloons and huge teddy bear to match his jumper. His delicious birthday cake was made especially with a big chocolate teddy bear sat on the creamy topping. Mother-of-one Lucy gushed over her birthday boy having an "extra special" day. Dad Ryan, who recently quit acting , stepped in to pose with his little boy in front of the camera. She wrote: "How is my baby boy 1. Thank you for making Romans day extra special @thedecordistrict @elan_cafe ." Ryan also shared photographs from their special day as a family unit. He wrote: "Where has that year gone!!? Happy 1st Birthday king Roman." It comes after Ryan opened up about his family life with Lucy and their baby. Admittedly, … [Read more...] about Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas celebrate son’s flashy 1st birthday in lockdown
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A MUM has revealed she was reduced to tears after a kind stranger offered to pay for her food shopping, after realising she didn’t have enough money. The "emotional" woman said she was "grabbing a few things for dinner" when the worst happened - she had miscalculated and couldn’t afford her groceries. She faced the humiliating task of telling the cashier to put some things back, when a kind-hearted man stepped in. The bloke, who was stood behind her in the queue, saw what was happening and told the broke mum he’d cover the rest of the bill. His actions saw her end up "bawling" on the spot, as she shared the kind gesture on Facebook, giving thanks to the man. Writing on The Kindness Pandemic Facebook group, the mum, from Melbourne, said: “As it was all being scanned I realised I couldn’t afford everything I had picked up, so was asking the checkout lady to please put some things aside as I couldn’t afford them. “So almost finished doing this and me feeling … [Read more...] about Mum breaks down in tears after kind stranger pays for her groceries after realising she didn’t have enough money
MEGHAN Markle has opened up about her experience as a senior royal, telling all in her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. The Duchess of Sussex did not, however, discuss in the interview her half-brother Thomas Markle Jr , who was previously accused of putting a gun to his girlfriend's head during a row . Who is Thomas Markle Jr? Thomas Markle Jr, 55, shares the same father as Suits actress Meghan, who is married to Prince Harry . He told Bild the last time he had seen Meghan was in 2011, claiming his family believe she is now a "changed person". When Meghan was born in 1981, Thomas Jr was living with his father, sister Samantha Grant, and step-mother Doria, Meghan’s mum. He lives in Grant's Pass, Oregon, and works as a window fitter. Thomas Jr was married for 11 years to Tracy Dooley, with whom he has two sons - Thomas and Tyler. His ex-wife, Tracy, said he has alcohol issues. Why was Thomas Markle Jr arrested? Thomas was arrested on … [Read more...] about Who is Meghan’s half-brother Thomas Markle Jr?
A MAN goes to such extreme lengths to save money he even reuses his own mouthwash, with his wife branding him a total ‘cheapskate’. Kristina and Mason Roberts, from the US, live on a strict budget, with Mason watching every single penny - which includes keeping tabs on his wife’s spending. The pair appeared on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates , with Mason revealing the shocking lengths he goes to to save 11p (15 cents). He shows off a giant bottle of mouthwash to the camera, and after taking a swig he spits it into another bottle to save for later. After doing the calculations, Mason said: “It just seemed like such a waste to only use mouthwash once when it’s antiseptic anyways. “There’s 30 uses in that big mouthwash, and about 30 cents (22p) a use, but if I reuse it a second time that gets it down to 15 cents a use because I’ll have 60 uses. “I just keep two bottles, one with the brand new stuff one with the once-used stuff. “She doesn’t like to do what I do, but I … [Read more...] about I won’t spend a penny I don’t have to, I won’t have my car fixed and I reuse mouthwash to save money
MUSLIMS across the globe have been taking part in coronavirus safe celebrations for Eid al-Adha. While some countries, like Kosovo and the United Arab Emirates, have closed mosques for Eid prayers, others have chosen to allow celebrations to go ahead. This year's celebrations began yesterday evening and finished on August 3. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque was hosed down with the threat of coronavirus still a major global concern. The cleaning process followed a big congregation at the Mosque sharing noon-prayers ahead of the holy day. In Indonesia - home to the worlds’ largest population of Muslims - people were allowed to attend Eid prayers in mosques under strict health guidelines. Worshippers were required to bring their own prayer mats and pray several feet apart from one another. They must wear masks and are not allowed to shake hands or hug. Authorities also ordered that the traditional meat for the poor be delivered door-to-door to avoid long lines. … [Read more...] about Eid al-Adha celebrations underway as millions of Muslims around the world take part in Covid-safe festivities