• Occasionally life throws us a curve-ball doesn’t it? Sometimes it’s bad, sometimes good …

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  • Yesterday I celebrated a little milestone. Another 365 days since I began The Twinkle Diaries. Another …

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  • Happy November Home Etc everyone!! It’s the penultimate link up of 2018 — the last one …

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  • There has been so much in the news about ‘sustainability’ in the last few months …

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  • Terrarium Moss. Whilst it’s an odd name for a colour — without even seeing it — …

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  • The Style at Home Christmas Tree Challenge

    Occasionally life throws us a curve-ball doesn’t it? Sometimes it’s bad, sometimes good and every once in a while it’s downright extraordinary. Picture this: you’re heading off in one direction,…

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    295 weeks | Happy Birthday Little Blog! {Thoughts on blogging, social media and life in general}

    Yesterday I celebrated a little milestone. Another 365 days since I began The Twinkle Diaries. Another year, celebrating my little corner of the world wide web. Happy birthday little blog!…

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    Home Etc 156 | November Edition {and a garden makeover}

    Happy November Home Etc everyone!! It’s the penultimate link up of 2018 — the last one before silly season — and I anticipate that there *may* be some Christmas related…

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    Turning our back on The Throw-Away Society {#BuyWoodBuyOnce}

    There has been so much in the news about ‘sustainability’ in the last few months hasn’t there? Documentaries like Blue Planet II, showing sickening images of plastic pollution; closely followed…

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    Colour Your World | #29 Terrarium Moss

    Terrarium Moss. Whilst it’s an odd name for a colour — without even seeing it — you can imagine exactly what shade it is from those two words. I was…

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    Going Radio Gaga for The VQ Lark {Plus a fab VQ Bohemian Rhapsody Competition!}

    Working from home is something that I’m so grateful I’m able to do. I’ve been freelance for 11 years now and there’s not a day that goes by where I…

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    15 Minute Pressure Cooker Lentil and Bacon Soup #NoPressureCooking

    What quick and nutritious meals can you rustle up in just 15 minutes — from scratch? Scrambled eggs? Cheese on toast? How about a delicious lentil and bacon soup? Ordinarily,…

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    291 weeks and 2 days | Things I loved about The Good Life Experience 2018

    This time, four weeks’ ago, we’d not long arrived in North Wales — with Dolly in tow — for our last festival of the season; The Good Life Experience 2018. We’d…

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    How to Make Pom Poms the Easy Way {no cereal packets were harmed during this tutorial}

    A few weeks’ ago I wrote about our last Camp Bestival adventure and how we all spent a brilliant afternoon in a pom-pom making workshop. It was such a different method…

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