Looking Forward To The Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights Trail 2021

I was scrolling through my phone earlier this week and came across some photos and film of the Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights trail from last year. It was the first time we’d been out of our village as a family of 4 in months; since well before the first lockdown. And we were so excited …

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Alternative Christmas Decor | An Alternative Christmas Tree

I shared this idea for an alternative Christmas tree a few years ago but —with Christmas looming on the horizon — I thought I’d resurrect it! Folk are always looking for creative new ways to decorate their homes (Pinterest is full of alternative Christmas decor) and this alternative Christmas tree is too good not to share. …

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How to Make | Christmas Snow Globe Cookies

Oh how I love this time of year. It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of autumn and winter but December is most definitely excused. I LOVE the festive season; the run up to Christmas is magical. Preparation for the big day seems to consume my every waking minute and I love the way …

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The Style at Home Christmas Tree Challenge

Ever heard of The Style at Home Christmas Tree Challenge? I hadn’t either until a couple of weeks ago. 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, only to find that — at …

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Scenes From Christmas

Here are some hristmas — the most wonderful time of the year. Not sure about anyone else but, for me, Christmas literally starts on December 1st. There is a frisson in the air — almost like a light being switched on — that happens the minute the calendar moves on from November. But as I’ve got older …

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