Our family road trip from LA to San Fran

This time last year we were preparing for our long awaited, family road trip from LA to San Fran. Mr D grew up in San Francisco and — even though we’ve spent loads of time in the USA as a couple — we’d never gone to the west coast together. We’d planned our holiday for …

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Spotlight On Mens Smart Casual Clothing {Introducing Samuel Windsor} AD

Disclosure: This post for Mens Smart Casual Clothing is a paid partnership with Samuel Windsor and was kindly given a voucher to buy products to photograph for the purposes of styling this post but all thoughts, words and images — as ever — are entirely my own. Although I’ve written about menswear on the blog …

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Thoughtful Valentine’s Gifts (To give you Brownie Points!) | AD

‘This is a paid partnership with Panasonic’ CLAXON SOUNDING! It’s nearly that time of year folks. ‘V-day’ is just around the corner and in just two weeks time you can bet your life there’ll be a queue at every garage in the country, for overpriced roses. But if you’re quick and fancy spoiling your lover …

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Colour Your World | #31 Pantone Classic Blue {Colour of The Year 2020}

Last week, Pantone announced that their Colour of The Year 2020 is Classic Blue. Amazingly, this shade appeared 4 years ago, in the 2015 Pantone spring forecast! It’s unusual to see a colour make a reappearance —  and particularly to then be promoted to colour of the year. Last time, I created a post full …

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Introducing MX Trixx {the best trick scooter for a 6 year old} AD

‘This post contains gifted items’ Four years ago I wrote about the boys and their new Mini Micro Scooters. They were just two at the time and scooting seemed like such a grown up thing for them to be doing.  Roll on to the present day and my (not so) tiny boys have just upgraded …

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Life Lately | Britmums and the Brilliance in Blogging Awards 2019

A week ago I had some really REALLY exciting news — I’ve only been nominated in the Britmums Brilliance in Blogging Awards 2019!!! *cue clapping of hands and high pitched squealing* Amazingly, The Twinkle Diaries has been shortlisted in the Lifestyle category; along with four other blogs. I say ‘amazingly’ as the blogosphere is absolutely …

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