• Oh how I love this time of year. It’s no secret that I’m …

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  • ‘Is your tree up yet?!’ Is the question that seems to be on everyone’s …

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  • Not long now folks… just a few more days and the Christmas countdown will be …

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  • Toys. They seem to be taking over our home. We’ve gone from having the …

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

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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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    Home Etc 155 | October Edition

    It feels like just 5 minutes ago that I was writing the introduction to the September edition of Home Etc — yet here we are in October! September really seemed…

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    The McDonald’s Effect {Family Time and McDonald’s Character Visits} #AD

    Through the mists of time (OK — I’m exaggerating — throughout my lifetime) there has been an unequivocal link between children’s happiness and McDonald’s. Our family are not regular patrons…

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    Plastic Free For a Week {The Sustainability Challenge}

    There’s such a buzz around ‘sustainability’ at the moment, isn’t there? Everything from banning single use plastics, to reducing meat production; saving energy to recyling. It seems to be everywhere…

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    Home Etc 154 | September Edition

    And, just like a flash, the long summer holiday has ended and today my little companions are back to school. It kind of feels as though it’s the end of…

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    Everchanging Walls and Inexpensive Artwork | Featuring Desenio

    I’ve always been a fickle soul when it comes to interiors. Brimming with enthusiasm for one thing — until I have my head turned by something else. Forever scrolling through…

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