• We’ve been toying with the idea of updating the twins’ bedroom for ages now. …

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  • How do you react when you see a famous person? Do you stare? Rush over …

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  • ‘This is a paid partnership with Vertu Motors’ What is it with boys and vehicles? …

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  • Happy Wednesday folks — and not just any Wednesday either. This morning, we welcome our February …

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  • So today, the clock rolled over once again and I’m celebrating yet another year. …

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  • Alternative Christmas Decor | Decorating a Staircase with Honeycomb Balls

    Not long now folks… just a few more days and the Christmas countdown will be well and truly on! A month today, we’ll probably just have finished our Christmas dinner…

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    Smart Storage for Toys | Meet Oslo from GLTC

    Toys. They seem to be taking over our home. We’ve gone from having the ubiquitous Jumperoo — in duplicate — sitting in the corner of our sitting room; to mounds…

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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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