Yearly Archives: 2013

Merry Christmas

This is my last post of 2013 so I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. Thank you for taking time out to read my blog and for all your … Continue reading

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Things are finally getting festive around here; the tree went up last weekend and since then I’ve slowly been adding decorative touches here and there around the house. I’m especially proud of my display of hyacinths on the cupboard in … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

Apologies for the short absence from the blog: my friend and I decided to take our little online shop on the road last weekend and have a stall at our kids’ Christmas fair to showcase our wares. As a result, the … Continue reading

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London Zoo

We revisited an old haunt with some new friends last weekend as my daughter decided against a birthday party in favour of an outing with a couple mates from school. It was the most glorious, crisp autumn day which showed … Continue reading

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Woodland Trend (by way of cake)

My daughter is clearly embracing the current trend for all things sylvan as she asked for a woodland animals cake for her birthday this week, with a special request for a deer to feature somewhere. As always Pinterest came to … Continue reading

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Paddywax Eco Candle

In a bid to take my mind off the gloomy weather outside, I’ve been burning this gorgeous Bordeaux Fig & Vetiver candle from Paddywax recently. I’ll find any excuse to make the house all cosy and, as I waded through a pile … Continue reading

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Pumpkins & Squash

The pumpkins and squash have finally been harvested from the vegetable garden. Perfect timing as I was keen to join in with the Nature in the Home series which has just restarted over at the lovely Littlegreenshed. The creamy Balmoral Squash … Continue reading

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Bohemian Collection – Vanessa Arbuthnott

When the latest Vanessa Arbuthnott brochure landed on my doormat recently, I was immediately taken with this image from the new Bohemian collection as it encapsulates all I’d like to see in my kitchen one day. I’m obsessed with horizontal … Continue reading

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Little Fluffy Clouds

The clouds were amazing this evening and warranted a quick photo op in the garden after school. It is some years since I studied GSCE Geography, and I’ve long forgotten my cloud types, so the kids and I settled on … Continue reading

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Grainsack Home & Garden

I’m hugely excited to share the news that a friend and I have just opened our very own online shop called Grainsack Home & Garden. We’re both passionate (borderline obsessed) with interiors and this seemed like a great way to dip … Continue reading

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