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I was excited to discover recently that the lovely online store, Papermash, now has it’s own blog too. Having been a fan of its predecessor Tea for Joy for a long time, I am intrigued to see what direction this new blog takes over time, … Continue reading

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Fairy Lights

Along with the seasonal flowers from last week, fairy lights are another decoration you could easily get away with now, that is if you ever took them down from last year. I’ll happily own up to being slightly obsessed with their twinkly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Salt Sugar Smoke

A few weeks ago I was thrilled to receive a copy of Diana Henry’s new book Salt Sugar Smoke from her publisher. This comprehensive guide to preserving fruit, vegetables, meat and fish, combines Diana’s charming narrative style with an exciting range of … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 6 – Jam & Chutney Labels

Last year’s foray into the world of jam-making wasn’t entirely a success for me. Giddy with the excitement of moving to the countryside, I felt it was my duty to get preserving. Whilst my strawberry jam tasted nice enough, especially as … Continue reading

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Le Parfait Jars

Like many of the home accessories that we now prize for their looks, Le Parfait jars can trace their origins back to more functional and practical beginnings. The French company, which was founded in Reims back in the 1930s, introduced … Continue reading

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