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making memories

I have a great group of friends that have been with me through thick and thin. We’ve all known each other for years and, like the Spice Girls, we are all very different and all have our own unique personalities. (Oh yeah, I just compared us to the Spice Girls. Keeping the 90s vibe alive, […]

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diy: monogrammed cardigan

Does anyone else see pictures of amazing outfits and think to themselves, ‘I could make that’? Go on, admit it. I know I’m not the only one. This diy was inspired by this picture and by this blog post and only took 45mins to complete from beginning to end, including picture taking time. I found the […]

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diy: photo calendar revamp

For Christmas 2012 my good friend, Caroline, gave me a photo calendar. On it she’d put photos of our children playing together through the year, interspersed with photos of me doing pulling faces (shock horror). It was a lovely, unexpected gift and when the year drew to a close I didn’t simply want to throw […]

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caravan of love: renovation update #1

You may remember that back in June we bought a beautiful 1970s Carlight Caravan. I named her Matilda. I wrote about it in this post. When we bought her she was in great condition and would serve us well if we wanted to use her as a holiday home. However, she was bought as part […]

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anniversary trip to London: part 1

This month my husband and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary (woo hoo!!). So, to mark this amazing milestone, we decided to take a trip down to London to see the sights, go to a show and eat good food. After a quick detour to drop the kids off with their grandparents we rolled into […]

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diy: colour pop necklace
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Do you ever buy a piece of jewellery or clothing with the intention of wearing it often but never actually get round to it? Of course you do – we all do it (though if my husband asks, I never do it. Ever. Noooo)   Even though it was bought with good intentions, I never […]

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diy: glitter backdrop
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What were you doing in the build-up to Christmas? Visiting family? Frantically dashing round the shops to find last minute presents? Wrapping multitudes of presents? Well, for me the answer is all of the above. Oh yeah, and I made a glittery backdrop. Just before Christmas we decided to throw a Christmas party. I wanted […]

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happy new year

    I stopped making New Years resolutions years ago. I’m a bit of a ‘Whim Jim’ by nature and would often take up a new hobby or set myself a new goal only to abandon it a few weeks later. However, this all changed last year when myself and four of my friends set […]

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