Win a £100 Gift Card From Amara!| #LittleStuff24
Dec09

Win a £100 Gift Card From Amara!| #LittleStuff24

“The holly and the ivy, when they are both full grown…” Behind door number nine of the 2016 #LittleStuff24 is a simply perfect gift – £100 gift card for Amara.   Oh how I do love Amara. Though I always feel the website should come with a little warning flash – be aware that if you step inside, you may be gone for a while… WAY too many pretties – far more than have a right to be housed in one shop....

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Win a fab £90 Retro Mini DAB Digital Radio from VQ | #LittleStuff24
Dec07

Win a fab £90 Retro Mini DAB Digital Radio from VQ | #LittleStuff24

“The fiiiirst Noooel, the Angels did say…” Behind door number seven of the 2017 Advent #LittleStuff24 is your chance to win an amazing £90 Retro Mini  DAB Digital Radio & Bluetooth Speaker from VQ, in your choice of Emma Bridgewater Children’s Print – Dancing Mice or Men at Work.   It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of VQ – those arbiters of achingly gorgeous style in the DAB Radio scene. And we’re particular...

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Copper robot alarm clock from Paperchase #ChristmasGiftGuide
Nov30

Copper robot alarm clock from Paperchase #ChristmasGiftGuide

Oh oh OH! We LOVE this little chap, so much. He is sooo beautiful, and practical, and just… *want!* This properly fab little Copper robot alarm clock is from Paperchase – and whether he’s a stocking filler or small tree gift he surely has a place in every house this year? Isn’t he just beautiful? And i can tell you that he’s solidly built – he’s as heavy as he looks like he should be, none of...

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Laundry open 24 hours over Christmas
Nov15

Laundry open 24 hours over Christmas

Guests coming to stay this Christmas? Making that guest bedroom up is always a difficult balance; I mean it’s your home, yes? But then again you want your guests to ‘feel at home’ too! So providing the little extra touches can mean so much to make them feel comfy and wanted – yet at the same time help you to stay in control of how your home looks. If your guests are staying more than just a couple of days...

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Silver Wedding Party Cocktails – Sloe Gin Fizz Pitcher Recipe
Oct28

Silver Wedding Party Cocktails – Sloe Gin Fizz Pitcher Recipe

Recently we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary (yes, you’re right I really am far too young to have been married so long, thank you ). We debated for ages over what to do to celebrate, and eventually decided on a small garden party, on a grand scale, on as small a budget as we could manage. For the cocktail reception to greet our guests we decided three cocktails plus soft drinks – and we wanted them to reflect...

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Silver Wedding Party Cocktails – Raspberry Daiquiri Pitcher Recipe
Oct28

Silver Wedding Party Cocktails – Raspberry Daiquiri Pitcher Recipe

Recently we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary (yes, you’re right I really am far too young to have been married so long, thank you ). We debated for ages over what to do to celebrate, and eventually decided on a small garden party, on a grand scale, on as small a budget as we could manage. I’ve already written about the marquee (no we don’t have a big garden), the decorations and the table dressing, but it...

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