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Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

Just incase I haven't said it enough, A/W is my favourite time of year. From scents, taste, music, films - everything is better. So, you best believe I've got some corkers of spicy, rich and aromatic recipes to share with you all. Kicking it off is definitely not one to disappoint - my gingerbread loaf… Continue reading Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

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Cosy Crafts – Clay Leaf Candle Holder

Next up on my autumnal cosy craft series is a super cute and easy to make clay leaf, which you could use to hold candles, coins, trinkets or a maybe a collection of acorns or conkers. The best thing about it, as always, is that no one will have one the same, and you can… Continue reading Cosy Crafts – Clay Leaf Candle Holder

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Cosy Crafts – DIY Fabric Pumpkins

One of my favourite times of year is here again, so to celebrate I'm doing a small series of a few fun autumnal crafts you can do at home to have some adorable seasonal touches to decorate with. I made some of these cute little fabric pumpkins a few years ago, but I wanted to… Continue reading Cosy Crafts – DIY Fabric Pumpkins

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Transformation Thursday #3 – The Snug

I know it's only been a week since my last transformations post but today is the last official day of summer, so it's only natural that the majority of the rooms in the house are going to be looking fairly different for the next couple of months with all that gorgeous A/W decor. So, I… Continue reading Transformation Thursday #3 – The Snug

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The Best Cookie Recipe!

On my baking quest to find 'the best ever *insert baked good here*', I'm most excited to share with you all the cookie! My favourite type of cookie are the ones that you can buy from supermarket bakeries in the paper bag of fives. They are always big, soft, chewy and go perfectly with a… Continue reading The Best Cookie Recipe!

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Transformation Thursday #2 – The Bedroom

So, it's been a little while since I began my transformation series where put one room on display and share before and afters. But we're back and ready to put the master bedroom in the spotlight today. Before: The room was a very impressive size when we came to view the house, I think it… Continue reading Transformation Thursday #2 – The Bedroom

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DIY Scaffolding Shelves

Among the many jobs we're doing constantly around the house, one of them that I had been thinking about for a while was to remove a set of cupboards in the kitchen and replace them with some open shelves. There was nothing wrong with the cupboards but with the amazing storage that the kitchen already… Continue reading DIY Scaffolding Shelves

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DIY Outdoor Cushions

As part of our recent garden update, the new table and chairs we picked up were crying out for some seat cushions, not only for comfort but I love adding fabrics to a space to add texture and pattern. On our recent visit to the Summer Country Brocante at Cowdray Castle I spotted a bistro… Continue reading DIY Outdoor Cushions

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English Country Garden

Do you remember when I said that I was always renovating the house? Yep, I wasn't lying. So you may remember a few weeks ago I blogged about our garden refurb we did a couple months ago, well I decided to change it all up again. As much as it was fit for purpose and… Continue reading English Country Garden

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My Favourite Instagram Accounts – Part 1

I love Instagram. Without doubt it is my favourite social media platform and the only one that I'm really active on, probably because I don't feel any kind of fear of judgement on Instagram because it's such a positive and supportive community. We all share what we love and talk about our interests, and everyone… Continue reading My Favourite Instagram Accounts – Part 1