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Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

With it getting closer to Christmas, I thought what better timing than a Christmas Gift Guide. And what’s even better is that all of these gifts are handmade. Yes, you heard right! This is what I love the most about Minni&Mo Handmade, not to mention the amazing selection of quality gifts they produce. Minni&Mo is an independent gift shop based near Ely, Cambridgeshire owned by Sue Spence and Liz Edwards. It’s great to support local and independent businesses and it’s…

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An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

Art is something I really like and I love being able to relate to it. It might be an object, an animal or a landscape from a holiday. I think they make great additions to a wall in the home and can provide those long-lasting memories. I’m really pleased to be able to share the beautiful work of Sue Spence (Kitty’s Drift Studio), an artist from Cambridgeshire, who paints some incredible pieces. I think sometimes when you pick up a piece…

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My Favourite Apps as a New Blogger

My Favourite Apps as a New Blogger

As a new blogger there is a lot to get to grips with and adjust to. I started out by downloading apps that I felt would be most useful to me and seeing as everything is centered around phones and tablets I felt that I needed to organise my apps a bit better. I knew in my head what I wanted an app for but it was just finding the ones that are most suitable. So hopefully this post will…

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My Competition Win – Glossier Review

My Competition Win – Glossier Review

Recently I was lucky enough to win Glossier products in a Twitter competition run by Paula Holmes of The LDN Diaries (thank you so much!) To be honest I’d never heard of Glossier before but since I’ve started blogging it is talked about everywhere! And if you’ve got Instagram, you will see your whole feed covered in Glossier products. If like me you don’t know much about Glossier, here is a quick low down: –       It launched in New York…

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The Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve only been blogging for nearly 3 weeks and I’m over the moon to have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! Thank you so much Kirsty for nominating me. She has lots of brilliant posts so make sure you check out her blog too. I’m really pleased to see my blog getting some recognition in the early stages! I’m so surprised as to how far it’s come in such a short space of time and I have so many…

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New Kings Coffee – Coffee Bag Revolution

New Kings Coffee – Coffee Bag Revolution

Want the taste of great coffee without the hassle of a сafetière? Then read on to discover New Kings Coffee and enter a world of amazing coffee, all in the convenience of a coffee bag. As their mission states on their website: “At New Kings Coffee we are dedicated to helping you explore a diverse range of high quality coffees from around the world; experiencing a variety of roasts, aromas and tastes. Our innovative coffee bags provide a single serving…

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What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

If you haven’t tried washi tape then you need to invest in some (especially if you’re into crafts). If you’ve never heard of it you will after reading this post! It originates from Japan and has many different uses, not least because of the variety of colours and patterns you can buy it in and the endless possibilities you can use it for. It’s perfect for decorating or using instead of highlighters. Or you could personalise stationary with it. I’ve…

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Gisela Graham Tea Box

Gisela Graham Tea Box

The Gisela Graham Tea Box is the perfect addition for any tea lover. It’s natural look and shabby chic style can add that extra touch to your kitchen. I got it as a gift from my Mum from our local Garden Centre and I immediately fell in love with it. I’d not seen something like this before and loved the style of it. I used to store my tea sachets in a big jar, so I love the fact I…

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Palming off Technology – Wilko Recipe Book (Organiser)

Palming off Technology – Wilko Recipe Book (Organiser)

I’ve started to find that having everything electronically is quite frustrating at times. I love to read an actual book rather than on a device and I like reading a paper now and then instead of on online news sites. And I’ve found that it’s the same when it comes to cooking and following a recipe you’ve found online. If you are feeling the same, read on for my solution. When I’m cooking or planning meals I like to be…

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Etsy – The Bird House Calligraphy

Etsy – The Bird House Calligraphy

If you are looking for some unique gifts, maybe for a birthday or Christmas, or just fancy something for yourself, then check out The Bird House Calligraphy on Etsy. I was asked recently to review their products and I really love supporting independent businesses and brands so I jumped at the opportunity. There are a stunning selection of items with inspirational and motivational quotes on, and the talent of Louise really does blow you away! Whether you are a pet…

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