Whispers of Wood

As an all-round cheese lover and host of cheese parties, a very special parcel arrived for me the other week as part of #MyGiftToYouDay. Inside was a beautifully handmade oak cheese board from the exceptionally talented Whispers of Wood. It was so well packaged and look at the ribbon and tag…

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Small Business Story Telling with The Local Collective

Small Businesses supporting other Small Businesses is what it’s all about and The Local Collective are a fantastic example of that. But they aren’t just a business. As they put it, they are a space for story telling for the community. Influenced by the growing movement towards conscious consumption, we…

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Live like a Mermaid Thanks to Seatox

Hopefully you are getting a ‘sea’ kinda feel from the title of this post. If you aren’t, keep reading and I’m sure you’ll get those kinda feels soon! Seatox is all about finding your inner sea vibes, being a mermaid and using some very natural skin care products. Well, that’s…

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Energy Ball Taste Test with Little Jem’s Kitchen

I’m always on the look out to try alternative ways of getting energy, instead of grabbing a packet of sweets or chocolate bar. I love reviewing small businesses, and even more so when there’s food involved. I’d seen Little Jem’s Kitchen get involved with my Small Biz Support Thread on…

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Stylish Coffee with Mike Fish Ceramics

This post is part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series For anyone that knows me, I am a big coffee lover. And as much as I like to spend time choosing the origin of my coffee, I also like to enjoy it out of a nice mug or cup. Mike Fish…

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92blossoms (As Part of the #ShopSmall Blog Series)

This post is part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series 92blossoms are all about going back to basics. Environmentally friendly (FSC Certified). High Quality. Minimalist Designs. Ed and Sara, owners of 92blossoms, very kindly sent me some of their fabulous cards to review. The cards arrived wrapped in white tissue paper,…

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Just Letters Boutique (As Part of the #ShopSmall Blog Series)

This post is part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series When Charlotte first contacted me about her small business Just Letters Boutique I was really intrigued. After snooping about on the website and Instagram, I was wowed. I absolutely loved the hand lettering on the cards and the trendy style these were…

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The Scented Bag Company (As Part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series)

This post is part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series The Story Behind The Scented Bag Company I set up The Scented Bag Company as a hobby and now it’s taken on a bigger part of my life. I love creating things and have started with the Heat cushions and am…

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Angela Chick (As Part of the #ShopSmall Blog Series)

This post is part of my #ShopSmall Blog Series The Story Behind Angela Chick I’m based in Southsea, right by the beach on the south coast of the UK but grew up over in Canada (so don’t be surprised if you notice an accent!) I began working on a range…

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