Staying Cosy in Winter with LOTD

I remember announcing to my sister-in-law that I was going skiing for the first time and she almost fell off her chair: “But you hate the cold!” She’s right, I do hate the cold, but over the years I’ve made it my mission to find ways to keep warm in winter. I regularly wear leggings or thermals under my jeans…

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Christmas Haters, Back Off {7 Tips for Making Your Fake Tree …

I have such fond memories of Christmas as a child. Every year we would visit my granny and grandad’s house and stay for at least four days. In fact they would put up about 18 of us for those four days, providing a cooked breakfast every morning and hosting a party on Boxing Day for all of their friends and…

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A Little Autumn Catch Up

My head has been awash with potential posts over the last few weeks, a sure sign that I’m long overdue a catch up on here Autumn is always such a busy time of year for me but I do love it. September signals the start of all things new and I’m so in love with the changes that nature brings…

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At Home With…Laura { Dear Bear and Beany}

Another month, another home to have a nosey around. This month it’s a new build, so if you’re likely to get properly jealous of a crisp, clean, beautifully tidy house, then look away now! Laura and her family moved into their home last year and clearly adore it. In the style of Sir David Frost (or Keith Lemon if you prefer)…

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Are You Ever Too Old for a Pink Bedroom?

At the age of 16, both my girls have requested a bedroom makeover as their birthday present. This request is generally made every five years, when tastes have changed and bedrooms have been suitably trashed. When this particular daughter requested a blush pink bedroom with a dark blue feature wall, I had my reservations: Is 16 too old for a…

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Celebrating, Enjoying the Silence and Thinking about Christmas #LittleLoves

Can you believe it’s November already? Quite scary how fast this year is zipping by. My month of craziness has been and gone so I’m intending to spend November getting excited about Christmas and planning ahead. I am determined to enjoy Christmas this year, rather than endure it. Stress tends to sap the joy out of it for me so…

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10 Big Fashion Tips for Small People

If we’ve met in real life then you will know that I’m vertically challenged (another way of saying I’m a short arse). I come from a long line of short people; in fact at 5 ft 2.5, I’m one of the tallest females in my family – go figure! I can’t tell you how pleased I was when high street…

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