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Vintage Christmas decorations you’ll remember if you were born in the 80s

Vintage Christmas decorations you’ll remember if you were born …

This year (and for the first one ever) Christmas will be at my house. Given that we’ve been living in a building site for over a year now, it’s really quite an achievement. Although not completely finished, we now actually…

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Our afternoon tea with Santa

Our afternoon tea with Santa

I have an admission to make… Over the past few years, I’ve started to enjoy a trip to the garden centre. There, I said it. It’s out. With the combination of pretty flowers, unusual gifts, novelty food, and usually a…

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Christmas traditions: where do you sit

Christmas traditions: where do you sit

I know it’s still technically November and might seem early to be talking about Christmas so much. The truth is, I haven’t actually stopped since June my daughters birthday. Currently, I am potentially averaging the ‘C’ word (Christmas, not the…

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A gift guide with a difference

A gift guide with a difference

The first half term of a new school year and end of Halloween marks something very special. The holidays are coming (whether you like it or not). via GIPHY And so are the Christmas collections. The windows have started to…

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Christmas is cancelled!

Christmas is cancelled!

Before I go any further, I want to clarify that I don’t for a second believe that Christmas is really cancelled. “Christmas is cancelled” was the standard phrase my beloved Gramps used to say to me when I started counting…

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