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How to make a dogwood Christmas Wreath

There is only one thing that can cause that facial expression (well…two things but only one is blog appropriate), that would be the magical mince pie flavoured world of Christmas Wreath making. For someone who doesn’t decorate her flat at Christmas, making a wreath and donating it to work is my token lovebug for the […]

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How to make a traditional Scandinavian Christmas wreath

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas, there are lights up everywhere and it is now 100% acceptable to drink during the daytime as long as its ‘mulled’. I had somehow avoided any festive fancies until last week, where I kicked off Christmas with an event hosted by Three Mobile. They gave each blogger […]

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Travel

The Postcards

My parents both turned 60 this year (they first met when they failed science together in high school) and for ages I was stuck for how to celebrate with them. I mean I was across the world, not so easy to plan a party, make a speech or even just hug them on their birthday. […]

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How to make sparkly shoes for cheap

My favourite pair of shoes I have ever owned were a pair of silver sequined Alice & Olivia Keds. They looked like I was wearing disco balls on my feet and made me feel awesome in any outfit (admittedly to others I may have looked like an overgrown 3 year old). But after wearing them non-stop […]

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Shopping

The wedding present

  Wedding presents are always tricky. How do you get a meaningful gift and avoid the last minute panic purchase of a set of matching toasters? When my amazing American friend married her British boy, I knew that I had to celebrate the distance they had both travelled to get to that point. So I […]

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Getting a bit philosophical
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Happiness Project
Motivation Monday
Street art and galleries in London

Motivation Monday – the Facebook knows your heart edition

I decided to clean up my online presence and delete some old Facebook albums. In the process I realised that Facebook actually knows what you should be doing with your life. I have been on Facebook since the end of high school – so that is a good few years of adventures that I sorted through (i.e. […]

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