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Easy peasy dining room ‘art gallery’

One day, I’d like our kitchen/diner to be elegant and sophisticated, a bit like these pictures I found on Pinterest. But for now, I just need it to be functional and fun. We have so many little hand prints behind Thea’s high chair, it’s clearly not worth doing anything fancy for at least ten years. We’ve been haphazardly white tacking Ava and Thea’s pictures to the wall but it was getting really messy and I kind of felt like the walls were closing in on us.  ...

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Valentine’s treats

Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re not normally huge celebrators of this ‘day of love’ as we don’t really think you need a designated day to say ‘I love you.’ But this year I did drop some very heavy hints about some incredible hand-made paper flowers by SweetIzzi I’d discovered last year on Etsy. And luckily for me, Ryan took the hint and ordered me these gorgeous pink roses! Even the packaging is beautiful. Polka dot tissue paper and pink and  ...

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Cooking on gas… I wish

How on earth do people manage to cook on electric hobs?! The hideous oven/hob combo that came with our house has been the cause of many a melt down (literally and figuratively) since we moved in. The pans, without exception, boil over and then whatever I’m cooking burns onto the surface like molten lava. Even pasta water! PASTA WATER! Seriously, is it just me? What am I doing wrong?!

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