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Why Piccalilly Organic Kids Clothes Make Great Gifts

Organic kids clothes. Hard to resist, right? There is some thing just so scrummy about little, soft, colourful kids clothes, for your own little ones, or as a gift. I’m delighted that Ava and Thea are Brand Ambassadors for gorgeous organic kids clothes company Piccalilly. They have sent us a gorgeous bundle of kids clothes to review*, and I hope you’ll like them as much as we do.

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Learning How To Arrange Flowers Online with Flowerstart

When was the last time you did something for yourself? Something that requires time and commitment, just for your own pleasure or sense of achievement? My evenings are mainly spent working, doing housework, planning a new kitchen, or doing bits on my blog. But I am determined to do something about that. I’m learning how to arrange flowers! A Pretty New Hobby: How To Arrange Flowers I’ve always loved flowers, and did a day course in flower arranging when I was pregnant with Ava.  ...

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8 Ways to Stay Warm If You’re A Cold-Blooded Human

Winter. My least favourite season (apart from Christmas) because of the cold weather. My sister, Debbie, and I are some of those people who are always bundled up in multiple layers, when more ‘normal’ people are content with long-sleeved t-shirt. We feel the cold. There’s a name for us: friolero. Friolero (Spanish): having a special sensitivity to cold. Being friolero doesn’t imply criticism. It’s like being left-handed or lactose intolerant: just  ...

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REVIEW: A Beautiful Wooden Wrist Watch from JORD

Wood is one of my favourite materials. We have oak furniture all around our house, and I just love the way it looks and feels. But I must admit, I’d never considered a wooden wrist watch until recently. JORD, who make stunning wooden wrist watches, contacted me to see if I’d like to review one of their watches*. Having checked their gorgeous Instagram account, I jumped at the chance. I’m so glad I did, after this beauty was delivered: Isn’t it beautiful? The watch  ...

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