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This is for you – By Ellen M Bard

December 5, 2018 admin 0

It is no secret that I love to write and I live by my to do lists and random scribbles. I keep a diary, a notebook and a work log on my desk at all times, so when I was asked if I would like to review a journal I was really keen. However when it arrived it wasn’t the type of journal I was expecting, in fact it’s safe to say it is a […]

Festive food and drink treats

December 4, 2018 admin 0

There is something about Christmas that see’s most people indulging in gorgeous food and drink that they other wise might not, for me the big one is flavoured cheeses. Then there is the array of food that only appear at Christmas that I can’t seem to get enough of, yet wouldn’t ever think to eat in any month other than December, like mince pies and Christmas pudding. Christmas really is a time to indulge in […]

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Christmas gift ideas for dogs and their owners

December 3, 2018 admin 0

We are so close to Christmas now that I can smell it, quite literally in fact, because everything i now cinnamon scented and I love it. However with Christmas comes shopping and with shopping comes bouts of stress as you try and figure out what to get for who and then realise that you forgot about your pet, or your brothers/sisters/mums pet and you will NEVER hear the end of it if you don’t solve […]

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Afternoon tea at Inglewood Manor

November 30, 2018 admin 0

This week I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to Inglewood Manor for one the most quintessential of English customs, afternoon tea, and I was delighted to be able to attend. I have wanted to visit Inglewood Manor for a long time but until now had never had the chance, so as you can imagine I was excited to get the opportunity to go and have a look around for myself. Inglewood Manor is perfectly […]

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Be Insta-ready this Christmas with Beyou

November 26, 2018 admin 10

The rise of social media is not just a tech thing that people either like or dislike, but instead is a big thing that is actually transforming the way we live our lives. The way we make decisions from day to day, the way we act when out in public and the way we view the world around us. Of course it is a two-fold concept, on the one hand it is great for keeping […]

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9 Mind-blowing Hacks That Enhance The Vibe Of Hallways

November 16, 2018 admin 0

Hallways are the most neglected areas in any home. Most people don’t see the hallways having any purpose besides a utilitarian one. The latest trend in the world of interior décor is upgrading the charm and vibe of the hallways. If you’re looking for ideas that will help you to give your hallways a whole new appeal, you have come to the right place. We have put together a list of tips and suggestions that […]

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Stocking filler gift ideas for the ladies

November 13, 2018 admin 0

Whether you are looking for stocking fillers for the ladies in your life or a secret Santa gift for a female work colleague, these small and affordable suggestions should help you find the perfect gift.     For the Bath These Baylis & Harding beauticology special delivery bath time fun fizzers will make a great gift and as part of the Christmas range they are nice and festively wrapped. The pack contains 4 fizzers, two […]

Christmas gift ideas for the women in your life

November 12, 2018 admin 4

If you are looking for some ideas as to what to buy the ladies in your life then hopefully this gift guide will give you a little bit of inspiration. It is full of all the things that I love and would love to receive myself. BOOKS If, like me, the women in your life is a book worm then treating her to some new books is sure to be a win. You could play […]

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Christmas gift ideas for the men in your life

November 8, 2018 admin 0

This year seems to have gone by so quickly and we are now at the point where Christmas is just a round the corner and our Christmas shopping is starting to take shape. This year I have managed to sort the majority of the children’s gifts before anybody else’s which probably wasn’t my smartest idea seen as I actually have more men in the family than children or females and with all of those men […]

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Personalised advent calendars

November 1, 2018 admin 0

This time next month there will be many an excited child opening up the first door on their advent calendar. Come to think of it there will be many a happy parent doing this too what with the increase in adult advents hitting the market.   When I was a child there were two types of advents, chocolate ones that we had every year or cotton ones that parents filled themselves, although usually still with […]