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  • The Christmas Tag

    The Christmas Tag
  • Sunday Scrapbook – Pantos, Candles, Coffee Shops + more!

    Sunday Scrapbook – Pantos, Candles, Coffee Shops + more!
  • Personalised Rings with Centime + Giveaway

    Personalised Rings with Centime + Giveaway
  • 4 Ways to Get into the Christmas Spirit

    4 Ways to Get into the Christmas Spirit

Scrapbook Loves November ’18

Hello! Penultimate ‘Little Loves’ post of the year! Here’s what I’ve been enjoying this month… Read I didn’t read that many books this month, just the two below but I have almost finished a third, The Boatrunner. All three books are set in WWII, although I didn’t plan to have a war-book month, it just happened, but I think that having lots of armistice and remembrance content online and in the media made reading the…

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Everyday Us: Throwing Leaves

My kids love to throw leaves.  They love to throw leaves at me, each other, Sam, anywhere really. I was fairly sure this big pile of leaves wouldn’t have anything too nasty lurking in it as it was at Marwell when we visited to see Father Christmas! At our local park I am always extra wary that the dogs haven’t been using the piles of leaves as toilets, if you know what I mean! But…

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What not to look for when choosing a home…

Looking for a new home can be stressful at the best of times, and although we’re not looking to move imminently that doesn’t stop me looking and when we were looking at places to buy before we found where we are now we saw some funny places. Bathrooms you could only access through the kitchen, places with gardens you couldn’t see from the house and other odd things! There were also a few things that I…

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Food: Best Wines to Serve with Christmas Meats

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… But is your wine cellar bursting with wine to drink with your lovely plump goose (or duck, or turkey)? Christmas is the time to push the boat out and serve those wines you’ve been saving ‘for a special occasion’ or failing that hunt down some gems from your favourite wine merchant. Online wine retailer Rude Wines have a selection of fine wines that won’t disappoint. As well as…

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Madagascar the Musical comes to Brighton

Just a quick post to let you know that a very theatrical experience is coming your way, definitely one for fans of singing animals – Madagascar the Musical! This is one of my absolute favourite animated films and I can’t wait to see how it translates to live theatre! I know the kids will love it too, as they love the soundtrack, I just hope the rest of the audience will be singing along to…

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6 ways to save and make money this Christmas

Christmas is sneaking up on us, and as we fast approach the beginning of December, many parents will have their minds solely focused on the month ahead and what that may mean for their finances. December is traditionally an expensive month. You have Christmas, of course, but there is everything else that goes along with it. The days out or visit to see Santa Claus. The social calendar is filling up with a works Christmas…

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Festive gifts for Wine and Gin lovers!

Christmas is approaching, and like many people, you may have a feeling of rising panic that starts to mount when you think of present buying. What about all those people you need to buy for and how are you going to get them something different and unique this year? Don’t resort to vouchers again. Go old-school and get a really thoughtful present to show you care.  But what if someone doesn’t have a particular hobby or…

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