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Easter Egg Hunt 25/03/2020
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Easter Adventures For The Family

This year, Easter is going to be a little different and we’re taking up the Easter activities to the next level! It’s going to be the perfect opportunity to re-connect with your family and create some beautiful memories and guess what? Chocolate eggs, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, arts and crafts and all the other Easter treats that the children love, can all be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. Be sure to have the camera at the ready this Easter as we have gathered some of... Read More

We are still open 24/03/2020
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Keeping our staff, their families and our customers safe

To all our lovely customers We hope you and your family and friends are well, healthy and safe. We feel we have a duty to inform you of what we are doing to keep our staff, their families and our customers safe and protected during these unsettling times that result from COVID-19. We have implemented a series of safety precautions that follow the guidance and advice that the government and Public Health England are giving. We monitor these guidelines on a daily basis to make sure we are doing everything... Read More

Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding 17/03/2020
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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

We have a very special Easter treat for you all. This month we bring you a classic English recipe with a delicious Easter twist, a hot cross bun Bread and Butter pudding. This warming dessert recipe serves 4 – 6 people and it is the perfect pudding to compliment your classic English Sunday roast dinner (especially if you add some cream or ice cream to go with it, yum!) Typically, in a regular Bread & Butter pudding you would use “day-old” bread as slightly stale it holds together better however... Read More

Featured This Month March 04/03/2020
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Featured This Month, March 2020: Sleek, Scandi Style

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily, by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you the sleek and scandi style home of @berskhire.build Laura and her family received the keys to their plot of land back in the summer of 2018. With a vision in mind they could finally begin their unique self-build and watch their dream home come to... Read More

3 Gift Ideas For Mother's Day 02/03/2020

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother’s Day

It’s important to honour the mother figure in your life on Mother’s Day, whoever that may be. Whether it’s your mum, aunt, your grandmother, your older sister or even a friend perhaps. It’s a great opportunity to give thanks to the superwomen in your life, who nurture you & care for you. Wouldn’t it be great to do some lovely little gestures for her that will make her feel special? And obviously if you are a mum yourself it’s a good opportunity to treat yourself of course! (It is Mother’s... Read More

Spring For The Home, Life & Mind 25/02/2020
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Spring-Cleaning: Home, Life and Mind

There’s nothing better than that long-awaited moment of cracking open the windows for the very first time after a long, dark winter allowing light and fresh air to stream into our homes. Daffodils are slowly starting to make an appearance, our mornings are beginning to get brighter and after longing of scents of freshly cut grass and distant sound of birdsong, we are finally ready to welcome spring. Not to mention that spring time is a great opportunity to de-clutter menial tasks in our life (and our minds too) We... Read More

14/02/2020
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Our Favourite Pancake Toppings

We love pancake day, who doesn’t? The opportunity to sink our teeth into sweet and soft mouth-watering pancakes, smothered in syrup & sugar… yum! When and what is Pancake Day? Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) is on the 25th February 2020. It is a tradition celebrated before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Amongst the religious communities, Ash Wednesday is the first day of the 6 weeks of penitence before Easter. During these 6 weeks holy prayer and fasting will commence until the Easter celebration begins. Shrove... Read More

Featured This Month February 2020 01/02/2020
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Featured This Month, February 2020: Rustic Country Style

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily, by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you, the charming and rustic country style home of @painttherosesred_interior_. Christine’s love of Alice in Wonderland has inspired the charming accessories in her rustic country home, including the name of her account and her business. Famously in the Alice in Wonderland novel, the Queen... Read More

Give Your Home Some Flowers 31/01/2020
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6 Ways To Show Your Home Some Love

When your home looks and smells divine, it means coming home to a house to feel proud of. The way the home is organised and the general feel of the home effects your mood, so having the right accessories, décor and scents can contribute towards a sense of peace and security in the home, therefore it’s important to give the home the love it deserves. If you feel like your home has felt a little neglected over time, we have some easy tips to delight and inspire you to spruce... Read More

Chocolates For Gift Boxes 28/01/2020
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Valentine’s Day For Him, Her And You

The History of Valentine’s day There are many stories behind the history of Valentine’s Day, however our favourite is the story of Jack Valentine. It’s said in Victorian times, Jack Valentine left gifts on the doors of the people in his village on Valentine’s Eve, then disappeared into thin air. We just love Valentine’s day. It’s the perfect time to re-connect with love, whether that’s with a partner, a friend, family member and yourself of course. If you are struggling for ideas or inspiration this year on how to make... Read More