10 Chic food shaped table wares for summer | V. I. BUYS

I think my obsession with food shaped table wares started when I was young. My mother had some avocado shaped bowls (it was the seventies!) so, when I found my own many years later in a charity shop needless to say I snapped them up. In fact, thinking about it I think my mum had some sweetcorn shaped dishes too. Anyway, those little bowls got a special outing at my 1970’s themed 40th birthday and sit pride of place next…

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Get the Look: The Beach House in Grace & Frankie | V. I. BUYS

I’ve already mentioned how much of a fan I am of Grace & Frankie– the Emmy-nominated series on Netflix. Starring Jane Fonda as prim and proper Grace and Lily Tomlin as eccentric Frankie – and the situation they find themselves in when their husbands announce they have been having an affair, with each other – and are leaving them. If you have caught any of the 4 seasons of Grace & Frankie then you will have no doubt been lusting…

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Stylish Birthday Gift ideas I’m popping on my list | V. I. Birthday

It’s my birthday nest week and the husband has asked what I would like – leaving it a bit late don’t you think? ha ha I think the reason he leaves it to the last-minute is because even after years together he still doesn’t really know what to buy me – because in all honestly I don’t really want – or, shall we say need anything. I don’t want that to sound ungrateful but really as I said here when I…

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Welcome to #mamamondays… New Editor Photo, Dorset Cereals & Mahabis

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to…

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Welcome to #mamamondays…Peter Rabbit, Pixi Beauty & This is Us

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to…

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