The Alphabet Collection – an A-Z of initial Christmas gifts ideas

As lovely as personalised items are – and truly they are – it’s sometimes not an option when last-minute  Christmas gift buying; Especially for the disorganised, time poor or spinning plates mamas amongst us. Therefore, I am championing the humble initial gift. Making ‘personalised’ gift buying a whole lot quicker and easier this Christmas. Letter collections are appearing all over the high street some of the best ranges I have seen are in Marks & Spencer (candles, cushions, mugs and door hooks), Next (doormats, wash…

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The George Home children’s bedroom challenge for under £400

When it comes to Miss Marnie’s bedroom she really doesn’t have an awful lot of space to play with. Her tiny room just about holds her bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and her wooden market.  So, when George Home got in touch and asked us to take part in a Children’s Bedroom Makeover Challenge – where we let the kids create their dream bedroom all for under £400 – I figured this could be a good chance to ‘test’ myself…

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14 last-minute modern wedding gift ideas for Mr. & Mrs.

This year is probably the first year we haven’t had a weeding to attend. I guess I’m saving myself the expense of a hen night, new outfit and an overnight hotel stay – but one of my favourite parts is choosing the gift.  Any excuse to go shopping for gifts (my favourite form of shopping, if I’m honest)… So, consider this my gift to you. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift to give the soon-to-be-married (or, even an anniversary…

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My fantasy Miami beach house style & my 10 fave places to eat in South Beach {Staycation Style #7}

I love Miami. In fact I love America full spot. I can’t help it. I am slightly obsessed by the U. S. of A – the lifestyle, traditions and yes, I admit it some of the glamour too. I first visited Miami when I was about 14 – it was part of a day trip as I was on a family holiday to Orlando. At the time I remember thinking how colourful, fascinating and exciting it all seemed. It was…

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Looking East for rustic interior style inspired by Bon Ton Resort in Malaysia {Staycation Style #6}

I feel lucky enough to have visited a few places on special holidays and weekends away but I don’t think anywhere has stayed so vivid in my mind as Bon Ton Restaurant & Resort in Malaysia. We visited Malaysia with friends and did a mini travelling holiday starting with a city break in Kuala Lumpur, from there we went to Langkawi (where Bon Ton is) and then finally Penang. One thing about Malaysia is you can stay in some pretty amazing…

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