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When you’re dressed in Laura Ashley

Forgive me. On stepping into a Laura Ashley shop, I instantly get lost in the homewares. Let’s face it – it’s easy to do. The fabric, the lights, the candles, the cushions, the furniture, the wallpaper. They suck me in, and I’d momentarily forgotten that Laura Ashley not only produce beauty for the home, but beauty […] Read more…

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‘Just’ having boys

If you would have told me five years ago I would ‘just’ have boys – I know there would be a part of me that would be a little bit sad, despite only ever imagining myself with a herd of boys (herd being more than two). I’ve been thinking about this recently, because a sweet […] Read more…

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A week on my feet – Cornwall

A few weeks ago I was invited to take part in Luxury Flooring‘s ‘A Week On My Feet’ campaign inspired by the gorgeous Instagram account ‘I Have This Thing With Floors’, and I thought it would be a great way to document our recent holiday to Cornwall with my side of the family – a mammoth […] Read more…

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I seem to have had an impromptu blogging hiatus this week. We’ve been in Cornwall with my family, and instead of catching up, I’ve barely touched the keyboard. I do have a few projects I’m working on, but it seems – they will have to wait. W: I feel like I haven’t really seen Win […] Read more…

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This week it’s Jared’s turn to hijack the weekly photo of our boys, because I love this one. This was taken after a Christening we attended on Sunday, in the most picturesque Buckinghamshire village. I’m not exactly sure why I didn’t have responsiblity for any one of our three children, but evidently I did not! W: […] Read more…

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Paper crafts – made and discovered

The downside to having a love of making things, is that my boys literally think I can make anything…which is great, but not so great when I struggle with something. I am a terrible at drawing and Ru in particular gets upset when the things I draw look nothing like they should: “That doesn’t look […] Read more…

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Exploring Nature with Children – an e-book

Exploring Nature with Children is written by Lynn, a mother, homeschooler and blogger from Lancashire. It is a complete, year-long curriculum, designed to guide you, step by step, through an entire calendar year of nature study. The most incredible thing about this year-long guide is that it is relevant for all ages, and can be […] Read more…

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