Monthly Archives: January 2013

Upcycled: 1 Sweater into 5 Winter Accessories

Spring may be on its way, but here in the UK we’ve still got some weird and wild weather, and it’s still FREEZING! So I’ve been doing everything I can to try and keep the cold out. In the spirit … Continue reading

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Weekend Baking: Malt Loaf

One of my new year goals was to bake something new every month/make the time to bake once a month… and this is January’s effort. I had a craving for Soreen (a brand of malt loaf here in the UK) … Continue reading

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Book and Film Review: Life of Pi

A battered, second-hand copy of Life of Pi has been sat on my bookshelf for the last four years. I didn’t really have an idea what it was about but I assume that the giant tiger on the front was … Continue reading

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Stuff I Made: Cat Purse

There was another handmade gift I made this Christmas, but it has its own little story to tell, so I left it out of my last post. As you may have read, my sweet cat Bazil Bear passed away last … Continue reading

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Giving Handmade Cards and Gifts

After a week and a half back at work, and with the decorations put away for the year, Christmas is becoming a dim and distant memory… But, I just quickly wanted to share a few of the things I made … Continue reading

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Happy 40th Anniversary

I know I already mentioned that our parents’ 40th wedding anniversary was today, but I couldn’t help but share this beautiful photo of them from 1972. Our mum still carries it round in her purse, how sweet (and how beautiful … Continue reading

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What I Wore: My Mum’s Dress

When I was growing up (and now) one of my all time favourite things was looking through my mum and dad’s photo albums. Being teenagers/young adults in the 60s and 70s, they had an awesome sense of style (perhaps where … Continue reading

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Hello 2013: New Year Goals

There’s something about a new year that is so inspiring. The chance to start afresh and the perfect time to look ahead to new challenges. It’s definitely had that effect on both Fiona and I, and we’re really fired up … Continue reading

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Happy New Year and a Discount

Happy new year! We hope that wherever you were and whatever you were doing, you had a great start to 2013. To celebrate, we’re offering a little discount on everything in our shop. You can get 15% off with the … Continue reading

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