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Faded Glory at Lionsden Georgian Country House

My sister is getting married. I *may* have mentioned that once or twice here. A couple of weeks ago we held her hen party and I subsequently wrote about what I’ve learned on hosting a hen party. Since all but one of the hen guests are mothers of small children, we decided to go for… Continue reading Faded Glory at Lionsden Georgian Country House

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March – Spring – Styling The Seasons

March. March! Part of me is screaming “How is it March already? How?” while another part of me is yelling “Yay, Spring at last!”. My favourite season has arrived. There is not much I can do about January and February having flown by, so I am embracing Spring. The weather may not have picked up… Continue reading March – Spring – Styling The Seasons

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Lazy Organisation, Part 3: How To Be Lazy & Still Be Organised

Two years ago, when I was still new to this blogging business, I wrote what has become of my most popular posts to date, How to be lazy and still be organised. Back then I was on parental leave with three children and no pets.  Trying to maintain a certain level of organisation involved juggling but… Continue reading Lazy Organisation, Part 3: How To Be Lazy & Still Be Organised

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How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)

With Shrove Tuesday coming up, my mind has turned to pancakes and toppings. When I was growing up we rarely had pancakes but we often had drop scones for breakfast. If we were really lucky our minder would make them and have them on the table at 3pm when we came in from school. We… Continue reading How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)