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Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

I won’t lie. I’m looking forward to Autumn. Not only do I enjoy the chill in the air and the crunch of leaves underfoot on a bright, dry day, I cannot bear the oppressive heat of the German summer. It makes cranky. Ok, not just cranky. It actually makes me aggressive. I slam things, I… Continue reading Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

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Reading Challenge – 35 down, 5 to go

Tonight I finsihed Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry, only the second book I have ever read on the recommendation of my husband. Pride & Prejudice and Zombies was the first. Our taste in books differs wildly. Our bookshelves have his and hers sections with very little overlap.  The entire works of Ross O’Carroll Kelly have been read… Continue reading Reading Challenge – 35 down, 5 to go

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A Storage Cabinet Luxury Upcycle – with Laura Ashley

Storage, the eternal problem for families of small children. There just never seems to be enough. Or there is enough but it is full of stuff needing sorting and then the problem is lack of time rather than lack of space.  As well as the issue of where to put the stuff, there is the… Continue reading A Storage Cabinet Luxury Upcycle – with Laura Ashley

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Greener Living through Small Changes

A couple of weeks back I posted about the small steps we have been taking to move away from plastic in a bid to go green. The reaction I got to that post was so enthusiastic, I’ve decided to follow up with further tips on small changes that can make your family life more environmentally… Continue reading Greener Living through Small Changes