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Mulled Wine

I love this photo by Ian Hayhurst. It’s a classic Christmas picture for me and there’s nothing better than warm mulled wine on a cold December day. (If you’re ever in Richmond, Surrey, I recommend ‘The Duke’ pub on Richmond Green for Mulled Wine!) Check out this yummy Jamie Oliver recipe if you fancy making some of your…

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Sweet ‘n simple craft

I often see articles in magazines around Christmas time advising that you have a secret stash of small gifts by the door in case of unexpected visitors over the holidays. What are these gifts I’ve often wondered? Well, I made these cute Christmas candles for some of my girlfriends recently after being inspired by some…

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Celebrate Christmas

  If you happen to live in the West London area then can I recommend a fantastic church that holds beautiful carols by candlelight services every year? It’s just the thing for celebrating Christmas in style and remembering the true meaning amidst all the shopping, cooking, preparing, wrapping… Go to Duke Street Church for more…

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My Black Book

  Here’s a website that I highly recommend you visit. It’s got some great blog posts – check out ‘get inspired for Christmas’ for some up to date tips on putting together your Christmas displays. (Is display the right word? Maybe that’s the teacher in me again, it’s all about Christmas displays at the moment)!…

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It’s freeeeezing!

Woah it’s so cold! I spent some time talking to a much loved and very missed friend this afternoon who has emigrated to Russia and apparently it’s only -1 degrees there so we are definitely experiencing some harsh weather! Hope you are warm wherever you are. For some Christmas winter cheer, check out these gorgeous…

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