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Introducing the Lenovo Smart Display, With Kimberly Wyatt

Back at the end of October we were invited along to London to do some spooky crafts with Lenovo and Kimberly Wyatt, and to learn about the new Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant. I’m not too sure how I feel about Halloween. I’ve never been a fan of having people I don’t know banging on my door asking for stuff we tend not to keep in  ...

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Christmas Nosh Gift Guide With Lakeland – Plus a Giveaway!

I always get super excited at this time of year as the evenings draw in and the Christmas lights go up – even more so now I have babies to share in the magic of the festivities. One of my favourite things to do is start planning the delicious snacks we’ll be bringing out for guests in December! Admittedly it’s a bit of an  ...

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Lifestyle

Everything Went Wrong, But I’d Still Recommend Our Estate Agent

So, it’s happened – we’ve made the move! Although of course there was one more hiccup for us to contend with on the day: we discovered that there was no gas feed to the cooker and I had to urgently revise the model I’d arranged for delivery the following day. But suffice to say we’re in, we’re nearly straight, and we’re delighted  ...

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Lifestyle

How to Have a Vibrantly Beautiful Garden All Year Round

When we moved into our house the garden was very plain: a blank canvas on which to make our own mark. We (by which I mean my husband) has worked tirelessly to make the space easily maintainable whilst also being attractive, and when we move we’ll miss it almost as much as the house itself. Not least because we’ll be back to a clean slate which  ...

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