We can all struggle at times with home maintenance and DIY and since moving into my first home I’ve faced a few challenges myself. Home admin and paperwork can pile up, painting the damp patch on the bathroom ceiling is an undesirable task, and putting up those shelves I’ve been putting off for weeks never quite reaches the top of my to-do list. Whenever a daunting DIY task is on the horizon, I’d usually call upon my Dad, and this isn’t…

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I’ve always been a big fan of Ted Baker and I’ve been eyeing up their gorgeous watch collection for a while now. A watch isn’t always just about being purely functional; it’s also a fashion piece and the perfect accessory to personalise your look. Having a gorgeous watch adds the finishing touch to any outfit and that’s why I just love this Rose Gold Ted Baker watch that I was kindly sent from First Class Watches! This watch in particular caught…

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I was recently invited to try out the trendy, nostalgic Cosy Club restaurant in Coventry. I’d tried out the Cosy Club in Stamford a few years ago and absolutely loved the food and the atmosphere, so I was really looking forward to visiting the Coventry branch! I’d never been to Coventry before, despite it only being 30 minutes away from me on the train from Milton Keynes, so it was nice to have a little day out somewhere new! Before we…

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Last month we took a short ‘staycation’ to The Cotswolds where we stayed in a gorgeous stone cottage for a lovely long weekend. We booked the cottage on Airbnb earlier this year and I was so excited when the day finally came around for our trip! We’d planned just to have a nice chilled break away from home for three nights and it was the perfect little getaway we needed. Although we did end up doing lots of walking and eating…

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If you’re a big Cath Kidston fan like me, then you will absolutely love their pretty products, but not like the price tag quite as much! I find that Cath Kidston stuff can be a little pricey, but if you’re not too far away from their Factory Shop in St Neots (Cambridgeshire), then you can pick up some bargains! I believe there’s also outlet stores at Bicester Village, Ashford, Cheshire Oaks, Gloucester Quays, and Gunwharf Quays, although I’m not sure if…

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There’s never been a better time to go vintage, with more people than ever choosing pre-loved, antique and vintage options as opposed to mass-produced high street products. This may come as no surprise what with so many people furnishing their homes with retro furniture from thrifty second-hand shops, or filling their wardrobes with nothing but charity shop bargains, but have you ever considered buying vintage jewellery? There are so many advantages to choosing pre-loved, vintage or restored items, some of which,…

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