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…

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Welcome to my latest ‘Life in Instagram‘ post! This month, it also includes what I got up to over my birthday! It was my 27th (so old, so sad) birthday on Sunday and therefore I was treated to a few days of celebrations! Instagram has been really annoying lately for various reasons, but whether you’re an old or new reader, or even if you’ve just stumbled across my blog, please…

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June was another busy but enjoyable month for me! In my last update I mentioned that I had found a property that I wanted to buy and my offer was accepted, but I was just waiting for the mortgage to be approved. Well I’m thrilled to say that my mortgage is now all sorted, the solicitors have been appointed, and I’m pretty close to getting my completion date! So EXCITED!…

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I went to my first carboot sale of the year last week and although I was selling my own things, I also had a wander around the other stalls. I bought quite a few bits with my pennies and I’m really pleased with my bargain carboot haul! So here’s what I bought…  If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I have a tonne of cushions on my bed…

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For Mothers Day a couple of weekends ago I went on a little day trip with my parents to Leamington Spa in Warwickshire. I had visited the town briefly earlier this year, but as it was pouring down with rain I didn’t get to have a good look around, so I was looking forward to another trip. It’s an adorable little spa town that has plenty to see and do,…

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Now I’m going to let the photos do most of the talking here, but a couple of weekends ago we had a little family tea party. Not for any particular special occasion, just because I felt like doing something special and getting all my nice china out. I have a beautiful Cath Kidston provence rose design tea set that I won many years ago. It was my second ever comp…

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