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How To Find Happiness With ‘The Little Book Of Lykke’

With the end of Summer looming and autumnal feels already creeping into the shops I’m feeling well and truly prepared for lighting candles, snuggles in blankets and a roaring fire greeting the evening darkness (okay I don’t actually have a working fire but Netflix do a damn good video version!). I was just thinking it’s… Continue reading How To Find Happiness With ‘The Little Book Of Lykke’

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Wanderlust In Style With JORD Wooden Watches Plus A Fab Giveaway!

Hello again lovelies after my holiday absence! Even though I’ve only been away for just over two weeks it feels like a lifetime – perhaps also because (as you may have seen on my Instagram page) a very exciting event took place whilst we were on our trip – The Canadian proposed! I’m super excited and… Continue reading Wanderlust In Style With JORD Wooden Watches Plus A Fab Giveaway!

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Facial Pampering With Sensse

The last few weeks have been a busy time – end of term is always a little crazy, sorting everything out before the summer break, meeting my new class and saying fond farewells to the current little ones. It’s also been chock-a-block with planning out our upcoming holiday – arranging tours, car hire, flights and… Continue reading Facial Pampering With Sensse

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Classic Style With A Contemporary Twist At Jack Wills

So Summer is finally here…but I’m not sure the weather got the memo! Is it just me or when you think of the British summer do you envisage hot, sunny days sipping Pimm’s by the seaside? Strawberries and cream in the garden with Wimbledon on in the background? Sadly more recently it’s been a case… Continue reading Classic Style With A Contemporary Twist At Jack Wills

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Countryside Luxury At Backwell House

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to join a group of fellow bloggers for an evening at the recently launched and luxuriously refurbished Backwell House. This 19th century country house has been painstakingly renovated by General Manager Guy Williams (our host for the evening), and his team before opening it’s beautiful rooms to… Continue reading Countryside Luxury At Backwell House

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Naughty But Nice Sweet Treats With Holly’s Lollies!

Please excuse my lack of social media presence lately…it’s been that time of year again and I’ve been deep in the depths of end of year report writing for the last couple of weeks! Thankfully they are now all submitted (whoop!) and I can spoil myself with a little well-earned treat! How utterly perfect that… Continue reading Naughty But Nice Sweet Treats With Holly’s Lollies!

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Be On Trend This Spring/Summer With My Top Fashion Picks

Spring has finally arrived and we all know what this means –  the new fashion season is upon us! I’ve already started digging through last year’s selection and decided that my wardrobe definitely needs a Spring/Summer overhaul. Appropriately timed was this weekend’s ‘Your5’ event at Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping centre along with ‘Bristol Fashion Week… Continue reading Be On Trend This Spring/Summer With My Top Fashion Picks

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Colourful Cornwall with The John Dyer Gallery

Ah summer is so close I can almost touch it, and if you’re anything like me you’ve been counting down to the start of British Summer Time since the depths of November! What perfect timing to receive a bold, colourful and uplifting print from The John Dyer Gallery. I was lucky enough to receive an… Continue reading Colourful Cornwall with The John Dyer Gallery

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Beautiful Bouquet Workshop with Bloom & Wild and Boden

So after becoming an (even more so) prolific Instagram user more recently after setting up my @the.blonde.blog page and my blog I have started to notice a pattern in my ‘liking’ habits. I’ve tended to favour gorgeously decorated homes, bright colourful posts (especially of the rainbow houses of my town Bristol), cute dogs (argh I want… Continue reading Beautiful Bouquet Workshop with Bloom & Wild and Boden