Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Gallery: Nature

Just a short post today but here’s my entry for The Gallery run by Tara over at Sticky Fingers. This week’s theme is Nature. What a great opportunity to go for a walk in the countryside with the boys, enjoy … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Coffee Buns

Day Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, is a place I hold very dear. It’s where my dad and my auntie grew up and was the home of my grandparents, Mary and Ronnie. Sadly my granddad died just a month or so … Continue reading

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Fairycake Heaven

As you can probably tell from other posts on this blog, I love cakes – baking them, decorating them, especially eating them! But my fondness for cake does not extend quite so far as the highly fashionable Cupcake trend that has … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

We moved into our home a little over three years ago, just a few weeks before our first baby was born. I’ve a whole file of clippings on how I’d like it to look and the perfect accessories to buy, … Continue reading

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The Gallery: A Novel Idea

Way back in history, during my university days, I was lucky enough to spend some time living in Venice. I studied the History of Art for my degree and loved every minute of it. Sadly I don’t have much to … Continue reading

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Kitchen Accessories

How can I describe our kitchen? It’s certainly one of the main things that attracted me to our house, with a large dining area and two sets of patio doors leading out to the garden. The room is light and … Continue reading

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Garden Makeover

As mentioned yesterday, I’ve been doing some work in the garden over the last few days. We’ve had beautiful weather here in Hertfordshire so I thought I’d make the most of it. I’m a novice gardener – pulling out the weeds … Continue reading

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A Trip to A&E

I had a lovely post lined up today as I’ve been busy with a garden makeover whilst we’ve been enjoying this glorious weather. Sadly though, our weekend didn’t pan out quite as we’d planned. My sister-in-law arrived on Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Wedding Stationery

We went to a lovely wedding this weekend and have another one to go to next week. Things have calmed down a bit this year (we’re moving onto Christenings!) but a couple of years ago we went to 9 weddings in … Continue reading

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Photography ~ The Gallery: Holidays

Since starting my blog I’ve been carrying my camera everywhere and have to say that I’m really enjoying improving my photography skills. I bought my husband a fancy digital SLR camera for his birthday last year (some sort of electronic … Continue reading

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