What makes a house a home? The homely smell? A cup of tea in your favourite mug? A good night’s sleep in your own bed? A bath with your best bubble bath? Looking at the lovely photos you’ve got on the wall of friends and family? All of these special things are personal things that we have added to make a house a home. I moved in with my boyfriend last year and whilst we do have lots of pictures…

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Mum’s are a lot easier to buy for rather than Dad’s but I still always get so stuck because there is too much choice in the shops/online and all the things are ok-ish, but they don’t scream ‘Thank you for being the best human alive!’ and I really want to make my mum smile on Mother’s Day. I’ve found 3 gifts which I think make the perfect Mother’s Day gift, each gift is at a different price point so hopefully there is something…

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   I’m hitting 26 this year and although that isn’t jaw droppingly old, and I’ve got a few years still from 30, but I really feel like I have learned so much over the last 5 years and have grown up so much. I know it seems like everyone and their dog struggles with anxiety, but I genuinely spent my late teens and early 20’s, really suffering and feeling like I was leading such a rollercoaster life. One minute I…

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Last week I had the pleasure of staying at the Mercure Burford Bridge Hotel in Box Hill, and attended their Foodie Masterclass. I can’t remember the last time I had a night away in the UK, I always think of leaving the UK for a few days, but after 4 months of travelling earlier in the year, it actually made me realise how much the UK has to offer. The Burford Bridge hotel is located in beautiful settings, so peaceful in the countryside…

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