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Smoked Salmon Rocket Rolls With A Side of Friendship and a Glass of Wine

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One of the things I truly miss about Caribbean lifestyle is the ease and spontaneity with which friends just drop in to ‘see how you’re doing’ or just ‘say hi’, then they end up staying for a lingering lunch, dinner or just a bite and a few easy drinks… We were never too keen on this ‘pencil […]

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18 Chelsea Mews Loves… The Rug Collection at Heal’s

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It’s a beautiful sunny day in London! I’m so over Winter now and can hardly wait for Spring, but I’m well aware that there’s still some time to go before the cold and dark days are all gone. I’m longing for a change in my home decor but as Winter persists, I’m thinking it’s still a […]

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FRIDAY FIVE: Easy-Care Air-Purifying Plants To Get For Your Home

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Hello and Happy Friday! I’ve had a pretty exciting week since my very special house guest arrived last Saturday. I absolutely love having family visiting from overseas for a number of reasons but my top two reasons are, having the opportunity to spend quality time with them (they often stay a while because of the distance travelled), […]

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Pop Fizz Clink – Glassware 101 For Champagne & Other Wines

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Hey lovelies, it’s nearly time for the mother of all Pop Fizz Clinks of the year! Yes, New Year’s Eve is just a wink away, and as many of you are looking forward to attending or hosting a fabulous party to welcome the new year, I thought I’d make my final post for this year a short […]

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My Merry & Bright Christmas Dinner Party In Pictures

Filed in : Colour Stories, Lifestyle

In early autumn this year, I sent ‘Save the Date Christmas Dinner Party’ calendar invitations to my closest friends in the UK on whim. At the time, my sole intention was to save us from the debate about where to go and the imminent struggle of finding a table for 6 at a good restaurant […]

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All Natural DIY Eucalyptus Christmas Wreath For My Precious Little Love

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This weekend we made a gorgeous Christmas wreath for our dearly departed little love. It’s our tangible Christmas gift to her, handmade with love, right here on the kitchen worktop. This labour of love has already secured it’s place as a family tradition for me, and although I don’t usually get too personal with my blog […]

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Handmade Christmas Dinner Party Invitation Ornaments

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

As promised, today’s post is a step-by-step DIY guide to crafting your very own Christmas dinner party invitation which can be later hung as an ornament on the lucky recipients’ Christmas trees. I really enjoy making beautiful things with paper, and I have tons of the stuff in all colours and patterns you can think of. […]

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Life Lately: I Won! Thank you!

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Hello again! I’m sure you noticed it’s been a little quieter than usual around here lately. Well, that’s because I’ve been very busy making preparations for a lovely Christmas dinner party I hosted at home for my dear friends last Friday, while trying to get the most out of a 4-week photography course which I’m […]

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Merry & Bright: Dining With Debenhams This Christmas

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Hello lovelies! I hope you’ve had a great week. I sure did with all this prepping for the fun and fabulous Christmas dinner party I’ll be hosting for a few of my friends here in London. So, what have I got planned for our Christmas dinner party? Well, it would be rather un-cool to spill the […]

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Fragrant Pot Simmer Potpourri Recipe For The Holidays

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

With Thanksgiving just a day away and only 4 weeks to go before Christmas, many of us are busy making plans for hosting and attending numerous holiday gatherings with friends and family near and far. I love that the holiday season kind of forces us to make time to catch up with friends and relatives we […]

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