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Cath Kidston Christmas

The fabulous Cath Kidston store is always worth a visit but never more so than at Christmas! There are some fantastic gift ideas and free delivery for orders over £40. For the night before Christmas, cosy up in PJs, fleecy

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Make your own Lavender Bath Salts

Another great way to use up the dried Lavender harvested from my garden. A little pot of Lavender Bath Salts would make a lovely gift for a birthday, hostess or Christmas and it smells divine! Lavender has been used for

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Christmas Day Planner

Christmas is a day for everyone to enjoy (including the chef!) So I like to make life as simple as possible for myself and plan in advance how the day will work (but be flexible to allow for the unexpected!).

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Christmas Gifts 2013

Atterley Road is a one stop shop for great labels such as Whistles, Day Birger Et Mikkelson, Great Plains and Neom to name a few, they also produce some great look books. To shop for the above items click below:

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Christmas Party Planning

I’ve called this “Christmas Party Planning” but actually the advice stands for any type of party and that is to keep it simple! When you decide to have a party you want to make sure it is the best one

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Best Ever Turkey Recipe

Over the years (20+) of hosting Christmas dinner for a small army, I have refined my recipe and believe that this really is the Best Ever Turkey Recipe! To start, I buy my turkey from my local butcher (this needs

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Christmas Wrapping Ideas

  No matter how expensive your gift is, it can all go horribly wrong with the wrapping, here are some great Christmas Wrapping Ideas to make your presents look like a million dollars. There are lots more ideas on my

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