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  • pear and fudge scones

    Eva and I made these little beauties for afternoon tea this Saturday and they went down a storm.  They are virtually fool proof and, whilst…

    golden cow softer and an exciting competition! #gcspreadthelove

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    exploring ireland ~ roe park resort and spa

    Travel, and family travel specifically, has become a big part of our focus this year.  Between us we’ve covered France, Spain, London, Wales and the…

    trips and travels, early summer and finding contentment…

    This past fortnight or so I’ve really been finding my groove again with a lot of things.  I’ve had a long period of feeling off…

    summer dining and the prettiest home accessories!

    When we were designing our house, its location on the site was really important to us.  We wanted to maximise on the sun for as…

    on the bar cart {two summer gin recipes}

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