GUEST POST: THE WILD BUDS

GUEST POST: THE WILD BUDS

Ella is a mum of two living in East Anglia, enjoying all the goodness the countryside offers. Her beautiful site, The Wild Buds is full of inspiration for locally sourced food and country living. Check out her brilliant guest post for some healthy ice lollies for the kids and some fun (alcoholic!) ones for the grown ups...

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SURVIVING LEGOLAND

SURVIVING LEGOLAND

Lego. It’s everywhere. Under the sofa, in the car, in the dog’s bed, embedded in the sole of your bare foot. Every day, these pieces of plastic are leaving subliminal messages in your child’s mind. “Take me to Legoland. Take me to Legoland. Take me to Legoland”. It’s easier just to give in...

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TV TIMES

TV TIMES

I love a bit of telly, who doesn’t? Even those who tell us from their soapbox how bad television is for us, surely love a bit of First Dates or Countryfile? Show me someone who says they don't love the comfort and familiarity of Antiques Roadshow and I’ll show you a liar...

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IT'S CHRIIIIISTMAS!

IT'S CHRIIIIISTMAS!

I’m a sucker for Christmas, I ruddy love it! It’s the one time of year when everyone does their best to be jolly, see friends that haven’t been seen for donkeys and merriment radiates everywhere. Wizard and Slade soundtrack every shop, gloves and scarves are worn despite balmy days and food we wouldn't dare touch any other time of year is stuffed into our rosy cheeks - mince pie with your July picnic madam? To me, and many, such tradition and festivities offer a familiarity that is heart-warming and cosy.

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HELLO OCTOBER

HELLO OCTOBER

Pinch, punch and all that… it’s October. How the hell did that happen? Feels like September was only yesterday…

Behind December (ooh Santa/beer!), October is possibly my favourite month of the year for a number of reasons. It’s Edie’s birthday month (woo hoo – bouncy castle!), we get those beautifully crisp days when the sun is low and trees are illuminated with a glow that calls for countless #nofilter photographs, there’s the spook of Halloween and it’s that in-between month when we can reintroduce scarves and our favourite coat back into the mix... dreams.

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