What I’ve learnt about my style in the last year…

DISCLOSURE: This post contains items that were very kindly gifted to me (they are marked {gifted}) 2020 was a funny old year – I mean thats the understatement of my life but I’m not going into that right now – and I found myself doing a lot of things I’d never done before – can anyone say home learning – actually please don’t, I’ve heard that phrase enough to last me until the kids leave school! I realised that being in lockdown, having a lot of gorgeous weather and maybe turning another year older, that a lot of things I…

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AD | Amtico Trends for 2021

Disclosure: This post is a sponsored post in collaboration with Amtico Flooring The arrival of 2021 brings with it fresh ideas, challenges and trends – and flooring requirements are high among those areas of trending for the year ahead. In talks with interior designers, it was highlighted that lowest price Amtico Spacia flooring is still at the top of people’s want list when it comes to flooring choices, pushing ahead of carpet, laminate and hardwood flooring as the most popular flooring choice on today’s market within modern homes. Which styles of Amtico are the better styles to incorporate into your…

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New Year…Happier Me?

I’ve not written a from the heart post on here for a very long time. So I figured a little honest chat (or mind dump) over there wouldn’t be too he worst idea.  I can genuinely say, although for us, 2020 wasn’t the worst – we were very lucky – I can’t remember the last time I felt truly. That probably sounds ridiculous as I have four healthy (ish – Izzie’s spine aside) happy children, a wonderful husband and a lovely home. I feel selfish even writing it as I know I am very lucky – and I feel very…

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REVIEW: Imagin Fires Bredon Biofuel Fireplace

Disclosure: I was kindly sent the Bredon Fire, Ceramic Logs, Small Flue and a pack of biofuel in exchange for an honest review – all opinions, video content and photographs are my own. Growing up in the Cotswolds, in a small village, with gorgeous little cottages with cosy open fires, I had the idea that when I grew up I’d have one, one day. Fast forward a good few years, and I haven’t got one yet – practicality took over. A new build was perfect for starting and growing our family – very little maintenance, and a blank canvas to…

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Lollipop Smart Baby Monitor |Review

Disclosure: We were kindly sent the Lollipop Smart Baby Monitor in exchange for an honest review. All photographs and opinions are, as always, my own. We’ve used a video monitor since Ollie was a baby over 7 years ago, and we have had many in our time. When I was pregnant with Ottilie, we bought a new monitor, but by the time she was a year old, the rechargeable battery in the monitor wasn’t holding it’s charge anymore, which is the most annoying thing. When Lollipop kindly gifted us their Lollipop Smart Baby Monitor (RRP £145) , I was so…

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Elf on the Shelf – What Our Elves have got upto…30 Ideas for cheeky elves

Disclaimer: All photographs are my own and are copyright of this blog. Some ideas have however been borrowed over the years and I do not claim the originality of them December 1st 2016 was an exciting day in the Brushneen house. We got a very exciting visit for the first time from Scout. Scout is a very special Elf who visits us from December 1st to the 23rd and acts as Santa’s Eyes and Ears, making sure the Little Brushneen’s are on their very best behaviour in the run upto the big day. In 2017, Scout brought a friend (Izzie…

30 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

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