Have A Grown Up Valentine's Day With Tea & Handcrafted Biscuits

In the 10+ years that my husband and I have been together, we have never celebrated Valentines Day. Yep, that's right. No soppy cards to each other, no red roses, no date night on Valentines Day. Shortly after we became an item, my husband declared how he detested Valentines with the words "I don't need card companies to dictate to me when and how I should express my feelings." To be honest, I agreed with him. Valentines Day, with it's tacky heart-clutching teddy bears, overpriced flowers and the over-booked, set-menu restaurant dates just had no appeal.

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My Home At Christmas (+ How To Make This Fireplace Garland)

Welcome to my house at Christmas! If you are joining me as part of the UK Blog Hop from We Love Home, an extra thank you for joining me here! I'm so chuffed to be part of the first ever UK Home Blog Hop, courtesy of the lovely Kimberly of the ultra-fabulous Swoonworthy. In my Hop you'll find some crafty Christmas DIY's and tips on having a handmade Xmas. So come on in, help yourself to a mince pie and let me show you around.....

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Craft A Cheap & Easy Sunburst-Style Door Wreath For Autumn

I'm sure i've probably mentioned this before, but I'm a sucker for a door wreath. They are such a brilliant decoration to celebrate an occasion/season, and they really add serious kerb appeal to your home. Everyone loves to walk past and look at a home with a beautiful door wreath don't they? Autumn provides the easiest and the cheapest opportunity for a door wreath, as you can pick the supplies up scattered all around outside in the street! Conkers, acorns, dried leaves in a multitude of reds, yellows and browns are all great to use on a home-made Autumn wreath, so it's a great craft to do with kids as you can get them to run around sourcing all the bits!

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