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2022 Valentine's Day Gift Guide: A Treat For Your Love

All the items in this Valentine’s Day gift guide are sold by independent small businesses. So why not show them some love by checking out their other items on their websites too! (Photo Credit: Nicole De Khors) Click on the person below you are buying for to jump to awesome...

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Saying Goodbye To 2021 & Happy New Year To 2022

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Last year started in yet another lockdown after not being able to see family over the festive period. At least this holiday time has been different. We’ve been able to see family in person, some of whom we haven’t seen in a long time. It was quite an up and down year. I won’t dwell on the negatives, but some of the positives…

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Can I Trust Online Product Reviews & Are They Genuine?

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I saw an article in the news the other day about "Christmas shoppers warned about fake online reviews - here's how to protect yourself". It made me think about how others might view product reviews and whether they can be trusted. Businesses Rely On Reviews Small businesses, in particular, depend...

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2021 One Stop Shop – Christmas Gifts for All The Family

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I'd like to welcome Emma from Stamped With Love as my first guest post to this blog. She has put together a wonderful Christmas gift guide for all the family. (Photo Credit: Nicole De Khors) All the items are sold by small business owners. So why not show them some...

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8 Inspirational Home Décor & Fashion Macramé Ideas

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Macramé is an ancient way of creating textiles by knotting rather than weaving or knitting. It's a style that comes in and out of fashion. In recent years it has been updated to a more modern style, with a wide variety of colours and geometric shapes. Take inspiration from my...

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