Easy Natural Table Settings

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Whether it’s for Christmas day or a dinner party, my mantra when it comes to table settings is “keep it simple”. You want your guests to feel relaxed and at home (and not petrified of breaking your finest china). In the vacant block next to my studio grows a small forest of wild fennel and it has just […]

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Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags | Tell Me Tuesday

This week on Instagram I’ve been using the hashtag #StressFreeChristmas. It’s so easy to get caught up in the mad panic leading up to Christmas, and if you’re anything like me your default setting is “over do it”. This year I’m embracing the #StressFreeChristmas ethos and keeping everything simple, from presents to the menu on […]

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French Brie, Figs and Honey

French brie, figs & honey | Tell Me Tuesday

I absolutely love this recipe. It’s ridiculously easy to prepare, makes a great alternative to your standard cheese board and is a sure-fire way to impress your guests (prepare for lots of “ooh”s and “aah”s as you place this on the table). The real star here is the cheese, so it’s worthwhile forking out a few extra […]

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Cocktail Hour: Blended Peach & Nectarine Margarita

Peach & Nectarine Margarita Recipe

Over the years, too many average Tex-Mex restaurants have given blended margaritas a bad name, but they don’t have to be made from sub-class tequila and cheap fruit syrups.  For this recipe buy the best 100% agave blanco tequila you can afford and head down to the market for some ripe in-season fruit. With these two […]

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Creativity: The Art of Happy

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Art is more than a hobby. Art and creativity cure a problem that we all share at times –boredom. I’m not just talking about commercial breaks, a meeting at work that never ends, or traffic lights. Creativity is a mind-set, a way of seeing the world. Creativity puts the magic back in life, so not only are […]

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