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Liz Burton
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Mum of one, blogger, thrifter, forager, lover of pretty things
Mum of one, blogger, thrifter, forager, lover of pretty things

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David Attenborough Officially Opens the ABA Rare Book Fair, Battersea, London
Now, clearly I'm not a serious collector - I don't have the cash to pursue rare book collecting, but I will openly admit that I have a passion for books.  I was blessed that I grew up in a house with  shelves groaning under the weight of books stacked three...
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Win Paddington Bear books from the new film with Harper Collins
You can't failed to have noticed that the new Paddington Bear film is out now in cinemas.  We adored the first film , and so the sequel has been eagerly awaited in this house. The nation's favourite bear is back, firmly settled in now with the Brown family ...
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Reducing Your Energy Bills - Free Knitting Pattern for a Cute Caterpillar DIY Draft Excluder
As we finally exchanged contracts on our new house last week, I'm starting to think about the additional bills which will inevitably come with a larger and older house.  For all the character features I love about older properties, drafty old windows and la...
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5 Ways to Fix Your Stuff And Help Save The Planet
Any aspiring eco-warrior worth their salt knows the mantra of the Three Rs - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.  But truth be told, all too often the emphasis in society is placed on increasing our recycling.  In reality, recycling should be our last option and I'm...
5 Ways to Fix Your Stuff And Help Save The Planet
5 Ways to Fix Your Stuff And Help Save The Planet
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Spiced Pumpkin Soup with the Simplissimo Chef from Scott
A little while ago, my trusty blender broke and I found myself a little bereft. To be fair, it had taken a hammering with almost daily smoothie making so I'd been looking around for a new model to replace it with.  It was perfect timing then, when Scott got...
Spiced Pumpkin Soup with the Simplissimo Chef from Scott
Spiced Pumpkin Soup with the Simplissimo Chef from Scott
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Spending family time together at breakfast with Ready Brek
Please excuse my disappearance over the past few months.  We've been busy moving.  Packing up our lives and moving 200 miles across the country.  It's entailed a house sale and purchase; a new job; a new school and countless hours of soul-searching about le...
Spending family time together at breakfast with Ready Brek
Spending family time together at breakfast with Ready Brek
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Harper Collins Summer Reads - Grandpa's Great Escape inspired days out and a book bundle giveaway!
I'm delighted to have been asked to take part in the Harper Collins Summer Reads Book Tour, joining with a bunch of other lovely bloggers talking about our favourite kid's books and sharing some ideas for nurturing the love of reading. We've picked a David ...
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Harper Collins Summer Reads - Grandpa's Great Escape inspired days out and a book bundle giveaway!
I'm delighted to have been asked to take part in the Harper Collins Summer Reads Book Tour, joining with a bunch of other lovely bloggers talking about our favourite kid's books and sharing some ideas for nurturing the love of reading. We've picked a David ...
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Pizza Express Live at High Holborn - A New London Music Venue
It's no secret that I'm a Pizza Express lover.  I always have been, but since going gluten-free 18 months ago to try and address some of my health issues, I've fallen even further in love with it - hell they even now stock gluten-free beer.  In my opinion, ...
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New Horizons and New Starts with Comic Relief
The table is strewn with packs of Monster Munch and Haribos.  The smell of acetone from the nail polish remover burns my nostrils. A gaggle of teenage girls paint their nails, and apply make-up, expertly contouring and checking their handiwork in compact mi...
New Horizons and New Starts with Comic Relief
New Horizons and New Starts with Comic Relief
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