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Before & After: The Hallway
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Before & After: The Hallway

And so it’s finally here: the hallway before and after. The entire apartment was one big makeover, to be honest, but I think the hallway and living room made the biggest difference to me. Being able to see a space that made me smile every time I opened the front door has been amazing and I...

Bedroom Inspiration
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Bedroom Inspiration

I know I said that the hallway makeover would be up next, and I swear it is coming, but I have exciting news to share: I found an apartment and signed the lease yesterday. It has oak floors in the living area and a balcony overlooking the mountains to the north, plus an onsite pool and gym that...

The Sofa Edit
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The Sofa Edit

Firstly, thank you so much for all the lovely messages and comments you sent me yesterday about the home tour – you’ve all made me grin like a puppy being told it’s time for a walk, so thank you! Although I have yet to find somewhere new to move to (I’m actually going to...

My Home Tour
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My Home Tour

The last time I did a home tour on this blog, I lived in New Farm and had recently moved into a new apartment. It was a little sparse and although there were some things that were my style (hello parquet flooring), there were definitely things that weren’t (cream walls, I’m looking at...

Trend I Love: Modern Farmhouse
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Trend I Love: Modern Farmhouse

I don’t think it’s any great secret that in my dream scenario, I would love in a period farmhouse, with chickens in the backyard, children running around and dogs scampering after them. At this point in life, my idol is Joanna Gaines – and I’m okay with that. So it...

My Favourite Neutral Cushions Under $100
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My Favourite Neutral Cushions Under $100

I know for a fact that I’m not alone in being a cushion addict. In fact, it’s a constant battle at my house – I would happily have the sofa, armchair and beds full of pillows, Rob, on the other hand, would be happy with none. I also know that I’m not the only one that falls...

Trend I Love: New Victorian
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Trend I Love: New Victorian

I’ve been in love with this trend so waaay longer than I should admit (we’re talking at least 5 plus years), but when you love something, you can’t help it. I don’t think it helped my cause that one of my dear friends lived in a Victorian home until around 6 months ago so I...

On Recipe Journals
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On Recipe Journals

I have what may seem a slightly odd question for you today. Do you have a recipe journal? No? Then why not? I do, and this is why… In this age of Pinterest, blogs and Instagram, recipe journals may seem a little redundant but in much the same way I will never give up books for a Kindle (even...

Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Muffins
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Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Happy Sunday lovely! How has your weekend been? I made these yesterday as well as lasagna for dinner last night and if you’re looking to do some baking today, make these! I promise you will adore them – they make your home smell like heaven, and they taste amazing! Plus, they’re...

My Favourite Easter Recipes
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My Favourite Easter Recipes

I can’t believe it’s just over a week until Easter! I am so excited! I have to say, after Christmas, Easter is my favourite holiday. I think it’s because, for me at least, it’s all about family. Preparing the food in the days before, painting eggs, waking up to find a trail...

Recipe: Sesame Seed and Salted Pretzels
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Recipe: Sesame Seed and Salted Pretzels

I made these a couple of weekends ago for the Super Bowl (yes, I am Brit that watches American Football #deal). It was the first time I had ever attempted pretzels but my word were they delicious! I used a combination of different recipes to create this one, so I thought I would share them with...

Recipe: GF Raspberry Banana Bread
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Recipe: GF Raspberry Banana Bread

Rebranding this little space as The Bookery has really pushed me back into baking. I mean this can’t be an online version of my bricks-and-mortar store if I don’t do any baking right?! And I am LOVING it! My waistline (and Mr S’s) not so much, but thankfully, most of what I make...