What I really, really want…

…is a bottle of gin and some cashmere jogging bottoms. Family and friends always say how hard I am to buy for…but I’m actually quite a simple person.  A candle, handwash or a dressing gown: my dream presents to unwrap. So when M&S asked me to do a little Christmas…
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How to juggle a day job and a blog

What not all of my readers know is that I don’t blog full-time. I am actually still a freelance stylist first and it’s a part of my life and career that I love doing. When people ask why I’m so busy all the time (as if a blog wouldn’t keep…
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Stationery Fiend…

Clockwise from Bottom Left: Spotty notebook: Fortnum & Mason (old). Birthday card: £4.95, Marlby & Elm. ‘Thank you’ card set, £20, Kate Spade at Amara. Neon biros: £15.95 each, Caran D’ache. Alphabet stickers, £4.50, Meri Meri at John Lewis. Gold pen: £12, Kikki K. ‘Ciao’ notelets, £10 for set of 6, Marks & Spencer. Copper tray:…
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Plane perfect

Coat: Whistles (old). Cashmere jumper: £52, Marks & Spencer (I wear a men’s size small). Wool culottes: £24, Next. Boots: Whistles (old). Backpack: Radley (sold out but buy similar here). Suitcase: £116, Muji. I travel a lot. Whether it’s long haul for work, short haul for my blog or just a trip that I’ve found at an amazing deal – the…
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Frugal City Guides

VENICE Denim jacket: £59, Topshop. Jumper: £24.99, H&M. Jeans: £255, Paige Denim.  Trainers: Senso (old). Backpack: £167.20, Radley.  WHERE TO STAY We stayed in the Cannaregio district, the northern part of town. It is about a 15 minute walk to St Mark’s and 5 minutes to the Rialto Bridge.  We took the opportunity to try out Homestay, where you stay with…
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That’s a Wrap

Brown paper: Sam’s 99p store Tooting. Washi tape: £2 pack of 3, Muji. Stickers (part of a sticker book, £12, Kikki K. Stag kraft tags, 85p for pack of 8, Wilkinsons. Rubber stamps: £4.95, Muji. Seaweed lip balm, £15, Haeckels I don’t usually do wrapping ‘themes’. The main reason being that…
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*Frugal Buy* Gap wool leggings update

Just a quick boring update to let you know I found the Gap comfy pants* online – in all sizes. The most comfortable trousers (as good as cashmere) – they’ve been styled up a bit ‘street’ on the site with an ankle boot, which is obviously not how I’ll be wearing…
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