There are a lot of Nordic / Scandi influences around at the moment for Christmas ideas. Neutral, simple, yet stylish themes. With this in mind we decided to use this look to make our very own quirky and fun Christmas decorations – using a branch and some baubles! The twins love helping me, and making anything – and so this was perfect to get them involved.

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One of the coolest and hippest trends that has been around this year (and is still growing massively in popularity) is the Nordic / Scandinavian inspired look, as shown in the above photograph (source). And I seem to be drawn far more to this trend these days, liking blogs that show these designs, and pinning such images on Pinterest.

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Motherhood guilt starts pretty much as soon as you pee on a stick and that line turns blue. Even before that little person (or two in my case) enters your life. The thoughts begin…”I shouldn’t have had that glass of wine yesterday“, and “I hope I didn’t overdo it at the gym“. As magical as pregnancy is, it also made me feel vulnerable, scared, worried…

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I often get stuck in a ‘blogging rut’ (it is a real thing, honestly!). And I can feel a bit ‘meh’. I guess at some point or another us bloggers have all been there. Blogging is wonderful and full of rewards and opportunity, but it is also really hard work. It can also be lonely and frustrating at times. To get myself out of the odd rut that I…

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What is ShortStitch? It is a styling service for busy mums and dads. They aim to make shopping for kids aged 3 to 10 a cinch. ShortStitch brings the shopping experience into the home. They know that our children don’t love spending hours shopping! And I can tell you that shopping with twins is not easy, or fun. Their shopping service provides a personal stylist to discuss kids’ fashion needs and then…

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Welcome back to our lovely home & interiors linky. My co-host Caro — from The Twinkle Diaries — and I are absolutely delighted to host this little blog hop. Home Etc is a weekly linky club for bloggers to share any posts that include interiors, garden or allotment, DIY, crafting and up-cycling — basically if it’s home related, we welcome you to join in and link up with us!

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