Fudge Kitchen experience in Edinburgh

It’s rare, or maybe unheard of, for a brand to mean a lot to a couple and their relationship – a brand that makes you smile or think back to happy memories. For Stu and I, Fudge Kitchen holds significance. On our first anniversary trip to Bath last year we were introduced to the wonders of Fudge Kitchen and how kind the staff were to us. Thinking it was just a Bath thing, we met the team again at Country Living’s Spring Fair and began to really fall in love with their brand. We’d always talked about doing their fudge making experience – where you learn how to make fudge and take home a selection of slices – so when in Edinburgh to celebrate our 2nd anniversary we decided to treat ourselves.



Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine



Boy are we glad we did! It was essentially an hour and a half of hanging out with the team, making fudge, eating fudge, drinking tea and finding out more about Fudge Kitchen and how their company has developed. Ray, Steph and Jessi were incredibly welcoming; keen for us to take photos (Ray took most of them in this post) and Steph humoured us as we attempted to make our first ever batch of fudge (you could certainly build up some arm muscles doing that job!). As far as Sunday mornings go, we couldn’t have been happier.



Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine





Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine



We also got to take home some of the fudge we made, as well as six slices of our choice! We opted for dark chocolate and sea salt, raspberry and white chocolate, Belgian chocolate swirl, salted caramel, chocolate orange and one of the managers specials – snickers fudge.

If you’re reading this and thinking well that’s all well and good but it’s just fudge, think again. I’ll be completely honest (I told the Fudge Kitchen team this too) and say I didn’t really like fudge pre-Fudge Kitchen, but this product is out of this world. Creamy, sweet and delicious.



Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine





Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine



The whole experience cost us £50, but with a selection to take home as well as learning the process behind how they make a batch, it was well worth every penny for us. The only thing we struggled with was fitting it all in our suitcase going home!


Fudge Kitchen experience - This Little Space of Mine


To end this post I just want to make clear that I wasn’t asked to write this post and we paid ourselves to do the fudge making experience. Stu and I want to share how much we love this company as well as express our thanks to Ray, Steph and Jessi for giving us an enjoyable experience we’ll never forget.

OK, convinced about fudge? Pop over to their website and treat yourself to a box – they deliver too and have shops all over. My favourite? It’s got to be the Belgian chocolate swirl.


Learn how to make fudge at Fudge Kitchen



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Let’s leave Zoe Sugg alone

I’m interrupting my blog schedule to share with you a bit of an honest, opinion post, which I hope you’ll read and think about. Why am I writing it? Purely because it’s bothered me and I need to share.

Zoe Sugg, founder of blog Zoella has, in recent days, come under a huge amount of negativity, criticism and down night nastiness. So much so that she’s now left Twitter for a few days, most likely because of the chatter recently. Why though? Let’s recap for a second.

Zoe, 24, has been blogging and building her YouTube channel for over 5 years now. Last month she published her debut novel ‘Girl Online’ and broke the record for the highest first week’s sales of a new author. Sounds pretty good, right? The problem is, it’s been revealed that she had a ghost writer to help her with her book, though she chose the story and the characters.

Perhaps understandably her fans are a little disappointed in her, saying she’s a fraud and she’s lied etc. OK, I get it. I’m a blogger and if I was approached to write a book I would absolutely want to write it myself, though maybe that’s because I’m a bit of a control freak. But Zoe opted not to and ultimately that is her decision. Zoe and her publisher, Penguin, clearly would want to produce the best product for the market and if that meant getting a ghost writer in, then so be it. If you lack a skill but have an opportunity to learn more from someone experienced you’d take it, wouldn’t you? Zoe did. Let’s not forget that the ghost writer would’ve absolutely known what they were doing too.

I’ll be completely honest and say I don’t read Zoe’s blog, but my sister does and Ali and I have spoken a lot about Zoe over the past few days, purely because we’ve been bothered by all the negativity we’ve heard. Negativity that has included suggesting she got her fame because she’s pretty, slating her blog efforts, her writing ability and her integrity. And the queen of nasty, Katie Hopkins, has now waded in with her ugly words. I’m not going to name and shame with links to this content, but it’s out there and it’s not hard to find. Really? Does her decision warrant her being treated like some kind of pantomime villain? In my opinion, no absolutely not.

But let’s stop for a second. I watched a couple of Zoe’s YouTube videos and was impressed (an understatement) to see she has over 6 million YouTube followers. 6 million. I’m a blogger and I know that 6 million followers is not easy to come by; Zoe would’ve had to work her butt off over the last 5 years to gain those kind of numbers. It’s an incredible figure which is testament to her character and drive. Zoe has been dedicated, working hard to find her voice, write content, put herself out there and do all the other things bloggers do. I have so much admiration for that; she’s 24 and it’s an incredible achievement at such a young age.

So instead of celebrating successes, it baffles me that we have to pick holes. We have to criticise and we have to be cruel. Yes she may have disappointed some fans, but really is it the end of the world? She’s published a book and this should be the time she’s celebrating her success, not hiding away from people. For me, also knowing she has anxiety issues makes the situation even sadder.

I wouldn’t normally write about this kind of thing but I really can’t just sit back and let this pass without comment. I whole heartedly disagree with outright nastiness; there is absolutely no need for it. It makes me very sad that we have a 24 year old girl who has put herself out there, in her own unique way, built a following and now faces a very public backlash. So perhaps next time we jump to an ugly conclusion, I just hope we stop and think about our actions and how our words might hurt first.

What do you think? Do you agree or disagree? I’d be really interested to hear your opinion on this.


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Five thoughts Sunday – 7th December

This week can be neatly summarised by two things – work and Serial. Work is stressful, busy and non-stop, but there is a buzz to all of that. Serial has taken over my life. I’ve binged heavily on it this week and I can’t stop thinking about the case and the twists and turns. Pleased to hear the BBC have picked it up and will start playing it today.


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  1. Could you do 30 days of different breakfasts? Nope? Me neither. Katie from BeNourishd has just completed her challenge and shared the breakfasts she ate. Well done Katie!
  2. When I saw Beautiful Mess’ review of Lena Dunham’s debut book I instantly wanted to defend her for her brilliance, but Emma’s points are right – it’s a bit out there and isn’t a life I can relate to. I go back and forth on how I feel about Lena; having now read her book I think ultimately I love how out there and bold she is, but it’s something I’ll never be.
  3. Scones, scones, scones! I could eat them every day. Scones with clotted cream and jam are regularly day dreamed about in my little ole head, so I definitely want to try this recipe from the Loveliest Food (minus the sultanas though, not a fan).
  4. I’m so pleased to hear some good news from Waterstones; breaking even after years of loss is a huge achievement and this article is great for understanding the strategic steps they took to get there.
  5. I thought I’d squeeze in a quick Christmas mention – how cute are Jojo’s drawings for Advent? She plans to publish a drawing every day in the run up to Christmas, of things she loves about this time of year. Adorable; I wish I could draw like she does.

Next week I’ll be sharing more from our trip to Edinburgh, some tips for starting a blog (or, in my case, dropping one blog and starting again!) and I’ll be sharing my second Christmas traditions post from another blogger pal. Hurrah for that!

Blogged this week: I shared a few photos from our weekend away in Edinburgh. Can I go back please?

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Leanne x

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A weekend away in Edinburgh

Last weekend we packed our bags and headed to Edinburgh for a few days. Having just celebrated our anniversary together, and both being so busy in our jobs, it was high time we got away.

So if you’re heading to Edinburgh here are my top tips for places to go:

As soon as we arrived and put our bags down in the hotel we headed out for a walk. We went along the Royal Mile before heading to the opening night of the Christmas markets. Sadly the rain got the better of us and we found ourselves tucked up asleep rather early.


A weekend away in Edinburgh - This Little Space of Mine



A weekend away in Edinburgh - This Little Space of Mine


Saturday was a gorgeous day outside so we walked up Calton Hill to catch the views of Edinburgh first thing. We then had a scrummy lunch in the market (smoked pulled pork burger, anyone?) before we did a spot of shopping along Princes Street and George Street. We did a heap of Christmas shopping, with Jenner’s probably the best department store I’ve been to.

We were lucky to have a second day of gorgeous weather, and spent the morning with our friends at Fudge Kitchen. More on that soon, though. Having Googled the best tea room in Edinburgh we found Clarinda’s – towards the bottom of the Royal Mile. While they didn’t have clotted cream, they did have some beautiful china hanging on the walls.



A weekend away in Edinburgh - This Little Space of Mine



The afternoon was spent walking up to Edinburgh castle and buying various cheese and pickles at the Christmas market! We finished off our trip with a meal at The Rosehip, on Rose Street. We’d wanted a gastro type, cosey place and having been recommended to us by a local, we weren’t disappointed. I couldn’t resist trying a bit of local food and opted for haggis, neeps and tatties – delicious!

Edinburgh is a nice little spot, and while it perhaps missed some of the magic I felt when we went to Bath this time last year, we still had an enjoyable few days. The people we met were friendly, the food was great and the weather was kind to us.



A weekend away in Edinburgh - This Little Space of Mine



More than anything, it’s just nice to get away from the daily grind from time to time and spend some quality time together.


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What Christmas means to me – Katie from BeNourishd

Following on from yesterday’s post, today I’m excited to be sharing my first ‘What Christmas means to me’ chat – with Katie from BeNourishd. Katie shares her thoughts on going for a walk on Christmas day, an unusual favourite festive film choice and how she’ll be waiting for a very special arrival…

Thank you so much Katie – it’s great to hear your stories!


What’s your favourite Christmas tradition?

My favourite tradition as a child was definitely opening stocking presents on my parents’ or grandmother’s bed (depending on where we were). I used to absolutely love waking up at the crack of dawn to run into their room with my stocking and their stockings if they had done one. I had a stocking until I was well into my mid twenties and it was still probably my favourite tradition then! I have to say, though, that as I got older, I became a lot more conscious of the ‘stuff’ that I got in the stockings.

My parents are brilliant gift buyers, so the things inside the stocking were always lovely, but by the very nature of stockings, they weren’t necessarily things I needed, and I just hated having so much stuff. I also moved house a lot in my twenties, so packing and unpacking all the little bits got too much, and we stopped the stocking tradition. Now that we’re about to have a small one, I can see this starting up again quite soon, though!

My favourite Christmas tradition now is a fairly new one. My husband and I try to do something active on Christmas morning – between the big breakfast and the big lunch, it’s nice to get outside and get some fresh air. One year we hired Boris bikes and cycled up to St Paul’s, one year we were in Florence, so we went for a long walk for most of the day around the city, and last year we were in Cornwall, so went for a walk along the sea. This year, I’ll be 39 weeks pregnant, so we might not be quite so active, but I’m still hoping to get to the local park for a short walk.


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Me and my Dad on my first Christmas

Do you have any special memories of Christmas as a child that have stayed with you into adulthood?

Ha, my favourite memory of Christmas as a child is when I was sleeping in my cousin’s room at my aunt’s house one year, and woke up in the night to find my aunt, wearing a Santa hat and with a fake beard around her neck, putting our stockings out! I had kind of suspected for a little while that Santa wasn’t real (my experiences of Santa in Trinidad weren’t quite the same as I’d seen on TV…), but that sealed the deal. I remember pretending to still be asleep, because I knew somehow that it was quite important that she and my parents still thought I believed in Santa!


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Me and a very sweaty Santa!

Do you plan to make gifts for loved ones at Christmas? Or, how do you go about buying gifts?

Yes. I’m hoping to make some edible gifts for my family this year. A few years ago I made a delicious caramel sauce, but this year I think I’ll be going a bit simpler and making some peanut butter and oatmeal cookies.

I always want to buy all of my presents online, but I never quite manage to do so. I tend to get presents for Peter and my parents online, as I usually know exactly what I want to get them, and then go into town to browse for presents for the rest of my family. Sometimes you don’t know what to get someone until you see it, but I do try my hardest to get things that people will actually use regularly, wear or eat, so that it isn’t just something quirky that they smile at when they open and then never look at again! Back to my problem with ‘stuff’!

What is Christmas 2014 looking like for you? Any exciting plans?

I have absolutely no idea what it’s going to be like. We did have big plans to host a huge family Christmas at ours, but being due the week after Christmas kind of kiboshed that idea! If I’m not in labour, I’ll be at my parents’ house enjoying a delicious Christmas meal. If I am in labour I’ll either be at home (although I’m still hoping for a turkey delivery from my dad) or I might be in hospital having a baby! It’s quite weird not to be able to know what we’re doing. The same goes for New Year and my birthday, which is in early January. I’m a massive planner, so not being able to plan anything is quite a strange feeling…

What’s a typical Christmas dinner setting like for you? Do you go all out traditional with turkey and Christmas pud, or add in your own family favourites?

Yes – very traditional. Turkey, roast potatoes, stuffing, bread sauce, sausages wrapped in bacon, maybe a bit of ham. For dessert there’s Christmas pudding and mince pies and brandy butter. I try not to have too many Christmas meals when out with friends and colleagues in the weeks running up to the big day so that it doesn’t all feel overdone by the time Christmas actually rolls around!


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And finally, what’s your all-time favourite Christmas movie?

This is a bit of an odd pick, but Jason and the Argonauts… It isn’t Christmassy at all, but every time I was in London for Christmas as a child it was on TV around Christmas, so it’s got strong associations for me…

If you’d like a more traditionally Christmassy pick, I think it’s probably the Nightmare before Christmas or Elf. Love those films!


Thanks Katie! You can reach Katie over on Twitter, or why not have a read of her blog – she’s got some scrummy recipes up there.

Join me this time next week as I share with you some more blogger Christmas stories. Don’t forget to share your memories below – we’d love to see them!


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What Christmas means to me

Hello December, where did you spring up from? I can’t believe Christmas is just a few weeks away; thankfully the majority of my Christmas shopping is done, but I’ve still got some crafting to finish. To get you in the mood for the festive season I’ll be sharing a few stories of what Christmas means to some fellow bloggers. Over the next few weeks I’ve got four lovely ladies sharing their traditions – the first one arriving tomorrow.

Today’s comes from me and I’d love to hear your Christmas memories and traditions, so drop me a comment in the box at the bottom. Is anyone else as big a fan of Miracle on 34th Street as me?


What’s your favourite Christmas tradition?

There’s one that always brings a smile to my face. I was due to be born on 23rd December, so my Nan had prepared a little bag of goodies should I arrive – which included a reindeer cuddly toy called Rudolph (obviously). I didn’t arrive until the 3rd January, but Rudolph, every year, always arrived the week before Christmas and sat on my sister’s wardrobe looking out of the window waiting for Father Christmas, we were told. Then on Christmas Eve he’d disappear, so he could help Father Christmas prepare. We’d wake up on Christmas Day and he’d be back in the house sitting under the tree; some years we even wrote letters to Father Christmas for Rudolph to return. Even now, late into my twenties, my Mum still sends me a picture of Rudolph looking out of the window.


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Christmas day – 1991

Do you have any special memories of Christmas as a child that have stayed with you into adulthood?

When I think back to Christmas as a child I always remember Christmas Eve more than anything; perhaps because of the anticipation of the ‘big day’ or perhaps because it always seemed so busy. Christmas Eve was always about getting an early night, so Father Christmas could come and give us presents. We’d go to Reading to see my Grandad Tom, looking out for the big Father Christmas at the garden centre on the way, go to church and sometimes have a fish and chip supper for dinner in our PJ’s before bedtime. I never remember sleeping on Christmas Eve, the excitement was just too much!

Do you plan to make gifts for loved ones at Christmas? Or, how do you go about buying gifts?

Given that I like to make things I probably should add some more homemade touches to my gifts, but no, I tend to buy them. There’s just really not enough time to make everything, though I really admire anyone who does it! Being the organised soul I am I buy gifts as early as I can; this year I started in September and I find buying little and often makes it far more enjoyable and manageable.


What Christmas means to me - This Little Space of Mine


Possibly Christmas time. Not too sure, but I just love this photo.

What is Christmas 2014 looking like for you? Any exciting plans?

I’m very lucky in that I have three families to see over Christmas – my Dad, my Mum and Stu’s family. I celebrate Christmas with my Dad the weekend before – we’re having a big get together and the day will probably end with a competitive game of Cluedo. Christmas day will be with my Mum and you really can’t beat my Mum’s cooking; I love it and there is always an endless supply of food available. Mum – don’t forget the Ferrero Rocher! Then boxing day we’ll be visiting Stu’s family. With two little nieces to entertain it’s a full-on but fun day. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying Christmas is all about spending time with my loved ones and I consider myself extremely fortunate to have a lot of family around me.

What’s a typical Christmas dinner setting like for you? Do you go all out traditional with turkey and Christmas pud, or add in your own family favourites?

I’d say we’re a fairly traditional Christmas dinner family. There’s always lots of roast potatoes, parsnips, stuffing, pigs in blankets, gravy etc. The usual really. We sometimes go for a starter, which I think was added because I love prawn cocktails. Mum always makes a fruit flan – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without it.


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Boxing day – 1996. Yes, that’s a Manchester United scarf. It was a bit of a phase.

And finally, what’s your all-time favourite Christmas movie?

While the likes of Love Actually, Elf and Home Alone come close, for me it’s always been Miracle on 34th Street (the 1994 version). I have such fond memories of watching it as a little girl with my Mum and my sister and nothing for me comes close to the magic of Christmas I feel when I watch that film. Even now, I watch it every year and I know it’s still a favourite of my family’s.


So, what does Christmas mean to you? I’d love to hear your stories.

Be sure to pop back tomorrow for the first of my blogger pals to share their festive thoughts.

Have a good day!


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Five thoughts Sunday – 30th November

Yay for blogging events! Yesterday I spent the afternoon at my first Nuffnang blogger workshop – and loved it. Hello to anyone I met there!


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So how was your week? Mine flew by – after coming back from an ace weekend in Edinburgh on Monday, I was up in Nottingham on Wednesday and working non-stop. Probably why I’ve ended the week with a bit of a cold.

  1. Big news this week – I’m now a Mac user. I knew this day would come but I’m surprised by how much I love it. It works so well!
  2. This, eeee. I cannot wait for this.
  3. For various reasons, this feels particularly important at the moment. Let’s all try and be nice to each other.
  4. I started Pilates this week and I’ve got to say, I really enjoyed it. I’ve now signed up to do the rest of the term (until Christmas) and I’m feeling good about going again on Tuesday.
  5. I was shocked by the death of Philip Hughes this week. Regardless of whether you’re a fan of cricket or not it’s an incredibly sad and an unbelievable accident.

Next week I’ll be sharing a new Christmas tradition series, to help get you in the mood for the festive season. I’ll also be sharing some photos from our weekend in Edinburgh, putting up the Christmas decorations (and practicing night time photography!) and I’m off to see Jumanji at The Prince Charles Cinema – can’t wait!

Blogged this week: I shared my homemade Dashwood Studios Advent calendar with you (an absolute joy to make!) and talked about my key tips to working on a year long craft project.

I’ll be sending out my first newsletter this week, so if you fancy hearing all the latest and having a sneak peak of what’s to come in December add your details over here – it’s a once a month email, so I won’t be bombarding you with emails.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Leanne x

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5 tips for working on a year long craft project


5 top tips for taking on a year-long craft project


At the beginning of 2014 I began a sky blanket. Inspired by Laura’s blog, the concept is to knit a square for every day of the year based on the colour of the sky at midday. I have a pallet of five colours to work from and I work with two each day. I’ve been recording the colours in a notebook and have slowly (and sometimes painfully!) been making the blanket this year.


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With that in mind, I wanted to share some of the lessons I’ve learnt through the year while working on this year long craft project. It’s not easy, but the sense of achievement is huge.

  1. Don’t fall too far behind

    Perhaps easier said then done, but try and pace yourself and work little and often. That way, even if you do fall behind you’ll still be in reaching distance of being able to catch up.

  2. Have other projects on the go

    Having a balance can only be a good thing. The sky blanket is knitted, so I opted for a couple of cross stitch and small sewing projects.

  3. Remember the time of year!

    My one main lesson from the sky blanket is that knitting in the summer is horrible. No other way around it, when it’s hot the last thing I wanted to do was knitting and feel even more hot and bothered. Summer is for sewing and knitting is for winter.

  4. Get other people involved

    It’s going to be a long year if you haven’t got people around you who are interested in what you’re working on. My sky blanket requires me to check the sky colour at midday everyday and I love the fact my work colleagues also look out the window and sometimes help me decide on the colours to use.

  5. Make it something portable

    Thankfully I’ve been able to take my sky blanket squares with me, so even when I’ve been on holiday I could take it with me and work on it in quiet times. Nothing better than knitting on holiday! I think I would’ve fallen quite far behind had I not been able to take it around with me.

    And one for luck…

  6. Don’t underestimate how much time it takes

    I naively underestimated just how much time it takes to make a blanket. I thought about the time for knitting a square but never even considered the time it takes to sew the squares together or tie in loose ends. Had I known, I probably would’ve made each square much smaller.

Here are a couple more photos of my sky blanket, including a special appearance from Freds the cat. For more insight into my sky blanket and how it’s grown head here.



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5 tips for a year long craft project - This Little Space of Mine





5 tips for a year long craft project - This Little Space of Mine



Are you thinking of taking on a year long craft project? While my sky blanket has been a labour of love, I’m so pleased I stuck with it and I can’t wait to see how it looks once we go into 2015.

I doubt I’ll do another lengthy project for a while, I’m looking forward to being able to freely work on projects, but don’t let that put you off – it’s a good challenge to have.


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DIY: Dashwood Studio Advent Calendar

If you’re in full-on Christmas craft mode these days, this Dashwood Studio Advent Calendar is just what you need. I’d been on the lookout for an Advent calendar to make for a while and instantly fell in love with this; often Christmas fabrics can be so old fashioned, but this feels modern without being over the top.


Dashwood Studio Advent Calendar - This Little Space of Mine


As far as craft projects go, this was an absolute joy to put together – it made for a really enjoyable Saturday afternoon. I sit in the beginner category of sewing and while this tested me, I learnt so many new skills that I can use elsewhere. Such as…

  • More experience using my sewing machine
  • Working with wadding
  • Using my rotary cutter
  • Sewing on bias binding to create a border

Don’t worry, The Homemakery’s tutorial walks you through each step of the way.


Dashwood Studio Advent Calendar - This Little Space of Mine


I bought everything from The Homemakery and the tutorial over on their blog gives you everything you need (including the material shopping list); really easy to follow, even for something that on first glance looked complicated.

The best bit about making this Advent calendar? It’s something that I’ll hopefully be able to treasure for years to come. I took my time over it and it paid off. I can look at it and think “I made it” and feel rather proud. It’s now filled with Celebrations for my housemates and me, ready for next Monday.


Dashwood Studio Advent Calendar - This Little Space of Mine


So the 1st December is next Monday, but there’s still time to get everything ordered and make this. You’ll be able to put it together in an afternoon, so go for it!

Just a month to go until Christmas day! Are you working on any Christmas projects? Share them with me in the comments below – I’d love to see them.


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Five thoughts Sunday – 23rd November

Happy Sunday! This post comes to you from Edinburgh (OK, I scheduled this in advance – forgive me). I’m a little sad to be missing the Renegade Craft Fair though.


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  1. I finished reading The Girl with all the Gifts this week and what a read! If you’re OK with reading about zombies and getting a little scared I highly recommend it. I thought it was great and I’ll be posting a review soon.
  2. I’ve been finding things rather stressful recently, so this week I’ve been looking into joining a local Pilates class. An exercise that comes highly recommended, I also stumbled on Good Relaxation – full of useful tips and ideas for a stress-free life.
  3. Luther is back next year. Yay!
  4. How cute is this Siamese cat salt and pepper set from Tigerlillyquinn’s shop? I may have treated myself to it, maybe.
  5. I ruddy love Cards Against Humanity and so this post from BuzzFeed made me laugh.

I’ve seen some great posts flying around blogland this week,so as a bonus to this post here are three of my favourites:

  1. I just love Siobhan’s bathroom renovation. I’ve got my eye on that bath board now and she’s worked with the space she has so well.
  2. Lucy’s post on photographing Leon’s really made me stop and think. Her photography is beautiful and her professionalism and work to fully understand their brand shines through.
  3. Ladybird Likes is a brand I’ve been in love with for a long time. While I don’t own my own business, I enjoyed reading all about how Zoe created a wholesale catalogue and the journey she went through.

How was your week?

Next week it’s back to work for four days and includes a trip to Nottingham. I’ve also got a movie night with Stu and my step brother and I’m heading to my first Nuffnag blogger event on Saturday; really looking forward to meeting fellow bloggers and finding new inspiration.

Blogged this week: I shared my experiences in learning more about photography and have a chat with Allison Sadler, a truly inspiring crafty lady. If you haven’t read it, please do pop over.

Have a great Sunday!

Leanne x

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