Now You Are 12!

Happy birthday to my beautiful girl, 12 today. And how that time has flown! On the one hand, I can’t quite believe that my baby girl is 12 today, it seems so grown up. And yet on the other, I can see how much older she looks these days, the changes in her as she …

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Mail Me!

We all love happy mail. It’s a given, isn’t it? Who wouldn’t want to receive fun post? And those of you who do send happy mail know all too well that lovely feeling of settling down to pen a note, create a pretty envelope or popping a bundle of mail in the postbox. Which is …

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The Miseducation of Evie Epworth

Book Readalong October 2021

Hooray for the book readalong! Always one of my favourite posts to write as I introduce next month’s book readalong, always one of my favourite #BringBackPaper activities.  If you’ve yet to join in with one of these readalongs, let me tell you a little more about it and tempt you to join us. The book …

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Goals For The Year Ahead

Last week I spent some time making plans and setting goals for the coming year. I think it’s important to take time out to do this as it can be easy to just bob along when you’re working for yourself. Bobbing along can be great, but I find that goal setting helps to refocus me …

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That September Feeling

Ah, that September feeling. I do love it. I’m always a little sad to see the summer holidays come to an end. I like having the kids at home, I like not having to rush around in the mornings and I love the summery weather. But, I am always consoled by the fact that when …

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Book Swap September 2021

Welcome to this month’s Bring Back Paper activity, a lovely book swap. You must know by now that I adore a book swap! Books are the best, so sharing them around always makes me smile.  If you haven’t tried this activity before, the idea behind the book swap is really simple and easy for anyone …

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