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Celebrate the bank holiday weekend with a chic and simple supper with friends (AD)

Celebrate the bank holiday weekend with a chic and simple supper with friends (AD)

Can you believe that there’s only one more bank holiday weekend to go before we welcome autumn? To be honest, I feel like my head’s still stuck back in the summer of 2018 and the tropical weather that came with it, never mind accepting that we’re well and truly past the 2019 half way mark.

Cricut EasyPress 2 - a review and how to make monogrammed napkins

Cricut EasyPress 2 - a review and how to make monogrammed napkins

I shared my review of the Cricut Maker a couple of weeks ago and today it’s the turn of the Cricut EasyPress 2. While I was familiar with the Maker and its cutting capabilities having being coveting one in my local Hobbycraft for a fair few months, the Cricut EasyPress 2 had completely passed me by. So what is the EasyPress and what does it do?

A family-friendly Scandi Christmas table with Portmeirion pottery

A family-friendly Scandi Christmas table with Portmeirion pottery

This December will be the first ever time that we’ve hosted Christmas dinner (well, in the UK … I think we did it once or twice when we lived in Switzerland but the memories are vague … too much glühwein). At the last count, there’s twelve of us in total, and you might be surprised to hear that I’m very relaxed about it all. For one good reason. I’m not doing the cooking. Nope. It’s not my responsibility. Paul’s taking full control and he has a timed-to-the-minute spreadsheet ready to go (alongside a note to buy gin and snacks in case it doesn’t quite go to plan).