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We want to holiday here: Lary in the Scottish Highlands

Instagram is a funny old beast, but it can introduce you to fantastic feeds to follow and places to visit. Emily Salvesen's The Muddy Mummy is one such feed and her beautiful Scottish cottages (available to rent through air b'n'b are definitely ones to visit. We got the lowdown on Lary, the biggest of her stunning cottages, her decorating style and why the Highlands should be on everyone's must-visit list....…

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Every day we’re ruffling……

Who doesn't love a ruffle? Aside from minimalists and nudists, for whom all clothing is a fabric too far. Just saying the word is enough to bring you joy. Ruffle. See? You can't help but smile. And when you wear them, the joy is fourfold.…

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The Me + Em Summer Edit

Well, this is a revelation....Me + Em, purveyors of excellent trousers and knitwear, are also rather good at summer dresses. In fact, their spring/summer collection is rather good full-stop....…

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21 Whistles Hits (with 20% off)….

You asked for more shopping edits and so, we've delivered! Here are our 25 current must-haves from Haute High Street store Whistles, which is currently offering 20% off its entire collection...…

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The Bank Holiday Hotlist

Want to know what to see, do or lust after this Bank Holiday Weekend? Good weather aside, here's what's on our wishlist this weekend....…

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Shopping the Hush sale

With two small copywriting projects and an end-of-year shop stocktake/tax admin looming, there was only one thing to do.....ignore it all and browse the Hush mid-season sale. Which, if you're wondering, is really rather good....…

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Why hair accessories are big for Spring

Want to know the easiest, most inexpensive ways to update your look for spring? Well if you want to get ahead, it's time to think about your head....or hair to be more exact. My hair has never been my crowning glory, but with the trend for beautiful hair accessories in full swing, it's about to look a whole lot better.…

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How I make it work: award-winning blogger and author Louise Emma Clarke @mumofboysandmabel

Former journalist Louise Emma Clarke has done what most journalists have dreamed of at some point - written a book. More than that, she's also an award-winning blogger and mum of three, who after several years abroad has moved back to the UK. In the midst of writing the follow-up to 'From Mum with Love', she shares her thoughts on writing, parenting, the pressures of social media and trying to make 'it' work.....…

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Why every home should have a gallery wall (part 1) PLUS 25% off Desenio

Out of all the pictures we've posted on Instagram, gallery walls are always among the most popular. It seems that everyone loves a gallery wall - relatively inexpensive to put together (although you could also go wild), gorgeous to look at and easy to change up by swapping in pictures as you see fit, the only issue is finding the time to hang one....…