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Christmas Gift Guide: Books

To my mind, no Christmas is complete without a new book under the tree. It's not 'just' a book, you see. It's a whole new world. A gift of time. I've sifted through the bookshelves and picked the best Christmas books to give this year.…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Home

Welcome to our Christmas gift guides 2018. We've kept it simple this year: no blowing-the-budget, no excessive choice. Instead, you'll find some smaller brands and retailers and a carefully edited selection of our favourite gifts for your favourite people.…

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How to Make a Christmas Wreath by Ruth Davis of All For Love London

It's here! December is upon us, which can only mean one thing: Christmas decorations are go, and - according to the song - the prettiest sight will be the holly (wreath) on your own front door. Well, it will if you follow this step-by-step guide to making your own Christmas wreath, courtesy of Ruth Davis, CEO and founder of …

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Sizzling Summer Giveaway!

We thought the scorching weather needed a scorcher of a competition, and here it is.....We have a night at The Gallivant in Camber Sands, £200 worth of delicious Bramley Products, a cushion from cult designer Molly Mahon, and a fashion bundle from TAE Boutique for one lucky reader to win...…

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2018 Reading List: Part 2

Oh happy day, book guru Helen Whitaker is back - with part two of her reading list. This is one to bookmark for your holidays. (Or, if you're greedy for books like me, order now in mad frenzy.)…

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Winter warmer recipe: Persian Chicken by Cooking Them Healthy

January is the time of year when you want to eat delicious and hearty food that's also healthy, which is why I'm a huge fan of Cooking Them Healthy's recipes. Dreamed up by Georgie and Jo, a Chef and Nutritional Therapist, the website is full of hundreds of inspiring family-friendly recipes designed to boost your family's health throughout the year. Of special note are the Supercharged recipes, which focus on specific health challenges and really are worth checking out. But, before that, how about this recipe for Persian chicken, which fills the bill of 'delicious, hearty and healthy' food perfectly.…

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Christmas Shopping: Part 4 – Books

I write this whilst watching The Holiday (again) and conducting three separate WhatsApp chats - mostly about Christmas. One week, folks. That's all we have. And I offer you the one gift that truly will keep giving...a really good book.…