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My Latest Music Playlist :: 2017 Reflections

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Music is probably our dearest old friend. Can you imagine a life without it? I certainly can’t! Music has always helped me clear my mind, lift my spirits, heal my…

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A beautifully styled tabletop for a New Year's Eve dinner party with lots of colored wine glasses, white porcelain plates with silver trims, silver cutlery all on a white tablecloth.

New Year’s Eve Decor

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Hi there! How are you?… Christmas is over but hopefully we all made some great memories to remember it by. And before we catch our breaths, we’ve got New Year’s…

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View from above of a a stylish dinning table with tabletop Christmas decor, lots of candles, a small white planter pot with a Heather in it, a decorative XMAS sign and lots of red splashes. Atop every guest's napkin at each place setting, there is a different Christmas ornament - a small gift for each guest.

Tabletop Christmas Decor

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Hosting a Christmas dinner can be a big deal. Right? It’s all about getting together with family and friends and creating beautiful memories. As such, little details that make our…

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A flatlay with a pair of brown boots, timber logs, nuts and a string of lights on a wooden floor with sprinkles of snow. Image shot by Oliver Perrott for Lights4Fun.co.uk.

Gift ideas for Him, Her and the Kids

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Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is a time of giving and showing our gratitude. It’s the perfect time to give thank you gifts to the men…

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A little girl is on her toes wearing deep red ankle socks with white stars, as she apparently is reaching out to a Christmas tree with gift boxes under it

An Open Letter for a More Minimal Christmas

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The holidays are coming. Yessss! My son has began to countdown to Christmas eve, he’s actually old enough to do that! Gosh, they grow fast. (Better said: we grow fast)!…

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View of Elisabeth's fireplace with a fire going in it, and plenty of Christmas decor on the mantel creating a very cozy vignette. Led lights illuminate the fake pine garland and the ceramic white decor houses resting on either end of the mantel. Image by Velvet for Te Esse.

Vintage Inspired Christmas Decorating

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Elisabeth and I love Christmas. It’s a holiday filled with some great childhood memories, strongly etched due to the family traditions that my parents established long since. Now, it’s our…

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For Mother’s Day: Stylish Gift Ideas

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New and Old Moms Today I’m really excited. Elisabeth has arranged for our mother to come over and take some photos of us (yes, all imagery is by Elisabeth). Mother’s…

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A yellow runner and a yellow egg wrapped in a towel like a bunny face, surely makes a great Easter decorating idea. Image via John Lewis.

Easter Decorating Ideas

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As I’m writing these lines I’m daydreaming of my Easter destination! Tonight I have to pack because tomorrow I’m off with my family to Syros for our Easter break. To…

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View of a Christmas tablescape from above. Image by Velvet.

A Christmas Note

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In times of uncertainty, overall turmoil and distress, I find it comforting, soothing and healing to spent holidays with my family. I think almost everyone feels the same way. Getting…

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