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I’ve recently returned to sewing clothes after quite a long hiatus. Except for one pattern (which you’ll see in a minute) I’ve never felt entirely satisfied with the clothes I’ve made and so I’ve tended to avoid clothes and concentrate on other things. However when I buy handmade, the items are always beautifully finished, so…

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A few months ago we started considering that next inevitable stage of parenthood… buying a trampoline. Before children I always wondered why literally every family I knew had one in their garden (even when there was room for nothing but the trampoline) and then I realised that they are practically the only toy you can…

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Earlier this year we were offered the chance to be Merlin pass ambassadors and over the Easter holidays we had a chance to take our first trip to a Merlin site, Legoland Windsor Resort. At this point I should probably hold my hand up and admit that I’m a bit of a theme park novice…

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This weekend has been really busy. I attempted to document Saturday, took half a dozen pictures and then decided to start afresh on Sunday. We were off to visit relatives an hour or so from home and strangely I don’t tend to take a lot of photos when we visit, but I liked having an…

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Earlier today I was up in the loft rumaging around looking for baby things, when I found a picture of me at about the same age as Alice… This particular photo isn’t a family snap, it’s an advert from a magazine. In 1977 I was one of 108 babies who featured in a Robinson’s Baby…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two & a freelance content creator. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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