Discover the latest finds, new words, thoughts and places i've found below in my journal entries. To save you time, search via category to find what you're looking for.

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On the third Thursday of every November, Beaujolais Nouveau Day is celebrated. I hopped over with the Les Shuttle Marketing team and Kitten and Shark PR to find out more about the wines and explore the Old Town of Boulogne. Tell me what is Beaujolais Wine and Beaujolais Nouveau Day? A Beaujolais wine is released […]

country & places, Home & Lifestyle

Celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau

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Discover my hand-picked Christmas gift list for those who love a beautiful country home and neutral styling. I’ve selected items I would have in our own home or wear myself. Hopefully, you can find or source inspiration for treating yourself or a loved one this Christmas. *Please note the list below includes affiliate links.

Home & Lifestyle, Style & Fashion

Country Home & Lifestyle Christmas gifts

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Purchasing an old property at 25 years old, overall we received love, support, and some wonderful advice. Although, in the weeds of that with a majority of good comments, the bad and the ugly snuck their way in. “You don’t know what you’re getting yourself into”… “It’s listed?! Well, I wouldn’t.” In the true nature […]

Home & Lifestyle

5 things I’ve noticed since owning a 300-year-old + cottage

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Macknade are keen to make shopping sustainably as easy as possible and have some great systems in place to help us navigate into taking better steps when buying our weekly shop.

Home & Lifestyle, Slow Living

Shop sustainably with Macknade