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Mabel’s Souper Autumnal Feast – as cosy as a wooly jumper

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Nothing warms the cockles of the heart like home-made soup. It’s a meal in a bowl. It contains at least 11 of your five a day. It costs less than a fiver to make a bottomless vat-full. It’s low fat. AND it empties your fridge of just about anything and everything you need to use Read the Rest »

Summer dress Window

Layering up for Autumn.

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Whether you’re wearing it sitting on a deck chair in your front room or strolling along a beach somewhere tropical, who doesn’t love the summer dress? And if you, like me, are feeling a little glum at the thought of putting your floral frocks away before they’ve barely seen the light of day (let’s be Read the Rest »

Autumn Flower Window

Bloomin’ Autumn

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Growing up, my mother had flowers in every room of the house. Whether they were picked up at the shops or a handful from her well tended and much admired garden, she’s always said that a well flowered home is enough to ease any bad mood. Though I’m not sure even a thousand roses could Read the Rest »