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LOVE LOVE ME DO AND 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND - FEBRUARY 2019

Posted by Susie Taylor on

LOVE LOVE ME DO AND 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND - FEBRUARY 2019

Look at this little face - butter would not melt. Forgive my puppy adoration but I thought some of you might be quite happy to see a Bert update! He's nice and warm here in front of the Aga this morning, but he did also really love charging about in the snow. We think he's being  pretty adorable - hope it lasts! I know for many the snow has caused no end of challenges. Fortunately for us we had no need to go anywhere over the weekend so we were able to enjoy everywhere looking beautiful, go for snowy walks, and then head home and light the fire. Selfishly I rather enjoyed it while it lasted....

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MEET BERT AND 10% OFF - JANUARY 2019

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MEET BERT AND 10% OFF - JANUARY 2019

I hope you have all had a good christmas and are starting the new year with a skip in your step. Ours was great - lots of family time, not too much rushing around, and so nice not having to jump out of bed early - but that all changed on New Years Eve with a rather spontaneous new addition to the Taylor family - meet Bert our 9 week old jackapoo - we think he is divine, and he is being very good at the moment, but there are no more lie-ins, and unsurprisingly life is generally a bit more chaotic! Luckily Billie quite likes him....

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SPROUTS AND CHESTNUTS AND 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND - DECEMBER 2018

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SPROUTS AND CHESTNUTS AND 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND - DECEMBER 2018

SPROUTS AND CHESTNUTS  AND 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND This morning I did my last christmas fair, and I am now back at home thinking of all the cards I have to write, and all the presents I have to wrap but the christmas tree is up and the carols are on so it is feeling festive! It is always a relief to get to this point - since mid September we have done 50 days of fairs - but I have been really lucky to have my gorgeous son Ben helping this year which has been fantastic - thank you Benj! This is my...

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'TIS THE SEASON TO GET SPOOKY & 10% off for 24 hours

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'TIS THE SEASON TO GET SPOOKY & 10% off for 24 hours

As I start to write this I am sitting in the test centre waiting for my daughter who is taking her driving test. I am in need of distraction and what better therefore that to write to you lovely people. It's another beautiful day, sunny and really chilly, but now that the clocks have gone back the day is going to be an hour shorter than last week, and I'm not sure how much I like that, or at least it takes me some time to get used to the evenings drawing in - but the up side is that it is really cosy snugging up at...

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APPLES AND BLACKBERRIES - SEPTEMBER 2018

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APPLES AND BLACKBERRIES - SEPTEMBER 2018

I think most schools have started this week which, I suppose, marks the end of summer - for some that probably feels rather sad, but there is so much to celebrate. The English summer was amazing, but I am loving the fact that everywhere has turned green again and looks so beautifully fresh. The hedgerows are full of blackberries, and trees are laden with apples, pears and all sorts of other fruits. The conkers will be here any minute too! It really is one of my favourite times of year. It's not only the fruit trees that are weighed down - the shelves in Fino HQ are...

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