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Category Archive: Cheep Cheep

Christmas Gift Guide 2012: 30 Presents Under $30 (The Non-Crummy Edition)

Buying on a budget has never looked better, especially when you’re talking about snapping up great presents for under 30 quid with brand names like Missoni, Stila and iitala. Not to mention the plethora of loveliness that is just waiting to be discovered from some really fabulous online retailers. I’ve scoured the web for the […]

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Top 10 Clever DIY Christmas presents: Part 2

‘Tis the season to get crafty. Or something like that. It’s December 4, so there are still 20 days to make your own presents. Plenty of time, right? Did you catch Part 1 in this series? Have a read of it here. I found so many clever ideas on my Pinterest boards that I had […]

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Wee find: Free downloadable Valentine’s cards

Forgotten to sort out Valentine's Day tomorrow? Can't be bothered and/or don't want to buy into the whole commercial nastiness of it all, rah rah rah? If you're so inclined, then you may like to check out these marvellously birdy Valentine's Day designs, courtesy of digital design studio Ollibird. Seriously minimal effort required, too. Thanks […]

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Shopping in London: Lapin & Me

For those who may have missed my story in Time Out, here are some more pics from my latest fave shop in London, Lapin & Me. The newest arrival to the independent shopping haven that is Columbia Road (well, it's actually just around the corner on Ezra Street, but near enough), Lapin & Me stocks […]

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Wee Easter finds

What do you think of my first collage-y Easter thing-y? I've got a folder full of Easter finds and was thinking of palatable ways of serving it up. There's more to come, but I thought I'd have a play with these ones first. 1. Egg trinket box, £5, from Paperchase. 2. Tin of glitter vintage-style […]

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London must-eats: Raclette at Borough Market

There’s much to love about living so close to London’s Borough Market. It’s become our little Saturday morning ritual, where we take it easy and wander around the stalls, check out the new produce, and make a beeline for Konditor & Cook for a “real” coffee (because Monmouth's always too busy). But sometimes? I’m not […]

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