Nordic winter getaways on my bucket list

nordic holidays

We love a winter getaway. Don’t get me wrong, I love spending the festive season at home, but come January I’m ready to jet off somewhere else. It’s not so much the sunshine I seek, but more a little adventure after spending so much time cooped up indoors! We often visit the UAE in the winter since my sister lives out there, and last January we visited Cape Verde for a little winter sun. But recently I’ve been thinking about…

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living room with bright cushions

5 design tips for a happy home (guest post)

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mini christmas tree and books

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Harry at four months old

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Drayton manor magical christmas

A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

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#MySundayPhoto – Fun at the fairground

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