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    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

  • 10 marvellous Xmas markets

    Mulled wine, mince pies and plenty of shopping, we bring you the lowdown on this year's unmissable Xmas markets

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    Muddy popped along to Katie Cardew Illustration's new studio and just couldn't leave empty handed!

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    Treat the little people! Gorgeous young children's pressies for Christmas, with brands you won't find everywhere else.

  • Gotta have it

    I've found the world's sexiest beach towel. It screams Ibiza sunshine and a Sea Breeze cocktail under sail. Well, a girl can dream, can't she?

  • Gin and tonic candles

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    Gin and candles. I mean seriously, could you get a more female friendly pressie? Go to juniper and lemon heaven with Vineyard Candles Gin and Tonic infused erm, candle from La Di Da Andover.

  • Mini staycation – The Narrowboat, Weedon

    Weekend breaks, secret dates, and catching up with mates. It's a step into rural Northamptonshire, but offers the cuisine most often associated with gastro cuisine.

  • Rushden Lakes – stocking filler sweep

    Where do you go when you have one hour and six gifts to buy?

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    The perfect stocking filler for the intelligent females in your life...and we're sure the blokes will like it too!

  • 5 reasons to buy a Tusting bag (or accessory)

    Not heard of Tusting? Well you have now, and we guarantee you'll be coveting one of their beautiful leather products before long...

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    A handprinted vintage style notebook for less than a fiver? Honestly, you'll love these little pieces from Northants based brand Bonfirecherry. Take a sneaky peak at affordable art...

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