Latest tales and pretty things

Most famous kids of the year

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This year we’ve seen that you don’t need to be a big person to make a big impact in the world of show business. Child actors, singers, comedians and sports personalities have been popping up throughout 2014 and their rise to fame makes them some of the luckiest little stars around.

These child stars have found fame through a variety of means, whether through wowing the crowds and judges on the plethora of increasingly popular talent shows out there, having famous parents or just having a stroke of luck.

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Streethub; finding independent designers on your doorstep

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The internet is a great tool for finding the unusual the bizarre.  With many online shops springing up each week offering their eclectic handmade wares it is too easy to spend hours browsing handpicked collections and creating boards on Pinterest of home furnishings and fashion finds. The thing is though it is time consuming and you can often find a website, forget to save it and then never find it again.  Thankfully though there is a clever website that has sprung up called Streethub.

Streethub has been designed in such a way that it brings you the latest trends, new collections and discoveries from best home and fashion boutiques both on your desktop and mobile. Wherever you are in London, Liverpool, Birmingham or Brighton, StreetHub will help you discover things you love, near you. Everything you see is in-stock and available to click and collect or for same day delivery.

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Beautiful flowers from Appleyard Flowers

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There is something about flowers, the smell, the colours, they can lift your mood, brighten a room and are one of those gifts I just love to get.  I love it when I get bought flowers and my favourite has to be peonies or vintage roses; both beautiful delicate flowers with a subtle fragrance that just ooze luxury.

Recently I was lucky enough to be asked with Appleyard London who are a luxury London florist, and whose bouquets feature in the likes of luxury lifestyle magazine Harper’s Bazaar.  If you love flowers then you simply have to check out their collection of stunning bouquets, their luxury roses in particular are so beautifully dreamy.  This is a company who are passionate about flowers and it shows.  There are a variety of colours from pretty pastels to vibrant summer hues and if you are looking to send someone a very special bouquet to show how much you care this is definitely a website to stop by for flowers; with next day and timed deliveries available it makes ordering online an absolute breeze.

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Why your family should say no to cruelty this Christmas

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I love animals and have had pets my entire life. Not having a pet now is horrible and I cannot wait for the day when Addy and I can have another pet.  Bella was a rescue cat we had and although a timid little thing she would always come for a cuddle and was so good with Addy. The thought that someone would hurt her was truly awful. We have always taken care of our pets and the thought of animal cruelty upsets me right to the very heart of me.  Unfortunately, this is something that still happens today, with the festive period proving the busiest time for the RSPCA.

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