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Back Online!

Dear me what a drama! In fact I came this close to reaching in to my computer and trying to strangle the life out of my webhost. But at the very last moment they redeemed themselves and hey h BrocanteHome was fixed. This then is just a very short notice to ...
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Brocante Bookmarks

Scented Tattly - The Perennial Set I can barely contain my excitement over the launch of Tattly's first scented tattoos. The Perennial Set launched yesterday, featuring sumptuous florals by French watercolor artist Vincent...   swiss-miss.... Once a Great Sleeper - Berfrois Kara Jesella: The sweetest part was when I heard Alice wake up 33 ...
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The CommonPlace Book – At Home With the Jardines

  "Many curious women do not enjoy housekeeping. I am free to confess that I do not understand why, unless they started out in life with the conceited idea that to bend their wonderful brains upon the silly problem of keeping a house clean and ordering dinners was beneath women of ...
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Hills and Valleys

Life is an up and down affair isn't it? All hills and valleys and bogs and summits. Last week was one of those weeks. For a while I reminded myself of the old me. She who would/could sit at her computer and exhaust herself until the works she had decided MUST ...
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Our Sentimental Garden

Ooooh I have got a little gem for you tonight! Our Sentimental Garden is the quirky little tale of one Agnes Sweetman Castle's garden. Written in charming fashion in 1914, with illustrations by Charles Robinson, Our Sentimental Garden  is the kind of delight that has me wanting to stop the ...
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The Housekeeper’s Bookshelf

Welcome to a new incarnation of the Housekeeper's Bookshelf... Ordinarily The Housekeepers Bookshelf lives in the sidebar, but very soon that sidebar will be overhauled and my recommended reading will be right here in a monthly blog post you can save for future reference. Divided into the six categories all my content ...
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Tools and Routines For Bloggers Who Keep House

Welcome to My Kitchen Table

I think you all know that I am something of a Lady Geek. In fact let it be known that this is the name I wish to go by from now on. I am geeky and proud. Which is why the mechanics of blogging have fascinated me as much as the ...
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On a Sunday Morning

Up since six thirty and now three hours later my own little domestic enclave is smiling the contented smile one only ever smiles on quiet Sunday mornings. A peaceful, there is no hurry, pottery, puttery kind of smile. I am all by myself. Both Finn and Ste away and so this ...
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The School of Life Re-Born

Remember The School of Life? Well it is back and it is a billion times easier to use and I am so excited I could crush a grape! It fell by the wayside because I really wasn't happy with the course software I was using to deliver my two existing courses, ...
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HelloFresh!

Well now meal planning can be a bore can't it? I know we are self-declared Vintage Housekeepers and thus prone to getting giddy about every aspect of keeping hearth and home, but I for one sometimes feel like I might just lose my marbles if I find myself answering the ...
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The CommonPlace Book – Diary of A Provincial Lady

"Caroline Concannon also honours us by week-end visit, and proves incredibly lively. Am led to ask myself at exactly what stage youth, in my own case, gave way to middle-age, and become melancholy and introspective. C. C., however, insists on playing singles with me at eleven o'clock in the morning, ...
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Brocante Bookmarks

      10 Signs That You Have a Leaky Gut + How To Heal It - Aviva Romm   There's no doubt about it. Most of our health problems start in our gut. You see, our digestive system does much more than just help us to digest and eliminate food - though those are...   ...
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