Discover Christmas Wreath Making Kits from Hampshire florists near you! Perfect for getting in the Christmas Spirit and holding on to those traditions in 2020.
Normally I make a wreath every year at a workshop but, it’s unclear if they can go ahead. I don’t want to miss out so a kit delivery is the perfect alternative, and might suit you too.
If you’re looking for a Wreath Making Kit from Hampshire, I’ve take the hard work out of the research and you can find a beautiful selection of kits across the county in this post. Take a look…
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Have you been wondering how to get that festive feeling in 2020? I certainly have.
All those little outings, traditions and things we do to make the season festive seem to be scattered with uncertainty.
But, if you look a little closer there’s plenty of things still to do and tweaks to traditions that can be made.
These suggestions will help you find a way through what will possibly be one of the strangest Christmas seasons we’ve ever had.
Pull on your Christmas jumper, strap on your reindeer ears and get ready to wobble your belly like a bowl full of jelly, because I’m here with some ideas to inject some festive feels into your life.
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This is my very first Hampshire Independent Gift Guide, bringing you a round up of incredible local independent businesses from across the county.
Everything on this guide can be bought online, helping you work around restrictions and get that all important Christmas shopping done. Not even a pandemic can stop the spread of Christmas cheer. I’ve heard it’s spread by singing loud and clear. 😉
Oh yeah, and you’ll be supporting amazing local producers, creators and makers keeping creativity and retail diversity alive in Hampshire.
It’s really powerful that your Christmas shopping can also help your local community…
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This Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020 is here to help you find the best experiential gifts for the travel lovers in your life.
This guide will help you navigate shopping local and online this festive season because let’s face it, the majority of shopping is going to be done from home. Weirdest year ever, right?
Supporting local businesses, creators, causes, charities and institutions is particularly important this year so they are all still there, once the pandemic is under control. Supporting them will ensure our towns and cities stay diverse fun places to explore.
Here’s some of my favourite local travel experiences to inspire your gift giving this year.
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ᵃᵈ Just before the second lockdown happened I snuck in a visit to Kala Thai in Bournemouth.
Thai is one of my favourite types of food and I was excited to discover chef Tom Saengthong hails from Bangkok.
I was invited to review and was excited to try something new and head into Dorset.
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This Hampshire Food and Drink Christmas Gift Guide 2020 is here to help you navigate shopping local and online this festive season.
The majority of shopping this year looks like it will have to be done online or planned for the future.
Supporting local businesses and creators is particularly important this year, more than ever, as we all try and find our way through the challenges the pandemic presents.
But, will us Brits let is dampen our Christmas spirit? Hell no, I hear you cry, especially not when it comes to the food and fizz. We’re resilient creatives who, by hook or by crook, will spread some festive cheer thanks to the modern wonder of online ordering.
Here’s some of my favourite local food and drink to give you some gift ideas this year.
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Where to get real Christmas trees in Hampshire is your handy guide to finding the nearest place to you.
When I have been looking for real trees, I found it hard to find a good round up of the places across the county. I hope this guide helps you find your perfect tree this year.
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Boscastle is a stunning little harbour and home to the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.
This charming village and National Trust site is a great base for walks and there’s some quaint shops and tea-rooms to wander round.
If you’re looking for a slow magical Cornish day trip with cream tea and a beautiful coastal walk, Boscastle and the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic is worth exploring.
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Prawn on the Farm is Prawn on the Lawn’s answer to how do you run a restaurant in 2020. And, I am here for it!
The temporary ‘pop up’ at Trerethern Farm puts the restaurant in a much bigger setting, in a long marquee overlooking Padstow and the river.
The same chilled out vibe, local seafood and fresh produce from Padstow Kitchen Garden has transferred perfectly. And the only changes, except the location, is that there’s a lot more space, social distancing and hand sanitising going on.
Take a look at Prawn on the Farm…
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The Zig Zag Steps in Selborne is a literal zig zag path up Selborne Hanger, one of the highest hills in Hampshire.
The unique path cut by Gilbert White and his brother in 1753 scales the steep ascent with a series of short paths.
It’s so unique and I haven’t ever come across anything like it. Once at the top it leads up onto Selborne Common and a stunning series of walking paths.
If you’re looking for a beautiful weekend walk, a wander along this East Hampshire Hanger won’t disappoint.
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