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Thoughts on Letter Writing

Amy McCranor was inspired by handwriting, poetry and analogue techniques to create Woe Is She stationey. I've always been a pen and paper sort of woman, so Amy's thoughts on letter writing really resonate with me, especially when she talks about the relationship between head, heart and hand.

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Baking Secrets for The Best Mince Pies

I always used to make mince pies with my Nan. I used to watch her make the pastry by hand, endlessly folding the pastry into thirds and dotting each third with a mix of butter and shortening. She would roll the pastry out neither too thick nor thin and it would be my job to use a fluted cutter to stamp out the rounds.

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Hygge for the Soul: 5 Ways to Nourish an Anxious Mind

How does anxiety show up for you? Is it that Sunday evening dread and sense of overwhelm at the week ahead? A tightening in your chest and a lump in your throat? Maybe your anxiety taps you on the arm in the middle of the night in the form of insomnia and a restless mind. Read on for 5 ways to use hygge to nourish your soul.

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