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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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How to Make Pumpkin Spice

It's September 1st, which can only mean one thing... PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON IS HERE! It's hard to get hold of here in the UK, but it's so easy to make and is a cosy, purse-friendly Christmas gift that will make someone with a hygge heart very happy indeed!

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