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Instagram gallery: November 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1417367412923{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]November has been a pretty hectic month, and I’m still in denial that it’s December tomorrow! Anyone else feeling that?! Here’s a selection of some of my Instagram photos this month – follow me @hellohoorayblog if you fancy! 

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Felt Christmas wreath

Christmas crafting is in full swing of many of us now, which means that I can’t actually share most of the things I’m working on with you at the moment! However, I was recently invited to take part in a competition to design a Christmas wreath as part of the Direct Blinds ‘Deck Your Doors’…

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Buttermilk cake

Our building work is in full swing now so there isn’t really much cooking or baking going on at the moment. The work only started on Wednesday, and I’m missing it already! So it’s a good job that I have been saving up a few foodie posts to use whilst it’s all happening. I made…

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Our kitchen renovation

I am SO excited that our latest project is finally happening – it has been well over a year in the making, but this week we are finally starting our kitchen renovation! I can’t believe we are starting really, although having spent most of this weekend packing up our kitchen, I really should by now… 

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Ginger and dark chocolate flapjack

This ginger and dark chocolate flapjack recipe is a variation on our tried-and-tested squidgy flapjack recipe – ginger and dark chocolate is a classic combination and it works really well here. The chocolate melts into the flapjack and you get little hints of ginger throughout…heaven on a plate! 

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A few Autumn photos

[vc_row row_type=”row” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” video=”” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1471180255787{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]We spent a little bit of time in York either side of travelling to Ox Pasture Hall, and I wanted to share a few autumn photos I took with you. We wandered past the place where we had our wedding reception – Gray’s Court – and then…

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Tweed waistcoat

[vc_row row_type=”row” type=”full_width” text_align=”left” video=”” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1471180435886{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]It has been a long time since I made a waistcoat – the last time was over a year and a half ago when I was making our wedding waistcoats, and I made 6 in total! It seemed like a long enough period of time to be…

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Scarborough fun

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1415388076521{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]We had such a lovely time staying at Ox Pasture Hall last week (click here to see my post). After checking out we had a little bit of time before we caught the train back to York, which meant that we could have a little potter around. It was quite a foggy,…

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Ox Pasture Hall

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1414878002247{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]A little while back I was contacted by Ox Pasture Hall and was invited to stay and review the hotel. Naturally, I jumped at the chance and this week we went down to stay! Ox Pasture Hall is a luxury hotel located just inside the North York Moors National Park, a couple…

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