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This morning I did something I have never done before. I went for my first country walk on my own since having children! No biggy you are probably thinking, but actually it was. It felt very indulgent because I don't have a dog to exercise and I was meant to be cracking on with some work on the computer amongst other things. I just had a sudden urge to get out and have some time on my own away from everything. I can't lie, the constant "it was mine first" and "but I didn't have a ...

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kids-vintage-family
My husband says our home is slowly turning into a Blue Ticking showroom! I’m just happy to say I’ve finally found some beautiful children’s furniture after a long time looking and I love showing it off. We recently moved to a new house so at last the lovely goods I’ve purchased from Blue Ticking over the past year finally have a home and are being put to use. My first purchases were these two gorgeous wall cabinets. What caught my eye with both of them was ...

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kids-birthdays-2
So today was Miss Maggie's 2nd birthday and we have been in full celebration mode. I'm not sure she was completely aware of what was going on, but she has certainly mastered the art of opening presents and the word "mine" has been shouted out with great intent on a number of occasions! It's been lovely to see her so happy and for Edith to join in with all the excitement. Maggie was born two weeks early on a chilly January morning. I knew it was unlikely I would reach full ...

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kids-vintage-metal-storage
There were many reasons why we set up Blue Ticking, but one of them was to source and create wonderfully practical and beautiful looking storage. This has always been a priority in our home where inbuilt storage is virtually non existent and the piles of toys and clothes only seems to grow. It's also never more apparent after Christmas when suddenly whatever storage you have doesn't seem enough with the new influx. It's therefore on my mind a lot at the moment hence why I thought ...

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