Stop trifling too hard!

Stop trifling too hard!

TRIFLING – It’s a very British word to me, harking back to days gone by, when everything was spiffing and we all had a jolly good time, whatever the weather. It’s very 50s, very Enid Blyton.

And by association, this reminds me of bunting. Little flags of joy, strung up inside or out, showing off their polka-dots, stripes and vintage hues. They never fail to put a smile on my face and are such an easy decoration to make – I would gladly have them ALL over the house, if only S would let me! Here’s the easy peasy basics on House to Home. Remember, you can always use a stapler if you can’t (be bothered to) sew – completely speaking from experience…

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Today I discovered an awfully good reason to get the bunting out – It’s the start of National Picnic Week! I LOVE picnics, but If the scene outside screams wellyboots and woolies, it’s OK – indoor picnics are totes acceptable!

There are some great little recipes to start giving you ideas of what to store in the wicker basket (or carrier bag, we don’t all want to conform to the stereotype!) here: picnics are no longer a sausage roll and a bag of crisps! They also have some links to healthy recipes that can encourage kids to eat their veggies – it’s all about the packaging. Great for packed lunches too.

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