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The Hamper: Crumble Topped Spiced Apple Pies

It’s a little unfathomable to me, but some folk don’t care a mince pie. Something about dried fruit just doesn’t do it for them. Personally, I think they’re crazy, but let’s be inclusive. There are two ways to go about this recipe and either is perfectly acceptable, absolutely no judgement here. You can make your …

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The millergrey Christmas Gift Guides 2020: Part II

Part II of the 2020 Christmas Gift Guides is dedicated to smaller, independent brands and makers. You may have noticed (hopefully so anyway) that my Christmas gifting and wrapping guides have included more items from smaller businesses than ever before. That’s not just because it’s been an incredibly tough year for many, but also because …

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The millergrey Christmas Gift Guides 2020: Part I

This year’s gift guides have been somewhat of a mammoth undertaking. They’re larger than ever before and they’re split across several posts. Here you’ll find Him, Her, Them & You. The four categories I originally always created guides for. I don’t particularly think everything in the Him guide is only relevant for males however, it’s …

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The Christmas Gift Wrapping Guide 2020

Ever since I started the blog back in 2015 I’ve been documenting my Christmas Wrapping Schemes. I call it a ‘scheme’ as that’s precisely how I unashamedly approach it. I think about a theme or a central colour, then work to find papers, ribbons and trimmings that all fit within that. This year I found …

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How To Make A 5 Pointed Origami Star

I’ve been making these little paper stars from left over scraps of wrapping paper for a few years now. If you’ve been with me a while, you’ll likely have noticed them in my previous Christmas Wrapping blogs. Each year they sit tucked in the ribbons on my family and friend’s presents, though in past years …

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Jo Malone London invite you to a Rip Roaring Christmas.

As ever, Jo Malone London‘s Christmas offering is a glorious affair. This year’s sparkling, dazzling Art Deco themed campaign see the cast dancing their way through golden train carriages, their arms piled high with some of the best packaging I’ve ever seen the brand produce.     I make no apologies for being an absolute …

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The Christmas Gift Wrapping Guide

This blog post contains affiliate links.    I say it pretty much every year, but for me the wrapping is just as important as the present. Seeing a bundle of packages wrapped under the tree makes me infinitely happy and truth be told, so does the wrapping of them. I take it in stages throughout …

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The 2019 millergrey Christmas Gift Guides

This post contains affiliate links.   Wool Jumper, £69   I spend a lot of time throughout the year thinking about Christmas. I’m that guy. I start buying presents as early as January, making mental notes of things people didn’t get for Christmas I knew they wanted, or what they liked from other people’s festive …

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