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    Paisley Architects – John Hutchison

    Paisley Architects – John Hutchison (Part 2 of 7) John Hutchison isn’t just famous because he trained Charles Rennie Mackintosh, but because of his strong links and contribution to Paisley architecture. Born in 6 Stow Street, Paisley in 1841, Hutchison…

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    Paisley Architects – William Daniel McLennan

    Paisley Architects – William Daniel McLennan (Part 1 of 7) Paisley is home to some of the most iconic architecture in Scotland. They dominate the Paisley skyline and highlight the proud past of the town. This architecture wouldn’t exist if…

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    Valentine’s Traditions – The Presents

    Valentine’s Traditions – The Presents Any stores mentioned in this post are a personal choice and this blog is not in any way affiliated with them. Following on from my Valentine’s Traditions Post last Friday, I thought I’d post an…

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    Valentine’s Traditions

    Valentine’s Traditions Our main tradition on Valentine’s Day is to avoid eating out.  We always wait till the Saturday after it (unless it falls on a Saturday, or the Saturday before it if it falls on a Sunday) have a…

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    Valentine’s Day on the cheap?

    Valentine’s Day on the cheap? Everyone knows Valentine’s Day can be expensive, especially when January felt like such a long month if you were paid early in December!  So here are my top 5 ideas on how you could save a…

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    Burns Night Traditions

    Burns Night will soon be upon us once again.  It is a very Scottish affair, celebrated to mark the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, born 25th January 1759 in Alloway, South Ayrshire (less than 40 miles away from…

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    It’s The Most Wonderful Time…

    …of the year! Now that all the decorating is finished and everything is tidied away, our Christmas tree and decorations are finally up!  We can sit down as a family and watch our favourite Christmas movies together. Here is our…

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    Getting Christmas Ready

    Getting Christmas Ready It’s that time of year again where I get super excited (obviously more than the kids) that Christmas is only roughly 70 sleeps away!  I have the countdown timer on my phone all year round, so I…