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5 KITCHEN ESSENTIALS TO ADD FLAVOUR

5 KITCHEN ESSENTIALS TO ADD FLAVOUR

Whether you are a novice in the kitchen or a seasoned pro there is always a time for a little extra flavour when cooking. Here are my top 5 store cupboard ingredients to help enhance your cooking.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MY 'PRE-ORDER' NOTEPADS

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MY 'PRE-ORDER' NOTEPADS

All the details you need to know about pre-ordering my new 2 in 1 meal planner and shopping list notepad.

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SLOW COOKER RECIPE IDEAS

SLOW COOKER RECIPE IDEAS

November is definitely slow cooker season here in the UK, I pretty much use my weekly until about March now. With a little bit of prep in the morning you have a delicious and comforting dinner ready for you after a busy day at work or with the little ones. Slow Cookers really are your best friend in the winter months. I have put together 4 tasty slow cooker recipes for you to add to your meal planner this month. Each one is either a favorite of mine or something new I've discovered this year. Either way I can guarantee...

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Christmas Stocking fillers under £10

Christmas Stocking fillers under £10

I’ve put together a handy list of stocking filler ideas for you to make a start on your Christmas shopping. I think these products are perfect for Secret Santa gifts, teacher thank you presents and for your stationery addict friends.

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Christmas Calligraphy is here!

Christmas Calligraphy is here!

Add a touch of luxury to your Christmas this year with my calligraphy Christmas gift taps, cards and dinner table name cards.

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Stationery Gift Box Guide

Stationery Gift Box Guide

Stationery gift box guide, unique gift ideas for stationery lovers.

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The Importance of Shopping Small

The Importance of Shopping Small

Why should we shop small? How can we shop small? I'm answering all the shop small questions right here.

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Autumn Stationery Inspiration

Autumn Stationery Inspiration

Autumn is officially here and with it comes the launch of my Autumn inspired stationery collection. As you may already know I design stationery to make meal planning easy and all my designs are inspired by the seasons. As well as the popular meal planner and shopping list notepads I also designed a range of fruity notecards each season for all those times you need to send a little note to a friend or loved one.  I wanted to share with you my inspiration behind the autumn colour palette and design to give you an idea of the work that...

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The Stationery Lover's New Year

The Stationery Lover's New Year

September has always been my favourite time of the year, it goes back to my school days, when I would get excited for the end of the summer holidays which meant time for stationery shopping! 

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Back to Uni stationery essentials

Back to Uni stationery essentials

For those of you with children or family members who are heading off to uni this September I have compiled a handy stationery essentials guide that will equip students to plan ahead and save money by wasting less.

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Dear Sainsbury's...I sent it back!

Dear Sainsbury's...I sent it back!

I felt the need to pen an open letter to Sainsburys after a few weeks of unsatisfactory substitutions on my weekly online shop. I've been reading 'Dear Zoo' recently to my little girl before bed, this is where my inspiration came from.

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Food Shop Fails

Food Shop Fails

The funniest food shop fails to make you laugh today.

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Gift Guide for Teachers

Gift Guide for Teachers

It’s coming up to the end of a school year like no other! I thought I would put together a gift guide for teachers as a way to say thank you for their support this school year.

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Summer Stationery Inspiration

Summer Stationery Inspiration

My summer stationery collection is here! Read all about there inspiration behind the design in this blog post.

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All good meals start with a list

All good meals start with a list

Writing a shopping list is the ultimate form of list writing in my opinion, it’s definitely on another level to the daily to do list. Not only does it bring you joy in planning everything you need and carefully trawling your fridge and cupboards in your mind to make sure you don’t miss anything it also rewards you with amazing meals and snacks.

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How to plan your meals

How to plan your meals

Find out how I use my meal planner each week to mix up what I'm cooking and to make sure I don't waste any food.

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10 reasons to send a notecard today

10 reasons to send a notecard today

10 reasons for you to send a notecard today.

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Spring Stationery Inspiration

Spring Stationery Inspiration

Now the Spring collection is live on the website ready for you to order I wanted to share my thoughts and inspiration behind the design.

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Spring Stationery Collection in the making

Spring Stationery Collection in the making

I wanted to share with you my thought process behind designing the products in my new stationery collection. They’ve been a long time in the planning...

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Who, What, Why?

Who, What, Why?

Hello, welcome to Ink & Spoon's first blog post. What better way to start than an introduction to Ink and Spoon and me, Sarah, the person behind the brand.

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