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BLOGMAS DAY 3 – Christmas Fair Diary – The Charmandean Worthing

The Fairy Tale Fair held another Christmas fair yesterday at the Worthing Charmandean Centre raising money for St Barnabas House. “St Barnabas House is an independent charitable hospice located in Worthing, West Sussex. We provide end of life care services, both at the hospice and in the local community, to adults with advanced progressive life-limiting conditions.” St Barnabas House   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tori (JustTheBeginning-x) (@justthebeginningx) on Dec 2, 2018 at 3:43am PST […]

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BLOGMAS DAY 1 – CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!

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There’s no better way than to start off December than with a BLOGMAS giveaway! If you’re not sure what BLOGMAS is you can always head on over to my post from last year which gives you a little description. You still have time to join in!     I hosted my first giveaway back in June when I launched my shop on here and I was so grateful for everyone’s support and entries. Unfortunately it was only for the UK, […]

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Christmas Fair Diary – My first craft market!

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  The Fairy Tale Fair recently held a 2 day Christmas fair at the Brighton Open Market. Filled with 50 stalls, Christmas choirs, Princess’ and even Olaf (I know right?!) it was definitely filled with everything you could want from a Christmas Market. Even though I’m known for visiting every Christmas fair in the area, it was the first I had a stall at! I’m still in my first year of launching my shop at JustTheBeginning-x so it was a […]

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Free Halloween Posters!

If you’ve been-around for a little, you’ll know I absolutely love decorating. Whether that be Easter, Christmas or Halloween. I’m not talking the odd pumpkin here and there, I mean going all out, the lights, the spooky skeleton and the goodie bowl full of sweets (that my husband happily eats throughout October.) Even if you’re not exactly Wednesday Addams, we all love a bit of spookiness brought into our home. I’ve found the easiest way to do this is to […]

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Christopher Robin Poundland Stationary Haul

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Christopher Robin Stationary Poundland Haul I used to love going to Poundland when I was younger. We’d always pick up some cheap sweets and have a wander around their home bit seeing how much we could get with the scraps of money we had left. Since we moved, it’s no longer on my way home and I just don’t venture into that part of town anymore. However, last week I found myself with a spare 10 minutes waiting for my […]

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Blog Photography – Flatlay Background Tips

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You may not know this, but I have a degree in Photography. I was a photographer for a couple of years being published by companies such as The Daily Telegraph, Urban Outfitters and MTV and although I lost my love for photography, I thought I’d make the most of it by sharing a few tips on this blog! It might be a one off, but I may make it a little series if you like. So make sure to let […]

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BeFries, Brighton

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I travel through Brighton town centre on my way home from work, and every now and again I meet my husband to grab some food before heading home. A few weeks ago whilst giving each other that ‘food?’ look he explained that a lovely girl had come into his shop advertising their shop: BeFries. We’re always up for trying new places and seeing as it was just down the road we decided to give it a go. (Okay… maybe more […]

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[WINNER ANNOUNCED!] 1 YEAR BLOGIVERSARY AND GIVEAWAY!

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Happy Blogiversary to my blog JustTheBeginning-x.com!   The winner for this giveaway has been announced at the end of this post 💕   In June 2017, I was sat on the bus daydreaming when the name JustTheBeginning-x popped into my head. I’d been interested in starting a blog for a little but without a name it never actually happened.   That night after work I came home and clicked the ‘sign up’ button on WordPress.   I continued posting the […]

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World Friend Day – EmiHobden Handmade Crochet

It’s World Friend Day! So obviously I thought I’d do a post about a friend. The friend I have picked is…. drum roll! Emi! Meet Emi. She is a talented crocheter that makes the most adorable little gifts. From blankets to crochet poke balls, whales to little potted crochet cacti. She has an Etsy shop that you should check out but she also has her Instagram where she often posts her goodies for sale or little updates on what she’s […]

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