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September 2023 Recap

Here’s a look back at my month in photos, blog posts and books. September went by so fast and I’m still not convinced I didn’t skip a week somewhere. I’ve mostly been busy with finding new writers for SCK (which celebrated its 15th birthday!) and working on sponsored reviews but I also went on holiday and did a bit of crafting.

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  • Rainbow pins to create some positive vibes after a hard August.
  • I got a new – bright yellow! – iPhone and made it cute.
  • Summer Pusheen Box with a very fun ice cream box
  • Made a little cross stitch birthday card for my sister (tutorial below)

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