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Sunday Lunch at Chokhi Dhani, Battersea

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Interior of Chocki Dhani Restaurant in Battersea

Guest Blogger Lizzie heads to the new Chokhi Dhani restaurant in Battersea to sample their classic Rajasthani dishes with a contemporary twist.

Living near Battersea Power Station, I’ve been keeping a watchful eye as the area grows and begins to bring some exciting new eateries to the area. So, when I heard that Choki Dhani – a traditional Indian restaurant serving high end Rajasthani cuisine - was bringing its first UK-based eatery to the development, I was the first in line.

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New parent survival tips - getting through the nights

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New Baby Tips from Guest Blogger on Postcards Home

Guest Blogger Lizzie shares her own experience of being a New Mum and her top tips on how to survive the sleepless nights.

It’s 3.40am and I’m up for the third time already tonight. I’m willing my baby to speed feed (is that even a thing?) and the realisation dawns on me that I’ll have to change a nappy as well... after almost four months these long nights can get a little bleak. To function as a parent/human 24 hours a day – particularly with the exhaustion that comes from getting up several times a night - can soon become a struggle. So how to claw back forty winks when you feel like you’ve only had fourteen? Here’s some handy tips to help you through the sleep deprivation:

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Melody G - Making the World A Brighter Place

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Melody G Jewellery Designs - Handmade in London

Now you know we don't like to fade into the shadows here at Postcards Home, and are always on the hunt for the punchiest prints and craziest colours, so it should come as little surprise that we are head-over-heels about our new jewellery collection from Melody G. It's just the injection of spirit and sunshine we were craving to power us into Spring and Summer.

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HASSAN HAJJAJ: The Warhol of Marrakesh

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Rider, photograph by © Hassan Hajjaj, courtesy of the artist and Vigo Gallery

Rider, photograph by © Hassan Hajjaj, courtesy of the artist and Vigo Gallery

If you're craving colour then this month's creative crush won't disappoint. Inspired by Britain, Morocco, colour and contemporary fashion - Hassan Hajjaj is known as the 'Andy Warhol of Marrakesh'.

“The colour really comes from Morocco; in England, we live in black-and-white because of the weather,” says Hajjaj. “That moment of being in colour is really creating a little bit of happiness and bringing life and identity back."

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Top Valentine's Day Gifts

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Valentines Day Gift List For your Valentine, Galentine or Self

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we have a wealth of gifts in our carefully curated Valentine's Day Gift List to treat your Valentine, Galentine or Self (totally encouraged).   

Every blanket, basket and bangle we sell at Postcards Home is handmade with love by independent designers and social enterprises around the World, so you can purchase with pride knowing that you're part of a wave of the warm fuzzies.

If you're struggling for inspiration this Valentine's Day, and a pink fluffy teddy bear with your name embroidered on it isn't your bag - here are some not-so-soppy Valentine's Day ideas to show you care:

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