A little Ikea haul.

This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclaimer here. A while ago I visited Ikea. Luckily, I don’t live far from our local Ikea store. Ikea is one of those places I don’t visit often but when…

10 Ways to make life lovely

Enjoy life’s little pleasures with these wonderful ideas from floral cakes to comforting candles. Do what makes your soul smile! Buy from local farmers and food-makers. Choose from a wide range of produce including fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan bread…

10 Ways to make life lovely

Take time to savour the simple pleasures in life; whether its making a cup of tea or enjoying a early morning walk, whatever makes your soul smile: do it! Here is a list of ideas: Visit a Spring Fair Markets…

10 Ways to cleanse yourself

It’s so important to take care of ourselves (mind, body & soul) or you can find yourself burnt out down the line. In today’s world, it can be easy to neglect ourselves what with social media, working long hours and…

New Year’s Resolutions 2017

With 2016 drawing to a near, it’s a time to reflect and focus on our goals and aspirations for the coming year. Maybe there is something you’d like to achieve, a place you’d like to visit or something you’d like…

Christmas with Wrendale Designs [AD]

Embracing the country style; I adore cards and gift wrap that reflect this. Artist Hannah Dale who runs Wrendale Designs, a homeware and stationary design business based in rural Lincolnshire, paints beautiful characterful wildlife from snoozing foxes to smiling donkeys that reside near her country home – featuring on a range of rustic homewares from mugs to cushions and more. I first discovered Wrendale Designs when I purchased the Country Set book from a National Trust shop when I was visiting Norfolk. The wonderfully painted illustrations capture the personality and character with exquisite detail and warmth.

20 things to do during Winter

Immerse yourself in traditional festivities throughout the winter months, from indulging in roasted chestnuts to hunkering down in a cosy bed in a log cabin, the festive season is a truly wonderful and magical time of the year. Roast marshmallows…

Planning for Christmas with Busy B [AD]

With Christmas approaching, it is never too early to start preparing and making plans. At such a busy time of the year, it can become stressful with selecting the perfect gifts, writing out cards and baking festive treats however, the key to a smooth and stress-free Christmas is to plan and prepare early which in turn saves time which can be used for relaxing and enjoying the festivities. When it comes to planning for Christmas, I can make lots of lists from food and gifts to Christmas cards and general things to do such as preparing the rooms for our guests and so on but with lots of fiddly bits of paper, they can become muddled or worse: lost.

10 ways to make life lovely

There is nothing more pleasurable than participating in something you enjoy doing. Be it a craft such as sewing or relaxing with a good book, we all need a little time out from everyday stresses to unwind and recharge. Here is a little…


Looking for Something?