The staple free stapler from Kokuyo


One of the best things about National Stationery Week blogging is the wonderful new products I am  getting to see. I love this one….. eco friendly funky and useful! Kokuyo is Japans leading stationery brand and it has just launched something rather fabulous: the staple free stapler! How cool is that!   It’s so cool [...]

International Makeup Artist Trade Show London 2015


  The International Make-up Artists Trade Show (IMATS) returns to the London Olympia  for another year of beauty, education, inspiration, and the hottest innovations in make-up technology. The show becomes more popular every year and has become the international cornerstone for education in make-up. Once again, it will be packed with top make-up artists, beauty [...]

Zebra Pens Giveaway #getkidswriting

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  proud sponsors of #nationalstationeryweek #nsw Do you think  being so screen savvy so young is stopping children today loving writing? I think it is a little. As a write myself i encourage my kids wherever possible . My daughter loves to write and will write long (slightly odd) fabulous stories. My son is a [...]

Artistry Make Up Review

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I always wear make up these days, just some light foundation a slick of pinky toned lipstick and a little black mascara. I pretty much have always worn the same colours ever since I was a teen. I occasionally swapped bronzer for pink blush but that is about it! I was delighted when Artistry asked [...]

Elle MacPherson Foot Spa Review


Oh my weary feet after standing for hours cheering on football matches, trudging along on the school run and freezing my little toes by watching the kids for hours on the park, I have lusted after a foot spa for quite some time and I was delighted to be sent The Elle Macpherson aromatherapy foot [...]

The Most Wearable Spring 2015 Trends


Winter is still biting at our fingers and toes, meaning we’re all bundled up with coats and scarves. Although thankfully, Spring is just around the corner! The season brings blooming flowers and the promise of warmer temperatures, but most importantly, the chance to expand our wardrobes with new fashion pieces. Stores have had their sales [...]

4 Must Have Interior Design Trends for 2015

4 Must Have Interior Design Trends for 2015

Every year brings new interior design trends and key pieces that promise to transform your home. However, so few of us are bold enough to put these fashionable statements into practice, but no more. It’s time to put down that paintbrush loaded with magnolia and pass on buying that matching Ikea bedroom set. Instead, we [...]

Why I love a handwritten letter #writingisforever


You may have noticed this little badge in my sidebar? National stationery week takes place in . The aim of NSW week is to get Britain writing, and to focus on the importance of handwriting. For me this is rather wonderful campaign to support I am a huge stationery fan. I adore sending letters and [...]

A stress free family day in London – guaranteed

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  London is a great city to explore with your family. But as always with kids it can go one of two ways; a rewarding and exhilarating day of fun or a stressful dash around one of the busiest cities in Europe. The secret to ensuring the former rather than the latter is all in [...]

Good Stationery from The Green Gables


I have a few rather lovely friends who send me mail. You know real mail, snail mail. And I adore it Penny, who blogs over at Being Mrs C is one of those friends.She is a woman of taste; she has a rather huge collection of vintage books and is a lover of all things [...]

Gousto Box Review


I am not a confident cook despite having been vegetarian for 31 years and an avid food lover. I make a great salad and my fairy cakes are okay but that really is about it!   When Gousto asked me if I would like to review one of their boxes I said yes without much [...]


Love fairies

I am blessed with good friends, good food, flowers, books, my children, great work and a creative soul. I have many bleak days too and as I sit here writing this I am late for something, the house is a tip and I have not done my to do list. I need to sort out [...]

Eve Willow Necklace

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Well with both Valentines day and Mothers day coming up soon I wanted to show you this absolutely beautiful necklace from Handpicked collection It is so pretty and work well with jeans or something more dressy. It consists of a long silver plated chain with simple elegant beads. It is unusual and simple and I [...]

A Fabulous Family Shampoo


I have recently tried a family shampoo which really worked and I just wanted to tell you a little bit about it . The Clairol 5 in 1 shampoo is a brilliant multitasker (very useful when you are a mum of small people!) This shampoo has been designed with the whole family in mind . [...]

Mothers Day Flowers and 40% discount code for Appleyard London

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There are few things in life  that delight me as much as beautiful flowers (apart from friends and family and a good book) Being sent flowers just warms my heart and make me smile all day. I think flowers make a house look like a home; loved, happy and cared for. When I was asked [...]