“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies. ~Author Unknown Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Marianne Weekes blogs at Mari’s World She is a fairly newly mariied mother of four and (young!) nana to three, Marianne Weekes has spent half her life in the UK and the other half in Italy.Marianne is an editor at Britmums, a keen photographer, cook and gardener. She is a wonderful writer and a really [...]
I have always had a strong sense of smell and pleasing fragrances have always really had the power to move me. I was recently invited to review some candles form Love Aroma and I was delighted. Love Aroma is a home fragrance retailer that is really keen to help people discover new ways of adding [...]
I’m a a firm believer in the saying that your homes should be full of things that are either beautiful or useful. Preferably both in my book. This weekend I have been madly de-cluttering. The clutter had been getting out of hand and my home was looking like a disorganized mess. I happily filled charity [...]
This weeks beautiful things are from Laura Hitchcock (or Laura little stuff as I always think of her!) Laura has been blogging beautifully about home,, family and shopping! for a very long time. In her own words.. I started LittleStuff wa-a-a-y back in 2004 A 70′s child, I’ve been married for a Very Long Time, [...]
I have always written about being thrifty, indeed on my other blogs baby budgeting, thrifty home and family budgeting I write only about being thrifty. It is in my nature not to waste things, to recycle them to keep things simple. I am a hippy at heart! I do however love beautiful things (hence this [...]
Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don’t you wonder who sent the flowers? ~Robert Brault, Our garden is bursting with pinks and purples and the butterflies are dancing in delight. This gorgeous passionflower was hiding under a bush We have lot so f these no clue what they are called! The [...]