Charred Radicchio and Chickpea Salad

A great warming salad, best served whilst the radicchio is still warm from the griddle.The intense bitterness of the deep pink leaves is softened and sweetened by a blast on…

Bits of Lovely #4

It is bank holiday Monday and how very lovely not to have to go to work today! Though all is quiet in our houses so I couldn’t resist a little…

A beautiful bespoke necklace from DIWAH

Oh I do love pretty things, I also lovely handmade things and I also love to be part of a design process. DIWAH is absolutely the perfect online jewellery store…

Create the Perfect Outdoor Pool Space

Summer is coming (did you catch the GoT reference?)… well it’s true anyway, summer is coming. Is your outdoor pool space ready for it? No? Well, there’s still time left…

Choose a Designer Rug for Your Home This Spring

Choose a Designer Rug for Your Home This Spring Quality is back and with full force. The idea of investing in one well-crafted piece that will last you a lifetime…

12 top UK bloggers share their BEST blogging tips

Oh I am very lucky to have some super fabulous blogging friends who happen to be some the top UK bloggers. Their  blogs are, in many different ways, very successful.…

Get Your Garden Ready for Summer: Three Must-Have Tools

Get your Garden Ready for Summer Gardening is more than just a hobby. For many, it’s a way to spend a few enjoyable hours outside, stay fit and mobile, and…

The Team GB sofa

This is a paid for partnership with DFS Oh I have such a visual feast for your eyes… I am really proud to present The Britannia, a sofa created in…

How to create the perfect kitchen

      How to create the perfect kitchen – top tips Have you wondered how to create the perfect kitchen? Creating the perfect kitchen is all about planning, if…

Colourful kitchen accessories

I have a pristine, all white kitchen that is crying out for some summer fun. I have just added a host of new products to the Eat department of my…

Barcelona: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Barcelona is a cultural hotspot of Europe, with its artsy scene and distinctive landscape. It’s Spain’s second largest city with 1.6 million residents and is Europe’s third most-visited city after…

Simple Spring Flowers

Simple Spring Flowers I love flowers dont you? They do not have to be expensive, contrived, formal or complicated. In fact the most beautiful flowers are often just a little…

Stylish aprons from Aurina

I do love to cook and eat! and am most often found in the kitchen I am by no means a good cook but I do try and I do…

Duckydora

Duckydora are an independent little retailer run by two sisters in the UK. They design a range of homeware, some of which is handmade by themselves and most of which…

Classic Kitchenware from House of Fraser

I love simple kitchens filled with practical and quality items that make life easier and are easy on the eye too. House of Fraser’s  kitchen accessories fit my requirements exactly.…

Bits of Lovely #3

Well last week I  was ‘off blog’ as holidaying in Norfolk with my family. Life has been rather wonderful with the kids being off school, it’s making me wonder whether…

How to print your instagram photos

I do love instagram photos; those neat little squares that capture those beautiful every day moments that make up your life. I do often wish though that they would leap…

Win prizes worth £1000 with Spring Interiors challenge

I love to share fabulous competitions and this really is a lovely competition for all of you interiors fans.   Clover & Thorne  are an online retailer of blinds, curtains and…