A Crafty Garden

A Crafty Garden “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” Our garden brings us fruits, flowers, a place to eat, a place to think and somewhere to pause.…

The Top 10 Reasons for Fitting Origin Bifold Doors

  The beauty of fitting bifolding doors as opposed to standard patio doors is the sense of freedom they give. To illustrate the point for all DIY enthusiasts out there,…

4 Must Have Watches For Summer Through Autumn

Summer has come at last, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to bring in this season with a splurge on something that might turn heads and could last…

Beautiful Things by Tanith Carey

I am so delighted to have Tanith Carey here today sharing her most beautiful things. Tanith  is an award-winning national newspaper 
journalist and parenting author. Tanith and I have reviewed…

A Trip to London Book Fair

A few years ago I ran quite a successful book reviews blog for kids…then my kids grew up and now read their own books and so now I can’t really…

Bursts of yellow flowers

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was…

How to liven up a plain wall

Ever wondered  How to liven up a plain wall ? I am wanting to jazz up a few small areas in my home. My walls have been white for so long…

A stylish and simple lunch

Do you need an idea for a stylish and simple lunch ? Well it doesn’t get any easier than this. I love to have friends over to share lunch but…

Beautiful Things by Liz Burton

Liz Burton (or Missie LizzieB as she is probably best known) blogs over at Me and My Shadow. Liz is feisty and funny and she has a very big heart.…

My Giving Garden

My giving garden…. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,…

What I’m Doing Now – Becky Goddard-Hill

Hmm I have been tagged by the very naughty and extremely hard to say no to Sally Whittle at Who’s the Mummy to share what I am doing now (you…

There are fairies at the bottom of our garden

And as the seasons come and go, here’s something you might like to know. There are fairies everywhere: under bushes, in the air, playing games just like you play, singing…

Stamp Your Style on Your New House

How to Stamp Your Style on Your New House One of the hardest things about furnishing a property is finding a way of stamping your mark on it and defining…

Beautiful Things by Cass Bailey

Cass Bailey is one of my absolutely favourite bloggy friends. She is very humble but she is indeed a wonderful writer, full of creativity and ideas with a lovely way…

Glorious Crete

Heraklion, Crete is one of the 142 Mediterranean destinations visited by the Cunard Cruise ships. Oh and what a port of call it is, absolutely spellbinding. It made my heart…

The arrow and the song

The arrow and the song I love this poem by Longfellow. It reminds me that what we do and what we send out there in the world lives on.We can…

Soak&Sleep Supersoft Cotton Towels

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. Sylvia Plath Bliss. When Soak&Sleep offered to send me some…

What Makes Mexico Beach Holidays Special

Mexico is a country of coastlines and it’s incredibly popular with tourists looking for the standard sun, sea and sand and holidays in Mexico are ideal options for holidaymakers who…