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Easy Gardening

I am all for easy gardening. I love flowers and plants and luscious gardens. As a child we had a concrete back yard with just a tiny bit of garden…

My watch collection

I am excited to show you my watch collection. I have a passion for watches and seem to have a watch for every occasion. These have been accumulated over years…

Some thoughts on Valentines Cards

Thoughts on Valentines Cards I sent my first Valentines age 8 to a boy in my class at school called Dominic. who knows what I thought might happen but as…

We need to talk about good things

I read a post today on a blog that contained 60 tiny love stories., It made me feel happy, energized, warm, delighted, inspired and it restored my faith. I also…

Yellow Shoes and the Spring Colour trends for 2014

I have been dreaming of a pair of yellow shoes. Colour chart courtesy of Pantone What do you think of the Spring Fashion colours predicted for 2014 ? Designers take…

How do your children sleep in their bedroom?

 Seeing all the monsters submitted to the Philips Disney Imaginative Lighting SoftPals competition I posted about before Christmas got me thinking about how children cope in their bedrooms. It’s funny…

Places I Love: Hampton Court Palace

A few years ago for a blogger event I was invited to Hampton Court Palace for a family fun day. It is such a lovely memory – the whole trip.…

Baby Shower Gift Inspiration: Top Five Ideas for Guests

Guest post – Baby Shower Gift Inspiration The months preceding the birth of your baby can be filled with stress and anticipation; making sure that everything is planned, organised and…

My Dream Destination: Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park Huge thanks to Helen Wills from Actually Mummy shares with us her dream destination.   why I want to vist Kruger National Park My images are rubbish…

5 Family Calendars 2014

No one bought me a calendar this year …first time ever I think. I need a family calendar. I have been desperately trying to find one amidst the choice of…

Jacques Vert Stunning Winter Clothes

 short sleeve summer dress johnlewis.com dress johnlewis.com sheer chiffon top johnlewis.com embellished top johnlewis.com silver bolero jacket johnlewis.com coat johnlewis.com flared skirt johnlewis.com Jacques Vert flared skirt johnlewis.com Kate Spade…

Louis Memory Mattress Review

We were so excited to undertake a Louis Memory Mattress Review Sleeping well makes you feel good and for a while, sleep has been eluding me. However, in the last…

My dream dinner party

My fantasy dream dinner party wouldn’t actually be ‘dinner’ at all.  It would in fact be all about indulging the cravings I get several times a year at children’s birthday…

Seven Spanish Angels – why it’s so special

Today – seven Spanish angels He had no warm-up or support band and he played for over 2 hours. He sang Seven Spanish Angels. He was gravelly-voiced, in his 60’s…

Contagious Creativity Quote

How I believe in passing things on – I love this Contagious Creativity quote My son painted this picture when he was 5 years old. He had been told by…

Make a winter warming parcel for homeless people

Make a winter warming parcel for homeless people         Linking this up to festive friday over at Thinly Spread where all things festive happen. What could be…

Vegetarian Chelsea Boots

Vegetarian Chelsea Boots Patent Chelsea boots are a bit rock ‘n’ roll in my mind. They’re a classic style of shoe and are very long lasting, to be honest you…

5 Stunning Side Tables

Stunning Side Tables Side tables are just so useful and so efficient we just have to have them..but it is important we think about how they are going to fit…