Leap into spring with brilliant rugs

I just love brilliant rugs … Spring is the time of new growth; the shackles of winter are cast off and we dare to hope for a warm, sunny summer.…

Proper Italian Coffee from Caffe Cagliari

Oh wow Caffe Cagliari I love good coffee. Give me a cappuccino maker and I am a happy woman. Coffee to wake me up to make me zing and to fill…

Achieving Spa Like Calm in your Bathroom

Achieving Spa Like Calm in your Bathroom – I literaly dream of this!   Achieving spa like calm in your bathroom   Tips to achieving spa like calm in your…

Gorgeous Garden Furniture

Want to see some gorgeous garden furniture ? I love to sit outdoors and watch the children play. They bring things to show me from time to time like worms…

Pocket Watches and the Men in My Life

Pocket Watches and the Men in My Life I love pocket watches My grandad was often to be seen (I kid you not) with a holey jumper and a tea…

Living like my Grandma

Living like my Grandma In my 20’s I used my tumble drier all the time. I raced in my car to big supermarkets and piled the convenience food high. I…

Why Loyalty Matters

Why Loyalty Matters Loyalty is a quality that means a huge deal to me. I was raised by a mother who was endlessly loyal, steadfast and reliable. You could be…

Upcycling Your Old Jewellery – A Simple Guide

Upcycling Your Old Jewellery – a simple guide   Upcycling Your Old Jewellery   A Guide to Upcycling Your Old Jewellery If you are looking for a Guide to Upcycling…

Kids, Graft and Gardening

Graft and Gardening go together! My kids have life easy in many ways due to money, my availability and the conveniences of modern life. If they want something to eat…

My ray of sunshine #thegallery

My ray of sunshine My daughter Annalise makes me think of the colour yellow. She is a ray of sunshine in the world. She is such a kind girl and…

Vinyl Flooring for the Family Home

Vinyl Flooring for the Family Home and why it is well worth considering My kids are very easily distracted. There has been many a time when they are carrying a…

A tight spot: 5 of the best pairs of tights for spring

While tights can sometimes be a bit of an afterthought, they’re actually one of the hardest working items in our closets. They can make or break an outfit, they can…

From little acorns mighty oak trees grow

From little acorns, mighty oak trees grow. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.   From little acorns mighty oak trees grow I love both these…

Women in history I should tell my kids about?

Women in history I should tell my kids about “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective…

How to Choose a Gift For Your Husband

How to Choose a Gift For Your Husband Choosing gifts for friends and family is not always a simple task, particularly as people will tend to treat themselves if they…

Welcome Spring by Giving Your House a Make Over

Welcome Spring by Giving Your House a Make Over – her is how to do this. The best way to welcome spring is to give your house a new and…

The Benefits of Floor Tile vs Lino for your Kitchen

Today – Benefits of Floor Tiles vs lino  Are you looking at the benefits of floor tiling are you wondering lino or tiles? If you are planning to remodel your…

Sleep Mental Health and the Impact of Diet

Sleep mental health and diet   Sleep Mental Health Sleep mental health We spend approximately a third of our lives asleep. For some this may seem wasteful, for others blissful.…