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

  Tips to achieving spa like calm in your bathroom Are you looking to achieving Spa like calm in your bathroom? Staying calm in the modern world is nigh-on impossible.…

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

I love pocket watches My grandad was often to be seen (I kid you not) with a holey jumper and a tea cosy on his head off fishing. But very…

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

Let’s have a chat about 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…

A Guide to Upcycling Your Old Jewellery

A Guide to Upcycling Your Old Jewellery Society in the 21st century is open to change. We’ve seen firsthand the destruction that our actions have caused and we’re looking to…

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

My kids are very easily distracted. There has been many a time when they are carrying a drink or a snack and something else has caught their attention and whoosh …

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. I love both these quotes because  basically they encourage small beginnings, baby …

IWD Can you think of some fabulous women in history I should tell my kids …

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

Choosing gifts for friends and family is not always a simple task, particularly as people will tend to treat themselves if they really want something in particular. But, choosing an…

Welcome Spring by Giving Your House a Make Over

The best way to welcome spring is to give your house a new and fresh look. Why not to start from painting the front of the house with some of…

The Benefits of Floor Tiling vs. Lino for your Kitchen

Benefits of Floor Tiling Are you looking at the benefits of floor tiling? If you are planning to remodel your kitchen, you may well be faced with a choice that…

Sleep Mental Health and the Impact of Diet

Sleep mental health We spend approximately a third of our lives asleep. For some this may seem wasteful, for others blissful. Where there is no dispute is in the fact…