A Rose in black and white

A Rose in black and white I often think we are so dazzled by the amazing colours and fragrances of roses we forget to look at quite how perfectly they…

Creating a beautfiul bedroom for my daughter

My daughter is growing up and is moving away from the pinks and the fairies and flowers and the butterflies that filled her younger years. At 7 she has started…

Win a beautiful make up mirror from Pebble Grey

I beleive the perfect bathroom is one that is light bright and airy. Whatever style you choose should reflect what you like. Mine is white bright and uncluttered. Easy to…

Beautiful Things by Jen Walshaw

Jen writes at Mum in the Mad House, in addition to A Thrifty Mum about living a creative life with her two boys Maxi (9) and Mini (8).  Jen is…

Falling in love with Harry Potter

Falling in love with Harry Potter      

Garden Wisdom

  Garden Wisdom   “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies. …

Beautiful Things By Marianne Weekes

Marianne Weekes blogs at  Mari’s World She is a fairly newly mariied mother of four and (young!) nana to three, Marianne Weekes has spent half her life in the UK…

How blessed we are

My husband’s beautiful,wise, kind, funny Grandma is 94 this week. Lovely Joan Hill how very blessed I have been to gain you in my life. My own grandmothers passed away…

A Netmums Film – Family Garden Inspiration

About 6 weeks ago I made a film for Netmums talking about my family garden along with Penny from Alexander Residence and Jen from Love Chic Living. Oh I had…

A colourful fitted kitchen

I have wanted a new fitted kitchen ever since I moved into this house. The kitchen I have is utterly bizarre. It looks normal from the outside but there is…

A beautiful start for your baby

  After months of backache and fretting, your new arrival is here, and now you find yourself faced with a whole new array of worries. There are all these myths…

Love Aroma Candles

I have always had a strong sense of smell and pleasing fragrances have always really had the power to move me. I was recently invited to review some candles form…

How to turn your clutter into cash

Ever wondered how to turn your clutter into cash ? How to turn your clutter into cash – have you ever pondered this? There are so many shows on TV…

Beautiful Things by Laura Hitchcock

This weeks beautiful things are from Laura Hitchcock (or Laura little stuff as I always think of her!) Laura has been blogging beautifully about home,, family and shopping!  for a…

These three I love

Linking up to PODcast the B&W Photography Project

Unique prints for our Home

I have long been an art lover. I studied A level history and fell in love with Franz Marc aged 18 . Oh how I would love an original painting…

This Old Thing – falling in love with vintage clothes

I have always written about being thrifty, indeed on my other blogs baby budgeting, thrifty home and family budgeting I write only about being thrifty. It is in my nature…