Bespoke Furniture

I am beside myself with excitement. I have treated myself to something I have wanted for ages and it will be with me in the next week or two. I…

What makes my garden special

So what makes my garden special? When I look more closely at my garden I see what makes it magical…all these bits add up to a beautiful space and place…

A Feature Wall – A Necessity in Everyone’s Bedroom

Feature walls have been popular with interior designers and homeowners over the years. They are one of the cheapest, easiest ways to update a room, and are a great alternative…

Visiting the East End of London

When you think of visiting the East End you might think of cockney wideboys like Del Boy from Only Fools and Horses, the notorious Kray Brothers and of course EastEnders.…

Lovely flowers create special memories

Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, When I think about lovely flowers I make an association with people and with memories. Flowers seem to have the power  to attach…

Time for a Maxi Micro Scooter

Sometimes as a mum I am denial about my kids growing up. Part of me wants to keep them little always! Time passes regardless though and they do indeed grow.…

Beautiful Things By Jen Stanbrook

Jen Stanbrook is an award winning interiors blogger at Love Chic Living.  She also blogs about parenting at Love Chic Mum. Jen is stylish woman both inside and out and…

They taught me how to be happy

My mum and dad were such lovely generous, sweet hearted people. They both showed me how to be happy in how they lived. Dad taught me to laugh a lot,…

Luxury Hot Chocolate: Hans Sloane

Have you tried Hans Sloane hot choc? Ooh I do like a hot chocolate on a chilly morning. I find it so comforting.   Hans Sloane The Hans Sloane drinking…

Beautiful Things by Sally Whittle

Sally Whittle Sally Whittle  is a full-time blogger at Who’s the Mummy and runs the Tots100, HIBS100 and Foodies100 blogging communities, along with the MAD Blog Awards. She’s also a…

How to Add Character to your Home in 3 Easy Steps

Are you Wondering How to Add Character to your Home With the number of new-build projects continuing to rise throughout the UK, there is a clear excess of uniform structures…

If I won the jackpot…

If I won the jackpot If I won loads and loads of money I would…oh my goodness the list really could go on and on! If I was to win…

Best things to spend your money on in retirement

Do you wonder about what are the best things to spend your money on in retirement Retirement can offer you some of most enriching years you will ever experience. After…

Our secret garden.

Down the bottom of our rather ramshackle and untidy garden their are two sheds. The space in front of them was filled with a big prickly thorn bush. You could…

Virtually Yours: Shopping for Shoes Online

There was a time when purchasing a new pair of shoes meant hopping in the car and heading to the department store. You had to deal with crowds and long…

Gorgeous Garden Gifts from The Handpicked Collection

I have long been a fan of the online gift store  The Handpicked Collection  The Handpicked Collection is an online and mail order gift company specialising in unusual gifts which have…

Which of these perfect summer outfits do you prefer?

Have been looking for a perfect summer outfit  and have found two that I adore ! Which one do you prefer? I just cannot decide. My summer outfit from Zara…

Beautiful Things by Helen Lindop

Helen Lindop is a  business blogger and my business mentor. She is a  woman I admire and respect tremendously. I am delighted she has shared her beautiful things with us. …