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…

A Pretty Profusion of Pink and Purple

A Pretty Profusion of Pink and Purple Oh my goodness I just absolutely love this quote from Browning….. Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don’t you…

Beautiful Things by Karin Joyce

Karin Joyce is a wife to a patient Englishman, mum to Ella (6) and Sam (2 1/2) and blogger & social media addict. 5 years ago she created Cafe Bebe…

How to make a flower crown

 How to make a flower crown – a super simple tutorial    How to make a flower crown   How to make a flower crown – simple tutorial Have you…

The Top 10 Reasons for Fitting Origin Bifold Doors

Reasons for Fitting Origin Bifold Doors   The beauty of fitting bifolding doors as opposed to standard patio doors is the sense of freedom they give. To illustrate the point…

4 Must Have Watches For Summer Through Autumn

Summer has come at last, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to bring in this season with a splurge on something that might turn heads and could last…

Beautiful Things by Tanith Carey

I am so delighted to have Tanith Carey here today sharing her most beautiful things. Tanith  is an award-winning national newspaper 
journalist and parenting author. Tanith and I have reviewed…

A Trip to London Book Fair

A Trip to London Book Fair A few years ago I ran quite a successful book reviews blog for kids…then my kids grew up and now read their own books…

Bursts of Yellow Flowers

Yellow flowers make me so happy “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had…

How to liven up a plain wall

Ever wondered  How to liven up a plain wall ? I am wanting to jazz up a few small areas in my home. My walls have been white for so long…

A stylish and simple lunch

A stylish and simple lunch   Do you need an idea for a stylish and simple lunch ? Well it doesn’t get any easier than this.   A stylish and…

Beautiful Things by Liz Burton

Liz Burton (or Missie LizzieB as she is probably best known) blogs over at Me and My Shadow. Liz is feisty and funny and she has a very big heart.…

My Giving Garden

My giving garden…. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,…

What I’m Doing Now – Becky Goddard-Hill

What I’m Doing Now – Becky Goddard-Hill Hmm I have been tagged by the very naughty and extremely hard to say no to Sally Whittle at Who’s the Mummy to…

There are fairies at the bottom of our garden

And as the seasons come and go, here’s something you might like to know. There are fairies everywhere: under bushes, in the air, playing games just like you play, singing…

Stamp Your Style on Your New House

Today – How to Stamp Your Style on Your New House One of the hardest things about furnishing a property is finding a way of stamping your mark on it…

Beautiful Things by Cass Bailey

Cass Bailey is one of my absolutely favourite bloggy friends. She is very humble but she is indeed a wonderful writer, full of creativity and ideas with a lovely way…

The arrow and the song – meaning and musings

The arrow and the song I love this poem The arrow and the song by Longfellow. It reminds me that what we do and what we send out into the…