Category: Home & Garden

Clever Ways To Decorate Your Home With Fairy Lights

This is a collaborative post Ever since Edward Johnson put fairy lights on a Christmas tree in the 1870s a Christmas tradition was born. Each year we put twinkling lights around the tree to add a little magic to our homes, but there are more ways you can use fairy …

5 Tips To Make The Perfect Reading Corner For Kids

This is a collaborative post Garrison Keillor once said that a book is a gift you can open again and again, and I’m a firm believer in that statement. As wonderful as settling down with a good book is, in today’s fast paced world that’s full of distraction, noise and …

4 Ways to Play in Your Own Back Garden

This is a collaborative post My children love playing in our back garden. It actually never ceases to amaze me how much fun they can have out there, coming up with different ways to play. When the sun is shining (and often even when it’s not) my two want to …

BBC Gardeners’ World Live

I received press tickets to this event A few days ago we went along to BBC Gardeners’ World Live and, as always, we had brilliant day. It’s become something of an annual date for my mum and I. My mum is my gardening guru, everything that I know I have …

7 Easy Perennials for Every Garden

I enjoy gardening these days. I haven’t always, but over the last few years I have redesigned most of my garden and added more new plants than I can really count. I like to potter about out there and I enjoy seeing it change over the seasons. I like to …

Our Living Room Makeover

Our living room makeover is finally complete, so I am excited to be sharing it with you today. As you know, this is pretty much the final touch in all of our home projects, and it’s also been the biggest change. We wanted to give it a new look, including …

Home Interiors Projects Update

I shared with you a couple of months ago our home interiors plans for 2019. Well, we’ve been pushing on with them and working hard to complete them. Nothing motivates you more to get projects done than a deadline, and the imminent arrival of our new puppy is that deadline! …

A Look At My New Home Office

If you read my post about my home interiors plans for 2019 you’ll know that, amongst other things, I wanted to sort out my home office and give myself a new space. It was a room that was part office, part playroom and part guinea pigs home. Well, now it’s …

What’s On Your Bedside Table?

This is a collaborative post What’s on your bedside table? Do you even have a bedside table? They can be so useful for storage and keeping a few essentials close to hand. There’s actually very little on mine. There’s a lamp for me to read by and then my book …

Noa & Nani Sleep Station Cabin Bed Review

Boo has been asking for a new bed for some time. She was still in her first bed, which was one of those toddler beds that extended to a full size bed. It served her well for seven years, but it wasn’t as wide as a normal single bed and …

My Decluttering Mission

There is such joy in decluttering, isn’t there? There’s a sense of achievement, there’s a fresh look to wherever you have decluttered, there’s a freedom in having less ‘stuff’. A good old clear-out always makes me feel lighter, and having spent several days on my decluttering mission, I am feeling …

9 Ways To Create A Child Friendly Garden

This is a collaborative post These days, with so many children glued to iPhones, tablets, computers and TV screens, it can be a daunting task to try and get children away from technology and outside into the fresh air, so when you can peel them away, it is nice to …

Home Interiors Plans for 2019

We have reached that point where we feel like the whole house needs redecorating. Again. You know how you seem to have a splurge and gets loads done, are delighted with it, and then a few years later, you need to do it all again? Yep, that’s where we are …

Make Your Garden A Haven For Wildlife In 3 Simple Steps

If you have a bit of a jungle in your back garden rather than a well coiffed lawn, some shrubs and an array of flowers, you may be keen to give your outside space a bit of a facelift. Before you launch head first into any makeover, consider what you …

3 Pro Tips To Sort Through The Clutter In Your Home

For me, decluttering your home counts as a renovation. You’re technically improving your home and making it look different, which makes it a very affordable improvement indeed! Seriously, it will blow your mind how amazing your house looks when it’s clutter-free. There’ll be so much space, it’ll seem so tidy, …

Tuna Pasta Cheesy Bake

You know that I only share recipes here that are easy. I work on the premise that if I can make it, then anyone can! Well, today I wanted to share with you a recent hit with the family, a simple to make family recipe that is comfort food at …

Instagram