It seems as though mud season is upon us here in the good ol’ state of Vermont! The sun is shining..snows melting..and the roads are just one mud pit after another! If you happen to be a Vermonter you understand this. 🍁 If you haven’t lost a bumper or don’t see any motor parts from […]
Heathrow rewards have a couple of bonus points offers for spring ranges (fashion and Skincare) when you purchase before the 22nd April. (Photo from Heathrow Rewards)
Not sure when I developed a fantasy about having tea here – was it from the Princess Diaries? I got through all of them last year. The tea in the Palm Court is referenced so many times in literature and movies I don’t even remember where I first heard about it. In any case I […]
Cath Kidston is a designer from London, England. She opened her first shop in London in 1993, which she described as a ‘glorified junk shop’. By the end of 2013, she had 136 stores, including 4 in China. She has had mulitple brand collaborations with well-known brands, including Nokia and Tesco. She worked with Tesco to […]
“The purchase of a bed should be viewed as a investment in your well being.”
Syd and I decided to go somewhere special for his milestone birthday in September. . . We went over options. We decided on New Orleans. It was a no brainer, it’s so ‘US.’ The history, food, live music, spiritual side, ghosts, water, walkability, party time, and resilience have us in love. This trip Syd let […]
So, Riverford meat comes in plastic containers. Big plastic free Lent fail! I definitely should have paid more attention to the info on their website rather than being blinded by their big shiny tube ads! The veg and fruit were loose (apart from the purple sprouting) and Riverford do have plans to introduce compostable plastic […]
My latest vlog is all about creating some new curtains for my home as well as two cushions using my fabric scraps.
There’s no doubting that in the 21st century we live very wasteful lives, constantly chucking out single use convenience items that we just don’t need to. It’s clear that we need to do something about the amount of rubbish we accumulate, I’m trying to do my bit by making small changes in my everyday life. […]
Painted with custom chalk paint and then papered with Pip Studio, Vintage Laura Ashley, Vintage Cath Kidston, Joules, and V&A paper, I wanted something a bit different and I think I’ve achieved that, just need for it to dry
I am no environmental saint and I often without thinking throw something in the bin when it could be recycled, but I am trying to be less wasteful and one place that I have found it easier to make a change is with single use plastics. I am about to head into crazy birthday […]
Cotton apron in ditsy print by Cath Kidston. Adjustable neck strap with double ‘D’ rings. Two centre pockets.
My favourite pen is a very special one, which my husband bought for me when I signed my first contract. It is a special edition Montblanc ballpoint pen called Princess Grace de Monaco (they call it that, not me!) It is a beautiful dark purple, which is my favourite colour and has a lovely weight […]