Paladone Haul – Amazing Disney & Harry Potter Gifts

It’s Christmas!!!! WOOOO!! But in all seriousness, I know the stress and struggle people go through to get the best gift for that someone. Some people have the gift of giving and others really struggle if you are that person we have you covered. Peg Board I know last year it was the year of the lightbox but move on over to make way for the pegboard. Pegboards have been in popular use with small businesses and bloggers to create… View Post

Leuchtturm1917 vs Moleskine Journals 2019

For the past year both myself and Cora have been using a journal/planner. Not only to help us note down important dates but to plan our days, weeks and tasks ahead. Both I and Cora are very different in the way we work and the way we like to set out our journals. Cora really likes to have everything as digital as possible but found using a daily planner really helped. I like to be able to scribble onto paper… View Post

Great Gift Ideas For New Home Owners

We ourselves are going through the process of buying a new home. We sold our last home over a year ago to go travelling. We saved the funds for when we wanted to get another house and that time has come. For us, this is a slight doer upper and we are extremely excited. You may know people who have been renting before buying a new home or living with family/parents. These are just a few gift ideas for people… View Post

Our 10 Favourite Things To Do On The Lead Up To Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year, many people also find it stressful and I can see why. You want to make sure everything is perfect, you have everything for the big day and don’t get me started on trying to find that allusive sellotape in the kitchen drawer. There are also plenty of things we all want to do and spend time with the family. So here are some of our favourite things to do on the lead up… View Post

How to Make Vegetarian Moussaka With Potatoes

This month we’ve decided to become vegetarians. We wanted to find out if it could improve our digestion and overall health while also saving us money. As a result, we’ve had to look at new recipes. Originally we were going to do a vegetable Lasagna, but that didn’t quite cut it. So instead, we change it up and decided to go with a Moussaka instead. Ingredients 2 Aubergines 1 Onion 1 Clove Garlic 4oz Mushrooms 200g Chickpeas- drained and rinsed 400g… View Post

Creating A Back To College Kit For My Sister

My sister Laura is going back to college so then she can go on to University to become a midwife. Laura needs a little encouragement when it comes to making things happen. We are going away at the start of September for a month, the same time Laura starts college. I decided to put together a starter college kit with some inspirational quotes to help her while we were gone. This is what I put together… Pencil Case The pencil… View Post

10 Classic Books Every Child Should Read Growing Up

Though I don’t do it often, I love to read. To me, there is nothing more that really pushes the boundaries of your imagination than reading. Reading the way a scene is and how it feels is a great way to expand someone’s imagination. I loved to read as a child and can remember to this day many books I loved reading over and over again. Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell This must appear on everyone’s list, right? I will be… View Post

Cheap And Thoughtful Stocking Filler Ideas

Ever since I can remember me and my sisters have woken up to a Christmas stocking at the end of our beds. And every year it was full of things that we loved, whether it was a small craft item I would use to little bits of makeup when we got older. As my parents had 3 girls filling stockings as you can imagine could get pricey. We always had great things in our stockings, I remember one year I… View Post

How To Make Salt Dough Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is a time for family and spending time with your loved ones. This year I am making everyone a stamped salt dough ornaments to place on their tree every year. These decorations last a lifetime and would look beautiful with whatever colour scheme you have. These are fantastic to make with kids and family at Christmas time. Equipment And Ingredients 1 Cup salt 2 cups Flour 3/4 Cups Water Mixing Bowl Spoon Ribbon Stamps– optional, these can leave a… View Post

V-Tech ‘Toot Toot Friends’ Advent Calendar

This year we have noticed an extreme increase in luxury advent calendars. This doesn’t just involve luxury chocolate but toys, beauty and stationary! One of the ones that caught our eye was, of course, the V-Tech Toot Tooth Friends Advent Calendar. Aimed at children between the ages of 1-5 this is a lovely calendar to open and get you into the festive mood. The calendar is available in stores and online for £20 – £25. The calendar has 24 days… View Post