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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Favourite things from September

1. Roses. In particular, these beautiful pink roses that I picked up from Lidl at the beginning of September. They have been brightening my kitchen windowsill for three whole weeks and are only just going over. I always think that fresh cut flowers are such an extravagance, although a very…

Handmade Autumn Wreath

Blessed Mabon! Today is the Autumn Equinox, when day and night are of equal length. From now on the nights will grow longer and cooler, time for warm scarves and getting cosy by the fire in the evenings. I really like the idea of decorating the house for Autumn. It…

A gift for life…

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

This week is National Cupcake Week, which gave me the perfect excuse, if any was needed, to try out a new recipe for vegan chocolate cupcakes. I’ve made vegan vanilla cupcakes before, which were good – but these chocolate cakes are next level amazing. I really am so…

Lush’s Bath Shop.. and a haul

We went up to Bath yesterday for a little visit, and I couldn’t resist popping into Lush, one of my favourite shops. The Bath shop has moved since I last visited, and the new shop is huge, and even has a Lush Spa attached. Oh I’d…

Ile Maurice ~ Mauritius ~ My Sunday Photo

As I type, this very time last year, Rob and I had just started our long haul flight to Mauritius. I was 5 months pregnant and we had just, a few days earlier, found out we were having a baby boy. So I just had to share Mauritius as our…

A long drive to Scotland and homemade bread #LittleLoves

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here, we are still recovering from our trip to Scotland last week! We drove up and did the journey in two chunks each way, which was still about 22 hours driving. It was absolutely worth it as we had an amazing…

My Sunday Photo – A purple landscape

 We’ve spent the last few days visiting family in the Scottish Borders. The landscape was simply stunning, mountains, rivers, the view to Edinburgh over the the Forth. I took this snap this morning when we were on our way home. The weather was beautiful, not a cloud in…

St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

When I was in school, my Dad used to take half term week as annual leave and we would have a week of adventure. He tells me that the first place on the list each week was the National History Museum at St Fagans. It was always one of my…

Bilbo, our faithful and loving crazy muck magnet

The 26th August was National Dog Day, which inspired me to write a post about our fabulous pooch Bill (aka Bilbo) We brought Bill home from a local rescue centre in January 2014, when he was around 8 months old. All we knew about him was that he was rescued…