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You, me and a cup of tea

Tea.. I’m fuelled by it daily, as most of us are here in the UK. My favourite is the ‘Cleanse’ tea from pukka which is a blend of fennel, nettle and mint. It’s so refreshing and I’ve almost always got a cup…

An enchanted unicorn Christmas party with Uncommon Goods

Some people are easy to buy gifts for. My two year old for example.. at the moment anything with Paw Patrol on it would make him happy. My one year old is also easy to impress, he likes to play with empty cardboard boxes. Some people are not so easy…

‘Tis the season for fiery blooms with Freddie’s Flowers

A working day is always brightened up by a delivery of a huge box of flowers, and I was lucky enough to receive such a treat last week courtesy of Freddie’s Flowers. Freddie’s Flowers is a flower subscription service which is quite unlike ones I have…

Simple Ways to Improve your Home’s Eco-Friendly Credentials

As I talked about in my post about ‘Simple Ways to Live a Greener Life‘, I think it’s so important to look for little things we can change in our day to day life to help the environment and decrease our own carbon footprint. I&#8217…

Get kitted out for Autumn with Love the Sales

There has definitely been a chill in the air over the past few weeks, and we’ve even had our first fire of the year. I’ve needed to start wrapping the little ones up a bit warmer for our walks, which has made me realise that their…

The joy of fresh sheets

Sink into the velvet waves Sink into a peaceful sleep Feather pillow caressing my head Feather duvet hugging me close Inhale the fresh aroma Exhale troubles Sheets so soft and light as air The perfect backdrop For dreaming Isabel Sykes It’s one of life’s simple pleasures…

Autumnal Etsy Finds

This September is so beautiful so far, we’ve had some lovely walks and my eldest loves pointing out the leaves falling from the trees, he finds it so exciting, ‘Another leaf! And another!’ He’s also enjoying throwing my squashes around the house as though…

Autumn at Bliss Botanicals

Autumn is nearly here. According to the meteorological calendar it has already started.. on 1st September, but it officially starts at the Autumn equinox, when day and night are at equal length, which this year is on 22nd September. The Autumn Equinox is also known as Mabon, or the mid…

World Calligraphy Day 2017 – Win a Beginners Calligraphy Set

When we think of all the words we have available to us to read every day now, from letters on our computer screens, to books and magazines, it’s hard to believe that once everything was written by hand. Even the cursive handwriting with a fountain pen that I…

Five simple ways to live a greener life

  Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished – Lau Tsu This is a quote that I remind myself of pretty regularly these days. At the moment, I have two days a week in which to work and I have so much I would like to achieve with them…