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Christmas Traditions

I’m writing this post surrounded by Christmas chaos. Finished rolls of wrapping paper and sellotape, empty boxes, and about three ‘to do’ lists that are partially ticked off, empty chocolate wrappers (I’m sure my jeans are getting tighter already).. my kitchen is full of…

Women of Spirit – Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives

“I sat still for a moment and looked up at the sky. It was the bluest sky I had ever seen, no cloud in sight. The birds chirped happily in the trees, it was like I was hearing them for the first time. My heart began to settle into…

A very Vegan gift guide for her

The definition of veganism, according to The Vegan Society, is; A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and…

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…