Making breakfast beautiful with La Juniper – and delicious homemade granola

A dinner party, coffee, tea, Sandwich, or supper, all may be In their way pleasant. But to me Not one of these deserves the praise That welcomer of new-born days, A breakfast, merits; ever giving Cheerful notice we are living Another day refreshed by sleep, When its festival we…

How to make rose flower water

I am so happy that it’s rose season again. There isn’t much to dislike about a rose, they’re one of my (many) favourite flowers, and the showier, the pinker, and the more fragrant the better! Last summer I wrote a post just about how…

Lumity Life Anti-Ageing Beauty Routine

As I’ve slowly been waking up from the fog of having a newborn and a toddler, I’m realising more than ever that I can only be the best mother I can be if I look after myself too. Of course I knew this six months ago…

Making a natural first aid kit with herbs and aromatherapy

As I write this, the sun is streaming in through the window as our precious summer is now with us. The perfect weather for shorts, t-shirts, and lots and lots of time outside with the little ones. Of course, lots of outdoor play with the little ones doesn&#8217…

The Larmer Tree Vintage Brocante ~ May 2017

I’ll always love to remember the adventures my eldest son and I had when he had not long turned one, it was just the two of us and we had days and days to ourselves. Going out and about with a baby is often so easy (compared to…

Our weaning journey – the first month, and our favourite weaning recipe

I felt very differently about starting Alfie’s weaning journey that I did starting Frey’s nearly two years ago. The first time around I remember being so excited to make up nutritious home cooked purees that my little one would eat with delight, along with the lightly…

The joy of sleep

This is a subject I’ve written about before, as it’s one that’s very close to my heart, as I’m sure it is for many parents of young children.. and that’s precious, precious sleep. When my eldest was a baby, I…

Easter Gift Ideas (other than chocolate eggs!)

Easter is nearly here! I’m not religious but I do love to celebrate Easter as a true celebration of the start of Spring. Easter celebrations for me, and probably for you, have usually included chocolate eggs. But this year I’m on a serious mission to lose…

Decluttering and feathering the nest – living room

Back in January, I picked up my long ago acquired and never touched copy of ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’ by Mario Kondo from a very cluttered and overflowing bookshelf, and read the whole book in a day. As I mentioned in my New Year Goals post…

Lush Oxford Street Shopping.. and an Easter Giveaway!

Last weekend I was lucky enough to go on a trip to London thanks to the lovely Indigo Herbs, who I work with regularly, as they invited me to visit this year’s Blog Con London. What a day! Getting a train to the big city, rushing around, getting…