less is more

The other day, I was bumbling around on Pinterest, pinning DIY Christmas decorations and printables (more on that in another post), and somehow pictures of…

dorset: part two

In a little break from all the festive posts, I’m doing the second part of our holiday to Dorset today; it seems so long ago,…

’tis the season to be jolly

Last year, Christmas almost killed me. I spent the run-up to the festive season upcycling a vintage wooden dolls cot, supervising the Husband giving a…

sunday style: budget busting winter special

I love clothes, and I reeeeeeally love clothes that a) have minimal impact on the planet b) help me reduce consumption by buying them and…

ten fabulous years of amelia’s magazine

If you’ve never heard of Amelia’s Magazine, simply put – you’re missing out. Created and run by the wonderfully talented Amelia Gregory, it’s a wonderfully…

the good, the bad, and the ugly

Like most bloggers, I’ve got a fairly unhealthy Pinterest obsession, and I’ll admit right now that there have been times when I look around at…

five great ideas for (easy) handmade gifts

I’ve always loved giving handmade gifts at Christmas, but over the last few years I’ve noticed that I make the plans and buy the materials…