latest loves: october

I’ve been reading a lot about ‘hygge’ lately, which is the Danish word for cosiness or comfort; think blankets, fires, candles, plenty of tea and…

styling the seasons: october

October’s ‘Styling the Seasons’ post had to involve Hallowe’en somehow, but I’m not really into faux cobwebs and plastic skeletons, so I included these miniature…

blossoming gifts

A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by the lovely folks at Blossoming Gifts about their new floral delivery service; based here in the…

five ideas for a rustic style christmas

I know, I know, we’ve not had Hallowe’en yet, and I’m already talking about Christmas – but, in my defence, last year I left everything…

tigerlilly quinn shop and a giveaway

One of the first bloggers I stumbled across way back in 2011 was Fritha from Tigerlilly Quinn; I was pregnant with Daisy at the time,…

an autumn and winter reading list

I love writing posts about books; those I’ve read and raved about, those I’ve had on my reading list for ages and those that I…

zigzag and zebra

You all know by now that I love championing independent designers, makers and shopkeepers; I’d much rather my hard earned pennies went to them than…