Elves Choice 2019

Welcome back. I took a little hiatus from this last year. There was too much going on with the move etc. But this year seems the perfect year to get the elves working again. I’m sure they’ll be choosing well and I’ll be featuring all the things they think would make great gifts. Some of […]

How to care for your garden slabs and driveway in winter

For some of us, our garden is our pride and joy. From planting and pruning to cultivating the brightest blooms, neatest bushes, and even the odd vegetable, gardens take a lot of work and can be extremely rewarding.   But, when the winter rolls around and the days of maintaining those flowers are behind you, […]

Beat the winter blues with 5 winter lighting ideas for a brighter home

The “winter blues” might be a kitsch catchphrase for many people who like to complain that they miss the warmth and the light of summer, but for some of us, it’s a serious condition. Indeed, 1 in 3 people in the UK suffer from what is now known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which saps […]

Spooky spider cookies to celebrate the UK release of The Addams Family

I’d forgotten how much fun it is to bake with the children. I remember a time when we would bake at least every week if not more for the different campaigns I would work on for the blog. Nowadays, I never seem to find the time to be able to get them together to cook/bake. […]

The 5 prettiest places to visit just outside of London

London can be an incredibly stressful place to live on even the best of days. Whether you’re commuting halfway across the city every day for work or taking the tube on the weekend to find some small piece of city centre solitude for your family, London is certainly an exciting place but it’s very rarely […]

A Visit to Irvine Park Railroad, Orange County

It’s officially pumpkin season – to be honest, it has been for a couple of weeks now. Social media is all abuzz with the perfect pumpkin pictures. I had to jump on the bandwagon and get those perfect pictures out there too. To do so, I had to visit the perfect place for pumpkin pictures. […]