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Nature in the Home – a weekly pick…

Hi there! This weeks favourite image belongs to c_colli.  Christina always produces stunning imagery on her instagram account, each week I am wowed by here flare and creativity.  She is a still life stylist and photography, so she should be good at it, shouldn’t she? :)

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Simple Living | Streamlining the kitchen…

I’ve been so bloomin head down in work at the moment that my home has fast become a dumping ground of ‘stuff’.  Especially our kitchen.  Just dumped – never actually put away or given a home. Our teeny tiny kitchen has very little cupboards or work space.  A narrow ‘galley’ style kitchen which is open plan to the dining room, and can be seen as soon as you walk in through the front door.  Yes even the postman can see the

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Beauty | My skin care routine – updated…

It’s been a while since I’ve shared my daily skin care routine, so I thought I’d give a little update.  Considering it’s the depths of winter and lack of sunshine and central heating usually ravages my skin, leaving it dry and grey looking.  Surprisingly, this January my skin has been looking fantastic. So what have I been doing?  Well I regularly use vitamin c to brighten my skin and nourish it with oil.  So if you are interested in knowing

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Beauty | Nail colours for Winter…

High Five Alert! You may remember my post earlier in the month, on my goals for 2018?  One of those goals was to stop biting my nails.  Well ta dah! I’ve only done it.  It’s been just three weeks and I’m super proud of myself. To mark two weeks of nail growth I had a manicure, to encourage me to continue my ‘non-biting’ journey.  Dark green OPI gel called ‘stay off the lawn‘.  I absolutely love the colour.  So cool.  What

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Travel | Visiting the AAA coffee farm in Costa Rica with Nespresso…

Sitting down to a coffee in the morning is one of my most favourite simple pleasures and we all can relate to.  The whole ritual around it is so satisfying; from choosing your favourite mug, the coffee style (black, with milk or plant based milk),  in whatever method you choose to make it, it is something we all look forward to every single day. But, how many of us actually think about what goes into making our morning cup of

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Travel | A winter Cornish adventure with Beachspoke…

The weekend before Christmas we travelled southwards to St Ives, Cornwall… for some fresh air and enjoy St Ives in winter.  I personally prefer Cornwall in winter, the beaches are empty, windswept and wild. Walks across the headland followed by good food in a local pub by the fire, makes Cornwall the best place to escape the mayhem of the Christmas season.

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Seasonal Rituals | Advent calendar…

This year time has slipped away from me :( and I haven’t been able to make the boys an Advent Calendar.  But I’m not going to sweat it, my boys have lots of great things lined up in the next month, so not having a ‘handmade’ advent calendar isn’t going to be a disaster. In fact, letting that pressure off myself has made me feel so much better.  Honestly, as a woman and a mother we have enough bloody guilt

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Health & Wellness | The perimenopause and me…

I’ve thought about writing this post for the past couple of months now, wondering if you wanted to know about my personal struggle with my hormones. I know many of my readers are nowhere near this point in their lives, but many of you are, so I hope to help with this post. Here goes. The Menopause, for some reason, is still an unspoken word. A ‘thing’ that women go through hidden struggling in silence. Although I am still a

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