Category: At home.

Beautiful Appleyard flowers

A Christmas table arrangement.

Earlier this week, I blogged about having the freedom to review only brands and companies that I like. And so I’m happy to be confirming that by writing this post today.  I was asked if I’d like to review some … Read More

Beautifully fragranced tea lights from Essence & Alchemy

Essence + Alchemy candles.

When we’re not all soaking wet under damp grey skies, Autumn and Winter bring so many joys. I love kicking my way through piles of rust coloured leaves, an allotment pumpkin harvest, Hallowe’en and Guy Fawkes Night. Then as Winter … Read More

Using technology to make your home greener.

I’ve been learning a lot about ‘The Internet of Things’ recently. Sounds like something that I’d hear about in an episode of Tomorrow’s World. Remember that? I loved that show… Actually, The Internet of Things–in a nutshell–is the technology (electronics, … Read More

The Do Book Co make great books to turn you from a thinker into a doer!

The Do Book Co: book review

I’ve been meaning to write a blog post about my Do Books for ages. Clearly I need to take the advice of the Do people and erm … do it. Ahem. Sorry. Anyway, now actually feels like the perfect time … Read More

Book for January

My Year in Books: January

I’m only weeks into a slower, more nourishing year of life, and of blogging, and I’ve already picked up more books than I have for ages. Books are always going to be part of a nourishing life for me. They’re … Read More

A Nourishing Year: Intentions for January

So, I started my January full of intentions for a nourishing year. The problem is, I had so much enthusiasm for committing myself, I’ve been trying to fit in a year of activities all at once! I’ve been worrying about … Read More

Halloween pumpkins and candles

The Green Indoors #3: Happy Hallowe’en!

Ok, I know it’s silly. But it’s still bringing the outdoors into my home… I drew this little owl with a Sharpie, after being inspired by some amazing designs on Instagram. I grew this fantastic white variety of pumpkin for … Read More

Home grown dahlia!

The Green Indoors #2

One of the things I love about nature is the way that things gently drift from one season to the next. The flowers I have at home now are similar to the ones I shared with you last month, as … Read More

how to make a paper fortune teller

Making Paper Fortune Tellers

Inspired by this one we first made from Flow magazine, we’ve been making lots of paper fortune tellers this summer. You probably remember making them as a child; I certainly do!       But instead of writing fortunes in, I’ve … Read More

HuggleUp photo printing

Printing my photos with HuggleUp.

Digital minimalism is something that often crops up in our discussions at Leeds Minimalist Group. From over-flowing work emails to managing important documents without forgetting a myriad of different passwords, there are many frustrations that we all share. One of … Read More

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