Category: At home.

Three Good Things #9

Hello, and welcome to this week’s edition of Three Good Things! As ever, this post is about finding the small things that make me happy and grateful for my life. Last weekend, I did a two day course at the … Read More

Three Good Things #7

Welcome to this week’s edition of Three Good Things!  Here we go… One: Hugh’s loo roll creations! My first good thing this week is a rather special one. Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will … Read More

Take your holiday back home…

This post was originally titled ‘how to steal things from your holiday’ but I thought you might worry I had criminal tendencies… Do you ever come back from holiday determined to bring something home with you? I don’t mean literally … Read More

Three Good Things #6

Hello! After a week of holiday, Three Good Things is back for the usual dose of positivity amidst a busy week. It’s a pretty brief post this week, because I’m still recovering from a week in a yurt (which I’ll … Read More

Tim Walker: Dreamscapes

I recently had the pleasure of visiting The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, specifically to see a temporary exhibition ‘Tim Walker: Dreamscapes’, a collection of images by the legendary photographer. The museum has a fascinating history as it’s never been … Read More

Three Good Things #5

Hello and welcome to week five of Three Good Things! One: My tomatoes. My first good thing this week is the first home-grown cherry tomato of the year. Earlier this year, I sowed a whole packet of seeds that promised … Read More


It’s summer holiday time and I’ve been planning lots of fun things to do with my kids. Recently, having discovered it was celebrating its second birthday with a 50% off sale, I got carried away on the Tattly website and … Read More

Three Good Things #3

It’s already week three of Three Good Things, and I’m really enjoying taking some time out of my busy day to think about what I am grateful for. I’ve been so overwhelmed that other people want to join in with … Read More

Sage and Thrift Cookbook Swap.

On Sunday 21st April, Sage and Thrift  (a project that I dreamed up with my lovely friend Jo) will be holding its first Cookbook Swap! Sharing is at the heart of all our plans for Sage and Thrift. We want … Read More

Make your own lip balm kit from Sweet Cecily

Sweet Cecily’s lip balm kit: A review

I bought a lip balm making kit for my daughter from Sweet Cecily’s a little while ago, and promptly forgot about it until the other day when we were looking for something fun and a little bit different to do … Read More

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