Planning a Christmas dining table

This year we are hosting Christmas dinner in our home and I’m really looking forward to it. We’ve hosted Christmas dinner at our house before, but the first year we did it I was so concerned about the food and drinks that I completely forgot to make any plans for the table. I managed to […]

My tips on preparing well for Christmas

Image credit A few weeks ago, a friend asked me what my tips were for getting organised for Christmas. It was an interesting question as I haven’t ever considered that I have any particular tips or routines to follow each year. However as I thought about it further, I realised that I do have a […]

30 minute up-cycling project: embroidery thread chair

I spied this chair on Pinterest recently and immediately loved it. I think it would be quite easy to replicate if you have a chair in need of some tender loving care. I don’t at the moment but am keeping an eye out for a similar chair to this just so that I can try […]

Sunday night feeling

Hello there my friends, how are you? I hope you’ve had a good weekend. I haven’t done much this weekend to be honest! We’ve had a really busy few weeks and T’s job is intense at the moment, so we decided to make absolutely zero plans and just see what we felt like doing on […]

Three easy ways to style your home for Easter

Easter Sunday is very nearly upon us. Time seems to have run away from me again as usual, but I’ve been able to decorate a spot or two of our home this year in order to mark the season. If you’re finding that Easter has crept up on you too, here are three quick ways […]

Ideas for the weekend

A regular post I enjoy reading  is ‘5 positive things to do this week’, written by Lisa over at Mathilde Heart Manech. Every week, Lisa posts 5 simple ideas that you might like to try in order to inject some positivity into your life. The ideas help you savour the ‘everyday’ in life and are not usually budget dependent. Inspired […]

Getting organised for Christmas

For today’s Friday links I thought that I would share a few organising tips, tricks and freebie check lists that I’ve seen on some of my regular blog reads this week. I’ve pinned all of these and have started to use some of them already. It’s helped me to get the never ending ‘to do’ lists […]