The Inspiration for I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go

How much have I loved reading I Let You Go, Clare Mackinstosh's psychological thriller? I can honestly say I devoured it , it was truly unputdownable. I am so happy to have Clare here on the blog … [Continue reading]

A perfect personalised fathers day gift


Fathers day gifts can be tricky I find. my husband is not materialistic and apart from something for his garden or guitar (which we always do) I am often at a bit of a loss really. So you can … [Continue reading]



  Whether you are or you aren’t able to speak more than one language yourself, you must appreciate the fact that being bilingual (or multilingual) can be extremely beneficial in both … [Continue reading]

Getting Over Jesse Franklin Review


Getting Over Jesse Franklin is one of those books that when you have finished reading you want all your mates to read because it's so fab and you want to be able to chat about all the … [Continue reading]

Enter #BritainsBrightestStreet Competition and win free solar energy


SunEdison are searching  search for #BritainsBrightestStreet, The campaign has been launched to celebrate SunEdison's new Energy Saver Plan - which I have to say sounds amazing and is really … [Continue reading]

Win a Copy of The Mindful Mother

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The Mindful Mother offers you unparalleled guidance, support and nurturing throughout pregnancy, labour and early motherhood. Author Naomi Chunilal shows how clear and simple meditation and … [Continue reading]

Review of Jamie’s Italian in Nottingham


This weekend we were invited to go for a meal at Jamie's Italian in Nottingham order to review it. I'm never one to turn down free food (particularly Italian free food) I quickly said yes please! I … [Continue reading]

How to go shampoo free ecourse


I have a very beautiful friend called Lucy who is a natural beauty columnist for Cosmopolitan. Lucy doesn't use shampoo. Because of this she has the most lovely hair shiny, clean happy hair and … [Continue reading]

How to make a butterfly feeder


Ever wondered how to make a butterfly feeder and attract more butterflies to your garden? I love butterflies ..just to see one flitting by makes me so happy. My kids love them too. My daughter … [Continue reading]

A new hobby thanks to Pinterest

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It is no secret to anyone how much I love spending my time on Pinterest. I think it's probably one of my favourite things to do. I adore seeking out new and fresh ideas, and adding my own ideas to the … [Continue reading]

A freesia flower delivery


It is not a secret I love flowers. Just yesterday over on my Thrifty Home blog I was showing off my new flower arranging book and getting excited about growing our own flowers and styling them this … [Continue reading]

The MAD Blog Awards Nominations


I'm going to keep this really short and sweet and just ask for a moment of your time please... I would love a nomination please in the thrifty category. of the MAD blog awards nominations … [Continue reading]