My clever little wardrobe by Vertbaudet

3 in one

Verbauder have a new collnkection called My Clever Little Wardrobe and its …well it’s clever! It has everything from reversible dresses and colour coded fastenings to elasticated waistbands and convertible shorts. Now this reversible dress is really clever. Hard to believe its the same dress! Great for girls who like to change their outfit for […]


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 today discussing the inspiration behind I Let You Go -her fabulous debut and no.1 Amazon bestseller. I began […]


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 imagine how delighted I was to be offerered the perfect personalised fathers day gift to review […]




  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 professional as well as personal life. The ability to communicate with others in their native language is a skill many people are trying to […]


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 characters. Particularly the very handsome Jesse. I absolutely hate reading book reviews that completely give away the plot […]


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 accessible. We all want to build a brighter, greener world for our kids and solar energy is a great way to do this. Solar energy has […]


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 self-development practices based on Buddhist and yogic principles can help you to cultivate a daily practice of mindfulness, to empower you to be present and find greater happiness and […]


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 have rather a love of Jamie Oliver. I like his enthusiasm about food, I love the fact he […]


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 honestly it’s beautiful. Lucy gets no end of compliments on her hair. After being asked constantly for advice on how to […]


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 went on a wildlife trust event this weekend and came back full of information about butterflies. She had had such […]


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 huge visual library that Pinterest is. One thing I hadn’t really banked on was […]


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 summer.   But that is a way off and in the meantime shop bought flowers will have to […]