Baby girl baby shower/sprinkle!

If you follow me on Instagram, you will already know that the baby has arrived safely and I will share some pictures at the end of this post! No, not my baby; my granddaughter! What you might not know is that my daughter did not enjoy her pregnancy at all, as she has a severe…

Choosing a new rug – trials and tribulations

If you follow me on Instagram then you will no  doubt know that I have been searching for a rug for my living room for what feels like forever! Part of the problem is that the room is long and thin with a fireplace in the centre but a door opposite this so it makes…

New Print Store

I’m always on the look out for new prints for my walls, so was delighted to find a brand new store on Instagram, with a fantastic and ever growing range of prints. Here’s just a few of their range: D’Luxe Prints Owner of D’Luxe Prints, D’Onne, is 35 and lives in Reading with her fiancé…

Bathroom renovations begin!

Please excuse the lack of pretty pictures in this post, but I needed to document this stage of our bathroom renovation as a reminder to my hubby of how long it’s been going on!   So in my mind’s eye, this is what I’m hoping my bathroom will look like, but in reality I know…

Gallery walls – love them or hate them?

I’ve always loved gallery walls, but have never actually got round to finishing one! I know they’ve been around for years now, so  to check what my followers think of them, I did a little poll on Instagram! I’d say that shows they are still popular, which is a relief as I’ve been collecting my…

Supporting Small Businesses – Wildfox Home

Every now and then I stumble across a small business that I love, sometimes a shop I’ve visited,  like TheCastle or sometimes a shop I find on Instagram. Wildfox Home is one of my all time favourite Instagram finds! It’s easy to get caught up in the mass produced cheap finds available on the high street, and there’s nothing really…

Guest room mini makeover on a budget

If you have been reading my posts for a while, you will know that I’m very impatient! You will also know that we have now renovated all the downstairs rooms in our house, and will starting upstairs very soon! Eek, exciting! Well, I’ve got a little bored of waiting so was looking for a quick…

Dyson V8 cordless vacuum cleaner

I know it’s really sad to be excited about a vacuum cleaner, but I love this one so much, I just had to share! Ive had about four different types of Dyson cleaner and loved them all but the one thing I found frustrating about them was cleaning the stairs! Struggling to carry the cleaner…

5 ways to add hygge to your home

Hygge is a Scandinavian way of life that spreads warmth and calm, celebrating health and happiness by enjoying life’s little pleasures. As I am embracing a slower pace of life with less work commitments and the role of grandparent being imminent, I thought it would be a perfect time to make a bigger effort to…