• Me Time

    Buying artwork online from Wychwood Art

    I’m always looking for ways to brighten up my home without too much expense or upheaval. Artwork is one of my favourite ways to do this. I love shopping for new pieces. And as a tired mum this is even…

  • Family Time

    Beautiful wooden toys from Jaques of London

    As someone who tries to make sustainable choices as much as I can, I really love wooden toys. They have much better longevity and are made with more ethical practices than plastic options. One toy manufacturer that really stands out…

  • Family Time

    Try your hand at upcycling or recycling

    With the world in the state that it is in today (with fast fashion and throw away items too readily to hand), it is important that everyone does their bit to help stop the waste that is happening. Using new…

  • Food Time

    3 Lighting Ideas for Small Kitchens

    Lighting is vital to create the right vibe in any room. When it comes to lighting ideas for small kitchens, as well as creating the right vibe, you also need enough light to see what you’re doing so you don’t…

  • Family Time

    How to Encourage your Child to be Respectful

    Children aren’t born with an innate urge to respect others; this is something that needs to be taught and nurtured throughout their lives. They will look to you, as their parents, for social cues on how to behave towards others,…

  • Family Time

    Top Tips to Upkeep Your Family Home

    Once you have renovated and decorated your family home, it can be difficult to remember (or to have time) to constantly upkeep it. However, there is no point in pouring money into your family home if you are not going…

  • Me Time

    Sustainable and supportive shopping with BuyCharity

    There are lots of great benefits to buying from charity shops. Not only can you pick up some real bargains; you are shopping sustainably, reducing the amount sent to landfill. You’re also contributing to a charity’s finances. This means you…

  • Me Time

    Ethical gifts from Life Less Ordinary

    Buying ethical gifts is really important to me. And I’m also a massive fan of personalisation. So when I found Life Less Ordinary, a company that combines these two elements, I was in present heaven! From engraved vegan cork wallets…