Heavenly​ ​Holistics

As a new mother, (well a year in) time for pampering is not fully on the agenda, for the first time I am not having a monthly eyebrow appointment or that relaxing treat at the end of the month. About 4 months into motherhood I was struck with agony down one side and then it…

Review – Fordington Gin

Being a gin lover, I love to try to find new gins. Every food fair, I am straight to the gin stall to try a sample. This may holiday we attended the Spring Tide Food Festival on Hive Beach, you can see more of my blog post on this here: The Spring Tide Food Festival…

Cotswold Lavender Farm at Snowshill

One of my favourite smells has always been lavender, I have always used oils, and products with 100% pure lavender in. I could not be without it when I am stressed or tired, it is known as having a calming and restoring effect. I have always planted Lavender by my front door for luck, growing up I always…

Review of Little Cheltenham Photo Shoot with Cotswold Baby Co.

Before Baby T arrived we had a small wander around a little pop up in Cheltenham called Maman Goes Pop, little did I know how big the Cheltenham Maman effect was. It was fabulous to see local mama businesses altogether. Clothing for both mama and baby, gifts and homewares, along with groups of interest for…

Review – Giggling Squid – Cheltenham

As a lover of Thai food, I could not wait to try Cheltenham’s new Thai food hot spot Giggling Squid. Pranee and her husband had an idea, that started back in 2002 in a tiny fisherman’s cottage which happens to be their Brighton restaurant now. Their ideas were to start their first tapas style Thai…

Visiting Bridport & West Bay

The location of the popular tv hit Broadchurch, Bridport & West Bay is a small, but beautiful seaside town on the Jurassic coast of Dorset. I first visited Bridport & West Bay I was 13 and myself and my sister stayed at the local caravan park which was a Haven park back then. It was so…

Vintage Cleaning Solutions – My No.1 Go To For Sinks

I admit this is not a homemade recipe but I absolutely could not have this solution in my cupboard. It is something my grandparents always used to use, I remember the smell as a little girl. It smelt of their kitchen sink. Sounding a bit weird? Trust me, this stuff amazing even if you find…

Vintage Cleaning Solutions – Bicarbonate of Soda

For the last few years, I have been trying and testing the good old fashion go to’s following using a heavily chemical product on my oven, which completely stripped it of its coating. Especially now with a baby these overpriced products with strong odours are not suitable for everyday life. My first testing in my…

The Spring Tide Food Festival

Hosted by the National Trust the Spring Tide Food Festival is situated on Hive beach. Although small it has all the best local food producers from wheat flour to chilli salt, from seaweed sausages to homemade gin. It certainly had variety. This is the perfect family day out for Foodies. It is a family-friendly festival…

Review – The Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock

Located on the Jurassic coast of Burton Bradstock sits a foodie’s hidden gem. With sea views and Lyme Bay, the best place to have local fresh seafood or even a piece of cake with your coffee is undoubtedly The Hive Beach Cafe. Another glorious sunny day on our May Holiday was the perfect excuse to…