Sustainable Changes in the Bathroom

As we started our journey on living sustainably, the first place to make changes was the bathroom. It seemed the easiest place to start, and I thought it would be, but I was so surprised with how much we used in the bathroom that was unsustainable. If I am honest, it was mainly a lot…

My John Lewis & Partners Personal Styling Experience

I admit it when John Lewis and Partners was launched into Cheltenham, I felt the hype was too much. It would be like any other John Lewis department store, the plus side was the new jobs for people and increase the footfall for the town centre. In the early days of the store opening, for…

The New Year

Every year I write something about the new year and the year ahead. Last years failings happened maybe two weeks into 2018 where realistically working out with a 6-month-old baby at home was not going to work for me. In hindsight, I realise I should have joined a yoga group or something and what it…

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…

Good Old Fashioned Natural Cleaning Solutions – My How To

It has been a while since I have written at all about one of my favourite pastimes – All things Vintage and although I finding old beauties in charity shops, vintage fairs and vintage stores. I love the simple techniques used once upon a time. Not only are they cheap, effective but some all natural…

Copyrighting your Photographs

It is the sad truth that nothing is safe now. A harsh lesson I learnt recently, I was worried I was being overly sensitive but after talking to a friend who was a photographer, I realised I was not. We add our photographs to so many social media channels now, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest…

The Benefits of Hanging Eucalyptus in your Shower

As summer draws to an end and autumn approaches we can start to lose our energy as the darker mornings set in. Eucalyptus is just the thing you need, I picked up a few stems from my local florist around the corner from my house for ¬£3 not only is it affordable but it lasts…

A visit to Higgs & Higgs РQuedgeley, Gloucester 

In January my auntie paid me a visit and she started to tell me about her crafty adventures. Coming from an artistic and crafty family, I was in awe of her achieving a new craft; patchwork quilting. I have always wanted to do this and have one loving made and draped over the end of…

Marks & Spencer’s 2017 Spring Collection

A random visit to Marks and Spencer’s left me super impressed with their spring collection for 2017; I just had to share it with you. Bearing in mind that I am 22 weeks pregnant, fitting into regular clothes isn’t an option right now. I’m pretty disappointed with the maternity collections available on the high street…