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…

Review of Badgers Cottage, Charmouth

For baby T’s first family holiday we choose to head for Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. My in-laws every year have a small holiday down by the coast, a couple of years ago after discovering Helpful Holidays, it was so good they have used them a few times, this year we decided to use them for a…

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…