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…

Week 41 – Gratitude Challenge – My Hobbies

Only 13 weeks left of my challenge and now I feel I have a bit more to write about. I have already told you stories of my love for crafting and showed you a few how to’s, so now I am stuck with what to share with you. My hobbies are crafty things from knitting…

Week 35 – Gratitude Challenge – What I Love About Winter

Timing this blog post on the official first day of Winter 2017 in the UK It is not too dissimilar to my Autumn love post, of course, it is mainly to do with Christmas and I have already blogged about Christmas, so I thought I could share with you a great recipe for Winter using leftover mincemeat…

Upholstering a Chair

Three years ago I wrote a blog post about upcycling, I was painting pieces of old furniture using Annie Solan chalk paint after reading what to do online, I just took the plunge and now my home has a few upcycled pieces. However, this time thanks to my awesome husband my Christmas present this year…

Stained nails from nail varnish how to remove

I hate it when you remove your nail varnish and your nails are stained yellow. Even with the use of a base coat, this happens at times. The only way to avoid this is to use a good base coat like Sally Hansen; I highly recommend their products. I decided to try some home remedies…

How to fix a broken nail

Don’t you hate it when your nails are the perfect length and then you catch a corner of the nail. I normally cut all my nails off if this happens and it’s always my thumb nails that suffer. About a month ago Mr N showed me a video that popped up on his news feed….

Upcycling using Decoupage 

During my pregnancy, I have felt I needed a project. I was 19 weeks at this stage and I didn’t want to start the nursery until we knew if we were going to be pink or blue. I know a week until we knew, but it seemed a long wait! As I hadn’t finished the…

Bringing life to the living room furniture

When moving in with your loved one, you end up with mismatched furniture. A mixture of hand-me-downs and pieces purchased for the previous places to make the home sweet home. This is something we experienced, with my upcycled pieces and the need for new pieces for the mountain of books we had. Even though we…