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…

Homemade Breakfast Crunch Bars

Tackling that quick breakfast snack, I spoke about in my last blog Cinnamon muffins, I decided to try and test a breakfast bar. Having no clue what I was doing, I went head first in trying to make these by using ingredients in the back of my cupboard. • Oatmeal • Raisins • Date Syrup •…

Breakfast Cinnamon Muffins 

Scrolling through my Pinterest one morning, undecided what to have for breakfast, I come across a recipe for Cinnamon Buns. I am the worlds worse for remembering breakfast before work, so it would be easier to just grab something homemade, like a muffin. Lightbulb moment, I search for recipes for cinnamon muffins for breakfast. Luckily…

Mermaid Pie….because you all asked so nicely

If you have seen the film Waitress starring Keri Russell, then you have heard of mermaid pie. I love this film and have been making Mermaid Pie and Fall in Love Pie since watching it. As I have shared pictures and tweets regarding my Mermaid Pie making sessions, I always get asked what pie is…

Homemade Oat Milk – How To

 In early 2015, I discovered that I might have a slight intolerance to dairy! Bad news for me as I love cheese! After visiting my Doctor who said I couldn’t be tested for lactose intolerance, I just decided to give up milk and cream, I instantly started to feel better when drinking soya milk. I tried…