Spotted! Just look at this fabulous ‘Enjoy The Little Things’ Bedding
Aug11

Spotted! Just look at this fabulous ‘Enjoy The Little Things’ Bedding

We have been big fans of Vertbaudet’s bedding for years – they always feature cool, funky kids prints in strong colours with not a branded TV character in sight. The quality is excellent (my 10yr old is still using the duvet cover Vertbaudet sent her when she moved into a ‘big bed’. And still loving it, too. So if I’m ever on the lookout for new kids bedding, I’m happy to tell everyone that...

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5 Ravishing Skylights That You’ll Instantly Need In Your Home
Aug02

5 Ravishing Skylights That You’ll Instantly Need In Your Home

I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again (I do have a tendency to repeat myself, I know) – I flipping LOVE a skylight. When properly selected and installed, an energy-efficient roof window helps minimise your heating, cooling, and lighting costs. But let’s be real – that’s the boring grown-up bit.  Because a skylight provides extra lighting, more ventilation and often increased or...

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A letter for my children – I have a confession…
Jul26

A letter for my children – I have a confession…

Dearest No.1, Boy, Jolly & Bear. I have a confession to make. Yes, me, your super-cool amazing awesome mother. First up, I’m not sure I should be admitting this in public. But here goes: I love an inspirational quote. I do. And I’m not sorry. So there. (side note – any readers who follow me on Pinterest may have seen a sneaky little board sitting there quietly among the mugs and enamel kitchenware and housework...

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How to Clean your Washing Machine (plus Persil PowerGems #extraordinarypowers )
Jul20

How to Clean your Washing Machine (plus Persil PowerGems #extraordinarypowers )

Oh laundry. The perennial mountain in my life. We’re a family of six – you can just imagine, right? It’s frankly ridiculous – you empty every single laundry bin in the house, scoop up all the discarded towels, get them all washed and dried… and lo, the laundry bins have magically refilled while you weren’t looking. I have No Idea where they get it all from. So when Persil asked if I wanted to try...

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Spotted! GORGEOUS Enamel Mugs REDUCED to £2!
Jun30

Spotted! GORGEOUS Enamel Mugs REDUCED to £2!

Oh how I love an enamel mug! (actually, I have a serious love of all enamel kitchenware, but that’s another story) And this little handful of gloriousness is in a  perfect shade of green, and comes ready-vintage with the odd knock to make it look pre-loved and comfy right out the box. Spotted in my new-found absolutely favourite place to spend half an hour’s browsing – dotcomgiftshop – and just to topfill your...

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Spotted – Flamingo Tumblers! *want*
Jun23

Spotted – Flamingo Tumblers! *want*

Oh how I love these tumblers! When I was younger and greener I believed a flamingo on an item immediately made it a no-go kitsch area. But as i’ve got older, and my taste has refined, I’ve rather had a re-think and now I’ve a serious soft spot for a flamingo (personally I blame Gnomeo & Juliet). And these tumblers I spotted on the John Lewis site are just perfect, aren’t they? Imagine a long summer’s...

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