Garden Picnic? Lunch al Fresco? We’ve the plates for you…
Jun27

Garden Picnic? Lunch al Fresco? We’ve the plates for you…

Have you been feeling it? That urge to eat outdoors? With all that glorious sunshine we’ve been having, we’ve barely been eating a meal in the house. Breakfast is never a family affair in our house – we all get up at different times – but in the summer we all seem to drift outside. I’ll be honest, I treasure those quiet early mornings – that first half an hour of a fresh new day, nursing my coffee...

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Gorgeous Al Fresco Dining – Melamine Bargains From The Supermarket. YES, Really.
Jun25

Gorgeous Al Fresco Dining – Melamine Bargains From The Supermarket. YES, Really.

Sometimes the need for style can battle with the need for practicailty. And even more often, the need for something deliciously pretty can battle with the need to keep within a tight budget. Honestly – LOOK at the gloriousness. This is the Aztec range – it’s fresh, it’s modern, it’s chic, stylish and oozing charm. It’s also £3 a plate. THREE POUNDS A PLATE!! This is the Grey Diamond Tumbler. Pretty,...

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We’ve found some GORGEOUS picnicware, look…
Jun24

We’ve found some GORGEOUS picnicware, look…

I never need an excuse to browse gorgeous picnicware. But this week is National Picnic Week – a full on reason if ever I heard one! And why the Scotch egg not, eh? I mean we all love a picnic, especially when we’ve some gorgeous picnicware to enjoy it with. And now we can all get outside again with the ones we love (even if we have to keep a little distance), a picnic seems a great idea of enjoying our wonderful...

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How to create an outdoor cinema in your back garden
May19

How to create an outdoor cinema in your back garden

We’ve been looking at how to ‘create an outdoor cinema in your back garden’ – with no cinemas open for what would seem the rest of the summer, this is a perfect project for anyone with some outside space. We tend to do it in the back garden, but I love Kirstie from The Adventure Project’s idea of a pop up cinema in a wild location. easy peasy – an outdoor cinema in your back garden Tesco have compensated...

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PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR AUTUMN
Sep02

PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR AUTUMN

Getting your garden set and ready for autumn doesn’t have to be looked on as a big, dauting task. As the last few weeks of summer are approaching, it’s time to begin the preparation of getting the garden in a better position for the colder months ahead. UK’s premier retailer of quality garden and leisure buildings, GBC Group have listed exactly what you need to be doing to help you on your way. Cut the lawn Mow the lawn...

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New Gas Barbecue? Here’s our fancy new one…
Aug15

New Gas Barbecue? Here’s our fancy new one…

We started using a gas barbecue a few years ago now – I know, it’s cheaty. Real barbecue enthusiasts will only cook over hot coals at the correct white-hot temperature, with a sprinkle of hickory chips for that perfect smoked flavour. Pffft. Life’s short. Gas is quick, efficient, and easy – it just makes cooking outside fun.Because when we Brits say ‘fancy a barbecue?’ what we really mean is...

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