I love giving and receiving Christmas hampers as gifts. They really are a box full of luxury treats and delights, and are perfect for Christmas time. They are the ideal gifts for couples, grandparents, friends – or to say ‘thank you’ or ‘I am thinking of you’ at Christmas. With traditional hampers filled with items included such as luxury foods, crackers, sweets and…

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If (like me) you are into making your home look and feel seasonal, each time the seasons change, then you will just love getting your home into the Christmas spirit this winter. Creating a festive home can be a great way of updating your home decor and adding some lovely new touches. However, it need not cost the earth, adding only…

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Wintertime can be a tough time of year to get used to, for us all. For our bodies (and minds) to become adjusted to. With the dark evenings and chillier days, (plus getting colds and sniffles too), it can be a hard time to keep motivated and stay happy. That sunshine is long gone! To look after ourselves as a…

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One of the coolest and hippest trends that has been around this year (and is still growing massively in popularity) is the Nordic / Scandinavian inspired look, as shown in the above photograph (source). And I seem to be drawn far more to this trend these days, liking blogs that show these designs, and pinning such images on Pinterest.

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Now that I am working from home, as a blogger and freelance writer, my attention in our new home is being drawn more towards creating my dream home office. I am lucky that we have the space downstairs to have an office, for I do love having somewhere that is dedicated to my working area. At the moment it is quite…

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