As a trend for 2017, gold is still proving extremely popular and increasing in demand. It was identified as a key trend this year and the metal is already in many people’s homes. Such as mirrors, side tables, ornaments and photo frames. Gold – in the kitchen – is also proving to be a really popular trend and very HOT right now. Think taps, handles…

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Something rather big is happening in my life in just a matter of a few weeks time. Something pretty nerve-wracking, daunting, emotional…and yet extremely exciting too. In the first week of September 2017 my beautiful twins Harry & Lottie will be starting school – full-time – heading into reception class for their first primary school year. Part of me wants to hide under my duvet…

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Oh my. Talking ALREADY about autumn style and the onset of a new season and chapter in our lives. I’m SO not ready to go there yet, are you? I find the passing of another summer really depressing and it takes me quite a long time to adjust when the sunshine fades and the darker nights start setting in. BUT….

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I cannot believe how quickly the summer is going already. We are only 4 weeks away from the September school term starting, where Harry & Lottie will begin in reception class. It feels as though their last summer holidays as pre-schoolers is literally flashing before my eyes! Last week Dave was off work for a few days and so together with some lovely friends we…

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With the summer holidays now here – and in full swing – there are so many people getting away for much needed family breaks. It’s so nice during the school holidays to be able to forget about the school run & usual routines, plus escape the house and spend some quality time away together. For us, this summer, we have a family wedding away next weekend,…

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I absolutely love wearing shades. When the winter-time comes I really miss wearing my sunnies and being able to hide my tired eyes or a lack of make-up! My face always feels so well hidden under a cool pair of shades and I love them as I don’t need to make too much effort on a sunny day! Sunglasses also add a touch of style…

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Hello – and a very warm welcome back my LAST EVER time hosting the lovely home & interiors linky, Home Etc! This is a link-up that I have been running with my really good friend Caro from The Twinkle Diaries now for well over 100+ weeks and something we started up because we wanted to create a community of bloggers to share advice, tips and inspiration…

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The twins both start in reception class at school this September, which is coming around SO quickly! When that times comes I will miss them incredibly during the week. It’s the end of an era of the ‘baby stage’ and the start of their primary school-life adventure. It feels so grown up and important! That means that I want to make the most of them…

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