Homemade all-purpose cleaner

I’ve recently been experimenting with making my own cleaning products. It’s something I had been thinking about doing for a while and was finally spurred on to do so with the arrival of my son Quentin. I’ve been sharing a bit of what I’ve been doing on insta-stories and a number of you have asked [&hellip…

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Preparing your home for Spring

It’s here, well almost here I think, either way¬†Spring can’t be far off now and we’ll soon be cruising into summer. As we shake off the remains of Winter and start to see glimpses of new growth, here are a few things you can do to prepare your home for Spring and fully embrace this [&hellip…

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Mini Kitchen Makeover: Before

As you may know we’ve recently moved house and so we’ve got a bit of a project on our hands. Graham, my husband, has declared that we’re never moving again due to stress (and cost) of it so I’ve got plenty of time to do this place up. Due to the aforementioned cost of moving [&hellip…

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Bath Salts

It’s January and with all the festivities over and a good few dark,cold months ahead the only thing to do is snuggle up at home and relax. I’ve been experimenting with some homemade bath salts to help me unwind, something which is definitely needed with a new baby. Making your own bath salts is so [&hellip…

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Flat Tour

As we’re hopefully going to be moving house at the beginning of December I wanted to take a few photos of the flat in order to capture our first home together and so we can remember how it looked before it becomes overtaken with baby paraphernalia. This is the first place I’ve lived that is [&hellip…

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Maternity leave: Before the baby arrives!

I’m finally on maternity leave! I have been counting down the days (and hours) until this moment since I found out I was pregnant. It’s not that I don’t like my job, I do most of the time, but who wouldn’t look forward to a chance to jump off the relentless work train and put [&hellip…

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Making Sloe Gin

Being a city girl I often have a longing to fully embrace the seasons whilst also feeling slightly removed from them in London.  This year however I was determined to embrace Autumn and the coming festive season by making sloe gin, even though the likelihood of me being able to go out and forage for [&hellip…

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Preparing your home for Autumn

Summer has finally ended, the mornings are getting darker and the nights are longer, but there is something so comforting and delicious about the start of Autumn. At this time of year we still have all the wonderful delights of Autumn and Winter ahead of us and I still relish throwing on a few extra [&hellip…

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Simple Wedding Cake

When my friend Maria got engaged last year I immediately offered to make her wedding cake. I had never made a wedding cake before but having spent too much on our wedding cake a couple of years ago and realising that the cutting of the cake is such a weird tradition and a bit of [&hellip…

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Essential Oils Room Spray

I’ve been starting to experiment with essential oils and have found that there’s a myriad of uses for them around the home. I like using them because they can be a natural alternative to chemical products and they’re often cheaper too. I remember growing up my mother always had an essential oil burner that would [&hellip…

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