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2017 – A Year of Growth

I don’t usually give a year a theme – actually, I’ve never given a year a theme. Always the fan of the care-free let’s-go-with-the-flow’ mantra I’ve always tried to reframe from having fixed ideas about a forthcoming year. However, for some unidentifiable reason, I feel that 2017 is a much different year. Sidestepping all the political shenanigans we all have to brace ourselves with over the coming 12 months I do feel somewhat very optimistic about 2017. Taking a leaf out of fellow blogger and entrepreneur continue reading


Christmas Gift Guide #1: The Big Tree


The best thing about this time of year is the countdown to Christmas. Okay, okay I can hear some of you screaming ‘It’s not even December yet!’ But trust me, time flies when you shopping and planning for Christmas. With this in mind I decided to start my Christmas gift guide series that little but earlier, giving you all time to stock up, ready in time for the big day (and before everything sells out).

Christmas Trees

The tree is one of the biggest indicators that December 25 is just right around the corner. So my first stop is sourcing some of the best, bright & quirky festive baubles. Think nutcracker, flamingoes and Micky Mouse – I’ve curated some of the most affordable baubles for your tree this festive season.

1. Ralph The Rat, £9.50, Oliver Bonas | 2. Pom Pom Colourful Tree Topper, £6, Paperchase | 3. 9 x Christmas House Baubles, £39.50, M&S | 4. Flamingo Bauble, £8, Oliver Bonas  | 5. Mickey Mouse Bauble, Primark | 6. Mitten Bauble, £1.50, Primark | 7. Red Car Bauble, £1, Primark | 8. Christmas Wreath Bauble, £3, M&S | 9. Glass Tiger Bauble, £8, Paperchase | 


Brabantia Loves Colour


I love injecting a shot of colour into my home and I don’t think I’m the only one that shares that ethos. Homewares brand Brabantia approached me last month to share their new colour campaign with me. Making it even easier to customise & colour your home with their homeware products, Brabantia’s has launched five new colour shots to get us all addicted to colour once again during the autumnal months continue reading