UK Travel: Top Tips for Boating in the Norfolk Broads

Earlier this year we ticked something off our holiday bucket list - a boating holiday in the Norfolk Broads. It's a great time for UK holidays at the moment, and we love both boat trips and cruises, so it was the next logical step for us to actually hire a boat for a week and … Continue reading UK Travel: Top Tips for Boating in the Norfolk Broads

Planning the Perfect Cornwall Holiday

We were recently lucky enough to enjoy a week away in the Norfolk Broads, and the break was so wonderful we have already started thinking about opportunities for other UK-based escapes this year. Booking a trip abroad right now is just not worth the risk or the hassle, and we have always enjoyed our UK … Continue reading Planning the Perfect Cornwall Holiday

Review: “Do Your Gin” Gin Making Kit

Wondering what to buy for a gin fan that isn't just gin? Well how about a Make Your Own Gin kit for a more interesting gin-related gift? I received the "Do Your Gin" kit for a Christmas present and as I have recently been trying it out, I wanted to share my thoughts. The Do … Continue reading Review: “Do Your Gin” Gin Making Kit

How to Embrace the Act of Self Gifting

Self Gifting

Have you noticed it's easier to spend money on someone else than for yourself? I don't mean on necessities like food or clothes. I'm talking about those lovely items you see in gift shops or on Instagram that seem an unnecessary extravagance for yourself, but a great gift idea for a friend or family member. … Continue reading How to Embrace the Act of Self Gifting

New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

I started this year with a brand new skincare routine. In my opinion there's no better time to have a skincare splurge than January, when your skin is bearing the brunt of being stuck indoors with central heating or being blasted outdoors by icy wintry winds. Plus this year in particular we all need to … Continue reading New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Decoration

Tis the season for Christmas crafting, and my latest project has been these stuffed felt ornaments for the Christmas tree. I just love making my own tree ornaments! These ones were so simple to make, and I think they look really cute on my tree, so I thought I'd share my little guide on how … Continue reading DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Crafty gift wrap with brown paper

Wrapping gifts is one of my favourite things about the countdown to Christmas! I just love settling down with a glass of mulled wine in front of a festive film and getting all creative with my wrapping. And I know it's still pretty early for it, but I've already been getting extra crafty with wrapping … Continue reading 3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas this year? Usually I'm a big fan of gifts that aren't things such as restaurant vouchers, theatre tickets and cookery classes (you may have seen me post about this in the past). But things are a little different this year, and perhaps a more tangible gift would be better appreciated … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

Card Game Review: Jibbergiggle

I love quirky card games. It’s something I’ve written about before in my post 3 Card Games You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your Life. I particularly like ones that are portable enough to carry in my bag and be whipped out in a café with friends, and ones that are simple to learn and … Continue reading Card Game Review: Jibbergiggle

Simple Ways to Get Creative with Embroidery

Simple embroidery tips for beginners

Crafting is one of my favourite ways to spend time, and for anyone who is nervously considering trying a new hobby, I’m here to tell you that crafting doesn’t need to be time consuming and your results don’t need to be perfect. The joy is all in the process! I’ve spent a lot of 2020 … Continue reading Simple Ways to Get Creative with Embroidery