Summer Self Care Tips

The summer of 2020 won't be remembered for amazing holidays or memorable nights out, but it could well be remembered as the slow and simple summer of self care. Times are worrying, and there has never been a greater need to look after our own wellbeing. I know I have had to be consciously kinder … Continue reading Summer Self Care Tips

Staycation Guide: How to Enjoy a Secluded UK Break

We enjoy a coastal UK trip at any time of the year, and although overseas travel this summer (and possibly for the whole of this year) is looking unlikely, there may still be the chance to get away for a relaxing break within the UK. Once the UK reaches Step 3 of lockdown easing, overnight … Continue reading Staycation Guide: How to Enjoy a Secluded UK Break

Our Favourite 2 Player Board Games

If you love a games night but, like me, are locked down with just one other person, you might find yourself unable to play any of your usual favourite games. Some of my favourite card games (shared here), for example, require 3+ players. So during this time Craig and I have been enjoying quite a … Continue reading Our Favourite 2 Player Board Games

The Best ASMR Channels to Help You Sleep

There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, and if increased anxiety (or just the warmer weather) is causing you to have trouble sleeping, or even if you’d just like something to aid your relaxation, this post is for you. My husband has been using ASMR videos to help him sleep every … Continue reading The Best ASMR Channels to Help You Sleep

Review: ALDI Harry Potter Craft Kits

Now is a great time to take up a new crafting hobby, and readymade craft kits are the perfect way to get started because they have everything you'll need for a complete project. Last summer ALDI was selling a great range of Harry Potter craft kits, including knitting, crochet and sewing, and I'll be reviewing … Continue reading Review: ALDI Harry Potter Craft Kits

10 Creative Things to Do at Home

Lockdown is proving to be a strange time for us all. I know I'm personally making a lot of use of our Netflix and Now TV subscriptions, as well as the very welcome addition of Disney+. But being a creative person I also find that being creative has to be an essential part of my … Continue reading 10 Creative Things to Do at Home

10 Things to do in Manchester on a Rainy Day

Are we all sick of these storms yet? Spring seems a long way off right now, and although I love staying in, even I get a bit of cabin fever after a while. Thankfully there are plenty of ways to spend your time in Manchester if the weather is bad – which let’s face it, … Continue reading 10 Things to do in Manchester on a Rainy Day

How to Make a Truly Wonderful Wedding Photo Book

It’s been almost two years since our wedding day, and we have only just taken the time to put together a wedding photo book album with our professional digital photos! It’s been a lovely project to work on though, as it brought back all the happy memories from the day. And now I have experience … Continue reading How to Make a Truly Wonderful Wedding Photo Book

5 Great Reasons to Try Tencel Bedding

Bedtime is pretty much my favourite time of day, so if there’s one part of the home that deserves to be treated to an overhaul in the new year, it’s my bed. And for 2020 I’m trying something completely new  courtesy of Love Bedtime – a luxurious bedding set made from tencel. New year = … Continue reading 5 Great Reasons to Try Tencel Bedding