Trip Report: A Long Weekend in Crete

Rethymno Venetian Harbour, Crete

AD: PR/Gifted Trip. Greece is one of our favourite ever holiday destinations, and Crete has been on our list of places we wanted to see for quite some time. I have a thing about pretty old towns, and I really wanted to visit the medieval town of Rethymno along the north coast. With Jet2 offering … Continue reading Trip Report: A Long Weekend in Crete

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Gruum Plastic Free Cosmetics

We're probably all very well aware by now that we need to be using less plastic in our daily lives. It's harmful to the environment in so many ways, and a lot of it is still not even being recycled. We're now in Plastic Free July; a global movement which began in Australia in 2011 … Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

11 Great Things to Do in Weymouth

Weymouth Harbour

Weymouth continues to be one of our favourite holiday destinations in the UK, and after our most recent visit I have been inspired to put together a little list of great things to do in the town. For most of these things you don't even need to leave Weymouth itself - that's how great it … Continue reading 11 Great Things to Do in Weymouth

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

10 Gift Ideas That Aren’t “Things”

Sometimes the nicest gifts aren’t “things” at all. Whether it’s a class to inspire a new hobby or something that gets them out and about, “things to do” gifts show that you really know a person, and it’s always nice to buy something you know they will definitely use! So if you are looking for … Continue reading 10 Gift Ideas That Aren’t “Things”

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

The Confidence Boosting List Everyone Needs to Make

Relatable self care candle

I have been married for two and a half years, and one of the things I believe truly makes us happy and content in our relationship is loving each other for who we truly are, “flaws” and all. Knowing that your partner knows and loves the real you is a feeling that cannot be beaten! … Continue reading The Confidence Boosting List Everyone Needs to Make

5 Positive Thoughts to Inspire Your Day

I was recently gifted a beautiful personalised foil notebook from Old English Co. and I just have to share some of the positive messages from this lovely gift company. Their personalised notebooks couldn’t be prettier, available in blush pink, black, white or grey with gold foil, or black with shiny black foil text (so chic!) … Continue reading 5 Positive Thoughts to Inspire Your Day