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

The Perfect Dorset Getaway – Lulworth Cove Inn

We keep going back to Dorset year after year. It’s a gorgeous part of the country, with beautiful beaches, cute seaside towns, some of the best British weather you can hope for, and our favourite attraction – Monkey World. (Read more about why I love Dorset here). We have tried and tested a variety of … Continue reading The Perfect Dorset Getaway – Lulworth Cove Inn

14 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

Remember that glorious sunshine last weekend? It’s a sign that summer is well on its way, and to get in the mood (whilst the weather sorts itself out) I’ve been preparing for it in all sorts of ways. Here’s how you can get in the mood for summer. Spring clean Get your home ready for the new … Continue reading 14 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

How to Unwind After a Stressful Day

Recently I’ve been finding it harder than usual to unwind each day. I blame this on the removal of all our Christmas decorations (our Christmas home is my happy place) as well as a very busy time of year at work. As I only get home from work at around 7pm, this doesn’t leave much … Continue reading How to Unwind After a Stressful Day

3 Card Games You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your Life

Best 3 card games

This year I’ve been playing and discovering a lot of games, and have developed a particular love for quirky card-based games. They’re great because they’re (usually) portable, simple to play with quick-to-learn rules and therefore very low maintenance for group gatherings. There are so many fun options out there, not just your standard deck of cards, … Continue reading 3 Card Games You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your Life