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

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”

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

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