Things I Love

I am a shopaholic. I have been, ever since I had pocket money, and I love a bargain. I don’t know if it’s my Yorkshire roots, but I hate paying full price for anything, so I am queen of cashback and voucher codes. This is a collection of the lovely things I have found online, or in the shops, or lovely experiences my family or I have enjoyed.

Learning How To Arrange Flowers Online with Flowerstart

When was the last time you did something for yourself? Something that requires time and commitment, just for your own pleasure or sense of achievement?…

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My Favourite 5 for October: The Circus, London & Afternoon Tea

We have had a busy and fun-filled half term, and now the countdown to Christmas begins! A Reward For Ava and thea I spray painted some…

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An Alternative Halloween, with World Vision’s Carve A Heart Campaign

I have written before about how I don’t like Halloween, but it’s kind of inescapable. Ava is really scared of skeletons, and going shopping has been a…

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REVIEW: Jamie’s Italian Restaurant Milton Keynes

We always try and eat dinner together, at the table. It’s something my parents always did, and still do. I think it’s so important, both for…

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8 Ways to Stay Warm If You’re A Cold-Blooded Human

Winter is coming. My least favourite season (apart from Christmas) because of the cold weather. My sister, Debbie, and I are some of those people who are…

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My Favourite 5 for September: Kids’ Clothes, Flower Arranging & Tableware

We are pretty much back to ‘normal’ after the summer (whatever that may be) with Ava loving her new class at school, and Thea starting…

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REVIEW: The Handmade Fair, A Craft Addict’s Dream

I am still recovering from an amazing day at The Handmade Fair at the weekend. I’d been looking forward to it for ages, and took my…

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REVIEW: A Beautiful Wooden Wrist Watch from JORD

Wood is one of my favourite materials. We have oak furniture all around our house, and I just love the way it looks and feels.…

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Will You Be Joining Me at The Handmade Fair?

My name is Becky and I am a craft addict. I can’t help myself. I am definitely a ‘dabbler’ so going to events like Kirstie Allsopp’s…

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A Magical Afternoon at the Wild Woodland Summer Ball

We recently got back from a wonderful holiday in Cornwall, and were tipped off to an amazing local event that really made our holiday: The…

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My Favourite 5 for July: Prints, Lights & End of Term Fun

July has whizzed by in a whirl of end of term fun, work and DIY. We’re currently working on our utility room, so it should be…

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Ideas For Teacher’s Gifts, Starting From £2

The end of the school year is looming, and I’m trying to decide what gifts to get Ava’s amazing teacher and other school staff. Ava…

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My Favourite 5 For June: Flamingos, Camping & Colouring

June has been a really busy month for us, with a camping trip over half term, a wedding anniversary, Father’s Day, Blogtacular, and Ava’s Sports…

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REVIEW: A Personalised Wedding Anniversary Frame

It was our wedding anniversary this week: Dr Pink and I have been married for nine years. But in all that time, we have never…

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