Creating a Home: Mary Berry’s Helping Hand

The national treasure that is Mary Berry has released a new book. A book that I’ve already read cover to cover and loved every single page. Either I’m actually a middle-aged woman who loves gardening and baking, or I’m becoming a real-life grown up. Since I hit my mid-twenties I’ve been obsessed with homemaking and … Continue Reading

DIY: Halloween Wreath

It’s Spooktober! I’m not sure if I just made that up or if it’s an actual thing, but I hope I’m not responsible for the creation of such an atrocity. Anyway, like I was saying,  it’s October, and that means it’s nearly Halloween! So this past weekend I got some super cute miniature Halloween stuff … Continue Reading

Clear Out My Closet With Me

I think I’ve already said in a previous post that this time of year is great for having a clear out and getting rid of all the stuff you’ve accumulated over the previous months and start anew. And for months and months now I’ve been meaning to clear out my dressing room and get rid … Continue Reading

Current Netflix Favourites

We know each other well enough now for me to admit that I live a very quiet, indoor life. We’re also close enough for me to admit that I live vicariously through excellent TV shows and movies, but I do have one more admission to make – I don’t watch any ‘normal’ television. I can’t … Continue Reading

Things You Know If You’re a Former Dancer

So as long term readers will know from a previous post, I used to be a dancer. For 15 years I trained in ballet and at ten and fourteen years old I auditioned for the Royal Ballet. Both times I was unsuccessful, thanks for asking. But those years of training left me with some very … Continue Reading