Outdoor living: prettying up the decking.

Roughly one year ago Sam asked me what I wanted for our anniversary, being super practical and of course a great lover of all things Interior design – though this is technically exterior-, I asked for decking in the back garden.  Anyway, I got what I asked for, Sam worked tirelessly for two days getting … [Read more…]

A week of Lean in 15.

The headline might be slightly misleading, I enjoy carbs. A life without bread and cheese, isn’t one I want to be a part of. But I have been putting in a whole load of effort in at the gym recently and so I wanted to maybe cut down on those foods that are preventing me … [Read more…]

7 recipes for leftover easter eggs.

Easter weekend is over, *sob* For the majority of households, this means you’ll have some area of your house holding an abundance of unopened easter eggs. You can either nibble them throughout the months of April and May until all that chocolate has gone, or you can get your bake on and use it all up … [Read more…]

Sweet & sticky cinnamon buns.

  It’s half term and as well as it being freezing cold outside, i’ve been struck with a cold. So the fun days out I had planned whilst the girls are off have been limited. Mischa loves to bake and not really wanting to leave the house for supplies, I had a good root around … [Read more…]

Hazelnut & Chocolate Shortbread sandwich.

  Its Valentines day on Sunday -just in case you forgot!- And nothing says Valentine’s day like chocolate, or these mouthwateringly good hazelnut and chocolate love heart biscuits to be more exact. Silky melted chocolate sandwiched between buttery, hazelnut shortbread biscuits, topped with..  yep, you guessed it. More chocolate. There is no lovelier present to give … [Read more…]


  Happy Blog-Birthday to me! Its been an entire year since I published my first post! During the past twelve months I’ve published 82 posts. 14 Sewing tutorials, 22 delicious recipes, 11 interior projects, 8 peeks into our family life and from that tally that leaves 27 random rambles . I’m quite impressed,  I spend … [Read more…]