Goodbye My Friend….A Chat about Dog Bereavement

Some of my friends have lost their beloved dogs lately and it's hard to know what to say to them. As I've said before I lost my Alfie back in April and there is still great pain there for me. At the time no-one could console me, the grief was all consuming and no words [...]


Book Review: Blog Tour; Rubies In The Roses by Vivian Conroy

  Rubies in the Roses Cornish Castle Mystery Book 2 I am absolutely thrilled to kick off the blog tour for Rubies in the Roses,( Cornish Castle Mystery Book 2 ) and a follow up to Death Plays A Part written by Vivian Conroy. Description. Guinevere Evans has the ideal summer job cataloging books at a castle on a tidal [...]

How to Have Fun with Picture Frames.

  This is a nice idea to use old photos, wallpaper scraps and postcards by grouping them together in complimentary photo frames. It is a really inexpensive to do and makes a great statement. If you have a feature wall , enhance the plain walls by framing small sections from the wallpaper left overs. It really [...]

Book Review: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

I About the Book The stunning new standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No. 1 bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series. Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy smalltown family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their [...]

How Children Learn From Dogs.

   A relationship with a well trained dog  can teach a child Manners Caring Trust Gentleness Responsibility Empathy Patience Compassion However, some important points need to be considered before introducing a pet to small children. The child must be old enough to respect the dog's space and to not accidentally hurt him by pulling fur etc [...]

10 Essential Oils for Pain Relief

  If you suffer from pain every day it's always good to try a few other things rather than relying on prescription or over the counter medication. Maybe you have an ache or pain that needs soothing, a niggling headache, blocked nose or just general fatigue. Essential oils are effective in the relief of pain because they bypass [...]