Afternoon Tea Everyone?

My friend retired recently and I wanted to do something a little different, so as a surprise we went for afternoon tea in a posh hotel. It was a beautiful Autumnal day and the colour of the trees was stunning, the photos don't do it justice, and the sun was shining which made it extra... Continue Reading →

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Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric.

Most of us have Tumeric in our spice racks, after all, it is the spice which gives curry its distinctive yellow colour, but did you know about the amazing health benefits this spice holds? It has been used widely in India for thousands of years for the following conditions Stomach ailments including diarrhea, bloating and... Continue Reading →

How to Hygge with Your Dog

What is Hygge? Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word which can be described as ' a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or wellbeing' We're all talking about Hygge and how to achieve it, but a fine example of it is right under our noses in the form of our... Continue Reading →

Just call me Rover!

Last week I finally saw the Orthopaedic surgeon about the bad back I have suffered for almost a year. I have been seen by physio's, a chiropractor, at least six doctors and now finally I got to sit in front of an expert in his field and discuss my rather depressing MRI scan. I had waited... Continue Reading →

Health Benefits of Epsom Salts.

What do you put in your bath? An expensive bubble bath? , a fizzy bath bomb? or a luxurious mixture of perfumed bath oils? Me.?...Just two cupfuls of Epsom Salts! No fragrance, no bubbles, no colour but a whole lot better for you. Here's why:- Epsom salts are actually magnesium sulphate and most of us are lacking in magnesium... Continue Reading →

Instant Gentle Declutter Part 2

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about decluttering our living spaces without too much emotional upheaval. For those who missed it here's the link, it's a very quick read which will help you get started on the road to a clutter-free life. Instant Gentle Declutter Part 1 The tip at the bottom of... Continue Reading →

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 brings... Continue Reading →

12 Small Things That REALLY annoy me!

  I've been thinking lately about all the little things we hate and I mean really hate. I'm not talking about World politics, religion or anything that is greatly important. These are little tiny niggles, that get right under your skin and make you want to explode! I will make a list of mine but I really want to know... Continue Reading →

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