LIFESTYLE

A perfect Sunday morning breakfast with Fenwick food

A perfect Sunday morning breakfast with Fenwick food

AD - Paid promotion with Fenwick. On a weekend when we don't have to be up and out early for football, there's nothing we love more than a lazy family breakfast. Brew a nice strong pot of tea, squeeze some fresh orange juice and lure the kids away from their...

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How can I become an influencer?

How can I become an influencer?

How can I become an influencer?  (A lot of people dislike the word influencer,  but I find that's what we are mainly referred to as, so I'm rolling with it for this blog post) This is a very good question and one that I often get asked. It's a very new role that, for...

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My 2019 Valentine’s Gift Guide

My 2019 Valentine’s Gift Guide

Here's my edit of fun but practical Valentine's gifts for your loved ones. I've tried to include a good mix for him and her! Hope you like them.   1. Personalised leather toiletry bag £26.74, Etsy. 2. Off to the gym kit £25, Amara. 3. Print £32.00, Homeplace....

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Small steps to a better 2019

Small steps to a better 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. I make new years resolutions every year and if I'm really honest I never fully carry them through, or if I do, they only last a few months before I'm back in the old routine! So this Year I've...

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a Blogger & Influencer

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome as a Blogger & Influencer

Hello! It's been about 8 weeks since I wrote my last blog post and now I'm sat here staring at the keyboard with no clue as to what I'm going to say! Maybe, I tell myself, it's writers block? But no, I've done lots in the past 8 weeks that I could tell you about but...

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How I switch off and unwind with Christy

How I switch off and unwind with Christy

I often get asked how I find a balance between work and family life and how I manage to switch off and unwind. In all honesty it is something that I'm constantly working on. There just isn't enough hours in the day, I'm sure most of you know that feeling so well! I...

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6 Podcasts that I love listening to

6 Podcasts that I love listening to

I love nothing more than starting my day, walking the dog and listening to a good podcast. It’s the 1st hour of my day once I’ve dropped the kids off and it sets me up nicely. There are so many different ones out there, as well as entertaining, they can be educational...

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Picnicware essentials

Picnicware essentials

Photo credit - Royal Doulton. Summer is finally here and I don't know about you but I really can’t get enough of this gorgeous weather at the minute. The garden has become my new dining room, the bbq has never been so in demand! Waking up to sunshine makes me feel...

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Live uncorked with Campo Viejo – Girls night in

Live uncorked with Campo Viejo – Girls night in

Save this to Pinterest to view at a later date. Can you believe that we're into March already? That's almost a quarter of the way through the year! For me January & February have to be the most miserable months. The weather is cold, wet and grey, the nights are...

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5 changes I’m making to kick start 2018

5 changes I’m making to kick start 2018

If you read my last blog post, 5 self improvements and advice I would have given to myself 12 months ago you will know there are certain things I would have done differently last year. So I thought today I would talk about goals for the coming year. I've decided that...

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Simple, stylish Christmas gift wrapping ideas

Simple, stylish Christmas gift wrapping ideas

Hola! How are you all? Things have been a bit manic lately so apologies for this blog post been published a day later than usual. It’s such a busy time of year isn’t it and everything always seems to happen at once! So how’s your Christmas shopping coming along? I’m...

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Black Friday – A guide to independent homeware stores.

Black Friday – A guide to independent homeware stores.

Black Friday gets bigger and bigger each year in the UK and it's impossible to know all the best deals out there. I've missed out in past years so this year I'm determined to be organised and on the ball by checking out as many deals as possible in advance and making...

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My G&T twist with Dartington Crystal + Giveaway

My G&T twist with Dartington Crystal + Giveaway

I'm not sure about you but when someone mentions crystal the image that pops into my head is really old fashioned cut wine glasses. The type my Nan used to get out on special occasions like Christmas! Filled with sweet, sparkling wine and served alongside the...

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Monthly Edit {March}

Monthly Edit {March}

The clocks have gone forward but these lighter evenings and sunny days are well worth loosing an hours sleep for don't you think?! So full of the joys of spring here's the lowdown on what I've been loving and looking forward to sharing with you. {INTERIORS} As you've...

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Monthly Edit {February}

Monthly Edit {February}

I've grown to love Instagram stories. It's a great way to keep things real and share spontaneous moments throughout the day. I often post some of my favourite moments which aren't always interiors related, like food, fashion, days out etc... and I get lots of messages...

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