Friendship Necklaces: A true Symbol of Love and Affection

Jewelleries such as bracelets, pendants and friendship necklaces, in particular, can be a very precious and endearing gift to mark a long-lasting, special friendship. Outside the family, friendship is the…

What you need to know about private number plates

This is a collaborative post. There are so many ways these days to customise a vehicle it’s not difficult to make it your own. One of the most cost-effective ways…

Toad Diaries Review & Giveaway

Everyone starts off the year being organised, right? Not me – I dabbled with making a bullet journal over the Christmas holidays and stopped using it by the 4th of…

Sunday Scrapbook – A catch up

I’ve not done a Scrapbook Sunday post for absolutely ages and feel a bit bad about it… for the uninitiated they are basically diary/chatty/catch up style posts where I waffle…

Interiors: Bespoke & Unusual Wall Murals

Redecorating  is not a task undertaken easily, but I think a lot of us have an idea about what each room in the home could look like next.  Furniture, flooring…

Travel: 3 Winter destinations in the Lake District

This is a collaborative post. In a world where we’re made to feed bad about taking flights  (understandable) or  simply can’t afford too many   there is still hope for fun…

Style: Scaramanga Backpack

I’ve been a fan of backpacks since  my  youngest was born – it suddenly seemed so much easier to pop all the stuff I needed for two kids under 2…

Mammoth Maths from Orchard Games review

Orchard Toys: Loopy Llamas and Mammoth Maths educational games

I am always looking for fun activities to keep the boredom from edging in after school as I find if I can keep the kids busy and happy and spend…

tips for visiting new york city

25 Top Tips for visiting New York City

Exploring a new city is one of my favourite things to do, and my recent visit to New York City was no exception. I  think it’s probably the holiday I have researched the most in terms of what to do and how to get around – partly  because it’s a pretty big city compared to many and also because I wanted to make the most of  our four  days and nights there! I’ve put together a list of things that will be helpful for anyone planning a trip to know before you go – any trip to NYC will be a blast I’m sure but I think knowing a few of these in advance would have helped!

Scrapbook Loves January 2020

All I’m seeing on social media is memes about  how January was 1387  days long, oh and also  Harry & Megan moving and brexit chat. Anyway for me  the month…