Our big garden project

Our big garden project

This summer we decided to sort out the garden in front of our house. I couldn’t have spent another month mowing the lawn every week, something had to be done!

We raided B&Q and rolled up our sleeves for a busy weekend sorting the garden out. Here’s what we did on a budget…

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Stationary, homeware and pins from Old English Company

Stationary, homeware and pins from Old English Company

You might have seen Old English Company in Urban Outfitters, Elle Decoration or Paperchase. It makes hand lettered homeware, stationary and prints which will make great gifts and have your home looking like an interior on instagram!

Take a look at some of my favourite things from the collections and enter the competition to win a selection of enamel pins.

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How to make Mince Pie Twists

How to make Mince Pie Twists

We’re all in the thick of it, aren’t we? We’re in the final countdown to Christmas. Wrapping presents, the final shopping trips and of course, some festive baking.

This year I’m off to Australia so I haven’t really had the chance to do much baking this year. Unfortunately everything has been channelled into getting packed and ready for our trip!

So consequently I’ve been looking for a fast and furious festive bake that I can put together in the space of 20 minutes. Thankfully Twitter came to my rescue with a recipe from Jus Rol for some mince pie twists. Here’s the recipe and my first bash at making them.

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How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween

How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween

This year I wanted to do something different with my pumpkins for Halloween. I’ve seen the trend for foliage pumpkins is on the rise, so I thought I’d try to make some myself. Here’s a little how to guide so you can do the same! Continue reading “How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween”