Growing Our Own With Heinz

We have always enjoyed growing our own food, having a dabble with various fruit and veg over the years. In our old garden there was room for a little plot at the back and we grew quite a range, some successfully and some not so, haha! However, our current garden has an enormous sunken trampoline, so there just isn’t the …

Celebrating The Queen’s Birthday With A Garden Party

How lucky is the Queen to have two birthdays? I was trying to explain to Little G exactly why she has 2 celebrations and she looked at me as if to say ‘and why don’t I then mummy?’- poor thing. Of course this year is an extra special birthday for the Queen and also for my grandmother who turns 90 …

Our Garden: New plants and a new seating area for the kids

When we first moved into our house the garden was in real need of some tlc. The previous owners were not huge fans of gardening and so had dug up the grass and laid some sort of playground matting instead – you know the stuff they put under slides and swings? The first thing we did was lift that up …

Home Edition: A Kaleidoscope Event

A couple of weeks ago I was invited along to a Kaleidoscope event in London. My mum has been shopping with them for years and years so I have seen the lovely things she has ordered in the past and bought a few things myself. They are more known as being a clothing brand though so I was excited to …

Home Edition: Our Bedroom Makeover

When we moved into our house 3 years ago, our bedroom was the least of our worries. The rest of the house was in such a state that it was not a priority at all. However, it has been a couple of years since the rest of the house was originally decorated and our bedroom has remained untouched. In fact …

Styling Our Home For Autumn

Autumn is by far the best season for styling the home, for me anyway. I love making the home cosy and warm, snuggling under a blanket and watching a classic movie on dvd. Over the last few years I have tried to change the decor each season, to bring in different textures to suit the colours and themes of the …

Designing Our Master Bedroom

Our bedroom has been the last to be decorated but I am finally getting around to it this year! I want to create a serene and calming environment.