Christmas, Entertaining, Lifestyle

A Table Set For Christmas

When it comes to entertaining, there is nothing which will impress guests more than a beautifully set table.  I was recently gifted some festive table items by the lovely people at Sophie Allport and I thought this would be a good opportunity to give you some ideas about setting your own table for a meal… Continue reading A Table Set For Christmas

Garden, Lifestyle

Autumn Perennials

One thing Gardeners strive for in their gardens is year round interest, and not just during those heady Spring and Summer months when growth is rampant! Just because October has arrived, it doesn't mean the garden 'closes down'!  As an amateur gardener, I am learning as I go, and this year feel I have that… Continue reading Autumn Perennials

Lifestyle, Things I Love

My Favourite Candles

Now that Summer is coming to an end, I find myself thinking about the longer evenings of Autumn which always just seem to sneak up on you without you knowing!  This is my favourite season of the year and there is nothing I love more than just as the light starts to fade of getting… Continue reading My Favourite Candles

Lifestyle, Things I Love

Vintage Treasures – Going to an Antiques Auction!

"One man's Junk is another man's treasure" While our previous 1990's bungalow might not have had many old pieces (apart from that second hand table and chairs and a cast off 2 seater sofa that we inherited from our family when we first moved in and which were definitely not antiques 😦 ), it has… Continue reading Vintage Treasures – Going to an Antiques Auction!

Lifestyle, Travel

La Dolce Vita – Weekend in Rome

We got married in Rome in 1997 and so it will always have a special place in our hearts.  We have been back a number of times since then but until last weekend it had been eight years since our last visit... Weekend city breaks abroad have been few and far between for us over… Continue reading La Dolce Vita – Weekend in Rome