How to stay healthy at the office

Counteract office life and sitting at a desk with these health tips Staying healthy at the office can be a challenge for everyone. There’s always something to tempt you to fall out of your healthy eating routine from Friday cakes, to sweet treats at the coffee machine and Birthday celebrations. That’s before all those beige foods at catered lunches and meetings too. Staying healthy in the office ...

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What to do in the garden in April

Here’s what jobs you should be doing in the garden this April to help your green spaces to look amazing. Spring is one of my favourite times of the year. I love how new life is emerging all around us. The lambs are in the field behind our house and the bulbs are showing their delicate faces. In the garden there are lots of jobs to tackle this month. Here’s what I’ll be doing in the garden this ...

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Trends in the interior world

Today I’m taking a look at current interior design trends I just love the way fashion, interiors and gardens are coming together these days. You can see trends emerging in one which then filters through to the others. I love the Spring catwalks and the vibrant colours which come through in the fashion as the weather warms up. I like to do a similar thing with my interior and ditch the darker, ...

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Gluten free, refined sugar free brownie jar

This chocolate brownie jar is an easy (and last minute) gift idea, that’s perfect for all occasions – birthdays, mother’s day, and thankyous. It goes down a treat each and every time and it’s a super simple gift that everyone can enjoy! You will need: 1 mason jar Label to decorate Wooden spoon optional INGREDIENTS: Dry: ¾ cup oat flour ½ cup almond flour 2 tbsp cornflower 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/ ...

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March gardening tips to prepare your garden for the spring and summer

Gardening tips to get your green spaces ready for spring. It feels too cold to be gardening, but there are still quite a few things you can do in March to prepare for the coming months . I love cold, bright sunny days like we’ve had the last week or so. Despite the cold, on a bright and sunny day it's lovely to get out in the garden for an hour or so. At this time of year you want to have a ...

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Tired all the time?

Are you one of the thousands of women who are Tired All The Time? According to statistics, we’re in the grips of an energy crisis. 20% of women are said to have suffered with fatigue that lasts for at least a month. A fifth of us say we don’t shower daily, purely because we’re too tired, and records show that 10% of GP appointments are to investigate unexplained tiredness. Doctors even have a ...

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Featured in 25 Beautiful homes

It was so exciting to be able to share my festive home with 25 Beautiful Homes. Featured in the December 2016 edition - myself and Mr H were able to show off our home which we've put lots of love and care in to, all to help make it a family home. We wanted it to be a space that would be relaxing yet socialable so we can invite friends and family over - I like to think of the overall finish as ...

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Adding Christmas sparkle: preparing for the festive season

It’s that time of year. The magical ‘C’ word has reared its glitter clad head and you are either in the ‘stressed out’ or the ‘excited’ camp. I have to get it out there - I love Christmas. The lights, the sparkle, the hype. I love it all. Carols by candlelight at my Church in Stamford, family get togethers, long winter walks with friends– there are always too many stiles and too many dogs! A few ...

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