PERFECT FOR YOUR GARDEN!

Imagine bees. What pops into your head; furry bumblebees or honey bees? I can imagine most of us imagined at least one of the two. However, in the UK there are over 267 species of bees and over 90% are not what we imagine them to be. This 90% are called solitary bees. Their pollination […]







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FANTASTIC KITCHEN APPLIANCES

Do you like having new kitchen appliances? I definitely do. A nice new shiny appliance can really change the appearance of your kitchen, without spending a fortune on a full refurbishment. But, I also like quality, and want what I buy to last. So, I decided to purchase some nice, colourful, slightly more expensive appliances that come […]







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NATIONAL GARDEN MONTH!

This lush weather really makes me want to be outside. BBQ’s, picnics, wandering round garden centres… and then I discovered that April is national garden month! As I look out onto my messy, unloved garden, I realise I need some nice products to jazz it up. And, then I saw that there are some fantastic […]







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HAPPY EASTER!

I can not wait for the bank holiday weekend; 4 days off work, chocolate, and hopefully nice weather. And, it is only 9 working days away! But, I always find that when I am excited for something, the weeks before it seem to go incredibly slowly. A little surprise would definitely help pass the time. For […]







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THE GREAT BRITISH SPRINGTIME COLD

I am not sure why, but I always seem to get a cold at the beginning of spring. It can be gone in a few days or last the season, so I always make sure my cupboards are fully stocked with strepsils and paracetamol! However, I have found a treatment that doesn’t cost much money […]







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THE NEXT BEST THING

I saw a poll on Houzz the other day that asked if people would prefer to have a BBQ  or pizza oven in their garden at home. As much as I would love a pizza oven, I use a BBQ a lot more and my garden is not big enough for both. I also do […]







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MOTHERS DAY!

Mothers day is an important day. Although you should always tell your mum how much you appreciate her, this is the one day that is dedicated to it. So, what would be an ideal gift for such an important day? Flowers are a popular choice, with around one quarter of all flowers purchased throughout the […]







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SORRY, IS THAT REALLY THE PRICE?

I am sure you have experienced this at least once in your life. You are in a shop and something catches your eye. You go over, pick it up and fall in love with it, look down at the price tag and have to put it back on the shelf. You then leave the shop […]







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SPRING IS HERE!

Today marks the first meteorological day of spring. I have to say, I am delighted. Despite us losing an hour of sleep on the 26th, the days get longer and temperatures rise. And, it also means we can get out in the garden and spring clean our homes. If you enjoy spending your evenings in […]







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SO MANY HANDLES!

I didn’t quite realise that there were so many different Formani ranges. Have you seen them? My favourite has to be Nour designed by Edward van Vliet. I just love the detail on the handle, it makes the design much more interesting and different. This particular handle is available in 7 alternate finishes, so you […]







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