When does it feel like Christmas?

The festive season arrives gradually in our house. It’s a series of moments, over days and weeks, that makes me feel like, “Oh, now it’s Christmas.”  Certainly, it’s not a case of popping up a tree on December 1st, and that’s it – we’re feeling festive. Our Christmas build-up starts… View Post

Win a Verwerk Handheld Cleaner worth £129

We all LOVE real Christmas trees, but cleaning up pine needles every day is no fun. In recent years, I confess, I’ve gone for a low-maintenance artificial tree – the picking up got too much for me, not to mention trying to saw the bottom of the tree every year… View Post

The 73 Questions Tag

A few weeks ago, I was tagged by one of my favourite bloggers, Becky from A Beautiful Space, to complete a 73 Questions Tag. This is a meme based on the Vogue magazine format, which involves being asked 73 questions and giving quick answers. Ever wondered what is my favourite… View Post

Easy Festive Chocolate Cinnamon Fudge, with Schwartz

Some of my most cherished childhood memories are from my grandmother’s kitchen. My grandmother was one of the best women I ever knew. Back in the 1930s, she attended Glasgow University, studying for a year before her parents pressured her to drop out and get a job to help support the… View Post