Autumn is officially upon us, there is a nip in the air and the evenings are starting to draw in, and with us all spending more time indoors than usual, even for this time of year, it’s time to start focussing on making our homes as cosy and welcoming as possible. A well-placed throw or cushion, a beautifully fragranced candle or a statement vase all help to set the tone and turn your house into a home.
It’s also a time when our tastes change and we start hankering after more indulgent food, so why not treat yourself to some warming hot chocolate or a fabulous gin cocktail while you start browsing for gift inspiration? The season of giving will soon be here, but we mustn’t forget ourselves, either!
What to buy for the foodie in your life? And I use that term very loosely – I’m not talking Michelin-starred chefs, here! I absolutely count myself as a foodie when really all I mean by that is that I like food; pretty much all food. I really enjoy sitting down with friends or family … Read more
I suppose it was fairly inevitable, but lockdown 2 seems to have spurred everyone on to start Christmas early, this year – except me! With me, it seems to have had exactly the opposite effect. I have been looking at everyone getting their decorations out, putting their trees up and generally embarking on Christmas a … Read more
As the seasons turn, don’t we all start hankering after more comforting food? I certainly do! I’ve been trying to get the boys more involved in the kitchen (the dream is a whole meal that I don’t have to get involved with at all…!), and we were talking about making a crumble – my grandmother … Read more