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!
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
Mother’s Day this year fell right at the beginning of lockdown, which unfortunately in this house caught the men-folk rather off guard; they had been planning on a last-minute dash into town the day before to get cards and a gift, but Covid put paid to that. The ensuing panic and tears from the children … Read more
I’ve decided this week that our current home working situation is not actually as bad as I thought. My office has for a while now essentially been the end of the dining table, but it doesn’t take up a huge amount of space and being just a laptop and some paperwork, has always been pretty … Read more