How To Have A Beautiful Garden In Winter

When we moved into our house around 4 and a half years ago we knew that the garden needed attention quite quickly. The previous owners left it in such a mess that we needed 3 skips to clear the junk and then we had to have a landscaper to level the whole of the garden. For the first couple of months I loved it. We had a beautiful big lawn and so much space compared to what it was before because it was very neat and tidy. I was so in love with our new garden and I wanted to

5 Reasons Why I Love Winter

Winter is not my favourite season an in fact, it’s my least favourite of all of the seasons. However, there is always a way to look for the positives and instead of concentrating on the things I hate about winter I thought I’d write about some of the things I love about winter. Hot Chocolate I don’t drink hot drinks any other time of the year but as soon as it gets cold and the heating gets turned on it makes me want a hot chocolate. I love making my own at home and do it the proper way by

5 Ways To Keep Your Home Warmer This Winter

I have said many times that buying an old house that needed fixing up may not have been my best idea ever. However, it got us on the property ladder and we have now lived here for 4 and a half years! However, the house was built in 1900 and in winter it can get really cold, especially if there are strong winds outside. We’re slowly working on making our house warmer each year so today I’m sharing some ways to keep your home warmer this winter: Close your curtains Even though we have double glazed windows they are quite old

How We’ll Be Staying Warm This Winter

We have been extremely lucky this year in that we have had a wonderfully hot summer but you never really know when the weather can turn. One day, like today while I’m writing this post, it’s chucking it down with rain, but just the other day there was glorious sunshine. You really have to be prepared for anything and this means having certain items of clothes ready before a new season even starts. As we live quite near the coast we often feel the wind and the cold a lot more than some other places. Last year was especially cold, especially

How To Dress Your Little One For Sleep This Winter

Keeping winter chills at bay is one of the most important criteria in any child’s clothing – so why should your child’s nightwear be any different! Through this blog, we will be exploring the very best designer winter wear the market has to offer to keep your little one cosy through the colder seasons. Pretty Pop of Colour Just because your child’s nightwear has to be practical doesn’t mean it can’t also be pretty. Take this Young Versace Baby Girls Sleeping Suit with Pink Medusa Logo Print Bib, £40, the soft cotton provides the perfect combination of softness and warmth

How To Get Your Garden Winter Ready

Christmas is now be over and we’re getting well into January and I’m already looking forward to the nicer weather. While we may spend time curled up inside where it is warm and cosy there is still one part of the home that needs looking after is the garden. I’m guilty myself of neglecting the garden over winter but there are plenty of things you can do to prepare it beforehand. Mow The Lawn We have quite a large garden with a lot of lawn space. During the summer we have to mow the grass at least every other week

5 Dream Christmas Holiday Destinations

It’s the middle of December and the weather is getting worse and worse. Unfortunately, we don’t get lovely snowy winters here in the UK and instead we tend to get loads of rain and some slush after it snows. I don’t think I can ever remember having a white Christmas here and it’s things like this that make me want to go away for Christmas. So, today I thought I’d bring you my 5 dream Christmas holiday destinations. Lapland Who doesn’t want to go to Lapland? What better place to celebrate the magic of Christmas than to be surrounded by

The First Snow

This year the 30th November was a pretty magical day. This was the day we had the first snow of the winter. Erin was only 1 in January when we last had snow and she doesn’t remember it at all. When we woke up on the 30th it was a really miserable wet day. I had seen pictures on Facebook from people who live close by of the snow and  was a bit jealous we didn’t have any. Luckily, it didn’t take long for the first snow to fall! When it first started it took a while for Erin to