Alternative gift ideas for Easter

With Easter just around the corner it’s time to think about any last minute gift ideas for your family and friends. A chocolate egg has become somewhat traditional over the years, but there are lots of alternative gift ideas for Easter that you can buy. For example, my family doesn’t have a huge sweet tooth so we’ll often look at alternatives for each other, while still keeping a Spring or foodie theme in mind. Flowers Read More…

The Disneyland Paris Tag

If you didn’t know I’ll be travelling to Disneyland Paris next month for my sister’s hen weekend! 😁 Since it’s getting close now I’ve been reading many blog posts about Disney and Disneyland Paris recently – my browser history and Pinterest search history is literally full of Disney content at the moment. 😅 One post I stumbled upon was the Disneyland Paris tag over on Jenny’s blog, which I thought would be perfect to answer Read More…

My Pressed Penny Collection

Last time I spoke about my magnet and indoor plant collections, having been tagged in a collections thread on Twitter. This week I’m covering my pressed penny collection. For those that aren’t aware pressed pennies are simply elongated coins which are flattened into an oval shape and impressed with a design. This is usually done through a penny mangle. I’ve loved penny mangles ever since I was little, popping the coins into the slot, spinning Read More…

Weekend Away Essentials

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I love short breaks away – especially staycations. There are so many great places to explore in the UK from historical sites, vast lake lands, big cities and coast land, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] To be honest I rarely go on holiday overseas and often opt for a few weekends (or long Read More…

The Gamer Tag

I’ve always loved playing video games ever since I was little, and fondly remember spinning Sonic the Hedgehog through Green Hill Zone, as a child. I also loved “catching ’em all” on Pokémon Yellow, for my Gameboy Colour. Needless to say my love of video games hasn’t changed much! Thankfully Aaron likes gaming as much as me, so he understands when I get lost in a game, and we often play co-op games together. So Read More…