Favourite Christmas Movies*

Advent is in two days(!) and what better way to start off the Christmas period than by watching a Christmas movie? 🎅 My dad and I have a tradition that the first Christmas movie we watch is The Muppets Christmas Carol so that’s what I’ll be doing on December 1st. We have a sing-a-long session and it gets me in to the Christmas spirit. After that first movie most of my evenings in will be spent cuddled up on the sofa watching something Christmas-y. Think blankets, a mug of hot chocolate, some fuzzy socks and for that real cinema feel, Read More…

Jewellery Organisation

With the wet and windy weather we’ve been having lately, I’ve been doing more indoor activities. Last week I tackled a few kitchen cupboards and this weekend I sat down for some, much needed, jewellery organisation. As I’ve accumulated a lot of jewellery over the years! I had an obsession with rings and bracelets as a teenager and hung on to many of them. Even after they no longer fit me or my lifestyle… Like this child’s size snake ring. 🐍 It doesn’t even fit my thumb! Whether this was due to sentimental value or because I didn’t want to Read More…

Geeky Gift ideas

Have a geek in your life? Whether they enjoy cooking, baking, need some home decor ideas or they’re a stationery addict. This list of geeky gift ideas will have something they’ll enjoy. Here I’m showcasing independent sellers and most cater to all fandoms(!). There might even be something here for you to add to your own letter to Santa. 😉 Geeky Gift ideas for Foodies Star Wars wooden spoons You can never have enough wooden spoons when it comes to cooking or baking, right? I love the cooking theme variation of this classic Star Wars quote. Dalek spoon rest Keep Read More…

The British Tag

I found The British Tag over on Laura’s blog Merkitty and thought I’d share my answers with you. I love tag style posts – I think they can be a great way to get to know the blogger better. You can read Laura’s answers here. The British Tag QUESTIONS: 1. How many cups of tea do you have a day? I can’t remember the last time I had a cup of tea at home but I will have one with my breakfast if we’re eating out. I prefer fruity teas with a spoonful of honey in them instead of sugar Read More…

Camping Essentials*

Last year I took a road trip up the North East of England and up to the Scottish Highlands. Along the way I stopped in Kinlochleven and stayed in a glamping pod! It was a great experience and strengthened my love of camping and the outdoors. Camping can be a great way to spend your staycation and this post covers the essentials I take for any camping trip. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] Shelter / Sleeping Tent and tent pegs Unless you’re glamping, you’ll need to pack a tent. My favourite is a lightweight two Read More…

Favourite things to do on a Rainy Day

It’s been fairly wet and cold recently which can make anyone feel miserable. I’ve definitely been there myself, I used to hate a rainy day (especially at the weekends) but here’s a little secret for you I’ve learned to love a rainy day. I find that a rainy day can be the perfect time for me to relax and unwind or catch up with things around my home. I no longer feel like a rainy day is a wasted day if I can’t get outside. Here are my favourite thing to do on a rainy day Have a movie marathon Read More…