Shabby Chic – Easy Street

So I’m trying to update my house but I love a bargain and I recently got the option of taking on a whole new bedroom set, the down side it was pine. So I recently upcycled my dresser and bedroom furniture with Rustoleum paint and it was so easy. So I thought why not write…

Feel like a domestic goddess with change to spare

So when I moved house I was on a budget, being a first time buyer I realised quite soon that I am not made of money. So when I stumbled across the Eco Egg I thought for 3p a wash and the bonus of it being ecologically friendly as well it was definitely worth a…

Cleaning for my health?

So recently I have been feeling run down and lethargic, I have been working long days, the dog is shedding, the washing basket is overflowing and my life feels as chaotic as my house does. I realise how much better I feel when my house is clean so instead of a Friday night out I…

Quirky and cute – Sofa update

So time to share another one of my Alice in Wonderland related discoveries. Looking to update my sofas, but on a budget I chose to change my cushions instead. Whilst stumbling over things on Ebay, I came across these stunners. RRP: £10 These great cushions come in all cute quotes and have that gorgeous vintage…

Meringue Smash

I don’t usually have a sweet tooth but sometimes I just get that craving that needs to be satifsfied, so here my quick and easy version of a great informal dinner party sweet dessert or why not just treat yourself as it’s a Sunday. You will need: 4 egg whites 175g caster sugar Angel Delight…

Speedy nutty noodles

Who doesn’t like a quick dinner? I hate nothing more than coming home later from work midweek and faced with a kitchen and a rumbling tummy. So here is my take on an easy speedy 15 minute supper. You will need: Noodles (wheat, rice, egg, whatever you like!) 2 tbsp of nut butter (I use…

Warming Sage and Butternut Risotto

Ah comfort food, to curl up with a bowl in front of the sofa (for me Come Dine With Me today) risotto for me is the best comfort food of all. Simple to make at batch cooking so make a huge batch (as below) and stick some in the freezer. Serves 6 You will need:…

Country Style – For wide calves!

I have chunky calves, always have always will so I find getting boots a complete nightmare, wellies, knee high boots, even ski boots are a nightmare. So when I started hunting for country boots I soon fell into despair, after hours and hours of researching for awide fit boots which still weren’t wide enough for…

Vintage bath with an Apothecary?

I love my baths, I won’t lie the day just isn’t complete without them so when I came across this in M&S it would be rude to resist. RRP: £4.00 They Say: Rediscover time-honoured bath and body remedies with our vintage inspired Apothecary range. Infused with the soothing aroma of lavender and thyme used for…

Fat to 5k?

So after my last post I sat surrounded by sweets, crisps and ice cream and generally wallowing in self-pity, I came to a realisation IT IS ALL DOWN TO ME I am responsible For my fat – as I have eaten every little lb of it that I have put on For my health –…