The Story Gift bookish goodies
Books, Lifestyle

12 Days of Christmas #4: The Story Gift bookish treats

The Story Gift first popped up on my radar back in the summer when I was researching bookish sites for my first Book Week. Their hampers are fantastic gift ideas and everything is available to buy individually too, including prints, candles, stationery, book sleeves and more. If you're shopping for a bookworm this Christmas (and… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #4: The Story Gift bookish treats

MariaRosaDesign fabric storage buckets
Parenthood

12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage

For my third Christmas giveaway I've teamed up with MariaRosaDesign to offer you the chance to win a pair of fabric storage buckets*. If you've got small children, or know someone who is expecting, these are ideal for keeping nursery clutter to a minimum - and they're cute as heck too! A matching ceiling lampshade… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage

Hex and Ginger 2019 diary
stationery

12 Days of Christmas #2: Hex and Ginger diary [sponsored]

Today my 12 Days of Christmas giveaways continue with one of my favourite stationery brands: Hex and Ginger. You may remember them from my National Stationery Week collaboration and a recent bullet journal giveaway. In fact, speaking of bullet journals, I recently rated theirs as the best value. So when Chantelle sent me a 2019… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #2: Hex and Ginger diary [sponsored]

Not Only Polka Dots desktop calendar
stationery

12 Days of Christmas #1: Not Only Polka Dots calendar [sponsored]

Today I'm kicking off my 12 Days of Christmas giveaways. That's right, after the success of last year's bumper giveaway, I've decided to host a whole series of them, giving more of you the chance to win. And I'm so excited to share some of my favourite brands with you. Over the next 12 days,… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #1: Not Only Polka Dots calendar [sponsored]

Etsy Made Local St Ives 2018
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Reasons to shop Cornish this Christmas

If you go down to the Guildhall in St Ives this weekend, you're in for a festive treat. Etsy Made Local St Ives* kicked off tonight and will play host to a range of Cornish creatives until the end of the week. If you're not in Cornwall this weekend, never fear. I've linked up all… Continue reading Reasons to shop Cornish this Christmas

Pick N Melt scented candles review
Lifestyle

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

Playing Secret Santa? Looking for stocking fillers? Want to hygge up your home for the holidays? You need to check out the range of scented candles and wax melts from Pick n Melt*. In case you couldn't tell by the design, Pick n Melt is inspired by that giddy childish feeling of popping to a… Continue reading It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

Christmas gift ideas for young readers
Books, Parenthood

Christmas gift ideas for young readers

"A book is a gift you can open again and again" - Garrison Keillor If you ask me, there are few gifts better than books. You can keep your posh jewellery, expensive perfume and bottles of bubbly; you can't beat a beautiful book. This is something that was instilled in me at a young age… Continue reading Christmas gift ideas for young readers

St Moritz Hotel - spa break review
Cornwall, Mental Health

A blissful birthday break at St Moritz Hotel

First of all, I'm totally not sorry for the alliterative title of this post. Second of all, I'm not sorry (much) that I left Jenson for 24 hours after he spent a night being a sick. You know why? Because I was reminded that other people are more than capable of stepping in (thanks, Dad!)… Continue reading A blissful birthday break at St Moritz Hotel

A few of my favourite things
Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #67

I'm sat writing this, basking in the glow of someone who has nine days off work. Not only that, but someone who has a week of fun planned for her birthday. Yay me! But before the celebrations begin, here's a look at a few favourites from the last week. Christmas crafts It's so hard to… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #67