kate spade notebook from john lewis
Lifestyle, stationery

Item of the day: Kate Spade notebook from John Lewis

Oh dear. Gift Wink emailed me telling me to treat myself and featured this little cutie from John Lewis. I'm a sucker for Kate Spade stationery. Kate Spade notebook, £16.00 I'd love it if you could take five minutes to complete my reader survey. You'll even be entered into a giveaway!

advent calendars 2016
Lifestyle, Parenthood

Top 10 advent calendars for 2016

Gone are the days of traditional chocolate advent calendars. These days you can get your mitts on anything from toys to beauty products - or build your own. Here are some of my faves for this year. Lindt bear, Sainsburys, £12.00 Personalised Christmas memories, Not on the High Street, £10.00 Advent for two, Hotel Chocolat,… Continue reading Top 10 advent calendars for 2016

nails inc gift set from john lewis
Lifestyle

Item of the day: Nails Inc gift set from John Lewis

When I put together my gift guide for her post last week, I neglected the beauty and fashion products you usually see in similar posts. I keep trying to convince myself that I'm not a unique little snowflake and there are other non-make-up wearing gals out there who'd rather have a beautiful new hardback than… Continue reading Item of the day: Nails Inc gift set from John Lewis

29th birthday and christmas wish list
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

A Cornish geek’s birthday/Christmas wish list

I've finally done it! I've picked the ultimate gifts for my 29th birthday and Christmas stocking. Is 29 too old to still be doing Christmas lists? I've already been asked by two people if there's anything special I'd like for my birthday (less than four weeks away, FYI - and four weeks before Christmas) and… Continue reading A Cornish geek’s birthday/Christmas wish list

Lifestyle, stationery

10 things I love about Gemma Correll

I said I'd be back today with another post on mental health. You'd be forgiven for thinking that's not the case, looking at the title of the post, but this woman has done so much to normalise mental health issues and to encourage people to recognise that it's ok not to be ok that she… Continue reading 10 things I love about Gemma Correll

make your own erasers from john lewis
Lifestyle, stationery

NSW16 Item of the day: Make your own erasers from John Lewis

Yay, National Stationery Week is finally here! Today is Pencil Day and I've got a great review and exclusive discount code for you coming up later this afternoon but for my item of the day post I thought I'd feature the pencil's greatest partner - the eraser! How awesome is this little DIY pack from… Continue reading NSW16 Item of the day: Make your own erasers from John Lewis

sophie the giraffe comforter from john lewis
Parenthood

Item of the day: Sophie the Giraffe comforter from John Lewis

Jenson loves his teething rings but he also loves snuggling down with a comforter, so this Sophie the Giraffe comforter from John Lewis is the perfect combination. It gives him something to chomp on as well as something soft and colourful to play with. It's £19.95.

personalised fathers day wooden flag from not on the high street
Books, Film, Lifestyle

Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide

In case it's slipped your mind, this Sunday is Father's Day. It's Luke's first and we have grandads to buy for now too, so I've pulled together a little selection of ideas for the dads/grandads in your life. Whether you're looking for something sentimental or sensible, cool or quirky, I've got you covered! Star Wars… Continue reading Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide