bookishly tea and book club review
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

Bookishly is a bookworm's dream. Packed full of literary gifts and accessories, you can picked themed goodies for fans of Alice in Wonderland and Jane Austen, as well as crates featuring limited edition covers of classics. You can also book a blind date with a book! I especially love this print and journal. But that's… Continue reading Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

pride and prejudice loose leaf tea
Lifestyle

Bake Off, loose-leaf tea and cool kids clothes #LittleLoves

I've felt a bit out of sorts this week as I spent the first two days working from home. An ongoing medical problem and working a 90-minute bus ride from home has meant needing to be flexible with my hours so that I can accommodate appointments. It did mean, however, that my first day in… Continue reading Bake Off, loose-leaf tea and cool kids clothes #LittleLoves

pembertea: jane austen subscription box review
Books, Lifestyle

Pembertea: Jane Austen subscription box [review + giveaway]

Jane Austen and a cup of tea. Does it get any better than that? Pembertea* is the perfect subscription box for fans of Austen and a good old fashioned brew, with monthly helpings of nerdy goodies and loose-leaf organic tea. Contents typically include bookmarks, candles, stationery, jewellery, stickers, magnets and more. I enjoyed the surprise… Continue reading Pembertea: Jane Austen subscription box [review + giveaway]

hugge self care
Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #4

If feeling poorly this week has proved anything it's that you should sleep when you need to. Sounds simple, right? But when our lives are so busy (I'm trying to balance a job, this blog, family life and some half-arsed attempt at a social life), sleep can fall down the list of priorities. There are… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #4

tea and macaroons dress from yumi
Lifestyle

Item of the day: Tea and macaroons dress from Yumi

A couple of times a year I fall head over heels for a dress. Y'know that feeling where you feel like if you owned said dress your life would be complete and you would wear it for every special occasion? I last had that feeling about my Marvel dress and now I have it for… Continue reading Item of the day: Tea and macaroons dress from Yumi

follow friday
blogging, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Follow Friday #37

Man, where has the time gone? I didn't manage a Follow Friday last week because I was busy sleeping at every available opportunity. Then this week just flew by (thanks to some more early nights) and I've barely made a dent in my Bloglovin' saved posts lists. Plus I didn't start writing this post until… Continue reading Follow Friday #37

alternative advent calendars
Lifestyle

Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015

Fed up of those naff chocolate advent calendars that don't even taste like real chocolate? Fear not, as I've discovered ten incredible alternative calendars. There's bound to be one here for you! For the hipsters: beard oils (Not on the High Street, £29.99) For the tea lovers: various tea (Not on the High Street, £29.50)… Continue reading Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015

alice tea chest from whittard
Books, Lifestyle

Item of the day: Alice’s tea chest from Whittard

I've blogged before about the awesome Alice in Wonderland stock at Whittard and now there's more! Check out this incredible tea chest with three tasty flavours - afternoon tea, raspberry and vanilla. And, of course, the packaging is rather stunning. It's £15.00 for the set. If you're anything like me, you'll need some biccies to… Continue reading Item of the day: Alice’s tea chest from Whittard

follow your dreams print from society 6
Lifestyle

10 things I love about: Society 6

Society 6 is one of my new favourite websites. It's a lot like Ohh Deer, The Lost Lanes and Wraptious in that it stocks awesome prints from a community of artists. And you can have the artwork printed on a range of items. I highly recommend browsing the site when you've got a spare few… Continue reading 10 things I love about: Society 6