Personalised gifts from Happiness is a Gift

| Giveaways, Lifestyle

a black personalised pen with mr h grainger emgraved onto it, the pen is in a black box with a red lining

  I love personalised gifts and I recently sent my Dad a personalised pen from Happiness is a Gift.     The Bayeux ballpoint pen was created for seamless writing by the brilliant minds at Pierre Cardin. With its satin black enamel finish, chromium clip, tip, and centre ring, its a timeless, classic pen that […] Read more…


Fun family films

| Family, Lifestyle

family fun films

  Sometimes a good family friendly movie is just what is needed to unwind and enjoy.   Enchanted Filled with great music, this story is a mixture of well loved Disney classics rolled into one good-hearted story. Giselle is a girl from a fairy tale world that is headed to her dream wedding when she […] Read more…


Win a rattan effect 4 seater sofa set

| Giveaways

Win a rattan effect 4 seater sofa set

    With Summer nearly here and people still stay at home, now is the perfect time to make the most of your gardens. Doing some gardening can be very satisfying and there is nothing more relaxing than sitting in your garden admiring your beautiful work. You can now do that in style and comfort […] Read more…


Rydale clothing S/S 2020

| Fashion, Lifestyle

I’m wearing a blue dress adorned with white flowers and a yellow belt

  I have recently been treated to some new clothes from Rydale. Inspired by a true passion for country lifestyle, John Nichols began a lifelong project to create the pinnacle of country and outdoor clothing with the support of his family. Since 1954, the spirit of every distinctive design has been in Quality, Reliability & […] Read more…


Nuud deodorant review

| Giveaways, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

The pink nuud tube outside on a fence with countryside in the background

  I’m always looking for ways to use more natural products and be eco friendly for both my health and for the environment. One of the products I’ve been recently trying is Nuud deodorant.   What is nuud deodorant? Nuud is an anti-odorant that they claim it lasts an impressive 3-7 days with only one […] Read more…


Staying productive at home

| Fashion, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Staying productive at home. I’m sat on a chair outside reading a book. I’m wearing an oversized black Tshirt and black joggers

  You’ve spent weeks at home, practised social isolation when you stepped out to buy essentials, and you’re still doing everything right during this rather tough pandemic situation that’s hit the world. That’s great. Being cooped up at home isn’t easy, and with the uncertainty of the situation around, you might even be hit by […] Read more…


Why is Botox so popular?

| Health & Beauty

lady having botox injection

We’ve all heard the word “Botox” at some point in our lives and it’s uttered very often on celebrity news, in movies, medical events and so on. Not many of those news are positive, unfortunately, but that’s all thanks to false rumours and over exaggerations that overshadow all the positive things that come out of […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #66

| Diary, Moving to France

Lucas stood in the garden with his arms up and smiling. The house is in the background

We’ve finally signed for the house! We had the offer accepted 7 months ago but due to one reason or other, paperwork and covid it has been held up. The notaire even realised that she hadn’t got all the paperwork an hour before we were meant to sign but thankfully they managed to get it […] Read more…