Just outside of Rookley, on the Isle of Wight, is a lovely little cabin which, as you’ve probably guessed already, is made for all things jewellery. I first heard about this cabin via instagram. (Instagram handle @thejewellerycabin) I'd seen a couple of people mention that they had either been on a workshop themselves or were… Continue reading The Jewellery Cabin – Ring making workshop
without owning a small business, it is very hard to understand the love, care, hard work, passion, dreams and.. yes.. money too, that is thrown in to running your very own small business. With all the pros that come with running your own business and being your own boss, also comes a lot stress and… Continue reading Why shop small this Christmas??
Okay, okay, so.. I'll admit, I thought I'd lost my love with writing for a few months there. But honestly... if I look back at it, what probably really happened was a fine mixture of getting writers block, having lack of time and headspace and then the dreaded 'c' word.. yes, comparison. Probably one of… Continue reading Back to blogging
I’d kept hearing about how pretty the meadow was from friends who have visited the farm in the past few weeks, so this week I finally arranged for my mum (the woman who gave me my love for plants in the first place) and I, to head on over to The Garlic farm in Newchurch.… Continue reading The Garlic Farm, Wild Flower Meadow
last week, Kev and I spent some well-needed quality time together on a rather different style of date day... The venue? Laverstoke Mill, home of the Bombay Sapphire Distillery, where every single drop of the World famous (and rather delicious) Gin is produced. Now, Kev and I aren’t very big drinkers by any means (unless… Continue reading Let The Tour Be-Gin!
As I stood there in the queue of my local Waitrose store today, I noticed her.. the rain was beating down on the large store windows but she just stood there, glowing in her luminous yellow jacket, waddling in her slightly oversized wellies whilst the most enormous smile adorned her face. She cared not for… Continue reading Little Miss Sunshine
If I’m being perfectly honest, I’ve always been one of these people who has struggled with self assurance, I don’t know why but I’ve been like it since as long as I can remember really and especially when on the cusp of change or trying something new but as I seem to get older (..maybe… Continue reading Combating Self Doubt & Imposter Syndrome
Around this time five years ago, I discovered Tropic Skincare and at the expense of sounding a little cheesy, it genuinely has changed my life. For years I struggled with combination skin that wouldn’t seem to settle with anything I used. Everything was either too heavy or didn’t do what I wanted it to, either… Continue reading Tropic Skincare: Naturally Awesome
Wednesday was an unexpected delight, one of those completely relaxed and unplanned days that kind of remind you what life is really about. I popped over to my mums, it was her first day of semi-retirement (technically she’s on holiday though and starts a new part-time job in two weeks time, but she is, for… Continue reading A Day Back In Time
Back in the summer of last year, I met a lovely woman called Kerry, on instagram. I was initially trying to find other local bloggers in my area when I came across her profile called Cupcakes and Anxiety. Being a lover of all things baking and suffering with anxiety myself, I became instantly intrigued, So… Continue reading Cupcakes and Anxiety Tea Party