Blossom & Books

Blossom & Books

We are blessed to have friends who own a magnificent blossom tree next door to us. One weekend my youngest was feeling unwell and wanted to rest in the big bed of mummy and daddy, against mummy’s big white pillow ( I have a ¬†gorgeous continental pillow to prop...
Hayfever self-care tips and management

Hayfever self-care tips and management

These past few weeks have seen my hay fever symptoms begin. You know the usual, sneezing, streaming red eyes and on high pollen days and thunderstorms, asthma! I have experienced hayfever since my primary school years and quite honestly it was something I thought I...
Springtime baking – Lemon Shortcake biscuits

Springtime baking – Lemon Shortcake biscuits

Delicious, crumbly and totally moreish little biscuits that taste like sunshine!  Nothing beast that zing of citrus to make us feel bright and cheerful. The smell and sight of Lemons transport me back to Italy. So when I came across this recipe from Waitrose I just...
One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle Post 4

One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle Post 4

We are a global circle of Lensbaby photographers who enjoy using all different types of Lensbaby in our work. Once a month we head out for a walk and blog about it, linking to each other so that we can continue in a loop until the circle is completed. I hope you enjoy...
A delicious gluten-free bake for Easter – Shortcake Chicks

A delicious gluten-free bake for Easter – Shortcake Chicks

The Easter holiday brings with it a mixture of relief, with the added promise of a more relaxed routine. Leisurely picnic lunches as opposed to packed lunches, daffodil counting instead of class number counting. I know we are looking forward to a simpler and slower...
Cute Easter Bunny craft project

Cute Easter Bunny craft project

Stuck for ideas on a different craft activity to do over the school Easter holidays ? Then have a go at creating your own rubber stamp to make cards, fabric pouches, t-shirt patterns etc. This is such a perfect Easter craft project to enjoy with your children, friends...
One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 3

One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 3

We are a global circle of Lensbaby photographers who enjoy using all different types of Lensbaby in our work. Once a month we head out for a walk and blog about it, linking to each other so that we can continue in a loop until the circle is completed. I hope you enjoy...
My week in Images. Wk 9/18

My week in Images. Wk 9/18

In a week that saw temperatures plummet and heavy snow cover most of the British Isles in a blanket of white. It was quite lovely getting used to mountain life again, having not long left it behind a few weeks ago. Even though it is unusual for us to have this type of...
One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 2

One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 2

There is something brooding and dark surrounding ancient churches and their grounds. Enhanced more during the bleak winter months. I never know if that is because of the history that these walls have shadowed , tarnished by the suffering and meek existence of poor...