HEAVENLY SCENTS FOR HOME BODY AND SOUL

If you love a beautifully scented home and prefer natural products then you'll wanna keep reading, working from home most days means I have to find a balance between work, play, renovations and chores, and being out here in the sticks I find it easy to be here for a several days at a time ...

CHOCOLATE EGG ALTERNATIVES

A new Hawaiian Ruby Guava Pacifica Candle on our mantlepiece has rekindled my love for coral brights, beautifully scented in creator Brook's words- with "the warm smell of coconut wax on surfboards mingling with the sweet scent of the guavas from the tree in front of our house. This blend is reminiscent of paradise". When I picked it up in ...

GIANT BOWS, PAINTED TREES AND PERFECT STITCHES

Are you all ready? Any presents left to buy? Things to make? I just need to finish my last batch of ginger and rum candies, get the dinner shop done and then hope I haven't forgotten anything! Why not take five minutes to yourself, have a cup of tea and have a look at some ...

INDIAN SUMMER

A riot of sunshine is pouring in through my blinds this morning, and it feels positively tropical in here with my fourth floor windows shut to prevent cat suicide, so I am really looking forward to my walk to work along the promenade. This indian summer business is a real treat. Todays joy is five favourite ...