Category Archives: Shops

Wanderlust

Toast’s SS13 House & Home collection was a welcome sight this morning thanks to its strong Moroccan and Mediterranean influences, which transport you to another land and another season. From vividly coloured kantha quilts to pastel ceramics, the range is evocative of … Continue reading

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Stocking Fillers for the Home

Feast your eyes on this selection of stocking-friendly homewares. Whether you’re hunting for something practical, quirky or über-cosy, it’s all covered here. I just hope that Father Christmas follows my blog as the soaps, calendar and mug would make me oh so … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreath-ery

The festive feeling continues to mount this week as we’ve now put up our tree and I’ve just made the wreath for our front door; a combination of decorations we already had, garden greenery and some pussy willow that I … Continue reading

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From Christmas Trees to Pulled Pork

It certainly wasn’t a relaxing weekend, but what it lacked in peacefulness, it made up for in festive spirit. This year’s trip to our local Christmas tree farm was short and sweet but we found a lovely tree with relative … Continue reading

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Pretty Tasty

Started by Nadia Stopnicer in 2008, Pretty Tasty has become a byword for exquisitely detailed biscuits and cakes. Having lived in England for many years, inspiration for the business came after Nadia realised that the aniseed biscuits popular at the Christmas markets … Continue reading

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Papermash

I was excited to discover recently that the lovely online store, Papermash, now has it’s own blog too. Having been a fan of its predecessor Tea for Joy for a long time, I am intrigued to see what direction this new blog takes over time, … Continue reading

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