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My Trip to Bowood House

My Trip to Bowood House

Bowood House has been on my bucket list of places to visit for over a year now. Last summer whilst driving down on a family holiday to Cornwall we passed signs for directions to it and I felt rather like a small child standing outside a toy shop peering in at all the...
Purse Friendly Planting

Purse Friendly Planting

Flowers add delight and joy to our everyday.  Colours lift our mood and make us feel more positive. What could be nicer than surrounding yourself with flowers in colours you adore? Baby pink petunia plants from my local garden centre Whether you have a small light...
Spring in a Vase

Spring in a Vase

Although the weather is still bitter cold outside the sun has been shining bright giving a much needed boost to our spirits. Flower arranging is a passion of mine; the act of arranging flowers is so therapeutic. Taking a few moments to admire their beauty, to touch...
Compact Green Houses for Green Fingers

Compact Green Houses for Green Fingers

My utility room is turning into a greenhouse, pots of orchids which have past their flowering best are lined up on the shelf.  I mentioned to my husband that it may be the right time to invest in a small green house or cupboard for outside;  a place to keep my orchids...
Pretty Spring Tables

Pretty Spring Tables

Setting the table changes the energy at home; it adds joy and delight.  It breaks up the normality of the everyday.  The small act of making a pretty table really makes those around the table feel loved and cherished. I encourage you for at least one family meal over...
Everlasting Flowers

Everlasting Flowers

I am a true believer that the simple pleasures in life are the sweetest; a freshly baked sponge cake with a hot cup of tea, flowers from my garden arranged loosely and placed on my kitchen or bedside table. Recently, when grocery shopping, I have been adding a bunch...

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