Homemade pinecone firelighters These pinecone firelighters glitter with Epsom salt ‘snow’, which will burn a beautiful red hue. They’re so easy make, meaning they’re the perfect homemade festive gift! Speaking of homemade gifts, if you love Christmas craft ideas, then you’re in for a treat, as this post is a collaboration with some lovely blogger […]
Want to decorate a Christmas tree like a pro? As a global Christmas tree decorating competition finalist, I’ve picked up a few tricks along the way! Read on for my secret Christmas tree decorating tips and hacks that will take your tree from average to amazing in five easy steps. I’m excited to be collaborating […]
Looking for an easy luxury Christmas pudding recipe? Lusciously fruity, more than a little boozy and studded with nuts, this recipe nails it and has converted many pudding haters! Serve in small portions alongside cold, softly whipped cream or ice cream. A quick note: The recipe below creates a huge amount of pudding mix – halving these […]
To mark baby loss awareness week, I’m breaking the silence on my miscarriage, grief and what it feels like to lose a longed-for and loved child.
If you’ve stumbled quite randomly across my site, you may not know that we struggled with infertility and loss for a couple of years before we had our little boy, Finley. I read this post by Alice Rose and was moved to join her campaign for health and medical professionals to receive better training to […]
The cosiest of seasons is almost upon us, so with that in mind, I thought I’d do a series of posts on how I like to style my home for Autumn. I love the inviting, warm glow that pillar candles can create in a room, but with a grabby-handed toddler whirling about the house, it […]
Dan loves Black Forest gateau and a good recipe is surprisingly hard to come by. A lot of BFG recipes are more like a heavy chocolate cherry layer cake in form, rather than a light and squishy gateau. The best recipe I have found is Delia Smith’s original BFG, rather than her ‘Return to the […]