A Little Bit Vegan

It’s all going a little bit vegan! Much like lots of other houses up and down the UK we’ve had an almost imperceptible shift leaning towards eating less meat. Once this starts you can’t help but find yourself seeking out veggie recipes and therefore vegan recipes too with never heard of before vegan ingredients like…

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Sustainable Lifestyle

I don’t know at what point I suddenly took my blinkers off. One day I was in a department store. Probably slightly lost, I rarely go shopping and I was wandering through a great expanse of stuff. I think I had drifted into the mens section and was staring at long lines of mens costume…

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Kids Outdoors

We are lucky to live in the countryside and to have so much green space to run about in.  I love it.  I love the birds singing, the seasonality, watching the garden come to life in May and living in wellies. I’m always keen for the kids to enjoy the great outdoors.  Sure I give…

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Kitchen Renovation

When you buy a house that is a ‘doer-upper’ one of the most exciting and most daunting rooms has to be the kitchen.  It has to be the most expensive too.  You don’t want to get it wrong and much has to be considered.  Not just the ‘golden triangle’ of sink, fridge, cooker, but how…

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The Arrival of an Aga

I’m sat writing this post whilst a pot merrily bubbles away on my Aga.  It’s a lovely copper pot from a set bagged in one of those brilliant Aldi sales.  A bargain set that I otherwise wouldn’t have been able to justify buying and one that looks gorgeous in our kitchen. We didn’t have the…

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