Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

With it getting closer to Christmas, I thought what better timing than a Christmas Gift Guide. And what’s even better is that all of these gifts are handmade. Yes, you heard right! This is what I love the most about Minni&Mo Handmade, not to mention the amazing selection of quality gifts they produce. Minni&Mo is an independent gift shop based near Ely, Cambridgeshire owned by Sue Spence and Liz Edwards. It’s great to support local and independent businesses and it’s…

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1 Month Blog-versary (And My Tips For Other Newbies)

1 Month Blog-versary (And My Tips For Other Newbies)

Believe it or not, I’ve been blogging for exactly a month now and I am absolutely loving it. I wish I’d started blogging sooner but perhaps now is the perfect time. I’m really passionate about it and excited as to the opportunities that are out there. I didn’t think I’d get the response that I’ve had and for me to have reached over 1000 views in the first month makes me feel so grateful to those who have read it. It’s…

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An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

Art is something I really like and I love being able to relate to it. It might be an object, an animal or a landscape from a holiday. I think they make great additions to a wall in the home and can provide those long-lasting memories. I’m really pleased to be able to share the beautiful work of Sue Spence (Kitty’s Drift Studio), an artist from Cambridgeshire, who paints some incredible pieces. I think sometimes when you pick up a piece…

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Chocolate With a Difference – Harry Specters

Chocolate With a Difference – Harry Specters

Harry Specters are a Chocolatier based in Ely, run by Mona, Shaz and their son Ash, who has autism. I know the word ‘chocolate’ probably caught your eye, but this isn’t any old Chocolatier, there is a brilliant story behind them. While visiting a chocolate shop on a holiday in Scotland in 2011, Mona discovered a perfect way of combining her passion for creating positive change for people with autism with her love for chocolate and the rest is history!…

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The Decadent Decaf Coffee Company

The Decadent Decaf Coffee Company

As a coffee fan, when Guy from the Decadent Decaf Coffee Company asked me on Twitter if I’d try some of their coffee beans I didn’t hesitate. After all I do love a good cup of proper coffee. How lucky am I.  He very kindly sent sent me 4 bags of their coffee beans to share my thoughts on. Decadent Decaf Coffee is Europe’s first single origin Swiss Water Decaf coffee company. Swiss Water Decaf? Now you’re confused. The Swiss Water…

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My Favourite Apps as a New Blogger

My Favourite Apps as a New Blogger

As a new blogger there is a lot to get to grips with and adjust to. I started out by downloading apps that I felt would be most useful to me and seeing as everything is centered around phones and tablets I felt that I needed to organise my apps a bit better. I knew in my head what I wanted an app for but it was just finding the ones that are most suitable. So hopefully this post will…

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My Competition Win – Glossier Review

My Competition Win – Glossier Review

Recently I was lucky enough to win Glossier products in a Twitter competition run by Paula Holmes of The LDN Diaries (thank you so much!) To be honest I’d never heard of Glossier before but since I’ve started blogging it is talked about everywhere! And if you’ve got Instagram, you will see your whole feed covered in Glossier products. If like me you don’t know much about Glossier, here is a quick low down: –       It launched in New York…

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The Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve only been blogging for nearly 3 weeks and I’m over the moon to have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! Thank you so much Kirsty for nominating me. She has lots of brilliant posts so make sure you check out her blog too. I’m really pleased to see my blog getting some recognition in the early stages! I’m so surprised as to how far it’s come in such a short space of time and I have so many…

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New Kings Coffee – Coffee Bag Revolution

New Kings Coffee – Coffee Bag Revolution

Want the taste of great coffee without the hassle of a сafetière? Then read on to discover New Kings Coffee and enter a world of amazing coffee, all in the convenience of a coffee bag. As their mission states on their website: “At New Kings Coffee we are dedicated to helping you explore a diverse range of high quality coffees from around the world; experiencing a variety of roasts, aromas and tastes. Our innovative coffee bags provide a single serving…

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What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

If you haven’t tried washi tape then you need to invest in some (especially if you’re into crafts). If you’ve never heard of it you will after reading this post! It originates from Japan and has many different uses, not least because of the variety of colours and patterns you can buy it in and the endless possibilities you can use it for. It’s perfect for decorating or using instead of highlighters. Or you could personalise stationary with it. I’ve…

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