Best countries for Brits to retire to

AD | The possibilities are endless once you’ve retired. You’ve worked all your life to now enjoy your golden years doing, well, whatever you want to do! For many, sticking around in the drizzly United Kingdom isn’t an appealing way to spend their hard-earned retirement. But for those of us…

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Whispers of Wood

As an all-round cheese lover and host of cheese parties, a very special parcel arrived for me the other week as part of #MyGiftToYouDay. Inside was a beautifully handmade oak cheese board from the exceptionally talented Whispers of Wood. It was so well packaged and look at the ribbon and tag…

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Small Biz Tip #8 – Ways to make your Packaging more Eco-Friendly

I’m sure there are many ways we are trying to do our bit for the environment. Whether it be buying bamboo toothbrushes and reusable cotton pads or buying from local farmers markets. It’s all helping the planet in one way or another. As a small business, being eco-friendly is something…

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Want to get away from it all?

AD | If you’ve ever dreamed about opting out of modern life, then the UK has some great places to do just that. Take a look at these remote locations – put together by LPG gas tank suppliers, Flogas – and don’t forget to pack your toothbrush! Fair Isle, Shetland,…

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The Top 5 must-see European destinations for travellers over 50

AD | Who said you need to slow down in later life? If you’re nearing retirement or are already enjoying your work-free lifestyle, you may find you have more free time and cash to spend travelling. The world is your oyster, so why not get out there and enjoy it? As…

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Small Biz Father’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again where we all sit wondering what to buy our Dads. So here’s a huge bit of Father’s Day gift inspiration for you, all thanks to 24 wonderful small businesses! 1. Handmade Oak Cufflinks by RJB Woodshop – £252. Personalised Football Teapot by Hand Drawn World…

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Small Biz Gin Gift Guide

I think we all know a G&T lover in our lives. Whether it’s you, your other half or your group of friends, it’s hard to resist really! And whether you’re looking for a stylish bottle, a way to remember all you combinations or just a card for the gin lover…

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Handcrafted Books by Sue Day

What I love about notebooks is that you can literally have about 50, and they all have their different uses. One for your to do list, one for your shopping list, your holiday inspiration, blogging, you name it! Personally, I absolutely love having one that is that little bit more…

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#NationalStationeryWeek Twitter Giveaway!

Between Tuesday 30th April and Sunday 5th May 2019, I have teamed up with 6 fabulous small businesses to give you the chance to win some lovely stationery themed goodies. It is #NationalStationeryWeek after all! Just head over to my pinned tweet on Twitter and follow these steps to enter:…

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