In a chaos of fairy lights…

In a chaos of fairy lights…

The festive season arrives! Chaos no exaggeration… fairy lights baffle me to be honest. Each year, in January, I put them away in neat packages, each November they emerge from what appear to the same boxes, yet during the intervening period they have been rendered unrecognisable. Patiently I untwist them from their contorted mess and, … Continue reading

Winter Warming

Winter Warming

The first frost arrived this morning accompanied by the most stunning dawn, truly it is a blessing to live in this beautiful county. Two cold, mud covered children collected from school rugby pitches, and Christmas stock mayhem necessitates the preparation of comfort food in it’s simplest form. Named by my youngest son, this is unashamedly, … Continue reading

Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons

Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons

Quirky, unique, eclectic, unusual, a tiny bit or maybe entirely bonkers… we love those boundary pushers and brave souls that stand out from the crowd and be simply and perfectly themselves. In an increasingly generic world where the aspirational desire of many is the perfectly posed selfie, rather than a life filled with amazing experiences, … Continue reading

The scent of Autumn fires…

The scent of Autumn fires…

Autumn is truly the season of scents… Deliciously fragrant coffee, damp leafy dog walks, warmer spices appearing in culinary masterpieces, the first open fire… smoky chimneys are, of course, optional. Fragrance is instantly evocative; scents paint pictures in our minds and stir long forgotten memories so strongly that time seems to fall away. October has … Continue reading

A Fantastic October Offer

A Fantastic October Offer

Why not treat yourself and your home to some lovely new cushions, cosy throws or brand new bedding… As he weather turns cooler its definitely time to hygge and with a brilliant 15% off all full priced soft furnishing and bedding products during October, why wait? Take a look now?¬†www.lilyandlime.co.uk Terms & Conditions * Available … Continue reading