When Life Hands You Lemons…

Make Lemonade! Bright sunshine filled days mean its time to cool with something traditional… dare I say a little old-fashioned but utterly delicious! Served in a classic glass decanter it makes the ideal refreshing drink for lunch parties and lazy afternoons. Why not give our favourite recipe a try?   Traditional Lemonade Ingredients 3 Large … Continue reading

June…

June…

“Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June” Almost halfway through 2016, crikey! This month we mark our fifth birthday in our little shop and what a five years it’s been. We remain a small team, dedicated to bringing the best home and giftware products and wrapping them perfectly to guarantee your gift … Continue reading

Spread a little happiness…

I love to bake and I love to cook, these are not grand announcements though, just very heartfelt statements of fact. Giving a friend something you have made with love and care as the main ingredients, seems to me to be the best kind of present, although I certainly hope that we sell lovely things that … Continue reading

A Taste of Summer

A Taste of Summer

Brighter days give inspiration for lighter recipes when gathering friends and family together. Informal gatherings, kitchen table lunches that stretch into relaxed afternoons of chatting and exchanging tales and memories, and making plans for times ahead. In our home people arrive when they like, it’s an open invitation as long as they bring their own … Continue reading

Delighted to announce…

Delighted to announce…

The arrival of some fabulous furniture! Extending our range of homeware products with the addition of classic key pieces has always been an aim and we are sure our new upholstered chairs, ottomans and benches, statement mirrors and stylishly practical coffee and console tables will delight. Statement items to attract admiring glances in any home… … Continue reading

May

“Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun” May and June, soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year. Cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights. The discussion of philosophy is over; it is time for work … Continue reading

Early starts and proper breakfasts

Early starts and proper breakfasts

Quiet sunrises and early morning light seem a call to experience the Big Outdoors before starting the working day. Mists rising like steam on the lakes, and blue skies of an intensity, not yet seen during the midday hours yet this year. Some of my best ideas have arrived whilst walking, why would anyone would … Continue reading

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

“Home is where your heart is most happy; where you are loved unconditionally and openly for being you” It cannot simply be four walls with a series of random objects to aid life, just as food cannot merely be a combination of nutritional components to sustain life, or friends be a randomly selected number of individuals who … Continue reading