When Life Hands You Lemons… Part Two

When Life Hands You Lemons… Part Two

Make a Gin & Tonic Cake! An inspiringly simple but utterly fabulous idea… cake, G&T… why wouldn’t you give it a try? Ingredients 225g butter, at room temperature 275g golden caster sugar  Finely grated zest and juice from 2 lemons (zest & juice in separate small bowls) 3 large eggs, beaten  210g natural full-fat yogurt  … Continue reading

Entirely and Completely Bonkers…

and we like it that way! New arrivals abound… boxes everywhere and plenty of bubblewrap escaping from our stockroom like a wild curvaceous creature. An eclectic range of new arrivals this Autumn season. Inspired by a love of the less conventional, many products have unique, quirky twists to ensure they will become favourite touches of … Continue reading

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