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Support not sympathy is key to being helpful

Support not sympathy is key to being helpful

It is a funny old thing life isn’t it, I look around and everyone seems to have something to contend with one way or another. It is degree’s of levels of course but it still something however small or large they have to deal with. I guess today I am writing this as it is kind of a few observations. Not only from what helps me but what you see working for other people too. I … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Kindness

Monday Mutters – Kindness

Apologies first for not being here for a while. Life sometimes gets a little too much and well blogging is a great place to be but sometimes it is not the right place. But today I am back…just!   So a perfect Monday Mutters has to be one of my favourite things, kindnes. As kindness has cheered me up. Friday was international day … Read entire article »

Step by step for here

Step by step for here

My poor brain feels like it is about to overspill. I have several things I need to do, well need equals want. But so much stuff buzzing in my brain to think. I am sorry but as much as us women like to think we can multi-task I for one am happy to confess I can’t. My mind is buzzing … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – Good times to carry you through

Monday Mutters – Good times to carry you through

Having a good time is something we all need but how often do we really get it. Like really get it! Friday I went out with one of my dog walking buddies, we laugh, chat, talk about good and the not so good things that go on in our lives on our dog walks. So it seemed silly not to … Read entire article »

B & W 5 day challenge

B & W 5 day challenge

The lovely Viv from 76 Sunflowers (pop over there she has some gorgeous photo’s) challenged me to do 5 black & white photo’s over 5 day’s. I have to confess never doing black and white photo’s due to many things: 1. I am lazy, I snap re-size and off it goes. I edit none of my photo’s, I know they would … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – How do people see you?

Monday Mutters – How do people see you?

I am off to Blog on Cymru at the weekend, where I will be meeting lots of new people and only one I have met before *waves to Viv! I know since last meeting up with Viv briefly at another blogging conference I spoken to her loads via social media. So I am so,looking forward to meeting lots of people I … Read entire article »

Compact kitchens that are still perfect for cooking

Compact kitchens that are still perfect for cooking

I like to keep half my kitchen for dining so our kitchen now is smaller space wise to in our old house. We are hoping to re-do our kitchen as not really suceeding with just ‘tarting’ it up! I am liking these idea’s and loving cooking I have a lot of kitchen equipment to find homes for you. We already … Read entire article »

Review – Jack Links Beef Snacks

Review – Jack Links Beef Snacks

I was really excited about trying Jack Links Beef Snacks. Jack link’s is the world’s number one authentic American meat snack brand and currently Tesco Express have a promotion running with Jack Links with a whopping 50p off when you pop over to Jack Link’s Facebook page . Now to be honest I have never tried a ‘Beef snack’ before … Read entire article »

The benefits of softer water

The benefits of softer water

Water, water I love you, where would be without water! When we moved to Cornwall I was rewarded with a lovely soft water out of the taps. Hardly any washing up liquid needed, only a little to shampoo to wash our hair, no salt in the dishwasher, no limescale in the kettle, no limescale in the sink, no limescale in … Read entire article »

Coconut flapjack recipe

Coconut flapjack recipe

Flapjack is a favourite in our house and as I had some lovely coconut in cupboard asking to be used I thought I add it to some flapjack. As coconut has a natural sweetness so I cut back a little on the sugar. I also swapped the normal golden syrup for maple syrup as it is a more natural source … Read entire article »