Feast & Ferret

hasselback potatoes & me

Hey friends, I hope you have lots of exciting plans for the weekend & bank holiday.  For us it's also half term next week, a week to spend with my sweet children. Since it's bank holiday on Monday we're planning a trip to Weston-Super-Mare.  I remember such a happy day there as a child ... read more

Feast & Ferret

Helen Grave's Wedge Salad

Hey friends, TFI Friday! How did you get on making 'The Treviso' last week? If you're still feeling the effects & fancy something abit lighter I'm going for a really lovely starter for this week's 'Feast'. Have you ever heard of a wedge salad? I never had until an episode on ... read more

Take a Moment – 5 Ways to Keep Anxiety at Bay

5 Ways to Keep anxiety at bay

Hey friends, Ages ago I hit you with the fact I can sometimes suffer with anxiety in this guest post.  At the time I would say my anxiety was high.  Even sharing that I suffered with anxiety was a massive deal for me. I haven't mentioned it much since because for the most part it's totally ... read more

Feast & Ferret

Close Up The Treviso

Hey friends, Don't you love my new series title Feast & Ferret? New inspiration, new ideas & a new way of thinking.  It refreshes the mind & motivates the little grey cells Feast & Ferret is my simple new series that will run every Friday, to inspire us to enjoy the weekends to ... read more

Take A Moment – Why the Wait?

The days are going, & they're going fast! Faster than I thought they would & then some.  When I think about how fast the years have gone I start washing (& feeling guilty!). Wishing I hadn't wasted so many days at home with the kids instead of getting out, wishing we'd enjoyed our ... read more

Why I Blog

why i blog

Hey friends, Since I started blogging in August 2013 loads of people have asked me why I blog.  I blog for so many reasons but I've always struggled to give a coherent answer, because I'm not sure I completely knew the answer. Back then the main motivator was to focus on being more ... read more

Somerset Loves


Hi friends, Well it's April so that means it's officially Summer.  The weather in good old blighty is sometimes so cold in April & well, April showery!  So far it's been nothing but amazing! It feels strange to have such lovely weather so quickly after Winter decided to leave us! Strange, ... read more

***GIVEAWAY*** Yellowbird Interiors Family Tree Garland


Hey friends, This is an exciting post! I thought it was high time I did a Giveaway on my blog.  I've really wanted to do something to thank all of you lovely readersI So I've teamed up with Yellowbird Interiors for a chance to win a FAMILY TREE GARLAND in a colour of your ... read more

Five on Friday – Easter 2015 Edition


  Hey friends, It's Friday again, but today it's Good Friday!  I am so thankful for what Jesus did for me on the cross. Here's my five! O N E - Yellowbird Interiors Family Tree Garland I was so excited to receive my Family Tree Wooden Garland from Yellowbird Interiors.  I ... read more

Weekend Happenings

I'd love to say that Spring is in the air, but the weather here is a bit C R A Z Y & windy on & off!  We're to expect gusts all week & hope for a goodish Good Friday. Easter holidays bring with it some trepidation, a longer half term than usual but also an opportunity to spend some ... read more