February 2016 archive

Exit Through The Giftshop : National Maritime Museum

Like most people I love a Museum Shop. A good one is always creatively stocked with well- themed homeware, toys, ‘essentials’ like bottle openers and mugs, artsy prints and a good library for further reading. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, which I visited this weekend has one of the best museum shops I have […] Read more…

Spread the Love : Low Prep & Maximum Impact Treats

I love this month, when the internet is awash with crazy, sweet, sugary and silly Valentines ideas. For years now my Valentines weekend has been less about couples stuff and more about spreading the love with baking, decorating my home in hearts and just having a playful cosy time. This year we have an almost two year […] Read more…

Spring 2016 Homeware on The High Street

With my head buried in projects and juggling childcare all of January I just came up for a little air – realised it’s February – already Spring for the retail industry and that I have NO idea what is in the shops! So in an attempt to combine some glorious new season retail therapy with much work […] Read more…

5 Star Luxury at Limewood

The month before Christmas, with our babysitter [my mum] rudely on holiday for what seemed like forever and us holding our eyes open with matchsticks, the three of us [including toddler] threw our cares to the wind and checked into heaven on earth – Lime Wood in the New Forest. A 5 Star Babington House-esque boutique […] Read more…