Christmas traditions – shopping for our Christmas tree

Does your family have any Christmas traditions? As a child I can remember how, every year, my granny would make Christmas cake. We all lived together, and she, my mum, and I would each stir the cake batter before she transferred it from her bowl to the tin. The smell of cinnamon and cloves was… View Post

A true sense of Christmas with Arran

With the first day of December comes all the Christmas feels. ✨ 🤗 I’m super excited to share with you a true sense of Christmas with Arran Sense of Scotland who carefully craft and curate products on the Isle of Arran. 💝 Having seen ARRAN Sense of Scotland’s luxurious products in many a posh bathroom,… View Post

Why I took a career side-step

As I creep closer to the big 4-0, I feel a sense of pressure to be “successful”. More than ever before in my career thus far, I hear a voice telling me to get my sh*t together, telling me I should be a great homemaker, maintain a healthy lifestyle and be at a certain level… View Post

The pumpkin patch

Last week I found myself frantically Google-searching ‘pumpkin farms near Dundee’ after finding that the farm we usually head to for fruit picking was fully booked during the entire October holidays. I clicked through a couple of links and found a recommendation for Charleton Fruit Farm – it was a relief to discover they weren’t… View Post

The summer ache

Summertime… a season that is longed for, so much so that the body aches. To lift your face upwards to a warm sun before you’ve even thought about your morning coffee. To feel the salty air, tangling and thickening your hair. The unrivalled refreshing touch of an icy lemonade, tickling and satisfying, swiftly followed by… View Post