hygge, lifestyle

Candles and Cottages: Why I choose Parks London

I’ve been a fan of candles ever since I can remember. Some of my earliest memories are of candles my Mother used to burn in our house in Avebury Wiltshire during the summer months to bring the freshness of the outdoors inside and in the winter to bring a feeling of coziness and relaxation to… Continue reading Candles and Cottages: Why I choose Parks London

Baking with Lucy

Cherry Blossom Jam

I’ve wanted to make cherry blossom jam for the last few years and every time I’ve got around to making it, I’ve either had bad luck with the blossom or it’s been to late in the year. Today when we got back from a trip into Oxford I noticed all the blossom was blowing off… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Jam

Countryside

Welcoming Spring

This month we are welcoming the first day of spring on the 21st which is a Saturday, a day which I am sure I’m not alone in welcoming with open arms! There have already been lots of signs that it is well on its way with the abundance of snowdrops and crocuses poking their heads… Continue reading Welcoming Spring

Countryside, hygge, Oxfordshire

Top cottage ‘musts’ for relaxing…

Hi everyone, how was your bank holiday weekend? I hope you've had lots of fun and relaxed enough? I spent the last 11 days working hard with The Dogs Trust to organise their annual fun day event. The event is their biggest of the year across all centres to raise vital funds for the dogs… Continue reading Top cottage ‘musts’ for relaxing…