Bathroom Makeover – How to Update Your Bathroom

Have you been thinking about updating your bathroom but not sure what is involved?  Have you thought about how different it could look? Well I did exactly that a few months ago and would love to share with you. We moved into our house about four and a half years ago.  It is a lovely […]

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What are the Best Things About Having a Dog?

Owning a dog is something really special.  There’s a reason why dogs are known as Man’s Best Friend.  People who don’t own or don’t like dogs probably won’t get this but I’d like to share some of the amazing reasons why I think having a dog is just one of the best things! Your dog […]

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April Sunshine and Looking Forward to Summer 😃

There is something about April that brings a feeling of optimism and happiness. I don’t know exactly what it is and I don’t know why either, but there’s just something about it,  Maybe I’m feeling this particularly because the last few days have been glorious.  If you’re in the southern part of the UK you’ll […]

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How do you like your tea?

I feel so happy when someone asks me that question!  I’m really fussy when it comes to tea I’m afraid. My worst nightmare if out with friends, or visiting family or any occasion where tea is involved, is someone just making the tea and bringing to me. God that makes me sound really ungrateful doesn’t […]

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How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

I don’t know about you but I hate it when I don’t sleep well.  It’s one of the worst things isn’t it, it makes you feel groggy, not with it and grumpy.  It makes your eyes look dull and not as bright and sparkly as they could be.  It doesn’t make you feel your best […]

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Best Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe (or Sweet and Sour Pork)

This is so easy to do and tastes really good! I saw James Martin make this on his Saturday Morning programme (ITV) a few weeks ago and thought I’d give it a go.  A few things appealed to me: it didn’t look bright orange like the sweet and sour you get from a Chinese takeaway; […]

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A lesson I’ve just realised

I’ve just made a discovery. When I wrote my first few posts, I thought the most important thing was to focus on really high level writing, does that make sense? I thought I needed to read and check, read again, check again, change a few words, take out some sentences, add a few more extra […]

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WordPress Course – Blogging: Branding and Growth. Day One

I’ve been wondering how to get my blog seen by more people.  At the moment people will see it either through the WordPress Reader or via Twitter.  This is great and I am surprised and happy that so many people are following me – thank you so much lovely people who are. 😊🙏🏻🌸 I love […]

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No more Excuses

My blog is usually really positive – I think, I try and inject the sunshine as much as I can.  However as my blog title suggests,  (You can read here)  there is always a bit of bad stuff to go with the good. At the moment I am feeling that I’m not the best I […]

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The funny things we do (1)

On my daily journey to work I pass a speed camera, I’m not entirely sure if it even works but it’s a deterrent against speeding nevertheless.  One thing that makes me laugh is that I can guarantee there will be at least one car that will slow right down to about fifteen miles per hour […]

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