Murder Mysteries At West Compton Manor

A couple of weeks ago I was invited along with a few other bloggers and journalists to visit West Compton Manor for an evening of solving murder mysteries with the Far Out Theatre. I have to be honest before hand I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into, I have never done a murder mystery night and all I could think of was Professor Plum in the study with a revolver. Never the less I thought it would be a giggle so off I went. West Compton Manor was easy enough to find, set in the Dorchester countryside you do…

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A child friendly home – Guest Post

Every parent wants the best for their child and having the ideal home environment for them to grow is usually one of the top concerns. While every family differs from the next, there are certain things that are essentials when it comes to creating a child-friendly home surrounding. Before deciding on the kind of design, furniture  or décor, extensive planning is crucial in ensuring  that the home will be perfectly appropriate for everyone. Here are some of the basic things to consider when you want to achieve an environment where you and your children will find comfort anytime. You can find…

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Getting your home ready for christmas

With the count down to Christmas well and truly on I have been thinking about decorations this year and I am not talking about the tree, I want to add a touch of christmas magic to the whole living room with some cute cosy additions over the next couple of weeks. I have never been one to do this in previous years but the girls are all really aware of what’s actually going on this year and so I am more excited for Christmas than ever before. I’ve been doing a little – okay a lot – of online browsing…

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A forever home

I recently watched a vlog by my lovely friend Heledd from Running In Lavender, it was just her chatting away in her kitchen. The whole way through I had some serious kitchen envy, I loved how bright and big it looked. It got me thinking about my dream home and how I would like it to look when the day eventually comes that me and my girls get our forever home. My forever home is something I day dream about all the time and it always starts at the kitchen, the hub of the house the place where the children will come into…

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1950’s vintage mood board

Recently I have become obsessed with the vintage look of the 1950’s and thought I’d share with you a 1950’s mood board today, it’s just one of those classic looks that keeps on making a come back. The soft pastel shades are beautiful with the gold and brassy tones is just screams elegance and I love it. Not quite sure I could quite pull of the dress and driving gloves (I feel I’d need an old fashion little sports car with a scarf around my head) but there are simple ways to add some of that 1950’s sparkle into your home.…

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