autumn, hygge, Norway

Apple spice & all things Hygge

Styling your house depending on the season might sound a little crazy, but it's genuinely a thing! Take Christmas for example, a season everyone gets on board with, or at least, know someone who does! We decorate our homes with fairy lights, tinsel, ivy, trees and all sorts of wintry wonders! So why should the… Continue reading Apple spice & all things Hygge

Countryside

Once upon a time…

Before computers, phones, TV and even radio all we had to entertain ourselves with stories were books. Those magical little things that remain shut on a shelf just waiting to be opened and transport us to another realm, time or life. Books have gone through a period of transformation over the last 100 or so… Continue reading Once upon a time…

animals, Uncategorized

Cuddly kitties!

Yes, the rumours are true we adopted two Birman Blue!These cute fluff balls came from Oxfordshire's Cats Protection centre, run by volunteers who rescue the cats from all over the county - and I cannot being to express how incredible the centre is, the time, effort and money put into rescuing cats from all over… Continue reading Cuddly kitties!

hygge

Thinking ahead

It's so healthy to both live in the here and now but also be aware of the future and plan head. Today I've been adding to my ever growing rows of crocheting on my blanket. It's going to be soft natural colours made with Organic Manx Wool given to me by my mum. Crocheting for… Continue reading Thinking ahead

Baking with Lucy, Norway, Oxfordshire

Cinnamon rain

It's been raining all day today and I've spent it listing to the drips and drops, reading my wonderful vampire book and relaxing watching Netflix. It's rained so much the last few days that we've had flooding and hardly any sunshine, but I think rain is a great opportunity to relax and enjoy the comforts… Continue reading Cinnamon rain