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vintage shoppping

Well, everyone else seems to be doing it, so why not me? There seems to be an explosion of blog posts at the moment of people showing off their latest charity shop finds. I don’t know if it’s a coincidence, or if all this good weather we’ve been having in Britain is slowly turning us […]

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blogs I love

Aaaah, the joys of blogging…. the relaxtion…. the calm…….. …..ha ha don’t make me laugh! Actually, my blogging experience is nothing like this at all. First of all, I very rarely get a post written in one sitting. My typing is usually punctuated by a little girl asking for Peppa Pig and chocolate, an even […]

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unfinished business

Am I the only person who starts jobs but never finishes them? I thought not. I’ve got a fairly long list of new crafts I’d like to try. It’s a fairly substantial list and it gets longer every day. The thing is, I promised myself I wouldn’t start a new craft until I finished the one […]

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Haworth

You’ve heard of Haworth, right? It’s a little village in Yorkshire that’s famous for being the home of the Bronte sisters. It’s also home to the most wonderful festival of vintage. Every year this delightful village hosts a 1940s Vintage Weekend where the residents and shopkeepers dress up to celebrate the best of Britain. I […]

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farm shops and treasure hunts

Yesterday was one of those wonderful days that started out with such promise and then actually delivered. The sun was peeping through the clouds in the morning (which is rare in these parts) and I was feeling great. I dropped my eldest daughter off at nursery and went to meet my friend, Lucy, for a […]

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birthday card shopping

I’m hopeless with birthdays. I forget to send cards, my presents (although awesome) are usually late every year. It doesn’t just end with friends birthdays either. I’m pretty hopeless with family ones too. I’ve tried to explain my  mental block with important dates as Dateline Dyslexia, but that excuse was pretty much blown out of […]

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back to work beauties

Hi folks. I hope you had a great day back at work today. Here are your Back To Work Beauties – 10 beautiful things you can find on Etsy. This week’s theme – Stars.  Enjoy Credits: Top (1, 2, 3), Middle (1, 2, 3), Bottom (1, 2, 3, 4) I hope you liked this week’s selection, Sleep well Michelle x 

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bank holiday

The Bank Holiday is over, kids are back to school and our working weeks have begun again. I always put loads of pressure on myself when it’s a Bank Holiday to do something extraordinary, but this time around we made no plans. However, a simple trip out to local farm shop turned into something much […]

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In other news….

She’s here!! My beautiful cup and saucer arrived this afternoon! I got it super cheap from mydeco.com with an online voucher (click here for details).   She arrived beautifully gift wrapped and now sits in pride of place on (yes, you guessed it) my dresser! Have you managed to take advantage of this offer yet? Hurry […]

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free stuff

Come look at my new cup. Isn’t she lovely? Not only is she wearing my initial, but she was (virtually) free too. Interior design website, mydeco.com are offering Easy Living readers a £20 voucher to spend in their online store. I’m usually very wary of these things, but it appears to be no a strings attached […]

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