• Craft

    Decluttering Challenge 2019

    This week I am participating in a decluttering challenge. There  are links to it on every page of my blog BUT it only lasts one week so you need to be quick! For free you get a video guide from an expert  and a workbook to help you declutter. Here, I am going to show you how I am getting on using it. If you want to sign up simply click on one of the links in this article. I have followed her advice and started small. I have cleared out a shelf in a cupboard that was rather scary and a drawer that just gets worse and worse. This…

  • Craft

    Clothespin / Peg Bag To Make

    Whatever you call them, most of us use pegs or clothespins to peg our washing out to dry. There are several main types of clothespin bag but I prefer to carry my pegs around with me so I make my own ‘over shoulder’ clothespin bag. It means that I always have a peg when I want one! They are really easy to make and I am going to show you how. This page contains affiliate links meaning I earn a commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. You Will Need: Material of a reasonable thickness. It must be robust…

  • Gardening

    Top 10 Garden Tasks for April

    April is a really busy time in the garden. Despite the massive variety of weather that we can get in April all the plants really spring into life and require some attention. I think that it is an exciting time in the garden as all the greens are fantastically bright and there is so much promise of what is to come. So here are my top 10 garden tasks for April. This page contains affiliate links meaning I earn a commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. 1: Lawn Maintenance No matter how big or small your lawn (assuming…

  • Gardening

    How to grow a Lavender Hedge for £1

    Yes, you read that correctly. A whole lavender hedge for £1. In this post I will show you exactly how I did it, not once but twice (we moved house)! I love lavender plants in the garden and I adore harvesting the lavender and making lavender gifts for friends and family. Lavender not only smells nice but it helps you to sleep and keeps moths away from your clothes. You Will Need: Lavender seeds Propagator and Seed Trays Compost This may look like a lot of expense but most gardeners have all these items and will just need to buy some seed (I  paid £1). I used Munstead as I wanted…