Brightening up our house with Uncommon Goods
May10

Brightening up our house with Uncommon Goods

We’ve been in our house over three years now (yes, I know, how did that happen?) and I love it. I love the fact that we’ve got so much space and everyone has their own rooms. There are some parts of the house, particularly the kitchen and downstairs toilet that are AMAZING. There are other parts, namely the ensuite and the separate upstairs toilet, that are flipping awful and totally stuck in the 1980s. Then there’s...

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Personalised notebooks from Bookblock Original
May28

Personalised notebooks from Bookblock Original

Looking for a thoughtful gift? Or maybe fancy treating yourself? In that case, you may want to check out Bookblock Original’s personalised notebooks. Simply upload a photo, drawing or design to the website to create your perfect notebook. Each notebook is created using traditional bookbinding and printing techniques. You can then customise your notebook with lined or plain paper and choose the colour of your ribbon and elastic....

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When did Easter become a ‘thing’?
Apr06

When did Easter become a ‘thing’?

Looking at Twitter and Instagram yesterday morning, at piles and piles of chocolate eggs, decorations and presents, I found myself wondering when did Easter become such a ‘thing’? Seriously, a lot of those displays would rival Christmas morning. When did a single chocolate egg stop being an acceptable way to celebrate? When did we suddenly have to start adding presents into the equation? Every year, I buy my kids a single...

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