Gift Guide: Men

Gift Guide: Men

I’m recycling a few of my man-gift ideas from last year (because they’re that good), and adding a few new ones. Men are hard to buy for in my experience, but maybe you’ll get an idea or two here. Or maybe they’ll just be helpful and buy themselves something and ask you for the money, which is what usually happens in our house. 1. Swiss Army Farmer pocket knife – from £12 (Amazon) – I have one of these on my key chain and I use it on an almost daily… View Post

Gift Guide: Kids

Gift Guide: Kids

Check me out – I’m being organised about Christmas this year! Or starting to think about being organised, anyway. Here are a few gift ideas for those of shorter stature. My kids are five and two, so admittedly it’s geared more toward the younger crowd, but most of these are things that my weeny ones personally own and love, and I’d say they’re pretty discerning. 1. Stomp rocket // Hours of endless, mildly violent fun. Handy tip: don’t let them aim it at the roof.2. Binoculars // For all your bird watching/espionage needs.3. Dressing… View Post

On the hunt: Coffee Tables

On the hunt: Coffee Tables

We’ve been without a coffee table since we sold our steamer trunk table, almost a year ago. It’ll probably be another few months (and hopefully a new house) before we actually shell out for a new one, but that hasn’t stopped me browsing… Industrial table – £650 (Trade Furniture) // Round lattice table – £880 (OKA) // Storage table – £345 (Loaf) // Dollshouse table – £725 (Not on the High Street) // Round trunk table – £190 (Trade Furniture) // Gold table set – £130 (Zara Home) // Storage table – £450-£600 (West… View Post

Lust List: Zara Home

Lust List: Zara Home

I happened upon a Zara Home last weekend. I got overly excited about a doormat so, against my better judgement, I dragged my two-year-old away from her valiant attempts at suicide by slow moving traffic and went to check it out. They had ca-ute stuff in there, people. Paisley leather rug // Wool rug // Toadstool basket Door mat // Acrylic tables // Child’s chair Bamboo towel ladder // White basket // Blanket Herringbone cutlery // Jute rug // Leather runner I was *this close* to buying said doormat but Eleanor had… View Post

Kids’ Style: Pretty Shoes for Little Toes

Kids’ Style: Pretty Shoes for Little Toes

These posts are like therapy for me…if I could, I would probably spend far too much on pretty things for Eleanor, but since I can’t, at least I get to share them all here instead. I mean, seriously, I would wear most of these myself if they were bigger (those gold capped loafers…swoon)! Top row: Gold Sandals, Crochet Sneakers & Flower Sandals – all Old Navy Second row: Espadrille Sandals & Ballet Flats – Old Navy // Espadrilles – GAP Third row: Chambray Toms – Nordstrom // Beaded Sandals – Target Bottom row: Gold Supergas, Two-Tone Converse & Gold-Capped Loafers – all… View Post