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Jack Daniel's soap dispenser, Jack Daniel's bottle, upcycle Jack Daniel's bottle, recycle Jack Daniel's bottle, reuse Jack Daniel's bottle, make own soap dispenser
Re-using old bottles are such a cool and easy way to creating a quirky soap dispenser for your home. So with Father's Day coming up why not give this project a go? Or, you like the look of it, but don't have a spare bottle? Don't worry, "SoapdiJour" on Etsy‌ have got your covered! They've got...
Jack Daniel's whiskey, Jack Daniel's, fudge, JD fudge, JD, Jack Daniels, Jack Daniels recipe
Apparently "fudge" was first created when a recipe for making caramels or toffee was "fudged". The recipe went wrong and woohoo‌ our "fudge" was created! Huge big thank you to whoever messed up on their cooking skills that day! I love fudge .. all types of fudge really. But I also...
marbles, shattered marbles, cracked marbles, marble jewellery
I just love shiny and sparkly things (apart from mirrored furniture - it's just too much effort to keep those fingerprints off!..). And I'm not talking expensive diamonds. Anything that sparkles in the light will do. So when I found some marbles lying around the house recently it was a great opportunity to...
planter, punny planter, etsy planter, funny planter,
I love plants .. despite being somewhat of a self confessed plant killer! (If you feel my pain, check out this post for 10 easy maintenance houseplants). And with every plant, of course, comes choosing a gorgeous planter that best suits your home and personality. There's such a great variety of planters available...
Candle, candle holder, DIY candle holder, nautical candle holder,
Living near the sea-side of course it's inevitable that we've got quite a few nautical accessories in our home. What am I saying? - our downstairs toilet looks more like a beach hut than a real beach hut! :) - seriously, I'm not kidding ... And since we love using candles in our home, creating this...
Spring wreath, DIY spring wreath, DIY wreath, Spring, Make your own Spring wreath
Spring is by far my favourite season. I just love the lush green everywhere and the promise of better weather ahead (yes, even in the UK!) Having a spring wreath in your home is a great way to invite spring into your home and bringing the outdoors in. With the days getting longer and summer on...
DIY coasters, easy coasters, tile coasters, make your own coasters,
Making coasters is such a simple and fun project to do! It's great for getting the kids involved for a rainy weekend craft afternoon or during the holidays. I often struggle finding coasters that I really love and end up settling for coasters that are just .. well .. OK....
Pringles, Pringles tube, cotton pad holder, make up, upcycle Pringles,
It always seems such a waste throwing a Pringles tube when you've munched your way through the crisps. Especially as they so sturdy. And of course, if you, like me, love craft projects, you're always looking for something pretty ordinary to make pretty and extra-ordinary :) Of course the Pringles tube is great for...
Pimms, Pimms Lollies, Pimms ice lollies, summer, Pimms Oclock, Pimms O'clock, summer time, summer recipies, summer time
I think the title of this post says everything you need to know! Summer will soon be here and these Pimms and lemonade ice lollies are a great naughty (but oh so nice!) alternative to ordinary ice lollies. They are not suitable for children, but very suitable for adults. Great to...
Everything about a little bunny is just adorable. I just love their ears (especially when they are floppy!), their cute twitchy nose and clumsy Thumper feet. Don't judge me, but I even love its little bunny butt :) Easter or not, who can resist a little fluff ball like this when they...

Let's eat

watermelon sorbet with lime

Simple 2 ingredient Watermelon & Lime Sorbet

Gorgeously sweet and juicy watermelons remind me of our family holidays we had in Turkey over the years. They are such a welcome treat on a hot day! ...
water melon fruit bowl

How to make a watermelon fruit bowl

Summer is on its' way and with any luck (please let it be a good summer!) this will mean plenty of outdoor eating and entertaining! Having a fresh fruit...
Home made hummus, hummus, home-made hummus, quick hummus recipe, hummus recipe

10 minute recipe for homemade hummus

Hummus is traditionally served with flat bread, but equally delicious as a dip with carrots, celery and cucumber. Or try it with crackers or tortillas. Sprinkled with...
Meatloaf, meatloaf surprise, meatloaf with hidden eggs, meatloaf with egg and bacon

Hidden egg surprise Meatloaf with bacon

I like presenting foods that have an element of surprise and this meatloaf certainly ticks the box! Now, I mean a surprise as in a good thing. Not as...
Vegan fudge, vegan fudge recipe, pecan fudge, fudge recipe

Vegan Salted Maple Pecan Fudge

OK, I admit .. I'm not vegan. But our daughter is, so we try to cut down on the amount of meat we consume and aim to have a...

Get crafty

Jack Daniel's soap dispenser, Jack Daniel's bottle, upcycle Jack Daniel's bottle, recycle Jack Daniel's bottle, reuse Jack Daniel's bottle, make own soap dispenser

Make a soap dispenser from a Jack Daniel’s bottle

Re-using old bottles are such a cool and easy way to creating a quirky soap dispenser for your home. So with Father's...
marbles, shattered marbles, cracked marbles, marble jewellery

Make your own shattered marbles jewellery

I just love shiny and sparkly things (apart from mirrored furniture - it's just too much effort to keep those fingerprints off!..)....
planter, punny planter, etsy planter, funny planter,

How to make an “Etsy inspired” punny planter

I love plants .. despite being somewhat of a self confessed plant killer! (If you feel my pain, check out this post...
Candle, candle holder, DIY candle holder, nautical candle holder,

From storage jar to nautical rope candle holder

Living near the sea-side of course it's inevitable that we've got quite a few nautical accessories in our home. What am I...
Spring wreath, DIY spring wreath, DIY wreath, Spring, Make your own Spring wreath

Easy spring wreath – no craft experience required!

Spring is by far my favourite season. I just love the lush green everywhere and the promise of better weather ahead (yes,...