the DIY sun patio – how long it took, how much it cost & …

The evening sun patio was something we discussed often over the past few years.  The sun would start to dip behind the ancient neighbouring pines revealing one final corner of the garden, bathed in that perfect evening glow… The previous owners knew it too because the corner was already home to a small raised patio (you can see it here)…
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Two pieces are better than one

If there is a better shirt and shorts combo out there I dare you to find it… I have been a little lost for words these past few weeks and I cannot quite put my finger on the why.  We took a week off to spend some time with the tinies and, since then, I have struggled to find my…
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The July 5

This month was just the most delicious mix of alfresco life and my monthly favourites pretty much encapsulate that whole vibe - non-commitment shopping, the prettiest hob to table 'do it all' pan, mindless tv, Scottish escapes and sustainable sunnies...
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Summery Chicken satay & Mango Salad

Summer in a bowl.  Healthy, tasty and fresh with a lil’ drizzle (or a big ol’ dollop) of deliciously, peanut buttery satay sauce for dipping, mopping or dunking.  There is minimal cooking involved to be honest but the chicken can be done either in a frying pan or blackened on the barbecue – the perfect choice at this time of…
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Scottish Minibreaking – Elie, Fife

Elie has such a special place in my heart.  Nestled in the crook of Fife on Scotland’s East coast, my mum says there is often a ‘blue hole’ above Elie and I think she might be right.  We have holidayed here since I was a baby and Elie has lost none her charm over all these years…  in fact I…
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