October 18, 2017

5 Good Things

Sorry this is a late post this week, it was my birthday on Sunday so I took a break at the weekend from blog writing! As […]
October 8, 2017
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5 Good Things

1. Treating myself to some Lush goodies and a nice new candle on a trip to town this weekend. This ‘Sleepy’ body cream is one of […]
October 1, 2017
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5 Good Things

1. The 1st October finally arriving, and Autumnal colours spreading through the country, as if Mother Nature has been out in the dead of night brushing […]
September 24, 2017
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5 Good Things

1. The first official day of Autumn this week, yay! Yep I’m one of those people, the ones obsessed with crunchy golden leaves underfoot, woolly scarves, […]
September 17, 2017
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5 Good Things

I was looking through my camera roll for photos for this week’s post, when I realised that I haven’t actually taken a single photo this week! […]
September 10, 2017
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5 Good Things

Erm, since when has it been getting dark before 8pm?? It’s definitely feeling more autumnal right now, have you noticed? Even some of the leaves on […]
September 3, 2017
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5 Good Things

1. A visit to Bournemouth this weekend to watch the Bournemouth Air Festival. We were so lucky with the weather, it was incredibly sunny and warm, […]
August 28, 2017
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5 Good Things

1. A long bank holiday weekend! Oh I do love an extra day off work – and this time the weather even played ball and we […]
August 20, 2017
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5 Good Things

This week has been a pretty tough one in terms of stress, and I’ve found myself feeling a bit down as of late. Sometimes I think […]
August 13, 2017

5 Good Things

So this week has gotten away with me, I promise I'll upload a travel post tomorrow! This week we have been on the Isle of Wight […]
August 6, 2017

5 Good Things

This week was a busy one, with lots on at work – I'm very much looking forward to a mini-break to the Isle of Wight next […]
July 30, 2017

5 Good Things

1.) Meeting some rather impressive-looking fallow deer on Saturday. Aren't they magnificent? 2.) These beautiful pears growing on trees at Dyrham Park. Guess who now really […]
July 23, 2017
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5 Good Things

Can you believe we only have a week left in July? Crazy! This month has flown by in a blur of car breakdowns, tv catch ups, […]
July 16, 2017

5 Good Things

Cor blimey – ain’t it hot? I’m sat here at 9:30pm, melting into our sofa, watching one of our cats similarly melting into the rug beneath […]
July 4, 2017
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Recent Homeware Lusts

It’s no secret that I love decorating and dressing our home. I adore taking a blank canvas, or a forgotten area and transforming it into something […]
July 3, 2017
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A New Look for Mel and Jona

Hi folks! So you might have noticed that things are looking a little different around here recently… That’s because we have had a total overhaul of […]
June 12, 2017
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5 Good Things

1 – Walking into work a couple of days this week and winding through a beautiful cemetery with this lovely little church building.2 – Finding Merlin […]
June 4, 2017

5 Good Things

Summer is officially here!! It’s been so warm and lovely this week, and I’ve been soaking up all the sunshine I can get! 1 – This […]
May 28, 2017

5 Good Things

Yay for bank holidays! No work tomorrow, woo! This weekend we took a drive up to Warwick Castle, and spent the day exploring up there. It […]
May 21, 2017
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5 Good Things

1 – This gorgeous vintage, pink Fiat 500. Is that not one of the cutest cars you’ve ever seen? 2 – This little fox.  3 – […]
May 14, 2017
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5 Good Things

Warning, there a lot of photos of trees in this post! This weekend we went to Stourhead in Wiltshire, to start making the most of our […]
May 7, 2017
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5 Good Things

This weekend we spent more time exploring our home country, with a drive down to the coastal county of Dorset on the Jurassic Coast. 1. Spending […]
April 30, 2017

5 Good Things

This weekend we took a trip to Wiltshire for a wander around Chippenham and to check out Castle Combe. I love Wiltshire, it’s so quaint and […]
April 23, 2017

5 Good Things

1 – Spending a beautiful sunny day in Winchester celebrating my Dad’s birthday. Wisteria everywhere! I can’t wait for our’s to bloom in the garden. 2 […]
April 17, 2017

5 Good Things

Hi guys, I hope you’ve all had a lovely Easter! We celebrated our few days off work by having a trip to the Isle of Wight […]
April 9, 2017

5 Good Things

Umm, isn’t this weather absolutely amazing?? It got up to 20 degrees today here in the UK – positively balmy!! Next week is a three day […]
March 26, 2017

5 Good Things

1 – Catching the most beautiful sunset on the flight home from France on Monday. There isn’t a much better option to view the sunset than […]
March 19, 2017

5 Good Things

This week it was Jona’s birthday! I’m sorry for not writing one of these posts last weekend but it was super busy! We went to Kew […]
March 5, 2017

5 Good Things

It’s been a grey week again this week, but we didn’t let the weather stop us from getting out and about this weekend, with a visit […]
February 19, 2017

5 Good Things

It’s getting warmer out there guys! Spring is tantalisingly close… 1 – These beautiful rose-coloured tulips. 2 – A Valentine’s Day dinner of crispy duck, pancakes, […]