FREE April Desktop Wallpaper Download

April is finally here and hopefully the warmer weather is just around the corner. I just love Spring, it’s so full of possibilities and a glimpse of the summer is just through the clouds. Thinking of Summer and holidays reminded me of the cute pastel coloured cottages I love when I visit the coast down South. So I thought I’d …


FREE March desktop wallpaper download

OK. It’s is still snowing outside as I write this, but Spring should be round the corner any minute now. Even if it still feels along way off you can give yourself a little ray of sunshine everyday with this months Free March desktop wallpaper download.


FREE February desktop wallpaper download

I am really enjoying sharing these desktop calendars with you. It’s so nice to think that for at least a month, people are staring at my design work on their screens. This month’s February desktop wallpaper is a nod to Valentine’s day.


Beginners guide to cross stitch

I came to love cross stitch quite late. It is often a craft introduced to children as it is a quick and easy one to pick up. Yet I only started it when I was in my late twenties. I was looking for something I could work on whilst watching the t.v and wanted something I could make for gifts. …


January desktop wallpaper FREE download

In the lull between Christmas and New year is the time I most often find myself planning. With the warmer temperatures it has almost begun to look like Spring outside and I have even spotted the odd bulb poking up through the ground. I’m not sure that this warmer weather will last but I love the hope of Spring. With …

Gluten Free Mince Pies Recipe

You may well already know that I don’t like dried fruit. So why am I sharing a Gluten Free Mince Pies recipe? The reason is this, we decided to make the whole house gluten free I as found I was still suffering with the effects of being glutened regularly. After much debate we put it down to the kids. Although …


Gluten free Yule log recipe

When I said to my boys I was baking a Yule log. They looked at me with puzzled faces. A log? But they were delighted when it arrived on the table. For me I’ve always loved a Yule Log, as I hate dried fruit and most Christmas baking has it in. This however has never been touched by a raisin. …


Free Christmas Planner printables

I find the closer it gets to the Christmas the more organised I have to be. Or I would feel like my head is going to explode. What with everything I’m doing at school and all the events the boys have in the run up to Christmas. Organisation is the key. Plus there is all the usual, gifts to buy, …


5 Christmas Eve crate ideas

As I’ve said before we celebrate Christmas on Christmas eve night and so we avoid the night before Christmas over excited kids as they’ve had the whole day to run this off. I do know that a lot of my friends have turned to Christmas Eve boxes as a way of calming the kids down and making Christmas eve a …