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Smiley Happy Things: My Top 10 of Now

photo via Death to the Stock Photo Good morning friends. Today I wanted to share a little list of the things that are making me smile at the moment. I guess you could, and we will, call it My Top 10 of Now. Cider with Rosie, Bright Bazaar and Daydreams of Summertime all do their own versions… Read more »

Life Rambles: The Mothership

The past two months have seen us celebrating two special birthdays; our Dad turning 60 and the youngest sibling turning 21. Yippee for them! But before we can focus solely on Christmas there’s still one more birthday that needs celebrating in the Evans household. Today is the 60th birthday of our lovely Mum (The Mothership/Mumbles/Mumbelita/Mums)… Read more »

Out and About: Poppies at the Tower

For a while now Fi and I have both been harking on about doing more of the tourist things in and around London. We’ve both become guilty of ignoring the places closes to us. Silly I know, as we are both incredibly lucky to live where we do, so we really should make the most… Read more »

Life Rambles: Lately

It’s nearly November (how has that happened?), so I think it’s time for a life catch up. So lately I’ve been… Reading… I gave up on Will Grayson, Will Grayson and instead I’ve immersed myself in The Hit by David Baldacci. I will go back to WG, WG but I’m just not in the mood for it… Read more »

Getting Crafty: Knit and Natter

Once again it’s turned to Autumn and I’m behind on my knitting. I do this every year, I have such big plans, and then suddenly it’s Autumn and that scarf or the pair of gloves are only complete in my mind, not in the actual physical sense. Despite this I am still buying wool. What… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Turkey and Spinach bake

As Fi mentioned in a previous post someone amazing (aka me) bought her the new Mary Berry cookbook. Now as is the normal occurrence when a new cookbook arrives, we set out to try a new recipe from the book straight away. Surely that’s the first thing anyone does when they get a new recipe book?… Read more »

Books, Books, Books

Hello and welcome to a post about all the books. It was only when I sat down to write this post that I realised that we haven’t talked books since this Desert Island Books post way back when in August. How exactly did that happen? And what an absolute travesty! Don’t worry though, this error… Read more »

Celebrating Love

For someone who has only been to a handful of weddings I seem to have been buying an awful lot of wedding and anniversary presents recently. I guess that when you’ve been going to one or two weddings a year for the past 8 years they soon add up. So actually maybe it’s not that… Read more »

Portugal by Numbers

    We’re now five days into our nine day trip and so far our holiday in the Algarve looks a little bit like this… 1 pancake brunch 3 long walks along the beach 1 lazy lunch at our favourite haunt 1 impressive shopping trip; 4 statement necklaces, 3 striped tops and 1 blanket/scarf 1… Read more »

Race Bucket List – Runners Tell All

It’s the 21st September today which means it’s time for the monthly Runners Tell All link up. This is perfectly timed as we are currently in Portugal and hopefully totally chilled out and relaxed in the sunshine. Who knows we might even be running as you read this! The fact that we can schedule this… Read more »