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Chocolate for breakfast?

Chocolate for breakfast?

At least once a week my daughter drops past for a walk, and talk ... and maybe a coffee or wine. The range of conversation topics is always interesting, last week we went from you tubers preaching their opinions on women's sexuality right through to guilty chocolate secrets.

Which made me hungry. And thoughtful. Would it be so wrong to have a breakfast of chocolate? 

How to ... trim a wedding blanket

How to ... trim a wedding blanket

This is a guide on how to trim a wedding blanket to give to your newlyweds. Creating a magical piece of everyday luxury that celebrates the lives of two people and stitches together with their families, weaving in unconditional love and happiness for their future.

Simple, natural skincare

Simple, natural skincare

If you wouldn't eat it, why would you put it on your skin?

Gather these simple ingredients from the kitchen and discover a natural glow as you work in harmony with your skin. Perfect to use with our Cotton Facewashers.

 

Luxury Essentials - six elements for everyday luxury

Luxury Essentials - six elements for everyday luxury

Luxury doesn't have to be fancy, often it's the little luxuries that make our lives rich and fulfilling.⠀And in our crazy busy world, it's important to carve out little moments of luxury, to nourish and restore ourselves so we can show up for the next thing in our day.

Luxury doesn’t have to be big or expensive and it certainly doesn’t have to be restricted to be savoured. Here are six ways to inject a little bit of luxury into your day:

The tradition of a wedding blanket

The tradition of a wedding blanket

The tradition of gifting the bride and groom with precious family gifts to start their new lives, bestowing pearls of wisdom (wanted and unwanted), and practical household items to care for their new family is an integral part of the matrimonial experience. 

In many cultures gifting the new couple with a wedding blanket is a tradition passed down through centuries. We take a look at the Native American blanket ceremony, Moroccan wedding blankets, Ukrainians Rushnyks and Amish wedding quilts.

 

How to create the perfect sleep sanctuary

How to create the perfect sleep sanctuary

Curated content: Southwood Home, Jan 2018 original post here In the modern world of distractions, there is an art to creating the space and ti...
Don't buy a present for Mother's Day this year, give her what she really wants

Don't buy a present for Mother's Day this year, give her what she really wants

As children we really want to show our Mothers or special woman in our life just how much we love her, and how much we appreciate all the things she does for us.

But as I have discovered, that the very thing we Mother's want more than anything doesn't cost a cent.

WOOL WORTHY - from the pages of Swiish

WOOL WORTHY - from the pages of Swiish

The gorgeous team at SWIISH have written this gorgeous feature on our chunky knits 💖
4 Upscale Picnic Ideas For an Unforgettable Summer

4 Upscale Picnic Ideas For an Unforgettable Summer

Elevate your summer picnic to the next level. Indulge in a little luxury for your next picnic.
The French Way: How to Create a Luxurious Everyday Life

The French Way: How to Create a Luxurious Everyday Life

20 tips to bring luxury into your everyday life ... with patience and careful planning, everyday life can be lived luxuriously and enhance the quality of our lives. Below are 20 ways to foster a simply luxurious way of living
Weekend Rituals

Weekend Rituals

No matter how wonderful, productive or enjoyable the work week may have been, our weekends (traditional or not) are a wonderful time to...