Midweek Book Arrivals

The postman and comping fairy have been very kind to me over the past week and delivered these wonderful books and goodies. I always get so excited to receive books! It’s Not Me It’s you by Mhairi McFarlane came from a Twitter win with AvonBooksUK. It’s a modern romantic fiction novel perfect for summer reading. I love the cute little…

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Book Review: Patalosh – The Time Travellers

I received this book at the beginning of the month from a Goodreads giveaway that I won. As you probably know from my previous post (A fantastic book win – Patalosh) it came beautifully packaged and I was so eager to start reading it! It is a high quality hardback copy. Patalosh – The Time Travellers is written by Z.…

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#MySundayPhoto 26/04/15

The are the gorgeous flowers I won this week over on Twitter with InterfloraUK on Wednesday. They are simply stunning! I had them delivered for my mum. Rachel xx If you enjoyed this post, why not follow me on Bloglovin and Facebook to keep up to date with new posts. 

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7 Hints and Tips on Caring for Orchids

Over the past few years orchids have become very popular for indoor plants. You can find them in almost every supermarket nowadays at various prices and in many different colours. The orchid below was given to me about 4 years ago when we just moved into our first house. It is still going strong by following a few a tips…

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My Word of the Week 23/04/15

Reflection Last week I loved joining up with thereadingresidence fantastic Word of the Week linky for the first time so I have decided to join in again. I love the idea of summing up your week with just one word, its like a little diary of your week! So my word of the week is Reflection. I have decided to use this…

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A Recipe Holder, The Pointless Book and a bottle of Pepsi!

While I was off work last week I had more time to comp and therefore won a few more bits than usual. I do believe in putting in lots of effort entering comps will eventually bring rewards. My little belief is that comping is 90% effort and 10% luck! I say it all to my friends who think I’m lucky,…

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Giveaway ~ The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

A while back on TV, I was totally hooked on the The White Queen television series based on The Cousin’s War series by Philippa Gregory. I don’t normally watch a TV series or film before I read the book, actually I try not to as I don’t want to spoil the book! But this TV series I really got into…

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#MySundayPhoto 19/04/14

I really enjoyed sharing my first Sunday photo with you last week, so have decided to make it a regular thing. Each Sunday I will post a photo of something or some place that means a lot to me.   Today’s photo is of Truro Cathedral. It is a very beautiful building with lots of intricate detail built into the…

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Word of the Week 17/04/15

I came across the idea of writing a small post about your own word of the week on Twitter. It’s from the lovely thereadingresidence blog and comes with a linky to help you link up up with other bloggers. For a newbie like me, it’s a fantastic idea for others to find my little blog in the big wide blogging world! …

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Eyeshadow, perfume and a football shirt

These are my latest competition wins that have arrived. I love the signed football shirt! Its from a Twitter win with Capital One and the team is Swindon FC. I absolutely adore little wins like these that are special. My next one is a cute little love hearts air freshener from Evan Halshaw on Twitter. It smells gorgeous! I was…

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My #NationalGardeningWeek

At the weekend we decided to go for a potter around our local garden centres, which are B&Q and Homebase looking for inspiration for the garden. I have read on Twitter this week that it’s National Gardening Week so that’s given me the push to get outside in the lovely Cornish sun during my week off work! Anyway the lovely…

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Book Review: Missing Gretyl

I was given an electronic copy of Missing Gretyl: Only Fools and Trollops by the author Si Page to read on my Kindle. I thought it would be a very different book to try from my normal types of book, so was very excited to give it a go! I was not disappointed!  The book is about Gretyl Trollop and…

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#MySundayPhoto 12/04/2015

Silent Sunday 

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