What can parents do to unwind around the home?

Ever since I became a parent, I appreciate the odd spare moment I get to unwind around the home. Those moments are precious I can tell you! To relax and unwind I love to read. I can read anywhere. The bedroom , living room, bathroom and garden. Even the kitchen if I’m reading a magazine. Ultimately it’s the living room…

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What can you do to increase the value of your home?

Next year we are buying a new house, so we need to increase the value of our current home ready for selling early next year. Our new house will be much more child friendly than the current one. Plus it will have a decent garden not a slope out the back which we have now. One idea that we are…

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My Sunday Photo 24/07/2016 – Pink Roses

I’m a huge lover of flowers so you will find many of my Sunday photos will be of some type of flower I have found on my travels. This week is pink roses. The pink roses are from my dad’s garden. They have lasted really well but are on their last legs and have the most gorgeous smell. Nature at…

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7 Hints and Tips on Choosing a Greenhouse

Welcome back to 7 Hints and Tips Thursday. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these posts and today I have a really useful one for you. It’s on how you go about choosing the correct greenhouse for you. As you know I love gardening and I have been thinking about greenhouses for a while. I have always…

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My Sunday Photo 12/06/2016

I just happened to walk past this gorgeous Rose in my dads garden the other day and it really caught my eye. The pink/red colour is just so beautiful – nature at it’s best.  Happy Sunday! 

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My Sunday Photo – 15/05/2016

This week with the warmer Cornish weather the sun has brought out my red azalea bush. It really is a gorgeous colour. My pink azalea is more in the shade so has yet to bloom. I forgot to take a photo of the white one in my garden. I just love the bright colours of azaleas. They just make me…

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My Sunday Photo – 24/04/2016

I had to use this gorgeous picture of the daisies in my garden as My Sunday Photo taken from the walk I did earlier in the week in my Garden. I hope you are having a great Sunday!    

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Taking a walk around the gardens

At the weekend I had a little walk around my garden and the parents garden. It is beautiful to just take in all the new growth and flowers that are starting to come out. I love this time of year, when the sun is getting warmer and everything just grows! Last year my friend moved house and gave me some cuttings…

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7 Hints and Tips on Preparing your Winter Garden for Spring

Well it’s Thursday again so time for another 7 Hints and Tips post. This week I want to help out with tips on preparing your gardens for Spring. Being nearly 40 weeks pregnant at this time of year I am really behind with my Winter garden prep, so it’s going to have to wait this year. The upside is that…

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#MySundayPhoto 04/10/2015

I just love the purple colour of these flowers in my dad’s garden.  Rachel xx

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#MySundayPhoto 27/09/2015

When we got married a couple of years ago, we were given two lovely rose bushes by my work colleagues. This is the yellow rose out in bloom a few weeks back, it is such a beautiful flower and gorgeous colour.  Rachel xx

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Summer Time in the Garden

Over the past few weeks we can all agree that the weather has been not quite ‘Summer’ weather. We have had a few great days of sunshine here and there, but when it has rained, well it has almost been like the heavens opened and flooded us all.  This mixture of warm and wet weather conditions has been perfect for…

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#MySundayPhoto 16/08/2015

                Rachel xx

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