5 Things That Say Me!


The lovely Fionnuala over at Three Sons Later, recently sent me an Instagram message asking if I wanted to join in with her Five Things That Say Me linky. When I took a look, I thought it would be perfect for today’s Five on Friday  too because we are in Belfast and making the most of our few hours here. I am not really about things or a horder, so I have had.. Read More

The magic of Fish Bowls!


I think I have shared with you my love of the fish bowl before. Thinking about it, it is probably one of the most versatile items we have in our house. Let me show you what I mean. I regularly place  the heads of beautiful Gerbas in there, they one of my favourite flowers, they featured heavily in our wedding. I do this regularly and is one of my favourite centre piece for dinner parties. It.. Read More

Flowers in the window!

I love flowers, I think they make all the difference in turning a house into a home. Therefore, I regard flowers as essential, but am I right? Here are the ones that are gracing our surfaces this week. There are always fresh flowers in our living room window. However, I usually have flowers in other places around the house too. Like these Gerber’s that I bought this week, not only do they match.. Read More

Five on Friday!

I am going to try to link up with Amy from Love Made My Home for Five On Friday. I’ve  seen this done on American blogs but didn’t realise there was a British host too so, was delighted when I saw it on Kathy’s blog The Next Phase. Now, I just need to link the right parts, I may be some time! One – Carnations.  I always have fresh flowers on my window.. Read More

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day……..?

Oh no, did you think I was turning all intellectual on you? I just wanted to show you this picture of these stunning tulips. In the Glade, we are so ready for winter to go now and for spring to spring. Although, if I was to compare you to a summer’s day, it would be high praise indeed. To me it’s the best sort of day there is!! The jug was purchased sometime.. Read More