Spring has finally arrived which means it’s the perfect time for a decluttering! It’s a great opportunity to give your life a spring clean and clear some space in your home and mind. Sometimes it’s easy to fall into an bad routine and clutter can come in all shapes and sizes including toxic friendships, unpaid bills, bad health habits as well as an untidy home. This is by no means a ‘life guru’ type post, but more of my own personal to-do list, so I thought I’d share it with you!   1. Social Media Clear Out This is something…

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 Yesterday I invited a couple of friends round for a little get together at my place. Gavin was out for the day so I had planned a girlie day in and a surprise Easter themed craft-ernoon tea party! My friend is pregnant so it was kind of a mini baby shower for her as well as a nice little catch up! I had a little Easter tea party at my parents house for family a few years ago and I really enjoyed putting it all together, so I decided to do a similar thing again this time around. It was a little bit tougher…

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Okay so this blog post is a little bit late as February now seems like ages ago! But I like to keep up with these Instagram posts as it’s nice to look back on every so often to remind myself what I’ve been up to! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates!     I’m so pleased to say that ‘doing up’ the flat is now finally done! It was fine to begin with to be honest but I wanted to ‘prettify’ each room and make it more ‘me’, and the bathroom was the last room…

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Earlier this month I was lucky enough to be invited along to The Ivy Chelsea Garden by M&S to take part in a Mother’s Day flower arranging masterclass! The class was held with award winning flower blogger Rona Wheeldon of Flowerona and M&S flowers expert Simon Richards. I went along with my friend Emma and a group of us created some beautiful Mother’s Day flower arrangements using the stunning flowers provided by M&S.  Simon and Rona both shared with us their top flower arranging tips including how to care for your flowers, cutting the stems, presenting them in different styles…

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Buying your first home is pretty scary, and one of the things that made me reluctant to start house hunting is that I thought it was going to be an almost impossible process. I’d heard many horror stories about how difficult finding the perfect home can be, and how the whole mortgage application process can be a nightmare. There’s also the risk of things falling through, gazumping, and losing money on all the fees you’ve paid out to solicitors etc. Scary.   I thought I’d share with you my story on how I purchased my first home as it’s something…

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Welcome to an extra festive edition of my monthly Life in Instagram post! Check out what I got up to over the Christmas season and, of course, #WhatIgotforChristmas! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates: @victoriajane6  I know people love being a little bit nosey (me included!) and checking out Christmas pressies, so here are mine! I was a very lucky girl this year and got so many lovely things including new hair curlers, PJ’s, smellies, Cath Kidston bits, gin, and a fancy towel bale to go in the new bathroom! I also can’t even count…

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