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…

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February has come around so quickly, which means it’s almost Valentine’s Day! We haven’t made any special plans for Valentine’s itself, but we’ll probably go out for a nice meal on the weekend rather than on the day. I prefer the idea of a nice cosy night in with a tub of ice cream to be honest! And although we won’t be doing big presents this year, I think a small gesture is always appreciated. Presents for Valentine’s Day don’t have…

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With less than two weeks until the big day, if you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, then now’s the time to get organised! Whether it’s your mum, sister, partner or friend, the pressure is on to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. With so many options out there, check out my favourite Christmas gift ideas for the whole family!   Fragrance Fragrance is one of the most popular items to gift at Christmas but it can also be…

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In case it’s slipped your mind, it’s Father’s Day next Sunday (18th June)! It can be tricky to buy Father’s Day presents, as I’m never really sure what my Dad wants! Generally, men don’t like fancy things. Mums are easy to buy for.. just get them some flowers and something pretty. But what do you buy for Dad? Well here are some ideas which might help you…    Father’s Day Gift Guide Haig Club Whisky If your Dad is a whisky…

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner (it’s this Sunday!) here’s a few ideas to help if you need to buy a last minute gift, or just need a bit of inspiration.  Every year my Mum says that she only wants some daffodils for Mother’s Day, but of course, I have a few extra treats for her this year! And make sure you scroll down to see how you can win a £50 shopping or restaurant voucher courtesy of MK1 shopping and…

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In little under two weeks it’s that time of year that everyone loves to hate.. Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re a sickeningly cosy couple or single as a pringle, there’s no avoiding this one. Personally, I’m not the type to celebrate the occasion with a big gift or expensive night out, I prefer a sweet little gesture or maybe a nice romantic night in. Valentine’s Day Flowers Valentine flowers are the perfect classic gift, you can never go wrong with a beautiful…

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