How To Style A Cup Of Tea

You’ve probably noticed, but my go-to prop for Instagram photos is a cup of tea. Partly this is because the photos I take featuring rosie-lea are always my most popular – take a look at my most popular posts below for that evidence. I always know that if I’m in an engagement slump then a

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Slow Living Intentions For 2018

Full disclosure, this post comes from an idea of my mum’s. Not big on resolutions, she’s written a list of 50 things she wants to do this year, which span from the specific (go on a spa day for the first time) to the general (be less scared). I’d planned to write a post about

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The Community Independent Christmas Gift Guide

I’m doing something a little different with my independent Christmas gift guide this year. 2017 has been an incredible and life-changing year for me, and that has been down in no small part to the people I’ve met and connected with online (and sometimes real life!) this year. I’ve been inspired, encouraged and supported by

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A Hooray For Blanket Season

I’ve always felt that one of the great downsides of summer is the distinct lack of blankets. There’s something erroneous (not to mention sweaty) about layering up with great woollen textiles when it’s 22 degrees and baking sun outside. But (dare I say thankfully?!) in the last few weeks it’s turned cold. Really cold. The

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Creating A Slow Corner In Your Home

Here’s something I’ve noticed: every time I post about Slow Down Sundays on Instagram, I get a certain reaction. Usually the specific content of the post gets less attention than the concept of slowing down itself – and not having the time or space to do it. Slower living is not easy – our society

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Rethinking Slow Living

I’ve been rethinking slow living. I’d fallen off the wagon for a little while in the tumultuous period when we were moving, but I also feel like I’ve never really known what “slow living” actually is. Which I realise sounds ludicrous from a self-styled slow living blogger. I thought that by writing about it I’d figure

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