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How to organise spices

If your kitchen cupboards are messy with herb and spice jars crammed into every space then you've come to the right place. Here is the best and easiest way to organise your spices so that you can see … [Read More...]

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Smarties cookies

Earn yourself all of the 'good mummy points' by whipping up a batch of these Smarties cookies. Kids love Smarties and they love cookies so what could be better? These Smarties cookies take just a … [Read More...]


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Daily housework checklist

Here’s the daily housework chores that help me keep on top of running a family home. Just by doing these each day (or as many days as I can) it really keeps me organised and the house clean and tidy - … [Read More...]

Latest home style

how to make a pallet coffee table, upcycling pallets, how to make furniture using pallets, DIY from daisies and pie

Upcycling. It’s not just a buzz word for the young and trendy, everyone is at it! And for good reason – in this day and age anything that’s free or cheap is a big help to most; and if it’s good for the environment too, who wouldn’t want to give it a go? One clever […]

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  With geometric prints taking home interiors by storm for spring/summer 2015 we thought we’d take a look over the next few weeks at how you could update your lounge to embrace this bold and quite frankly gorgeous trend. Let’s start with rugs. We love rugs, they’re a fab way to make a bold statement, update […]

Loaf 6th birthday sale banner, loaf handcrafted interiors, home style from daisies and pie

One of my favourite shops has just turned six. To celebrate I’m handing over to Loaf for the day so they can talk about gorgeous things! “It’s our 6th birthday! To celebrate, we’re having a little clear-out. Nothing crazy, we don’t really go in for all that “Fifty million per cent off! Hurry!” gubbins. Our stuff […]

Easy family food

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  A beautifully tasty family meal - bursting with Mediterranean flavours - Caponata makes a delicious fresh easy summer dinner. A fab quick meal … [Read More...]

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Tasty burger toppings

Let’s talk burgers... For me a burger is all about the topping. I love a stacked burger, dripping with too much sauce, smothered in melty cheese maybe a slice or two of crispy bacon. There’s so … [Read More...]

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Cheat’s tuna pasta bake

As much as I love a big plate of cheesy tuna pasta bake it never seems worthwhile making it with lovingly prepared fresh tomato sauce and flakes of fresh tuna although I'm sure it would be delicious. … [Read More...]

Keep the kids busy

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We’ve used simple salt dough which is a really versatile homemade craft product to create this beautiful salt dough heart bunting.  A brilliant craft to tie into celebrating Valentine’s  Day or just to create a pretty and unique string of bunting perfect for hanging in the bedroom. To make the salt dough heart bunting you’ll need […]

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  A gorgeously bright craft for preschool kids. Your little ones will just love getting creative hand painting all the colours of the rainbow and then using their brightly painted masterpieces to create a beautiful mosaic rainbow. Mosaic pictures are a simple and lovely art activity for kids. For younger children it’s an opportunity to […]

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  The kids have seen these galaxy jars on loads of different YouTube videos lately and were just desperate to have a go at making their own. So Saturday night seems the perfect night for making a mess with glow in the dark liquid…. What we used: Clean empty jar 4 glow sticks – I […]