Visiting The Savoy London

I waited my whole life to stay at The Savoy – it was ‘on my list’ from the time I was a teenager. Then in one of those fabulous coincidences that make you feel like God might be winking at you, I stayed there twice in the space of a month 18 months ago. Since Read More…

Making Poached Eggs – It’s Easier Than You Think

I used to think that making poached eggs was difficult. I first published this post back in 2011. However, with the popularity of avocado toast, I’ve had a lot of folks asking about how to poach eggs recently. So I decided now was a good time to update it and re-publish. Please excuse the older Read More…

Travel Tips and Treats at the Hearth and Soul Link Party

Hello and welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party where this week I’m featuring travel tips and treats! At Hearth and Soul, I invite you to share posts about everything that feeds your soul – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation and self improvement. And of course, food from the hearth Read More…

Easy Low Cost Decorating Ideas for Spring

This guest post on Low Cost Decorating Ideas for Spring was written by Deborah Heath of Design by Deborah. Deborah’s contact details are at the bottom of the post.  One of the best things about Winter is that it is followed by Spring. This is a season of new beginnings is the perfect time for Read More…

Easy Scallop Supper – the perfect date night dinner

I think of scallops as fast food. These tender little mouthfuls of deliciousness usually take under five minutes to cook, making this Easy Scallop Supper a go to option on nights when cooking seems like way too much work. It’s perfect for when we want something satisfying – and maybe even just a little bit Read More…

Top Tips for Visiting Rome in a Day

I’m not suggesting it’s literally possible to see all of Rome in a day, but my tips can help you get the most out of a visit to this amazing city even if you only have a very short time. Rome is one of those places where there is something interesting around every corner. It’s Read More…

Spring Inspiration at The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party where this week I’m featuring posts with spring inspiration! Thank you so much to everyone who visited and shared last week. At Hearth and Soul, posts about everything that feeds your soul are welcome – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation and self improvement. Read More…

Lemon Drizzle Cake – a traditional teatime treat

I have wonderful memories of teatime over the years and many of them involve Lemon Drizzle Cake. Lemon Drizzle Cake has a sharp, lemony flavour that is the perfect foil to the comforting warmth of a hot, milky cup of tea. I first blogged this recipe back in 2014, but just had to bring it back Read More…

The 20 Minute Time Management Solution

Until I discovered 20 Minute Time Management Solution, I found time management a bit of a minefield. I tried so hard to be organized, to have a fully ticked off ‘To Do’ list at the end of each day and most of all, to Do One Thing at a Time. But like so many of my Read More…

Meatless Monday Ideas from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party! This week I’m featuring Meatless Monday Ideas – and more! In case you missed the announcement last week, Swathi has stepped down from hosting Hearth and Soul for personal reasons. I want to thank my friend Swathi for all her hard work and support over the years and Read More…