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How to Enjoy Hygge in the Summertime

The Scandinavians really do know how to do it best, with summertime hygge being one of the best slow down medicines there is.. By now many of you will be all too familiar with the phrase ‘Hygge’ and the connotations it holds (Cosy, warm, happy, content). For those of you who don’t know what Hygge is, Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah) is the Danish concept of creating cosiness and happiness through the simple things in life. Hygge is all about finding joy in the little moments that bring us peace, safety, gratitude & contentment and making the most of what each beautiful season has to offer. So whether this is by yourself or in the togetherness of your favourite humans or furry friends, you...

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Show Love Shop Small

This Saturday 25th June Holly Tucker (Founder of Not on the Highstreet) is launching #campaignshopindependent, encouraging people to “vote with their money” and now is a great time to get involved! Small businesses are the backbone of our communities, doing all they can to inject a splash of colour and happiness into a world filled with such doom and gloom. No one will work harder or value you more than a small business and it’s times like this that we need to show love, shop small and support our independents!

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Spruce Up Your Home For The Easter Bunny!

After what seems like years of hiding away from the cold, dark nights, we’re finally shaking off our cloaks of hibernation, poking our heads from beneath our blankets and embracing the season of blue skies, crisp mornings, blooming flowers and the beauty of new beginnings. We all start the new year with ideas of how we will make our year better, but I think it’s the season of Spring that really gives us the inspiration and hope we need to start afresh, pursue new dreams and affirm the truth that anything is possible if we have the courage to believe in it. We’re continually inspired by the beauty that comes with each season, and have found this Spring to be...

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Easter Plate Competition!

Are you 'Hop hop hopping' into Easter, or 'Just here for the Chocolate'? With so many creative bunnies out there, we thought we'd run a fun and quirky competition, inspiring a little Easter charm; with a sprinkle of hope, an abundance of joy and a blossoming optimism for happier times ahead.

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The Christmas Book Flood | An Icelandic Tradition

This tradition is known as The Christmas Book flood or Jólabókaflóðið in Icelandic (Pronounced: Yola-boka-flod) The Christmas Book flood is a wonderfully heart warming tradition, where in a book is gifted on Christmas Eve.  Following the opening of presents, Christmas Eve will be spent in cosy contentment, surrounded by plentiful delicious treats, with everyone reading their newly gifted books.

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