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Christmas Kitchen Gift Guide and Air-Fryer Giveaway!

Christmas Kitchen Gift Guide and Air-Fryer Giveaway!

I love getting kitchen and home products for presents on birthdays and Christmas, I’ll come right out and say it!  I am a complete crockery and gadget geek and have several dinner services and so many lovely serving dishes!  Like the magpie I am though, […]

Christmas Gift Guide – Gorgeous Scented Candles

Christmas Gift Guide – Gorgeous Scented Candles

Now, it has to be said that I have a bit of a scented candle obsession. I love how cosy a glowing candle makes me feel on a dark night and put a glorious scent into the bargain and I am in love! Here is […]

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – Review

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2018 – One of my favourite Christmas traditions is the advent calendar and the Yankee Candle Wreath Advent Calendar is one of my favourite advent calendars! Yankee Candle Advent Calendar I don’t know about you but I am torn when buying an advent calendar.  […]

Flying Tiger Open a New Shop in York – Review

Flying Tiger Open a New Shop in York – Review

Flying Tiger, York – Have you been to the new Flying Tiger shop at the bottom of Coppergate yet?  It’s on the same side as the Jorvik Centre to the right of Fenwick’s.  Oh my goodness, if you have kids you absolutely must!  (Maybe go […]

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK

Hotpoint ActiveCare Washing Machine Review NM11 1045 WC A UK – This week we have been reviewing a new washing machine.  We’ve also done a video review if you would like a look – it’s quite long though as we seemed to have a lot […]

Westbeach Apparel Reckless Jacket Review

Westbeach Apparel Reckless Jacket Review

Now, it has to be said that Mr Wonders is much more outdoorsy than I am.  Before we met he was always outdoors, climbing mountains, doing ‘wild camping’ or could be found down some dark and damp cave.  By contrast I am more of a […]

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review (HFO 3P23 WL)

Hotpoint ULTIMA Dishwasher Review – I have had no end of problems with our old dishwasher so was overjoyed to be able to review this new spangly freestanding white one from Hotpoint.  It’s an ULTIMA HFO 3P23 WL for reference. To begin with it has a […]

Hair changes after having kids

Hair changes after having kids

After I had the children my hair completely changed. Before I had the kids I had thick curly hair that would grow long and luscious (ok, long anyway). During pregnancy it got thicker and healthier looking and was just marvellous, I so wish it had […]

Make your small garden into a sanctuary

Make your small garden into a sanctuary

I am writing this in my garden with a glass of prosecco by my side. Mr Wonders is firing up the barbecue and all is right with the world. I know we don’t always have the weather but when we do I like to get […]

Patio Black Spot Remover – Does it actually work?

Patio Black Spot Remover – Does it actually work?

Patio Black Spot Remover – We have a lovely York stone patio that just doesn’t look its best anymore. It’s gone quite dark, and pressure washing has not quite brought it back to its former glory. When I was contacted to ask if I would […]