What I Keep On My Bedside Table | Dunelm Giveaway

Bedside table decor is a little bit awkward to get right. You want to keep things by your bed that you actually need and use, but also want it to look pretty and uncluttered. Being quite a messy person naturally,…

Mini Moderns Paisley Crescent Candle & Diffuser | Giveaway

I’m always on the hunt for gorgeous new home decor, accessories and fragrances. This time of year, it’s especially lovely to scent the home with warm autumnal fragrances. I like to ease myself into autumn with candles and diffusers, so…

I'm Melissa, and I started my lifestyle blog in 2015 to share my everyday life and loves. I live in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, with my fiance Sean and our cat Zak.

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The Dyson V6 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

When we moved to a new house last year, a new vacuum was high on my list of things to buy. I had a large, clunky hand-me-down vacuum (it had been my grandad’s, actually). Aside from sentimental value and it…

My Day At The Annie Sloan Headquarters

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a workshop with the one and only Annie Sloan at the Annie Sloan HQ, Oxford. It was a bit of a fangirl moment for me. After I got the invitation…

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro

I have an eBay business and also sell on Amazon, so I get a lot of deliveries to my house. Sean and I also get couriers collecting items from us on most days. We both work in separate parts of…

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5 Ways To Ease Yourself Into Autumn

I wonder how many times you’ve already heard the words ‘I can’t believe it’s Autumn already’?! Every year it seems to come around quicker, with a bigger shock to the system. This year it’s as if a switch was flicked…

How I Store My Jewellery

Jewellery is one of my favourite things to buy, and I’ve created a collection that I’m quite proud of. Jewellery has got to be one of the easiest ways to change your look or update an outfit. I have a…

My New Dressing Table: Before & After

I had a small obsession with dressing table design and inspiration on Pinterest before we moved house in December. Going from a small flat to a house would mean enough space to have a dedicated dressing table area in my…

Portable Indoor & Outdoor Lighting With The Menu Carrie Lamp

Since moving to the Forest of Dean in December, Sean and I have enjoyed exploring the local area which is completely new to us. It’s such a beautiful place to live; very relaxing, amazing scenery, and lots of outdoor activities…

My Home Gym Transformation

I’m very excited to reveal my home gym transformation in this post. It’s taken a little while to actually come together, but when we moved we knew above all else that we wanted to have a home gym set up.…

My Home Office Transformation

Of the utmost importance to anyone working from home, I feel, is the existence of a welcoming and inspiring home office. This has suddenly become top of my agenda while we renovate our house. In two months, I will become…