Winter Walks: Getting Outside in the Colder Months

Life is full of so many amazing and wonderful little pleasures; too many to list in fact. However, one that we especially adore, is going for a walk together outside. We love doing this anytime of year, including winter walks. We’re extremely fortunate to have a large variety of places to explore and enjoy locally, … Read more

Bathroom Plants That Thrive 

Nothing brings fresh life into a bathroom like real plants. However, the wide range of humidity and limited natural light of the typical bathroom aren’t conducive to all kinds of greenery. Pick the wrong plants, and they’ll be unable to live in that environment. When you’re looking for the right bathroom plant, you need the … Read more

Simple Ways To Make Your Garden More Eco-Friendly: Guest Post – Midlands Traveller

Simple Ways To Make Your Garden More Eco-Friendly: Guest Post - Midlands Traveller

When it comes to being environmentally-friendly, then gardening is one of the best ways that you can get in touch with nature. You can also use your garden to make your home greener, so as well as having green fingers, you will also have some green credentials. Let our simple tips help you to make … Read more

Why I Have Britain’s Most Beautiful Garden: Just Landlords Competition #BritainsMostBeautifulGarden

Why I Have Britain's Most Beautiful Garden: Just Landlords Competition #BritainsMostBeautifulGarden

*This post is written in collaboration with Just Landlords. I love being outdoors; this includes my garden of course. I think my garden is beautiful for many reasons; it may not be perfectly landscaped and as well tended as it could be, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder! Just Landlords (UK-based provider … Read more

The Ultimate Indoor Gardening Cheat Sheet: Guest Post by Emma – Fixtures and Flowers

It’s a scientific fact that plants breathe life into the atmosphere. Without plants or trees to absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen the human race would have no source of clean air. The world would be forced to breathe recycled or artificially produced oxygen. The more plants there is then, the less pollution there is. … Read more

Young Minds: #HelloYellow and I Did It… (10k) My Way!

10k Your Way Young Minds Virtual Race

Last month, I wrote about doing a 10k ‘virtual’ race for the charity Young Minds. I thought I should write a quick update post (it’s a little late, but anyway) to say that I completed it! I took it slow, due to my current fitness levels and a lack of sleep (thanks for that, Squiggle!) … Read more

The Importance of Playing Outside: Play More with Sudocrem (Giveaway)

My readers already know how much I value spending time outside; my blog features heavily on outdoors and nature. So I was somewhat surprised, and saddened to be honest, to read that new research reveals that 1 in 9 British children have not visited a beach, park or forest in a year, and on average … Read more

Keeping Things Simple: A-Z of 30 Days Wild

K is for… Keeping things simple. One of the things I most love about 30 Days Wild is that it isn’t about expensive days out and organising extravagent activities; it is about celebrating the simple everyday things, slowing ourselves down and stopping to appreciate the small things. It is about reconnecting with nature, and our … Read more

Hedgehogs, Insects, Identification and Jumping in Puddles! (A-Z of 30 Days Wild)

H is for… Hedgehogs! We were so excited the one and only time we have ever spotted a hedgehog in our garden! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Katie Desborough (@katie_desborough) I is for… Insects. We really enjoy studying insects, observing them and finding out more about them. We have completed many … Read more