July 2013 archive

The Accidental Thrift #2 :: Emmaus Second Hand Superstore

Recently, I stumbled across the Emmaus Second Hand Superstore, a huge charity shop housed in the shell of a former primary school. It was a welcome surprise, although I’m new to Burnley, I’d passed that way numerous time before. I had to go inside and take a look.    Emmaus is a nationwide charity which […] Read more…

Kendal Calling :: See You In The Fields

I knew the glorious summer weather was just too good to be true. If the weather man is to be believed, we’re in for a rainy few days. For these days, I’ll be at Kendal Calling in the Lake District. If you have been following me on Twitter, you may have seen my barrage of excited tweets. Yes, the […] Read more…

Apple, Peach, Plum Pie, You’re the Apple of my Eye

Isn’t this weather absolutely beautiful? July, you’re really spoiling us! With the arrival of a new dress and dreams of a long, hot summer, I thought I’d share with you my latest sale bargain! I’m not one to wear summer dresses. Usually, I try to ignore the fact that summer is happening and cover my pale, […] Read more…

End of Year Teacher Gifts

I was thrilled when Tiny Prints contacted me to ask if I’d like to sample some of their stationery products. A glance at their website, I knew the answer was a definitive yes! Quirky prints, chevrons, polka dots and brights, mixed with monochrome, simplicity and personalisation options, I was enamoured…to say the very least. Tiny Prints, an […] Read more…

Like Pebbles on the Beach :: Stay Calm

They say, when life deals you lemons, make lemonade.    So, when work deadlines came rolling in and life became extremely stressful recently… I did just that. I was forced to miss Erica’s Big Night In, the FABB Bloggers Manchester event and, not least, a weekend of sunshine. Feeling pretty rubbish about it all, the […] Read more…