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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe 26/03/2022
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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

We have a very special Easter treat for you all. This month we bring you a classic English recipe with a delicious Easter twist, a hot cross bun Bread and Butter pudding. This warming dessert recipe serves 4 – 6 people and it is the perfect pudding to compliment your classic English Sunday roast dinner (especially if you add some cream or ice cream to go with it, yum!) Typically, in a regular Bread & Butter pudding you would use “day-old” bread as slightly stale it holds together better however... Read More

Spring For The Home, Life & Mind 25/03/2022
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Spring-Cleaning: Home, Life and Mind

There’s nothing better than that long-awaited moment of cracking open the windows for the very first time after a long, dark winter allowing light and fresh air to stream into our homes. Daffodils are slowly starting to make an appearance, our mornings are beginning to get brighter and after longing of scents of freshly cut grass and the distant sound of birdsong, we are finally ready to welcome spring. Not to mention that spring time is a great opportunity to de-clutter menial tasks in our life (and our minds too)... Read More

Featured This Month | Fresh Spring Decor 01/03/2022
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Featured This Month | Fresh Spring Décor

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you fresh, inspiring spring décor by Janie of @sandstone_and_sawdust. The thing that makes Janie’s period home so very special is the unique combination of different interior trends, which creates contrast and introduces a myriad of ways to harness the power of interior design. It’s when you... Read More

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother's Day 16/02/2022

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother’s Day

It’s important to honour the mother figure in your life on Mother’s Day, whoever that may be. Whether it’s your mum, aunt, your grandmother, your older sister or even a friend perhaps. It’s a great opportunity to give thanks to the superwomen in your life, who nurture you & care for you. Wouldn’t it be great to do some lovely little gestures for her that will make her feel special? And obviously if you are a mum yourself it’s a good opportunity to treat yourself of course! (It is Mother’s... Read More

When and what is the spring equinox | The Basket Company 14/02/2022
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Spring Equinox: When is it and what is it?

“The Spring Equinox is a moment of balance. Winter and summer bowing to one another on equal terms but it is also a time of great change. The beginning of spring and the joyful business of this season” – As the season turns, Ffern. As we prepare for the excitement of the arrival of spring, signalling warm and bright days to compliment the majestic display of beautiful, wild blooms, we are thinking about how we can adopt our daily routines, our organisational skills and mental clarity. When and what is... Read More

Rustic Accessories For A Show Stopping Garden 12/02/2022
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Rustic Accessories For A Showstopping Garden

There’s a reason that our outdoor baskets are so on trend and it’s simply because these baskets ooze elegance, add a unique sense of style and texture and complete the garden with a contemporary yet classic finish. Light spring days enjoyed in the garden couldn’t be any more spectacular and by simply adding a touch of rusticity, with our timeless collection of Grey and Buff Rattan Planters, they make such a statement, especially when filled with your favourite plants and flowers! It’s been so fantastic to see the interior design... Read More

08/02/2022
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Our Favourite Pancake Toppings

We love pancake day, who doesn’t? The opportunity to sink our teeth into sweet and soft mouth-watering pancakes, smothered in syrup & sugar… yum! When and what is Pancake Day? Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) is on the 1st March 2022. It is a tradition celebrated before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Amongst the religious communities, Ash Wednesday is the first day of the 6 weeks of penitence before Easter. During these 6 weeks holy prayer and fasting will commence until the Easter celebration begins. Shrove... Read More

Featured this month | A Romantic Picnic | The Basket Company 24/01/2022
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Featured This Month | A Date With The Valentines

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and we just have to share it with you. This month we bring you, a date with the Valentines, featuring Charlotte Valentine of @thehomethatmademe. Charlotte’s home is effortlessly romantic, filled with nothing but refined and elegant interior, which oozes a very stylish and luxurious feel throughout the whole of her home. Plus, as her last... Read More

6 Ways To Show Your Home Some Love 23/01/2022
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6 Ways To Show Your Home Some Love

When your home looks and smells divine, it means coming home to a house to feel proud of. The way the home is organised and the general feel of the home effects your mood, so having the right accessories, décor and scents can contribute towards a sense of peace and security in the home, therefore it’s important to give the home the love it deserves. If you feel like your home has felt a little neglected over time, we have some easy tips to delight and inspire you to spruce... Read More

How To Make Valentines Day Extra Special 20/01/2022
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How to make Valentine’s Day extra special

Let’s face it, Valentine’s day is a lovely opportunity to treat your other half to feeling a little bit romantically spoilt for the day. In our fast paced and busy schedules, it’s sometimes easy to forget to treat our loved ones so now is the time to spoil your partner and make for a truly simple, fun and romantic Valentine’s Day. We suggest simply sprucing up every day gestures with a few thoughtful extras that will delight them. Plus, we also have some great ideas for you to make some... Read More