Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

As a mother of two, I personally love to cook and bake and I'm passionate about creating delicious and nutritious meals for my family.  I know I'm not alone in this, and many other mothers around the world enjoy experimenting with different recipes and ingredients to create meals that are both healthy and tasty. Some mums also enjoy baking, creating cakes, cookies, and other treats for special occasions or just for fun.

March 10, 2023 — Michelle Dodds
Why we love "Made in the UK"

Why we love "Made in the UK"

The United Kingdom is a country that has a rich history in manufacturing, with a diverse range of industries from textiles and engineering to pharmaceuticals and aerospace.  I'm from West Yorkshire, and my grandmother actually worked in the textile mills.  It's been sad to see such a decline in manufacture taking part in this area, even throughout my lifetime.
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Colourful kitchen inspiration

Dark or bright blues and greens for cabinet doors has been a popular trend for a couple of years.  Brass or Gold taps with coordinating door handle designs look stunning when used with midnight blue, navy and dark green units.
How to wow your dinner guests with a fabulous (but surprisingly easy!) Halloween table setting …

How to wow your dinner guests with a fabulous (but surprisingly easy!) Halloween table setting …

Creating a fabulous table setting is easier than you might think.  You also don't need to spend a fortune on things you will only use for a day or two.
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Thoughtful Gifts

NEW!!!  Gift Wrapping service now available on all our products!
September 05, 2021 — Michelle Dodds
Beautiful colourful tablescape featuring melamine placemats by Bean and Bemble, summer fruits and pretty flowers

Beautiful Tablescaping

By carefully considering colour schemes, styling details and sourcing accessories both contemporary and vintage; tablescaping is a trend worth considering for any party or special event.
March 18, 2021 — Michelle Dodds