Top tips For Getting Great Sleep This Autumn/Winter

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Well almost... As we head into Autumn/winter my mind buzzes with excitement for the months ahead, fluffy socks, cosy evenings watching Christmas films and of course toasty warm bedding. But for many, the colder weather means poor sleep and fatigue. This is our second winter in our…

Half Term Fun At Hoburne Bashley

Last week, myself and the children were kindly invited along to spend a morning of Autumn Arts at Hoburne Bashley. Nestled in the heart of the New Forest Hoburne Bashley holiday park truly has it all, from the luxurious spa to woodland adventures, there is something for everyone. I was really impressed with the huge…

5 ways to incorporate Autumn into your home

Soft Furnishings One of the easiest way of incorporating a touch of Autumn into your home is with soft furnishings. Adding a touch of warmth to your home is essential as the colder evenings draw in. Layering up throws and blankets around the house not only adds a cosy feel but also looks great. Cushions…

Ask an Electrician

As some of you know from my Instagram, my lovely husband Aaron is an Electrician by trade. I get the odd question for him on my social media so thought I would pin him down and get his opinion on some commonly asked questions, a few questions my followers have put to us following a…

Rocky Horror comes to Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Last night myself and my husband went along to The Pavilion Theatre to watch the Rocky Horror show. Now confession time.... we had never seen the film! So we had absolutely no idea what we were going into, apart from The time warp we knew nothing about this cult classic..... and i'm so glad. I…

Settling your children into a new School

So this post is a bit niche... but if it helps even one family then it has been worth writing. We relocated just under a year ago, we moved four hours away and left our friends, family and everyone we knew behind, in order to follow our dream of living in an area we have…

Hosting the perfect Halloween

Décor Of course we are kicking off with my favourite section, décor Now when I say Halloween décor it may make you think of the outside of the home. While decorating the outside of your home is great, many don't extend the theme inside. If you are hosting this Halloween, there are some great interior…

Autumn Goals

Autumn, it's by far my favourite time of the year. I love the slow, cosy evenings, the warm snuggly clothes and the lazy pyjama Sundays. Although typically spring is the time of year that we all aim to set ourselves new goals, I find that life is so fast paced in the summer months that…

Master bedroom Renovation

Better late than never hey? I get asked about our bedroom renovations often, so thought I would create this post to cover any questions that I get asked. I think it is one of the rooms we are most proud of because of the DIY tasks that we turned our hand to in this project.…

Meet the face behind Bit + Brace

Tell us about yourself? I’m Chris. My story I guess, is one of finding myself. I would say my professional career truly began when I became an apprentice plumbing and heating engineer. It was at 21 I decided that I needed some direction in life. Prior to that I was floating through life, with no…