Winter chocolate

It’s a thing, winter chocolate is most definitely a thing. We have hot chocolate, advent calendars, Lindt Christmas decorations and teddies not to mention warm melting lava cakes (curtesy of Kaja)! When I was in France last week I had so much hot soya chocolate (and normal milky chocolate as apparently dairy-free isn’t a well-known…

Candles will never be dull

I would bet that every single person who reads this post has candles in their home or has owned them at some point or another. Candles used to be used for light, warmth and in some cases as signals and have been around for over 5,000 years. They were often made of tallow (animal fat)…

New Year – top 10

Every year we end one to start another. All things come to a natural end and all things are born fresh and new from somewhere. For most people, New Year is a time to start fresh and change attitudes, jobs, houses, start families, get pets or travel around the world even. For me it’s an…

Pets at Christmas

I am pretty sure our dogs, cats and small little pets don’t have the faintest idea what we are doing come December. We cover our house in lights, tinsel and all sorts of decorations not to mention adding a beautiful green (or pink perhaps) tree for our cats to jump on and burry themselves in. Dogs…

The Gift of Christmas Magic

It’s a well known fact amongst all who know me that I simply adore the festivities that Christmas brings! It’s the little things I love. The fun in finding gifts for loved ones, seeing the decorations go up all over the world, enjoying endless Christmas parties, dinners and snuggling up under great big blankets sipping…

Secrets to a country Christmas

I have always loved the idea of Christmas, the decorating, cooking wonderful foods with my Mum and younger brother, covering my dogs in tinsel and getting glitter all over the house. For today’s blog you can find cosy recipes below for Christmas treats and a few ideas of crafting and things you can do over…

Homely hygge

Home is a very important word. It can mean a variation of things to different people at different times. It can be used to describe objects, places and people alike. For me home is where I feel myself, relaxed and happy. Often somewhere I kick back in my pyjamas and drink tea! I use it…

Home comforts

Cosy home comforts for most of us are more or less the same. Hot drinks in pretty mugs Blankets and pillows Warm fires Cookies Warm muffins Wine Pet snuggles Friends and family … The list goes on and on! So for this cold weekend in November, be you in England at home, Norway sledding or…

Using my little grey cells

There is nothing better than educating the mind and learning something that has either interested you for some time, or that somehow will help you progress in the career or are of life you are looking to do well in. 

New Beginnings

Hey guys! Welcome to my new blog and website. The focus of my blog is going to be on who I am, individuality and lifestyle which should in turn help you out with a few fun craft tips, advice and ideas on Living Like Lucy!