V. I. BUYS: Bring Soho House home with a new collection at Liberty

Last week I got a little peek at the new Soho Home collection at Liberty. And, what can I say other than is gorgeous and made me want to redecorate every room in my home immediately. The Soho Home collection from the Soho House group – which has 17 houses and club across the UK, Europe and North America including Babington House, Dean Street Townhouse and Soho Farmhouse. Each piece has been inspired by or is used in all the houses and was… View Post

V. I. BUYS: Welcome to #mamamondays… Sanderson Home, Gurgle Work & Jackie O

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to… View Post

V. I. BUSY BEES: How to put together the perfect (last-minute) Christmas Eve Box

The idea of a Christmas Eve Box isn’t about a whole new pile of gifts before the big day – it’s a little box of treats to set the scene for a ‘relaxed family pre-Christmas night’. The calm before the storm as it were. It’s big in America – and on Pinterest – soooo of course it’s caught on over here! Miss Marnie has been a super special one this year – as the lovely people at The White Company have sent her… View Post

V. I. BUSY BEES: Deja-Vu? 15 Movies given a Christmas24 holiday makeover

You may or may not know that I am a massive fan of Christmas24. If you’ve been hiding under a pile of tinsel you’ll know this is the digital Movies 24 channel that shows back-to-back films all day, every day. I understand for some people the thought of a constant stream of festive films is like hell on earth. But, for me it is heaven on Christmasland. I admit I’ve been watching a lot of Christmas24  – and believe me I haven’t been sat on the sofa… View Post