Comfort and Colour: Embracing My Wardrobe

JoHome, Lifestyle2 Comments

Colour and wardrobe cover image

As I feel myself hurtling into midlife, I am slowly coming to realise that my wardrobe should reflect the current stage of life, and evolve to reflect not only personality but comfort and practicality. I have never considered myself to be a fashionista or have a particularly well-kept, up to date wardrobe of clothes for all seasons. I remember watching … Read More

Embrace Eco-Friendly Living: Furnishing Your Home with Preloved Goods

JoEnvironmental, Home, Lifestyle

Pre-loved furniture is eco-friendly

In today’s fast-paced world, where trends change as quickly as the seasons, eco-friendly living may not feel attainable. It’s easy to fall into the trap of constantly buying new furniture and décor to keep up with the latest styles splashed across countless websites and beautifully crafted home and lifestyle magazines. However, there’s a more sustainable and budget-friendly option that’s slowly … Read More

Home Organisation for the Winter

JoHome, Lifestyle

Home organisation - living room

Embrace the Chaos? As winter heads towards the Northern Hemisphere, our homes become sanctuaries of warmth and comfort. While we may envisage scenes of cosy fireplaces and steaming mugs of hot chocolate, there’s something else that can bring a sense of calm during the season – home organisation. Here I am sharing five ideas for dedicating time to decluttering and … Read More

My Introduction to Dolma Fragrances

JoHome, Lifestyle

Dolma Fragrances Discovery Set

Please note that this post is based on a Dolma Fragrances Discovery Set that was gifted to me by Dolma. As always, this post contains my own words and views. If you know me, you will know that I struggle to find any fragrances that really suit. Which is a shame. I have always considered fragrances to be so evocative … Read More

Vegan Skincare – My Favourite Products

JoHome, Lifestyle

Vegan Skincare ranges

I’ve been vegan for around 5 years now. I started not as a result of Veganuary but instead being influenced by one of my older sisters. I began the process of change to becoming a vegan from a vegetarian diet. Quite aside from the brutality of the slaughter houses I never see meat as anything other than what it is … Read More

5 Minor Maintenance Fixes For Your Home

JoHome, Lifestyle

Dust bulbs to keep on top of minor maintenance jobs

I wager that we all have a to-do list of small DIY jobs around our home. Some lists (mine) can even get pretty lengthy and feel overwhelming. Recently we have had building work happening in our house. This has spurred me into taking action with minor maintenance jobs that result in quick wins, feel productive and match my (low) level … Read More

Wax / Wine – Meet the Maker

JoEnvironmental, Home, Lifestyle

Wax Wine candle with wooden wick burning

With a faint crackle of a burning wooden wick, and the delicate aroma of patchouli and lavender drifting over my keyboard, today I am meeting the founder of Wax / Wine, Magali Bellego. Within her business, Magali has an extra element that makes her products sustainable so I was thrilled to be invited to try them out. What is it … Read More

Small Room Ideas: How to Utilise Space in a Small Home

JoHome, Lifestyle

Finding space in your home

The housing market isn’t doing anyone any favours right now. Prices are rising, rent is rising, and affordable homes are shrinking. It’s why most of us are likely to find ourselves trying use every piece of space we can find in our homes. Making your current small space liveable might seem insurmountable, but with these budget friendly tips you’ll soon … Read More

5 Tips To Save Money When Moving Home

JoHome, Lifestyle

Save money when moving home - photo of money

Moving home can be expensive. The finances of a new home can be tight and every penny counts, and then there is the cost of moving on top. There are some things that you can do to save money when moving home. These tips can help you cut costs and also achieve a smoother move. Planning and Preparing are Free … Read More