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5 Home Decorating Ideas For Summer

| April 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
5 Home Decorating Ideas For Summer

With summer rapidly approaching, many of you will no doubt be thinking about how to welcome the new season. A lick of paint or a much-needed home redesign needn’t be expensive or massively time consuming. Here are our top 5 home decorating ideas to help freshen up your home, written in association with Mira Showers. Continue Reading

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Recent Pins : Ensuite Inspiration

| April 10, 2014 | 5 Comments
Recent Pins : Ensuite Inspiration

Pinterest is such an amazing source of inspiration for projects around the home.  I’ve just completed renewing my en-suite, so have been using Pinterest to source ideas, and hatch plans.  I thought I would share with you some of my recent pins.  Hopefully next week, I can show you what the ensuite looked like before, and how it looks now. I’m just tweaking it slightly at the mo. Continue Reading

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The Ana Garden : Easy Grow from B & Q

| April 1, 2014 | 4 Comments
The Ana Garden : Easy Grow from B & Q

We  love our garden, and love spending time in it.  As the temperature is warming, we have started to spend weekends in it, and begin the cycle of new planting ready for the summer.  Last years freshly planted bulbs have started to grow, it’s so exciting for the girls seeing them pop up randomly around the garden. We want to try to attract more butterflies and bees to the garden this year, so we will be looking at adding more flowers.

This weekend we planted some Begonia’s (semperflorens – rainforest mix) in a bed at the front of the house.  We are testing out the new technology easyGrow™ from B&Q.

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Introducing The New Ebay Collections #eBayInspires

| March 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
Introducing The New Ebay Collections #eBayInspires

March 2014 saw the addition of eBay Collections to the eBay site.  It was an amazing honour to be picked to appear on the front page promoting the collections, next to the style experts and trend setters, Kelly Hoppen, Dannii Minogue, Reg Yates and Alex James.  We had all been asked by eBay to create and curate our very own collections, the first ones to appear on the eBay collections site. Continue Reading

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Finishing Touches : Reed Diffuser

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Finishing Touches : Reed Diffuser

When we are putting the finishing touches to our homes, we seldom put much thought into how it smells.  So with this finishing touch I thought I would introduce you to a fab company that sells the most beautiful candles and reed diffusers Boujies. Continue Reading

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Next Spring Summer Fashion : Ana Hot Picks

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Next Spring Summer Fashion : Ana Hot Picks

We were very excited to be invited to Next HQ, to preview the whole spring/summer 2014  range of children’s clothing.  It was a real surprise to see a huge mock shop at the head quarters, and wandering around we found our favourites items of children’s fashion for this spring/summer easily. There was plenty of choice, and a real range of different styles for boys and girls.  As I have two girls, I concentrated on the girls fashion.

 

This is a photo heavy post :

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Ana Snapshot : Forget-me-not

| April 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Forget-me-not

My absolute favourite blue flower.  I could take or leave bluebells compared to the beautifully delicate Forget-me-not. Which is your favourite?

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