Supercharge Your Smoothies with Bioglan Superfoods

Thursday, 19 May 2016



I've slipped into some bad eating habits lately so this week I've been making a concerted effort to eat more fruit & veg and what better way than with a smoothie a day? The kind folks at Bioglan recently sent me some of their Superfood powders* to try so this was the perfect opportunity to give them a go. Here's three supercharged smoothie recipes for you to try...

Revamping a Cushion with Pom Poms, Bows & Buttons

Monday, 16 May 2016


A while ago I shared Madeleine's Enchanted Forest bedroom makeover with you but I hadn't had chance to jazz up her bunny cushion at the time. Well, I've finally got round to it and I'm rather pleased with the results...

The Glittery Hands Box

Thursday, 5 May 2016



Last month I was lucky enough to be asked to review The Glittery Hands Box, a brand new craft subscription box. Each month the box is themed and contains at least two reusable craft tools plus a variety of supplies such as sequins, glitter & buttons. April's theme was Mermaid Lagoon and I was very excited to see what glittery goodies had landed on my doorstep...

Weekly Wishlist #73: My Favourite Florals & Stripes from Oasis

Saturday, 23 April 2016



I've been having a bit of a love affair with Oasis lately thanks to our mutual appreciation of a bold print. Like me, the designers at Oasis are rather fond of florals and stripes so I could quite happily kit myself out with an entire wardrobe from them. In fact, I'm contemplating making an appointment with one of their personal stylists when I'm in London for Blogtacular in June. How much fun would that be? I'm thinking I could get my nails done, have a leisurely lunch, make a day of it! In the meantime, here's my favourite florals & stripes from their current collection...

My March: The Season of Changes

Friday, 1 April 2016



Many moons ago I used to write a monthly round-up of all the happenings in the Nest & Dressed household but for some reason I got out of the habit. Probably because for most of last year I was pregnant & miserable so there wasn't a whole lot to tell you! But I will attempt to keep it up from now on because it's a great way of keeping track of our lives for both myself & for you lovely readers. Unfortunately this month I'll have to start things off with bad news...

Exploring Argyll: My 2016 Hit List

Tuesday, 29 March 2016




One of my goals for 2016 is to make the most of our beautiful surroundings. We moved to Argyll four years ago but for various reasons we've never really got round to exploring the area. Lack of funds has certainly played a part, as has The Other Half's long working hours. I don't drive so we are reliant on him for transport if we want to go anywhere that's not on the train route. I really need to pull my finger out and save up for some lessons. There are so many things I'd love to do with the kids that I just can't due to lack of transport. It's so frustrating. I fancy doing one of those one week intensive driving courses; has anyone tried it?

All that aside, I am determined to discover more of Argyll this year. There's so much on offer; from mountains & glens to forests & beaches, Argyll really does have it all. It'd be such a shame not to make the most of it! So, here's my Argyll hit list for 2016...
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