DIY – 40th Birthday Goodies

DIY – 40th Birthday Goodies

For Liam’s real 40th Birthday we celebrated with his family who came over to Switzerland as a big surprise. Part of the weekend celebrations we stayed at Burgenstock in Luzern. To make it a little bit extra spcial, I made some fun accessories for the trip. Many...
Buy of the Week – The James Bond Store

Buy of the Week – The James Bond Store

When I started planning Liam’s 40th Birthday, I knew I was going to do a theme that he would totally love. He has always been a big James Bond fan and as soon as I decided to go this route a whole host of ideas stemmed from there. Fortunately, as part of...
Buy of the Week – Glass Trends 2019

Buy of the Week – Glass Trends 2019

I have been checking out all the new Spring/Summer lines in shops, and one trend that I have noticed when it comes to glass: drinking glasses, vases and jars is that smooth glass is out and “cut” or “bumpy” glass is in. All the shops seem to...
Buy of the Week – Oliver Scarlin Oil Paintings

Buy of the Week – Oliver Scarlin Oil Paintings

I have been wanting to buy a “proper” oil painting for years! I even put it on my Forty Things to Do Before Forty List and I threatened Liam that when I saw one, I was going to go for it! Fortunately, the one that I did fall in love with was by Oliver...
NEWS – Lent 2019

NEWS – Lent 2019

Last year in January, we had a “buying ban“ which meant we weren’t allowed to shop for anything except for the necessities for the whole month. The idea being to cut back on “consumerism“, be more thoughtful about one’s purchases and yes! to save money...
Schywz – Swiss Knife Valley

Schywz – Swiss Knife Valley

Part of Liam’s family visit to Switzerland included visiting the Victronix Musuem and Shop in Brunnen. Here everyone learnt all about the “Swiss Army Knife” and were able to self-assemble their very own! Bookings are a must and it takes each person...