Category Home And Garden

Mrs J’s Advent Christmas Gift Guide Day Seven – Bauble all the way

Day Seven, after a weekend of friends fun and booze its time to take part in a fun hangover activity – dressing the Chrismas Tree! After spending over an hour in my favourite local garden centre we finally picked our perfect tree. Every year we have a tradition of adding a new bauble or decoration to our growing collection, below are a few of my favourite pieces for this year.

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Mrs J’s Advent Christmas Gift Guide Day One

It’s  the 1st of December.  The Advent Calendar has officially been opened and the mulled wine drunk.  With only the Christmas cards and Presents remaining to be written and wrapped, time is running out fast.  If like me you attempted to take advantage of all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday offers but ended up buying more gifts for yourself than anyone else, then my daily Advent gift guides and themed Christmas

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Amber Elise Prints

 A few weeks ago I told you all about Project Jonas HQ which can be read here.  Having been on-going for a two months now and starting to move into its third month there is a light at the end of the tunnel.  Which can only mean one thing – home accessoires!  While im not much of a trinket collector (only fridge magnets and the odd vase/ ornament here and

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Hobbs Christmas Popup

Strolling down Marylebone high Street you really get the feel that Christmas has arrived.  The lights are up and shining bright, all the shops have large Christmas window displays and Hobbs Christmas Popup store is open for business.  If like me you get irritated with herds of shoppers then quiet Marylebone high Street is the perfect spot for a pre Christmas drink and shop. Last night I was lucky enough

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One-pot Cooking with Le Creuset

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder there is nothing I love more than tucking into a comforting meal followed by a nice glass of red wine (open fire optional). At the start of the month (much to Mr J’s dismay) I made us leave the comfort of our sofa on a Sunday afternoon and make the journey to the Le Creuset store in Muswell Hill to

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Interior Design Project Jonas HQ

I’ve been wanting to do a home/ interior post for a while now, and with taking a week off  to focus on Project Jonas HQ this seemed like the perfect opportunity to do so. So what is Project Jonas HQ? Well Project Jonas Hq has become what is the never ending list for home improvement.  Having moved into our new home 18 months ago, we were quite blind as to

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Snap It, Print It, Frame It!

When was the last time that you printed a picture? If like me you cant remember or even answer that question then it’s time to copy those images from your digital camera onto a USB stick and head to your nearest printers.   I’m going to be a bit nostalgic here, but why do we not print any pictures anymore or have any photo albums?  My parents house is full

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French Connection Home – The wish List

They say home is where the heart is, and after just over a year in our new home the Jonas’s renovation project has finally begun.  While the budget is still up for review, the ‘wish lists’ are in full swing.  So for the first of my home posts I thought that I would share my favourite picks from the French Connection Home Collection: Velvet Tie Dye Cushion £45 Buy Here

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Happy 21st Birthday Oliver Bonas!

Oliver Bonas is by far one of my all time favourite stores, who knew that they have been around for 21 years! It’s quirky, fun, bright and individual. Their products don’t follow the typical high street trends, but ooze great style and design.  Whether its a birthday present, some luxurious (reasonably priced) hand wash or simply a treat for myself I always find the perfect gift.  So when I was

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Mrs J’s Garden Bucket List!

With BBQ season fully in swing the Jonas’s focus has shifted to the garden (or the jungle as I like to refer to it). When we moved to our new home just over a year ago, our little garden was a mini jungle. With overgrown bamboo a pond in the form of a sunken bath and loads weeds, this was a zone that I was truly staying away from.  Mr

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