• Family

    Snow Day February 2019

    Another snow day. I didn’t think in a million years that my children would experience another white out. But the snow fell thick and fast last Thursday evening, I really didn’t expect it to settle and to be as deep as it was (probably over 10cm). They were both so excited waking up on Friday morning to a blanket of thick, white fluffy snow. We got a message to say the schools were closed and to be honest our car was buried in snow and our driveway vanished. We put our wellies on and headed outside for a crisp walk in the crunchy snow, it was absolutely stunning. We played,…

  • Review

    Artfull Puffin – Christmas Range

    As December approaches we are entering full on festivities and I love nothing more than grabbing a hot drink, putting on a Christmas tune and settling at the table to write my Christmas cards. I am a bit of a stationery hoarder, I’m obsessed with all things greetings cards, gift tags, wrapping paper, pens, notebooks – the list goes on. I really enjoy searching for the perfect Christmas card for my friends and family, I like to find cards that are different from the ordinary plastic boxed supermarket card. Artfull Puffin produce an extensive range of greetings cards, gift tags and book marks using beautiful illustrations in watercolour, silk paint…