Food Week: Fig & Fauna

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A little-known fact for you… My very first career ambition was to be a farmer’s wife. My four year old self based this decision on one thing and one thing only: that this would give me the chance to hand-milk a cow. At 28, I’ve still never had the chance to milk a cow but… 

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Food Week: Simply Breakfast

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So, breakfast. The most important meal of the day or an unwelcome intrusion on your beauty sleep? I have a mixed relationship with breakfast… during the week I’m the latter, at weekends the former. But whatever mood I’m in, I love an overhead photograph of it. Fortunate, considering that’s pretty much all you’ll find at… 

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Food Week: Sprinkle Bakes

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I discovered Sprinkle Bakes via Tori of Wellies & Vogue. Or rather, her Mum who made this show-stopping jewel cake. Today’s food blog could hardly be more different from yesterday’s… while What Katie Ate is all about good, honest recipes photographed in a sophisticated way, at Sprinkle Bakes novelty, experimentation and food colouring is king…. 

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Food Week: What Katie Ate

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If I’m ever lucky enough to visit Australia, What Katie Ate will be one of my first stops when compiling my ‘places to eat’ list. Originally from Dublin, food photographer and stylist Katie Quinn Davies is now based Down Under, where she has a string of impressive magazine credits and a forthcoming cookbook to her… 

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The Fabulous Scavenger

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It’s been a while since I shared a blog crush, but two lovely posts about Decorator’s Notebook this week at Tea For Joy and Furnish reminded me how nice it is to celebrate fellow bloggers. The Fabulous Scavenger has only been going for a few months but it’s already full of clever projects for upcycling… 

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Things organised neatly

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Depending on your position on the obsessive-compulsive spectrum, you’ll either get the appeal of this or you won’t. {all via Things Organized Neatly} Me? I used to colour code my Smarties as a child. That’s probably all you need to know.

Coloured internal doors. Now there’s a thought.

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Checking your incoming links and finding you’ve been added to someone’s blogroll has to be one of the nicest ways to discover a new blog. And it’s even nicer when you get some love from a blog as inspiring as Taking Notes. I popped straight over and had a good poke around Katrin’s amazing house…. 

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Bookshelf Porn

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I love it when you find a blog that just tells it like it is. This one’s called Bookshelf Porn. Say no more. {all via Bookshelf Porn} Beautiful books, on beautiful shelves, for your viewing pleasure. There are hundreds more where these came from here.