The 1st of December is nearly here and its time to dust off the advent calendar, or pop out and buy one! I keep mine in my November Box so its easy to access! Fancy creating your own? Here is a whole lot of inspiration for you! These pretty numbered mini bags can be downloaded here. … Continue reading Advent Calendars
The Simple Owl has been long listed for the 2015 Blog Awards, more details to follow! Fingers Crossed!
Finally….the doors to The Simple Owl Shop are open, rather the virtual doors, and I am so very excited and nervous all at once! I have been planning this for a long time and without knowing it I have been so afraid to make this step. The product was delivered ages ago, the shop was … Continue reading The Simple Owl Shop…cutting the virtual ribbon!
I have been ‘surfin the net’ and am loving all the stripes featured in spring/summer 2014 fashion. There are lots of myths surrounding stripes, like: don’t wear horizontal stripes if you are ‘heavy’, not true. Dont mix stripes with floral patterns..not true. If there is one thing I am loving the most about spring is that anything goes… Continue reading Why fit in when you were born to stand out?: Stripes for Spring/Summer 2014
Every year Altamont Gardens (Carlow, Ireland) hosts ‘Snowdrop Week’. It’s a wonderful event for any gardening enthusiasts or anyone who just fancies learning something new. I am a little bit of both…well more the latter! The tour was guided by head gardener Paul Cutter, who has a wealth of knowledge. He brought us through the… Continue reading Snowdrop week at Altamont Gardens