We liked the little things


Unwinding.. I am trying my hardest to unwind at the moment, but I'm failing. I want to sleep, I need to sleep, but my brain is constantly in overdrive and even with an early night and a scented candle, I find myself lying there thinking about everything for the following day. A few minutes peace can help.
Decorating... Little B wallpapered the downstairs toilet after us hating the painted job we did last year. We're fairly pleased with it, and it seems that the wallpaper has completely fascinated these two kitties. If they had their way, they'd spend hours sitting on that windowsill like statues. Not sure they'd sit still long enough mind..!
Kindness... When my granny came to visit me last week, she bought some flowers for me, which was absolutely lovely. I don't see my granny as much as I'd like too, but with her in the area she popped in for a catch up and hot drink. The more I learn about my granny, the more I realise how similar I am to her.
Cuteness... Little Ralph is still looking very very cute. He's slowly turning more into a cat each day, but those kitten eyes are still winning us over. And now that he has started venturing outside, we may have just cracked this kitty to sleep at night... Well, half sleep! He still wants to lay on your face and tap those eyelashes of yours.
Loving... Since I've been home, Little Runkybum has not left my side. You find him jumping onto the sofa for a cuddle on your lap, he'll snuggle in next to you in the middle of the night (whereas he always slept at the bottom of the bed!), and even this week when I locked myself away in the bathroom, he just wanted to come and join me...
Comfortable... I've spent far too many hours in this jumper, considering the short amount of time I've actually owned it. Sizing up by two sizes was the best decision I made and right now works perfectly for that lazy day, the day on the road, the busy day in the office, and that weekend shopping that needs doing.  It's perfect.
Catching up.. I'm slowly catching up on everything that happened in the past three weeks. It may not mean anything, it may not help, but watching the last few weeks of trashy TV and scrolling back through Instagram as far as I can, has been refreshing. It's funny what you miss out on without really missing out on it at all.


  1. That photo of your cat in the sink is adorable! Keep that one forever :) x

  2. I hope you get more unwind time and are having fun enjoying the little things.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

  3. Lovely photos as always. It sounds like time to unwind was very much needed and there's no better place to do that then at home with kitties by your side. :) Leanne x

  4. Such lovely photos, the flowers are beautiful. I really love that black sweater x


  5. SO much kitty spam, LOVE your boys!

  6. I hope you are able to get some rest soon. It's good that you're focusing on the little things and finding different ways to take care of yourself. We all deserve that.

    The wallpaper looks wicked! Where is it from?

    And of course, your kitties are just gorgeous.

    xo Kathryn
    Through the Thicket

  7. Your kitties are too cute (if it were possible to be too cute)! :)


  8. Your cats are ridiculously cute, that photo of them both on the windowsill melted my heart a little.

    Leanne - A Slice of My Life

  9. such a cute post! your kitties are adorable! love the sweatshirt too! :)

    Rose and Weston x

  10. Day Dreaming Foodie24 February 2015 at 18:11

    I love your little black sweat top - very sweet :) And also get the granny thing, every time I see mine we discover new interests we share. I wish we had less sea between us!

  11. Your cats are just way too adorable!

  12. I have a very active cat. Perhaps I should use that wallpaper too, what do you think? Haha


  13. Your cats are too cute! Also, how wonderful that your grandma was able to visit with you. This makes me want to go see how my grandma is doing :)

  14. Those cat's faces are a picture! I was taking photos on the floor for today's post and my two were fascinated and kept trying to run off with bits from the shoot! It always takes twice as long but is also twice the fun! xx

  15. How cute is that treat jar! <3
    I hope you manage to find time to relax soon, especially before bed. I love lighting candles, popping my fairy lights on, reading a book or watching youtube videos, all nice distractions. xx

  16. I mentioned you in my latest blog post, all about my favourite blogs/bloggers. I hope that's okay xxxxx


  17. I love the little glimpses of your house - it looks beautiful, like something you would pin on Pinterest! Hope you get some rest soon - cats seem to know when you're down or struggling which is probably why Runkybum has been following you around so much, my cat does the same!

  18. Those flowers are just beautiful and it is so lovely to spend time with family, I am lucky that my grandparents are so close (physically and emotionally!)

    Maria xxx

  19. Your photos are so lovely!



  20. I’m in love with your blog! Interesting posts, beautiful photos & design! It’s really amazing!



  21. All of these seem pretty much like my favourite things! How amazing is your new wallpaper!? I am in love with it.


    Chambray & Curls

  22. Those kitties get everywhere! xxx

  23. Ladies &amp; croissants5 March 2015 at 17:43

    I love the wallpaper! Your cats are so cute !


  24. Lovely post! Your cats are just perfect!

    fixmeinfortyfivex.blogspot.co.uk - A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog


  25. Love your cat! *silent sob due to lack of a pet by my side right now*


  26. Such a lovely post! I really need to catch up on tv!

    hellomissjordan.blogspot.co.uk xx

  27. lovely post Katy, your photos are always so dreamy x

    Charlotte Harvs

  28. Dear, I like your blog very much! ! Everything is so beautiful! I like your style of writing and your photos! I know that blog requires much time, but keep doing it!

    I’ll be happy to see you in my blog!)

    Diana Cloudlet



  29. Katie&amp;Aaron .15 March 2015 at 01:07

    ooo that wallpaper is lovely! where did you get that mug from I love it x

  30. That photo of the cats in the bathroom is hilarious and amazing! They both look so intrigued. The wallpaper looks fab.

  31. Great post, lovely photographs! Thanks for sharing :)

    Camille xo



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