welcome to the seasonal living blog
A seasonal journal dedicated to things to do, see, read, eat, wonder at and find joy in, as the wheel of the year turns.
Forever inspired by seeking simple ways to connect with the natural world and the perfect company for your tea break!
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Here are a dozen of my favourite picks for nature inspired gifts this year…
The stories, legends, and beliefs around our British wildflowers are bursting with natural magic and mystery. The many tales that have been passed down for generations shape and guide our relationship with these ethereal plant friends.
Looking for a natural way to clean and freshen your home? Essential oils are natural fragrances, and they can be used to clean, refresh, and relax. In this blog post, I share my top 5 essential oils for a clean, healthy, and natural home.
May is the jewel in the crown of spring, find out why we celebrate May Day, as well as simple ideas for celebrating at home.
The spring equinox provides a perfect opportunity to prepare ourselves and celebrate the arrival of change, mark the shift in the season and invite the vital energy of spring into our homes.
A super simple recipe for making delicious easy pancakes this February plus a few thoughts on this seasonal celebration…
In this part of the world, our natural environment looks pretty dormant and well…bleak. Despite outward appearances though, there is potent magic brewing underground, nature is just resting and preparing to begin a new cycle – and the same can be said for us too.
Underneath those extra layers and thermal socks…we are but waiting for our time to thrive again. The challenge is – how do we keep our inner fires burning in the meantime.
Why do we hang mistletoe? What meaning does the shape of a wreath hold? Our winter celebrations have a long and winding ancestral line of stories and myths to delve into and I’ve been burrowing into the folk tales of our much-beloved Christmas greenery – the holly, the ivy, the mistletoe and the yew.
In this post I have gathered together three simple ways we might choose to honour and celebrate the winter solstice at home and allow ourselves some time to weave small rituals into our day, giving space to connect with the seasonal shift.
Find three simple ways to celebrate Halloween and Samhain, seasonal traditions which mark the turning of the wheel from autumn to winter.
In terms of natural options for scenting your home there are a number of simple methods you can choose from. Here are a few of my favourites for releasing the beautiful scents and benefits of Autumn essential oils.
Spring is the season of new beginnings, a time to start afresh with renewed purpose, and get back in touch with our inner selves and the natural world outside our door.
Though February is short, it is filled with simple joys, celebrations of love and most importantly, pancakes…