Sausage Dog Holiday

It’s no secret that here at Sage Joan we LOVE dogs. Big dogs, small dogs, fluffy dogs, slinky dogs – we love them all. So when Mr P said we were looking after a sausage dog for two weeks for someone he works with, I couldn’t have been happier. Belle the slinky sausage dog is…

Preparing for a Puppy: Shopping List

In the run up to Lars & Monty coming home we’ve been scouring the internet & reading all of the books to work out the best things to get and do ready for their arrival. Finding everything we need hasn’t actually been the easiest so we thought a compilation of our puppy starter packs would…

The Perfect Summertime Frozen Margarita

My favourite Friday night is  good movie and all the margaritas. I’ve been known to spice up a margarita with a little passion fruit or raspberry syrup – but in all honesty I like them pure and simple the most so after drinking many variations here’s my recipe for the perfect summertime frozen margarita: Ingredients: …

Cider & Bacon Chicken with Olive Oil mash

I love having dinner with my parents. Weird? Maybe, but family, wine and delicious food are some of my favourite things in the world so a combination of them is a winner in my book. They are coming after work and because I won’t get home until after 5, what I cook needs to be…

Bespoke Wedding Wax Seal

I have 4 notebooks on the go at any one time and an entire cupboard dedicated to all the ribbons, papers & craft materials I own. Stationery is one of my greatest loves so being able to design something bespoke for our wedding has been my favourite part of wedding planning so far. My wedding…

How to Start Wedding Planning

I’ve always dreamed of my big day but when I came home from holiday with a ring on my finger the actual planning felt a little overwhelming. I was caught up in this spiral of looking at venue’s then gasping at the price, then looking at more venue’s followed by more gasping. However since stepping…