Where to find post box toppers in the UK

Find out more about the yarnbombing craze, along with where to find post box toppers and random acts of crochet kindness in the uk. I'll tell you whether you need permission, where to view more photos and where to join others who love the knitted and crocheted street art.

An Advent of Christmas Kindness – 25 Ideas for Giving Back on a Budget

My Charity Christmas Advent calendar consists of 25 ideas for Christmas kindness, and will allow you to give to charity during the festive period without breaking your budget.

Do You Believe in Book Fairies?

Do you believe in fairies? Have you heard of book fairies? They inspired me to carry out some random acts of kindness recently. Read on to find out more.

Live In Harmony

A wish for the new year. Wouldn't it be nice if we could all live in harmony? World peace is a bit optimistic, but even if people could just be nice to each other on social media or not get involved in someone else's disputes that would be a great start! Maybe take a little … Continue reading Live In Harmony

Dear Mrs Bird – Pay It Forward with a Random Act of Kindness

Rather than reviewing or recommending Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce, I thought I would use this opportunity to talk about my Pay It Forward idea for carrying out random acts of kindness. I haven't finished reading this yet but will tell you a little bit about the book anyway. Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce, signifies … Continue reading Dear Mrs Bird – Pay It Forward with a Random Act of Kindness

Celebrations, Awareness & Kindness at Tea and Cake for the Soul

A collection of posts to spread kindness, share celebrations and commemorations and raise the profile of awareness days.

The Hidden Side of Loneliness

Updated November 2019 There are often self-help and thought-provoking statuses that appear on Facebook. Some you scroll past and some you read right to the end then feel a little bit cheated that it's a copy and paste post. Some you realise are shared posts but you can appreciate that people are just trying to … Continue reading The Hidden Side of Loneliness

15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

Christmas is a time of huge expense for most families. In recent years it has become customary to buy gifts for teachers. As a former teacher myself, I can assure you that it is not expected or necessary.  It doesn't have to cost anything to show gratitude so I have listed 15 free and budget … Continue reading 15 Free & Budget Ways to say Thank You to Teachers

50 Random Acts of Kindness

You don't have to have a reason to be kind. Here are 50 random acts of kindness - all easy ways to be kind that are budget friendly too. Improve someone's day today and make yourself feel good too.

7 Ways to Celebrate World Post Day

Show kindess to loved ones and strangers with these 7 ideas to celebrate World Post Day

World Compliment Day – Could you Compliment a Random Stranger?

I wanted to share this story with you on World Compliment Day - Could you compliment a random stranger? I love to people watch, as do most of us I think. During a recent trip to Long Beach California, my husband and I were taking a breather in the shade. I was checking out a … Continue reading World Compliment Day – Could you Compliment a Random Stranger?

Natural Born Carers and Healers

I've recently written about a series of books I've read by Debbie Johnson called the Comfort Food Cafe. The owner of the cafe and matriarch of Budbury is called Cherie Moon. I don't know about you but when I'm reading I can often identify certain character traits with people I know in real life. My … Continue reading Natural Born Carers and Healers

The Comfort Food Cafe Series of Books by Debbie Johnson

Read about the Comfort Food Cafe series of heartwarming books written by Debbie Johnson.

How To Give To Charity On a Budget – The Penny Jar Project

A cost effective way of giving to charity that you can do at home or at work. It costs very little to be kind.

How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

Reduce landfill by reusing, redistributing and recycling your rubbish with some of the great ideas in this post.

28 Ways to Give to Charity For Free or On A Budget

28 ideas of how you can get things free or on a limited budget to then donate on to charity.

The Smiling Fanny Manifesto

I came across The Smiling Fanny Manifesto when reading a novel by Lucy Anne Holmes entitled “Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy".  It’s a lighthearted book but Jenny (Fanny) suffers from depression and her friend Phillipa gives her this list of things to do to keep the black dog at bay. Even if … Continue reading The Smiling Fanny Manifesto