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As part of the RFW Loves section of the blog here I share all my favourite brands. Brands that have an ethos similar to mine. Only affordable, innovative brands who hit the mark appear here though. All thoughts and opinions are my own even if items have been gifted to me.


I hope you enjoy getting to know the brands as much as I have. I’m always on the look out for something a little different so if you’re a company or you know of a company that would fit please do reach out and contact me. I’d love to create a little black book of ethical companies who align themselves with the slow movement.



Brands, Interior Design

ufurnish A Totally New Way To Shop


This post is sponsored by ufurnish. What if I told you there was a new way to shop for furniture? No really. A totally unique way that allows you to find and compare all that is home decor. All in one place. And from over 100 retailers, big and small. From High Street giants to smaller independents like John Lewis, Dunelm and Grace & Grey all in one place for the first time. In a recent survey 74% of people taking part said they find furniture shopping frustrating. Trawling the internet to find the best buy for your bucks is time consuming and not the enjoyable process we initially think it will be. And that is exactly why Deirdre Mc Gettrick founded, to create a totally new way to search and shop for furniture and home accessories. Continue Reading…


Father’s Day With Samsung

This post is sponsored by Samsung. Father’s Day may have been and gone but in our home it’s all about making my husbands day that little more special. I try give my husband a wonderfully relaxing day. An extra special one where he even gets to keep hold of the TV remote ๐Ÿ™‚ This year as always I made him (together with my boys) his absolute favourite. An afternoon tea. At the moment the weather is absolutely perfect for tea in the garden so I thought I’d share my recipe for Victoria sponge with homemade hands free raspberry jam with you. I have a little help too from Samsung Home Appliances with my RS8000 American Style Fridge Freezer. Continue Reading…


Samsung RS8000 RS68N8230B1/EU American Fridge Freezer review

Samsung RS8000 RS68N8230B1EU American Fridge Freezer review

This post is sponsored by Samsung Home Appliances.ย Well I’ve been using my Samsung RS8000 RS68N8230B1/EU American Fridge Freezer for a couple of months now and thought it about time that I did a review. It’s so hard isn’t it, deciding on which product or brand to go for with big ticket items. Especially when you are purchasing online and can’t see or touch it. My old fridge freezer if you didn’t know was also American style but after many years of sterling service it was giving up the ghost. Slowly but surely feature after feature broke until it froze everything in the crisper drawers and sprung a leak. So you can only imagine how thankful I am that Samsung Home Appliances kindly gifted this one to me (I even gave the kitchen a mini makeover to celebrate) . Talk about life savers!

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RFW Loves Schneider Electric Switches and Sockets

RFW Loves Schneider Electric Switches and Sockets

This post is sponsored by Schneider Electric. We often forget Interior fittings like light switches and plug sockets until right at the end of a project. But these last minute purchases are often the finishing touches to a room. And should therefore be thought about from day dot of a design. Granted, choice has up until now been kind of limited. But long gone are the days where white plastic is acceptable. Today we want not only function but form too. For a happy home everywhere we look we should see our own vision of beauty. This is where Schneider Electric comes in, established over 180 years ago their aim is to bring your home back to life with a wide range of beautiful, high quality light switches and sockets and RFW loves them. In fact, with so many ranges to choose from your choices are endless . They have the perfect switch or socket to suit your style and complete your room. Continue Reading…