Read, Eat, Do

Read, Eat, Do

The Lovely List is back under a new guise! I wanted to go one step further and group together the lovely links I like to share with you all, and the new name seemed a natural progression of this thought process. So without further ado...

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Read

This post from Nicola on how to make frugal the new normal is enlightening, particularly if you worry about your frugal tendencies and how others may respond.

Using images and objects to reflect on the week gone by is such a lovely way to document life. See what Erin's week looked like over here.

I love finding new blogs to follow, and this week I discovered The Owl and the Accordion, a lovely space created by blogger and freelance writer Vicky. This post on inner calm and how to beat anxiety really hit home for me and is so useful if you find yourself struggling. I'm working on tip number 9 right now.

Eat

If you follow me over on Twitter, you'll know that I've been inspired by Deliciously Ella in my quest to eat better over the past few weeks. All of the recipes I have tried are delicious, and these granola bars are next on my list.

Something warm and hearty for those blustery Spring days.

Cake is remarkable, in whatever form it comes in. Make sure you always have some in the house by trying this easy recipe for orange tea bread.

Do

As part of my acts of kindness series, I'll be thinking about sending some blooms to loved ones - not for any particular reason, just to remind them that I care. Make it easy for yourself and send some via post through Bloom and Wild.

Want to save a heritage variety of peas or a rare kale variety? Head over here and adopt a veg.

Re-use your green tea bags - head over here for six great ideas.

Today is International Women's Day. For 10 ways to celebrate, visit Seeds and Stitches.

Wishing you a wonderful Sunday!

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Eleanor is obsessed with stories. She writes for a number of online spaces including This is Your Kingdom, edits Creative Countryside, curates #aseasonalyear and teaches at Chalk House. In addition, she is currently studying for an MA in Creative Non-Fiction Writing. You'll find her roving the fields of the Lincolnshire Wolds or planning her next rural adventure.