Where do you think these colourful buys are from? Polka dot mugs and napkins…cute egg cups…and a quirky vintage-style tea cosy…does the first word by any chance begin with a ‘C’ and end in ‘ath’?

Believe it or not, this is the new ‘Sweet Peas and Swallows’ collection from Waitrose, and prices start at just £2. Talk about ‘getting the look for less’… – Ellie

The weather’s miserable so what better way to cheer ourselves up than with a cup of chocolate from Irish chocolatiers Butlers…yum. Simply pop one of these new gourmet chocolate cups into hot water or milk and stir and you’ve got the most delicious drink.

They’re available for around £4.75 for 10 in Waitrose  or through the Butlers website…

Next week – next week – I’ll definitely start ‘the diet’ next week…. – Emily