My recipe is in the Camping Cookbook + more features this month

I’m excited to show you some of the features I’ve had published this month, plus there’s a free camping cookbook to download (with my recipe included, woo!


I love writing interiors articles for Reloved magazine and this month’s feature was a gorgeous 11-page spread on designer Rachael Taylor and her colourful home. Looking through the photos of her home inspired me to be more creative with colour and pattern in my own home, and I was excited to share her tips with the readers of Reloved. For more info check out and budding designers can find details of her online design school at MakeItInDesign.comI also shared two step-by-step projects in Issue 54 of Reloved, including my topical print chair makeover and my garden party bar cart upcycling project. See if you can find a copy of the magazine in your local WH Smith, Tesco or Sainsburys or check out the digital edition on the Reloved website.


I was so honoured when UK Blog Award winner Gemma from asked me to be the first interviewee for a new ‘Friendship Interviews’ feature on her blog. The questions she asked me were so insightful and the resulting interview is a girly chat about all things friendship, including how friendships change over the years and making new friends. Gemma is not only an award-winning writer, she’s also a very talented photographer and managed to get photos of me that I actually like. Oh, and she’s the loveliest lady you’d ever hope to meet! You can read my friendship interview here and be sure to sign up to the HTMF community while you’re there.


Great news, my one-pot risotto recipe has been featured in the GO Outdoors camping cookbook. I was so excited when I heard the news that my low-cost recipe had make it into this handy e-book!

I’m on page 8 and the recipe is for an easy-to-cook chicken and chorizo risotto, but it can be easily turned into a veggie or fish dish just by changing a few ingredients. You can download the PDF of the cookbook here, completely free. 


I’ve also contributed to a ‘Tips from the experts’ post on the Waltons Blog. The article is about interior design ideas for your shed and I’ve added my ideas for a super low-cost way to bring a splash of colour into your garden. Read the article here: Shed Interior Design Tips From The Experts


This month I’ve had an article published in the paper too! I wrote about a new makers market in Suffolk and it was published in the East Anglian Daily Times and in Coastal Scene too! I love seeing my writing “in print” and it’s especially exciting when my family spots something I’ve written in the local newspaper!


I was surprised and chuffed when the latest Waltons e-newsletter landed in my inbox and one of my blog posts had been featured! My Lego play table project had been shared as one of the recommended blog posts in the newsletter so I hope that some of Waltons lovely subscribers will have hopped onto my blog as a result of this unexpected coverage! 🙂


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Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in Lifestyle Promotion Studies and is trained in Personal Money Management. She loves to ‘get the look for less’ so regularly shares thrifty-living advice, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

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