5 Ways to Freshen up Your Fireplace for Spring

Once you’ve done with the annual spring clean of your fireplace, packed away the firelighters and log basket for another year, your fireplace can end up looking a little forlorn and uninviting. We don’t know about you but we are ready for spring. This winter feels like it’s gone on forever and we are lovingContinue reading “5 Ways to Freshen up Your Fireplace for Spring”

The Go Eco Adventurer Glamping Stove

There’s a new kid on the block and we’re excited! Let us introduce you to a new type of stove, the glamping stove. Ideal for small outbuildings, narrow boats, conservatories and even tents, pods and yurts; Glamping stoves are both portable and efficient. As we embark on a new era of flexible working and withContinue reading “The Go Eco Adventurer Glamping Stove”

Spring Cleaning and Re-Lighting Your Morsø Forno

Whilst many Morsø Forno owners cook in their outdoor ovens all year round, most of us cover them up for the winter period, not wanting to face the bleak Scottish winter in pursuit of a perfect stone baked pizza! As British Summer Time has now officially begun and spring is in the air, what shouldContinue reading “Spring Cleaning and Re-Lighting Your Morsø Forno”

Get Your Garden Set for Summer

Is your garden looking a little beaten and drab after the onslaught of the long Scottish winter? In this blog we look at getting your garden summer ready with 5 easy tips for a gorgeous outdoor space. Once the sun starts shining we are all itching to drag out the garden furniture, soak up the raysContinue reading “Get Your Garden Set for Summer”

Why Reading by the Fire is Good for You

Relaxing in front of an open crackling fire after a stressful day has clear health benefits, a study has found. Recent studies have confirmed what we’ve known for years, chilling out in front of a crackling fire after a stressful day has clear health benefits. The trance-like relaxing ­effects of a campfire are well knownContinue reading “Why Reading by the Fire is Good for You”

5 Poems About Fire

In celebration of World Poetry Day, dedicated to promote reading, writing, publishing and teaching poetry throughout the world, we would like to share 5 wonderful poems about fires. These poems capture the essence and many forms of fire, from the idea of the fire as a catalyst for memories and imagination to the ever-changing natureContinue reading “5 Poems About Fire”

Mother’s Day Mantel Décor Ideas

Mother’s Day is fast approaching (THIS SUNDAY) and here at Living Fires, we want to salute the mothers of the world this month. Since we like to celebrate every holiday by redecorating our mantelpiece, this month our thoughts are with everyone who mothers and making the mantel a celebration about them. Mother’s Day is suchContinue reading “Mother’s Day Mantel Décor Ideas”

10+ Uses for Wood Ash You Probably Didn’t Know

Living more sustainably and finding additional uses for products we would have once considered trash is now part of many daily lives. If you’re heating with wood, there’s always plenty of wood ash to go around.  While you may be hard-pressed to think of uses for wood ash in a modern daily life, historically itContinue reading “10+ Uses for Wood Ash You Probably Didn’t Know”

The History of Fire

Fireside tales are an integral part of our history, a place where knowledge was passed on and dreams were conjured. Stories have been shared around fires for centuries from myths and fairy tales to fables and facts. So kick back and get cosy at your fireside today as you learn about the wonders that startedContinue reading “The History of Fire”

How to Host a Fireside Valentine’s Date Night

Wouldn’t it be grand to escape for a romantic Valentine’s weekend or even just a date night? Don’t worry, we have the ideal solution for you to get away from it all without travelling anywhere. With just a little planning you and your loved one can be cosied up in the snug, comfortable setting ofContinue reading “How to Host a Fireside Valentine’s Date Night”