From the pages of The Simple Things - the London-based home and lifestyle magazine dedicated to taking the time to live well - comes a lavishly illustrated collection that will help you slow down, enjoy what you have and make the most of where you live. This celebration of contemporary British home life presents readers with novel household ideas, simple entertaining and Do-It-Yourself advice, as well as scrumptious and hearty recipes and the best ways in which to share the bounty with friends and family. The Best of The Simple Things is divided into four chapters: food and drink, entertaining, home and garden, and household DIY - each inspiring readers with new and vibrant ideas to transform everyday living. Each has examples that will show traditional and fresh creators and cooks from around the UK. Those who like to grow some of their own vegetables, visit local markets, rummage for vintage finds and decorate their living space will feel right at home in this celebration of making, upcycling, growing, cooking, escaping and relaxing. The Simple Things is an up-market home and lifestyle magazine, based in Clerkenwell and published monthly, dedicated to taking the time to live well. It has a growing distribution with many loyal readers.