alKimE is all about achieving the best from what we have… turning little nuggets of ordinary into something special…

alchemy  ˈalkɪmi


  1. the medieval forerunner of chemistry, concerned with the transmutation of matter, in particular with attempts to convert base metals into gold or find a universal elixir.
    “occult sciences, such as alchemy and astrology”
    • a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination.
      “finding the person who’s right for you requires a very subtle alchemy”

alKimE is the inspiration of all things stylish, exciting and fun with home style, food, keeping active and staying focused – helping you turn precious little instants into …..your treasured life.



The Founders


Kim Smith

Co-Founder and Editor

Kim graduated from University with a honors degree in Business Management, then quickly bought a round-the-world ticket to avoid entering the world of work.  After spending a year travelling creating some unforgettable memories and experiencing some life sculpting events, Kim returned to work as a Personal Assistant in London for a magazine publisher.  Working in publishing, travel and then returning to publishing she found herself capable and actually quite good at creating success through streamlining processes and having an eye for seeking out ways to achieve more with less.  Finally resting comfortably in Operational Management – looking back it was the obvious choice for a girl with a love of lists and a meticulous and dedicated work ethic!

In 2010 Kim married and very quickly (with eyes firmly shut to the imminent life changing events) became pregnant and now 5 years down the line she lives with her husband and co-founder and 2 children, Eva and Camron.