Jingle Mingle Brighton

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to get invited along to the Salon Success Jingle & Mingle in Hotel Du Vin in Brighton not too long ago.  It was an intimate evening, with only a few bloggers attending, thankfully I knew almost all of them.  Win!  As you can see it was a […]

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Empty house at Christmas?

Home Security at Christmas

I doubt I’m alone in travelling at Christmas.  I’ve been visiting family – either mine or my husband’s for about 17years…wow that seems like a long time, surely I’m not that old?!  I moved out at 18 and never moved back in, I’ll let you do the maths there.   So the flights and car […]

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Christmas Stocking Stuffers!

Stocking Stuffers

Hello and Happy Christmas!  I don’t normally do gift guides but I thought it might be fun to do stocking stuffers.  Those little thoughtful presents that just make people smile.  I’ve a mix of lifestyle, bath & body and a few beauty favourites that will suit most folk! Let’s start with the lifestyle gifts.

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V&A Fashion Mash-up

Fashion Mash Up Book

Today we see the release of this rather excellent book, Fashion Mash Up.  This is a collaboration between the V&A (one of my favourite museums) and Penguin books.  The artwork, illustrated by the gifted Daisy de Villeneuve, is all kinds of fun and brings utter joy to the pages.   I was incredibly fortunate to […]

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Back in the room

Suffolk Walk

So we’re finally back!  Well the vlogs are, I’ve been back blogging and popping up videos already….ok so the vlogs are finally back!  Whoop!  I’ve a bit of a catch up on the craic over Christmas and New Years.  Also sadly we’re both back to work, so we’re readjusting to normal everyday life again.  In […]

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Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

I spent Christmas with Simon’s family this year, which was lovely.  We got to relax for a few days, even managing to go on the Boxing day walk for a few hours, followed by a well deserved drink at the end!  A very different Christmas to my family Christmas, for starters there are my siblings […]

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Vlogmas #10 Our last one!

Vlogmas 10

So this is the last vlogmas vlog!  It’s been fun and mostly entertaining 🙂  I’m now back on my feet and off investigating Brighton in the evenings, checking out some of the lights and the ice rink.  Simon tested out a few new recipes, I was rather happy about this!  Vlogging will be back to […]

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Christmas Tag!

Christmas Tag

  1. What is your favourite Christmas film? White Christmas, without a doubt.  Love it!  I do enjoy elf and a few other cheesy Christmas films, generally the cheesier the better!   2. Have you ever had a White Christmas? Yes, I had lots when I was growing up.  I’ve lots of memories freezing while […]

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Vlogmas #9 Distracting paper chains

Vlogmas 9

I took to distracting myself with paper chains!  Well after being stuck in the flat for a few days, I needed some sort of distraction!  The rather excellent Meg came over for a visit, she did bring her owner….mostly we were excited to see Meg! With good reason.  Sorry this is up a bit late! […]

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One LBD, 3 Parties!?

One Little Black Dress

We’re at the height of the Christmas festivities and there are nights out & parties to be enjoyed.  I suddenly realised that I’ve a few parties to attend this year and I’m reduced to only one Little Black Dress!  This whole minimal thing is hard work!  So time to figure out a few different ways […]

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Vlogmas #8 Christmas is in the post!

Vlogmas 8

Whoop, managed to get all the Christmas parcels in the post!  Feeling like an accomplished adult right now 🙂  Have you managed to get your Christmas post run done?  I’ve been talking about it long enough, so I’m delighted it’s sorted.  Also being all sorts of productive, in a fashion.  Even if it was a […]

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Vlogmas #7 We have fire!

Vlogmas 7

The husband has performed a miracle and brought fire to the flat!  Yep, I know.  I was surprised too!  Also testing out some yoga moves to help with my overly tight hamstrings.  May have had a bit of a moment of a dress, I don’t think it will ever be the same.

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Vlogmas #4 Please do not get run over!

Vlogmas 4

  The latest instalment of Vlogmas! I have to say I’m quite enjoying doing these.  I did have a quiet few days, but I think that helps me focus on doing more!  So I’ve a few updates on what’s going on and with me in general.  Plus a wee look at our twinkly christmas tree! […]

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Vlogmas #3 Seeing Double

Vlogmas 3

  Such fun!  We went to our first Christmas party of the season!  OK so I was a bit excited to get dressed up again.  I also managed to squeeze in some training, you can see I’ve a lot of work to do.  At least you can see the contrast between the ever graceful Eva […]

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Dancing, bouldering & Christmas decorating!

Bouldering

  Managed to get a few wee bits of Eva dancing – the teacher I train with up in London.  Then Simon finally went bouldering with the camera!! I know, it’s only taken him a few attempts.  Then finished out the week by putting up the Christmas decorations a bit early…well I’ve a busy few […]

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