Favourite make-up products

Just recently I’ve been trying to mix things up a bit when it comes to my make-up. I also decided to start using some of the products that have been stored away in my make-up bags (often still in their original packaging).

I thought I’d share my favourites with you, alongside some oldies, but goodies too. … More Favourite make-up products


Top 5 beauty products – Winter 2018

Winter can be harsh – bitterly cold, wet and coming in and out of rooms filled with the warmth of central heating can be a nightmare for our skin. But I find comfort in those lovely products that help to nourish skin and relax the mind. … More Top 5 beauty products – Winter 2018

My joy in cooking

Last weekend as I made my way through the mountain of ironing the two of us seemed to have accumulated, I turned on the TV to find that one of my favourite movies was playing.

That movie is ‘Julie and Julia’: the story of two women and their love for food and cookery. … More My joy in cooking


My favourite place in the world…

From as far back as I can remember, New York was always the place I dreamed of visiting. Of walking down Fifth Avenue taking in all the brightly-lit shopfronts, strolling through Central Park between family picnics and morning joggers. … More My favourite place in the world…


New year, new plans

With a new year, comes a time to reflect and time to make plans for the year ahead (I now have a new, trusty Filofax to help me out!). I can’t say that this year has been great – particularly the last few weeks. Its been pretty hard work but I feel like this bodes … More New year, new plans


At My Table – Nigella Lawson

I am loving Nigella Lawson’s new book ‘At My Table’ – a perfect celebration of all the things food should be: easy, flavourful and comforting. On opening the crips new pages, I was instantly taken by the wonderful photography which makes the recipes come alive and your mouth starts to water. … More At My Table – Nigella Lawson


Orange, honey and yoghurt cake

On a weekend, especially when the weather has been so hit and miss, there’s nothing I like more than setting to and trying a new cake recipe. … More Orange, honey and yoghurt cake


The Liebster Award – getting to know bloggers

The Liebster Award is a way for bloggers to get to know each other and to connect as well. Thank you to Rachael for my nomination. … More The Liebster Award – getting to know bloggers


My favourite podcasts

I spend a fair bit of time travelling around the county as part of my job and, I don’t know about anyone else, but I was getting really bored of some of the radio content available on DAB. … More My favourite podcasts