Last month I went on my sunny summer holiday to Jamaica, and of course I spent the weeks leading up to our departure date preparing for it! I meticulously planned everything from the outfits I’d need, the beauty treatments I wanted to book, and the general packing I had to sort out before we left. So here’s a little breakdown of how I prepared for my holiday and my summer holiday essentials.. including my new phone which stayed on for a…

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If you’re a big Cath Kidston fan like me, then you will absolutely love their pretty products, but not like the price tag quite as much! I find that Cath Kidston stuff can be a little pricey, but if you’re not too far away from their Factory Shop in St Neots (Cambridgeshire), then you can pick up some bargains! I believe there’s also outlet stores at Bicester Village, Ashford, Cheshire Oaks, Gloucester Quays, and Gunwharf Quays, although I’m not sure if…

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There’s never been a better time to go vintage, with more people than ever choosing pre-loved, antique and vintage options as opposed to mass-produced high street products. This may come as no surprise what with so many people furnishing their homes with retro furniture from thrifty second-hand shops, or filling their wardrobes with nothing but charity shop bargains, but have you ever considered buying vintage jewellery? There are so many advantages to choosing pre-loved, vintage or restored items, some of which,…

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Spring has finally arrived which means it’s the perfect time for a decluttering! It’s a great opportunity to give your life a spring clean and clear some space in your home and mind. Sometimes it’s easy to fall into an bad routine and clutter can come in all shapes and sizes including toxic friendships, unpaid bills, bad health habits as well as an untidy home. This is by no means a ‘life guru’ type post, but more of my own personal…

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 Yesterday I invited a couple of friends round for a little get together at my place. Gavin was out for the day so I had planned a girlie day in and a surprise Easter themed craft-ernoon tea party! My friend is pregnant so it was kind of a mini baby shower for her as well as a nice little catch up! I had a little Easter tea party at my parents house for family a few years ago and I really enjoyed putting it all…

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Earlier this month I was lucky enough to be invited along to The Ivy Chelsea Garden by M&S to take part in a Mother’s Day flower arranging masterclass! The class was held with award winning flower blogger Rona Wheeldon of Flowerona and M&S flowers expert Simon Richards. I went along with my friend Emma and a group of us created some beautiful Mother’s Day flower arrangements using the stunning flowers provided by M&S.  Simon and Rona both shared with us their…

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