Last summer I visited Thomson’s newly-refurbished Sensatori resort in the small cove of Cala Tarida in Ibiza and it was one of the best holidays I’ve ever been on! I’d been to Ibiza before but stayed at Portinatx, which was also a lovely, quiet bay. However, this was my first experience of staying in a … More Cala Tarida, Sensatori Resort, Ibiza
Last Christmas I received my first set of Benefit make-up and I have loved working my way through the products inside, so I thought I would let you know my thoughts. The set I have is called ‘Life of the Party’ and it contains the Porefessional primer, they’re Real mascara, Dandelion and Rockateur blush duo, three … More Detailed Benefit Products Review
I grew up in a coffee household, with both parents NEEDING several cuppas to get through the day, but I never really got into it. For anyone still in education thinking that they will never drink tea or coffee, let me warn you that something changes when you start work. It becomes ‘a thing’ to … More My cup of tea!
Living in the North-East of England means that dry sunny days are never guaranteed. Not even in summer. So if you happen to wake up to grey skies and drizzle, here are ten ideas you can turn to… Bake something- I have never been very good in the kitchen and anything I have ever tried … More Ten things to do on a rainy day
Screens are literally everywhere these days. So much so, that people don’t seem to think too much of it- but I notice it daily. Sitting in a cafe or a restaurant, you can look around and guarantee that at least one person, if not almost everybody, is looking down at their smartphone, laptop or e-book … More Screen time: How much is too much?
When I decided to have a ‘places’ category on my blog, the original plan was to write about my holidays and places that I travel to. However, after some thought I decided that would be too restrictive. After all, there are many beautiful places close to home, so it would be a shame not to … More A walk in the woods
For my 21st birthday I received my first Liz Earle products and ever since I have loved using them. Recently, my local Boots store has introduced a new counter that is fully dedicated to the skincare brand, so I headed out to repurchase some of my favourite things. The set that I opted for covers … More My love for Liz Earle
“Could I borrow your dress for the party?”, “Would you mind giving me a lift to the airport?”, “Can you lend me some money?”. These are just a few examples of things people might ask you to do for them- and on many occasions, I have been asked similar questions. For me, this can … More How to say “no”
I do enjoy a good pamper evening! Though, as the weather is getting warmer, I’ve ditched the long bubble baths and the candles and reached for a cool drink and a face mask. If you’re looking for ways to relax and unwind over the summer months, try these ideas: 1. Make a fruity cool drink … More Summertime Pamper Evening
I was starting to get a little bored with a photo frame I had on my wall, so I had this idea to update it. It was cheap, super-easy and looks great, so if you’re wanting to add something new to your room, give it a try! All I needed was an adult colouring book, which … More Super-easy D.I.Y. Framed Pictures