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My summer skincare routine

Last winter I talked about the skincare I use so I thought seeing as it was now summer it was a good time to update you on what has changed and tell you about my summer skincare routine. A lot of the products I am using are new but I just love them and my skin has […] Read more…

My makeup brush collection

Most of the makeup brushes that I have, I have had for a very long time. Most of them date to my wedding which is almost 10 years ago! Like with my makeup collection I find you don’t need lots and lots but you do need quality and ones that do the job really well. My […] Read more…

Christmas Nails – Sparkle and Shine

Everyone likes to add a little sparkle and shine to their nails for the party season. Most people will go for the traditional red, silver or gold but I find those colours don’t really suit me. So in January this year, when I saw a post on Miss Budget Beauty for Christmas nails I thought […] Read more…

Meal Planning Monday

I find by planning my meals in advance and doing a weekly food shop it not only helps save time and money but also keeps me organised. I am totally flexible and move meals around, but for me knowing I have everything I need reduces stress. I cannot stand having to go into the supermarket […] Read more…

Quick and Easy Modern Fruit Salad

My husband recently arrived home from 10 days in the States and was craving his favourite breakfast. My modern take on fruit salad. Recipe:… Handful of bran Half a banana sliced 4 strawberries cut in quarters 2 tbsp dried cranberries 3 slices of dried mango chopped 3 figs chopped 2tsp chia seeds 3 tbsp natural […] Read more…