Saying goodbye to September recently got me thinking about life lately and how much things have changed. I guess being a teacher I tend to think of September as the start of a new year (if you know anyone who works in education, chances are when you mention ‘New Year’ they’re thinking of the first… Continue reading What A Difference A Year Makes!
Who doesn’t love a little bit of luxury and pampering now and again?! With our busy lives it can be tricky to find some well earned ‘me-time‘ and just spend a couple of hours treating yourself to a relaxing and decadent afternoon. This is exactly what I experienced at Shy Mimosa Perfumery – a specialist… Continue reading A Luxury Fragrance Experience At Shy Mimosa Perfumery
Oh my goodness ‘summer’ and ‘afternoon tea’ in the same sentence – two of my very favourite things together! A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited along to The Ivy Clifton Brasserie to sample their delicious afternoon tea (with a new summertime addition!) – can you believe it was actually my… Continue reading Summer Afternoon Tea At The Ivy Clifton Brasserie
Hello again and welcome along after a little blogging break to have the wedding of my dreams and the most beautiful and relaxing honeymoon! I’m finally back in the real world and for me of course that means…shopping! Last weekend The Canadian and I headed out on a little day trip to Clarks Village Outlet… Continue reading Celebrating 25 Years Of Outlet Shopping At Clarks Village
Hoorah for the arrival of spring and the ditching of tights, boots and chunky layers! As much as I do love winter fashion I’m super happy to be back in my florals and digging out the sunglasses and straw bags! Before we’re right into the full on heat wave of the British summer (fingers crossed!)… Continue reading Spring Style With Vionic Shoes
The Canadian and I were recently invited along to Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill to experience their new menu. Set within the gorgeous grounds of Doubletree by Hilton Cadbury House I was excited to head over and explore the hotel grounds and have a taste of their delectable and locally-sourced dishes. With this… Continue reading Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill Review
After my recent post about the importance of making sure to find time for a ‘me day‘ and indulge in some well earned pampering, I was super excited to follow my own advice after being invited to Saks Bristol for a pre-wedding treatment! Every time I head to a beauty salon whether it be for… Continue reading Pampering at Saks Beauty Bristol
I’ve mentioned before on my blog that I’m a huge supporter of independent creatives, and that I love to feature local businesses based here in Bristol. When I saw that a friend of mine recently commissioned a beautiful print from the fabulous Sarah at ‘It Was Made For Me‘ I just knew I wanted a… Continue reading Put Yourself In The Picture With ‘It Was Made For Me’
Last week I was very kindly invited to have a natter over a cup of tea and a slice of cake with the lovely Kate from Heartfelt Vintage. Having previously met at her fabulous ‘Fake Wedding‘ event as part of her wedding planning service The Holistic Wedding Hub, I knew that I was in for… Continue reading Alternative Wedding Style With Heartfelt Vintage
It’s almost been a whole six months since The Canadian popped the question! The time has flown by so quickly in a blur of wedding planning that with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would share how we first wandered into each other’s lives and the details our of first date! I… Continue reading Blonde Wedding • Our First Date!