Simple Up Do

This up do is so simple! Section a part of your hair off at the front and plait. Pin the plait to the side of your head, using bobby pins Using a clip, pull the rest of your hair back Hey presto! It’s that easy! Hot tip: If you have a hair corsage or fancy…

A Little Something Different…

I’m always tempted when it comes to fashion to play it safe, but recently, in the vogue of embracing being beautifully unique, I have been a bit more adventurous. Cue these bargain dresses with the one strap (I love this style!) in deep purple and turquoise. The dress on the left was £1 off a…

Little Mistress

Little Mistress has been a recent discovery. Their gorgeous dresses are so glamorous and stylish! The dress on the right was the choice for my daughter’s christening. I’m so glad I chose this one, as it was comfortable and warm for wearing in the church. I was also able to put leggings on underneath to add…

A Christmas Dress and a Lidl Bit of Make Up

Today I picked up a dress for a Christmas party we are attending next month. There was a choice of two: a sophisticated black number from Jane Norman, with white sparkly sequin embellishments, or a more grown up, feminine dress from Hobbs in a lavender purple. I wear an awful lot of black, and it…

September Photoshoot

Red Lace Dress: Uttam Boutique Black and Grey Tea Dress: Uttam Boutique Red Dress: Yumi

A Poppy Dress

Poppies are one of my favourite flowers, so when I discovered this gorgeous bubble hem poppy dress, I fell in love! As it is a strapless dress, I decided to throw a shimmering red blouse over the top. Adding some shades over the top gave what could be more of a soft and feminine flowery…

Karen Millen for 2 Pounds

Charity (or thrift store if your across the pond) shopping is such an amazing way to buy beautiful, good quality clothing for great prices. I have been a big fan for a long while, and find it fun to set challenges for finding the best things for the best price. Yesterday, delightedly, in a local charity shop,…

A Graduation Outfit

It’s that time of the year when graduations are taking place, and many hard working students are preparing to mark the momentous occasion with friends and family. Whether you are a graduand yourself, preparing to receive your degree and handshake, or a family member attending, this is a very exciting time. 2013 was a big year…

Wedding: My Make Up and Hair

Weddings can be very expensive things, but there are many options for people looking to do things more efficiently and cost effectively. One thing I personally decided to do was to do my own make up and hair. I am no make up artist, but here is what I did for my own special day: I…

Pina Colada Porridge (Oatmeal) and a Dress from Uttam Boutique

Earlier this year I had the great experience of celebrating our wedding anniversary in historic and picturesque Canterbury, England. Going on holiday is always exciting, but it can make eating healthy harder. Here below is a nourishing and tasty little breakfast / snack I devised while away that can be made up in your hotel room….

Fave Fashion Brands: Yumi

Hey there. I just want to take a moment to introduce you to one of my favourite clothing brands, Yumi International. Since discovering them nearly two years ago, I have been constantly impressed by the amazing quality of their clothing and stylish designs. Below are three examples of their beautiful dresses. I fell in love…