ASOS Bobbi Brown Box

 

ASOS Bobbi Brown Box

I know I am not the only one that is a sucker for a deluxe size sample. Right? I fell out of love with subscription boxes as I felt they lacked true value for money so when I spotted the ASOS Bobbi Brown Box, I had to snap it up.

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Designated Driver Scheme

Designated Driver Scheme Newcastle

At this time of year, being the designated driver can be both a blessing or a curse. Whether it is by necessity or choice, buying soft drinks, mocktails or alco free beers can all add up to just as an expensive night as one on the booze but you get the joy, usually, of ferrying your drunk mates home after the Christmas Party. Yay.

In a bid to drastically cut down the amount of drink drivers at this festive time of year, many City Centre bars are now adopting the Designated Driver scheme.

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Edinburgh Christmas Market

Edinburgh Christmas Market 2016

Nothing says Christmas like a good old festive winter market and no one does it better in the UK than Edinburgh.

Taking over Princes Street Gardens, the annual event is a melting pot of sights, sounds and of course the delicious smells.

I visited, along with my blogging besty Vicky to see what the fair city had to offer. View Post

Tips & tricks for entertaining last minute guests

Emergency Entertaining Tips & TricksHave you ever had friends descend on you with no notice and you need to pull out some guest-friendly snacks and drinks? You are desperately trying to scrabble out of your pyjamas before they arrive yet you need to be the hostess with the most-ess. How about a last minute dinner invite, all the shops are shut and you can’t buy flowers or chocolates for your host? I’ve been there!

If this has happened to you, don’t panic – I have a few tips and tricks for you!

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Christmas hampers from Harvey Nichols

I love autumn + winter. I’m not going to lie. Anything from Harvest Festival, to Halloween, Christmas, right up to early year snow. Yep. Love it.

When birthdays,  house warmings and any kind of event that you’d give a gift for, I like to pack beautifully curated hampers. Whether it’s a baby basket, an epicurean delight or a well stocked bundle of beauty products, I just find that there is something cossetting and comforting about a hamper. As you dig out more goodies from inside, it really is the gift that keeps on giving!

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