From a Miss to a Mrs


If it’s been a little quiet around here lately, it’s because… I was busy marrying my best friend… Last Friday, to be precise…   We had the most wonderful day. We’re now off on our honeymoon for a few weeks,…



Translate Bar cocktails

Over the early May bank holiday weekend, my bridesmaids hosted my hen party for me. I had no real demands for my hen party, except that my girl friends all be in attendance for a weekend of fun! Well, my bridesmaids outdid themselves and we had a really wonderful weekend. I wanted to give a little shout out to some of the companies that the girls used to make my hen party such a success.


[BREAKING BEAUTY NEWS] Beauty Industry first claim from No7

no7 protect and perfect advanced serum

Last year we reported on the latest launch from Boots No7. The new No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum was clinically proven to produce even better anti-ageing results than the original. A year on, No7 are excited to reveal that their No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum is the UK’s first serum clinically proven to deliver anti-wrinkle results that get even better over time.




This week we’re talking nails. Wedding manicures to be precise. A French manicure is probably the most traditional choice for brides. But anyone who has been reading this blog has probably realised that I’m not necessarily going for the traditional bridal look.



bridesmaids dresses

In the second of the Wedding Wednesdays series, I’m considering bridesmaids dresses. We’re trying to keep our nuptuals on a budget so after choosing my bridesmaids, I headed for the high street to find the dresses. Everyone knows the stories about bridesmaids being put into hideous concoctions that seem only to serve one purpose – to make the bride look good. Bridesmaids dresses can easily end up look chintzy and a little naff which is not the look I was after.


[HOW TO] Shop Online

online shopping

Since moving to the country from the city just over a year ago, my shopping habits have had to change. Online shopping has become my most usual retail therapy and trips to the shops are more of a special occasion these days. Over the past 12 months, I’ve learned a few things about how to shop online and thought I’d share them with you.



wedding sign this way

Right after I booked my wedding, over a year ago now, I blogged some inspiration but since then, despite mentioning my wedding in posts, I haven’t specifically blogged about my wedding. With 12 Wednesdays before the big day I figured I would begin in earnest.


[Restaurant Review] Coast, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

coast pembrokeshire

Wales is my second home really. I spent 11 years living in the Welsh capital before relocating to Shropshire about 18 months ago. So when the fiancé suggested a family trip to Pembrokeshire I knew I wanted to be there. We stayed at Bluestone. The Bluestone National Park Resort holiday park falls partly within the boundaries of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.