5 things that made me happy in January

January is always seen as a miserable month, it takes ages for payday to arrive, the weather doesn't quite know what it's doing yet and you're still trying to declutter from Christmas, but there are plenty of reasons to be happy even with all that going on so I've picked my top five things for…

Finding Your Own Personal Style

Finding your place in the world is hard enough but finding your own unique, comfortable style is even harder. You'll no doubt see so many things in shops that you're desperate to wear but you don't think they'll suit you. Just because you've never tried it before, doesn't mean it won't. 99% of the time…

Investing in Designer Fashion and Why It’s a Good Idea

If you've been looking for an excuse to blow some of your hard earned cash on some very high-end pieces, then let me be the bearer of good news - designer fashion pieces are  not just about making a statement. They're much more than simply making a frivolous purchase too if you do it the…

What I’ve bought in the sales…

We all know January is a great time to buy the things you've been lusting after or the items you may not have found underneath your tree. I didn't have a set list of things I wanted nor did I actually ask for anything in particular. I got a few vouchers and had saved a…

It’s been a good year, 2017

Whilst I always find these kinds of posts a little bit 'show offish' - I wanted to write one because this blog is not only a place for my readers, but a place for me to keep written memories to reflect on too. I know I've been absent over the past couple of months so…

Another?… and another… 

I think Nottingham is quite well known for its large variety of venues to grab a drink and a bite to eat that you might wonder how a new place will survive and thrive in the midst of all the others in the city. Well, put an interesting spin on it and you'll have people…

#RoseGoldIsTheNewBlack – Monica Vinader at Covent Garden

I've been swooning over Monica Vinader's jewellery pieces for quite some time now, obsessing over each collection that appears, heart-eyes-ing at my favourite bloggers when I see them wearing them and instantly recognising an MV piece when printed within the pages of my favourite glossy mag. With every email that drops into my inbox, becoming…

#PassTheLoveOn with Thorntons at intu Derby…

Gone away is the purple hue we've all grown up knowing when it comes to the Thornton's brand as we welcome in crisp cream, gorgeous golds and chocolate browns. A cosier, warmer, more luxurious look and feel ties it all together at the new store refurb at inTU Derby. Approaching the Craftery upon entering the…

Brighten someone’s day with Biscuiteers

Sometimes, it's really hard to think of a gift for someone, especially when you want it to be personal too. When this cute little box was waiting for me at my doorstep after a long day at work, I was overwhelmed with the short, sweet sentiment contained within. As you may or may not know,…

How to declutter in 3 easy steps

With winter and the festive period looming just around the corner, now is as good a time as any to declutter in readiness for the New Year and of course Christmas. If like me, you're a little bit of a hoarder and keep things unessacerily, you may find you are constantly clearing clutter from your…