Time to Unwind

Perhaps it's because a warm, bubbly hot bath sounds like just about heaven right now, or because calling 7 different numbers just to sort one tiny thing in our new house is starting to wear us down, but I've been thinking a lot about unwinding, relaxing and taking time to…
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Christmas Gift Guide {Part Two}

FOR HIM: 1. Cotton cashmere cable knit, £29.90, Uniqlo 2. Energising skin scrub, £29.50, Elemis 3. Wool scarf, £55, Polo Ralph Lauren at Mr Porter 4. Shave cream, £14, Neville 5. Vanilla and smoke flavoured chocolate, £8.50, Mast Brothers 6. Sipsmith gin, £28, Waitrose 7. ‘Morecambe’ watch, £135, Shore Projects…
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Frugal Christmas Store: TK Maxx

This Works candle, £12.99 (usually £25), TK Maxx I don’t mean to scare anyone here, but there is only 1 more PayDay before Christmas. Having quite a small family myself, I don’t have to buy too many presents – but still it adds up. The trick is to start early,…
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How To Pack Light

Espadrilles: Dune (old). Mini perfumes: Miller Harris. Scarf/towel: £25, Atterley. Washbags: Anya Hindmarch and Accessorize. Bikini: $89, Triangl. Sunglasses: £260, Jimmy Choo. Leather bag: £250, Sophie Hulme From one extreme to the other…it may be autumn outside and we’re trying on our winter coats. But we’re still thinking about sunny winter getaways. I am…
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Bathrooms: Making the most out of small spaces

Towels: £32 each, Gudrun Sjoden. Linen dressing gown: HM Home Bathrooms. They excite me far more than other rooms in the house. Maybe it’s because my bathrooms have always been so tiny, they’ve seemed easier to achieve. I’ve been looking forward to sharing photos our new ensuite, and I’m sure…
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Winter Skin Saviours

I don’t know about you, but my skin was so up and down after Christmas – I think it’s all the adjusting to different water, moving around and being generally run down after the lead up to the holidays. I’m finally adjusting to normal life and here’s what has helped…
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Tired skin remedies

I don’t know about you, but my skin needs a little TLC this month…working weekends, evenings with lots of travel in-between, I’ve turned to my favourite skin SOS products and thought I’d share with you too. 1. Elemis SOS Emergency Cream – this is quite a rich cream so use…
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