19 Dec 2016
The Perfect Bath Time

The Perfect Bath Time

It’s about now I’m looking for the relaxation and tranquility of the bath.

Although a day spent in the cold Christmas air leaves us feeling festive, it can be damaging for our skin in ways that even the best moisturiser cannot fix.

In Europe, the winter chill is well underway and there is no better remedy than sinking into a hot and delicious bath.

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14 Dec 2016
The “What She Wants” Gift Guide #2

The “What She Wants” Gift Guide #2

What she wants when she can have anything she wants.

As you know that’s the question I am asking when making gift suggestions.

My “inner” rule has always been two fold when it comes to gift giving.

I ask myself what would “they” really, really love and would I be excited to receive such a gift.
I reason if the answer to those questions is a resounding YES, then there lies the solution.

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9 Dec 2016
Checking In With Tartan

Checking In With Tartan

I am checking in because I am sentimental.

Here’s how I got started. 
I am talking tartan.


A quick chat about a trip down memory lane and a small addition to my wardrobe; seems about right for this time of the year.
My school uniform was Black Watch tartan accessorised with a white blouse and opaque black tights in winter.

Actually it wasn’t all bad and especially back in those days when the legs were for showing and we hiked the skirt up as high as we could get away with.

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3 Dec 2016
The 3 Best “Cover-Ups”

The 3 Best “Cover-Ups”

Holiday season has officially started.

So have my tired eyes and dark circles.

I am already searching for the concealer and working on a cover-up.

I know I should be managing my sleeping better and living life in moderation; it is a festive time and if a few dark eyes are the price then I will happily pay it.

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1 Dec 2016
The Art Of Gift Giving

The Art Of Gift Giving

There is one kind of statement I don’t ever, ever like hearing.

It is the, they-are-so-difficult-to buy-for or they-have-everything comment. Nonsense.

Everybody, even those who appear to have everything love being spoilt and cherish a gift as much as the next person.
 

A gift doesn’t have to be expensive, overly clever or even original; a gift has to be heartfelt.
A gift can be quirky, practical or even sublimely impractical but it does require thought and that is where the generosity kicks in.

The ‘generous’ part of giving is the thinking time not the price ticket.

 

How do we turn gift giving into an art form?

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30 Nov 2016
5 Delicious Ways To Improve Circulation

5 Delicious Ways To Improve Circulation

Circulation, often a difficult one.

The older I am the more problem I have with circulation. 

I do believe we can help our circulation by exercising well and eating correctly.

It is not a hardship to add these delicious foods into our daily lives, it is more about forming a good friendship with them and making them a habit. 

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