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This is where I can write about family, style, fashion and beauty. In fact this blog is a little bit of everything and anything. If you want to see what I say about Homes and Interiors though, hop over to Love Chic Living.

Racing Season: What to Expect at a Day at the Races

2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Race Course

It’s a great opportunity to see new and old styles. Today’s guest post has some lovely ideas on what’s going on with fashion as the racing season gets underway. In the UK, a lot of people are starting to gear up for horse racing season once again, as in the coming months, the Cheltenham Festival will be starting in Gloucestershire. ... Read More »

Dr Cool Science Kits Review

Dr Cool Science Kits

We’ve been testing out some of these digging kits recently, and the girls have had a great time with them. We were sent 3 sets of Dr. Cool Science Kits, and they provided hours of really good, educational fun. And we aren’t finished yet! Mine For Fossils: This appeared to be the favourite, and the girls wanted to try this ... Read More »

Review: Clarks Shoes for Spring

Spring shoes from Clarks

A few weeks ago I was asked if I wanted to try out a pair of shoes from the new Spring Range at Clarks. Who doesn’t love a brand new, shiny pair of shoes right? For me, Clarks has always been the place to go when the children need new shoes, but in recent years, I’ve become more and more ... Read More »

Beat the Mirror with Beauty Tips

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Today’s Guest Post has some ideas to consider if you want to makeover your beauty routine. Enjoy! There it is – the horror of another morning. You wake up bleary-eyed at 6am, awaiting your first glimpse in the mirror like some people await a prison sentence. And when you finally stare into the glass, it ain’t a pretty sight. You’ve ... Read More »

How to Instill Confidence in your Child

Instilling confidence

I’ve thought long and hard about how to do this in my own children, and so welcome this great guest post onto the blog today. Have you thought about how to instill confidence in your child? A parent can build a child’s self-esteem by influencing the type of environment they grow up in – making sure those around them have ... Read More »

Review: Wild Thing Hoxton Dress from Great Plains

Hoxton Great Plains

Ooh, I love discovering a new frock and this one is from the fabulous Great Plains. Anyone who knows me understands my love of anything animal print and even though I sometimes prevent myself from purchasing any more of it, I couldn’t help but fall in love with this very cute dress. The Wild Thing Hoxton Dress is the perfect ... Read More »

What are you Reading: September 2014

Miss R reading

With the onset of back to school, it feels like the pressure is now on to ensure we fulfill our parental responsbilities. Particularly I’m thinking about things like getting the kids to do their homework, checking their spellings and making sure they do their allocated amount of reading. To be honest, reading isn’t a problem in our house. They’ve both ... Read More »

Grab Yourself a Bargain at the Winser London Sale

winser shirt

Today’s Guest Post has some lovely tips for grabbing a bargain on some latest fashion trends. Enjoy! Every now and then, an offer that seems too good to be true comes along and when it comes to the annual summer fashion sales, this year’s unbelievable offers are undoubtedly being made by British brand, Winser London. If you aren’t familiar with ... Read More »

Top Tips on Writing a Good Personal Statement for University

good personal statement for university

For anyone out there with teenagers, I thought this informative guest post on how to write a good personal statement for University, would be very handy. I do hope it’s helpful. A personal statement is a vital part of the university application process. Creating an impactful statement in just a few hundred words can be a daunting process, especially if ... Read More »

What’s Your Summer Print Style

summer print fashion

Are you a fan of wearing prints in the summer? I know I’ve been trying lots of different patterns and prints this year in a bid to be more adventurous, so hopefully you’ll love this guest post roundup as much as I do. This season fashion is celebrating summer with an explosion of exuberant, colourful prints everywhere you look. If ... Read More »

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