Author Archives: Jen

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.

Style Statement: Stella and Dot Necklace Sanibel Pendant

stella and dot necklace

Last week I was invited along to my very first Stella and Dot party to view the new Spring/Summer 14 ranges with a friend. I’m actually hoping to run a Design Diva’s post over on my other blog Love Chic Living very shortly, so was really interested to see what was on offer, particularly in the Stella and Dot necklace ... Read More »

The Year I Make It Happen

the Year I make it happen

It’s that time of year when we all reflect on the past and vow to make things different for the coming year. Call them what you like, mostly they’re Resolutions, but calling them that can often, I find, curse your willpower and ability to succeed. It’s a well-known fact that many, ok most of us have failed at our resolutions ... Read More »

Style Statement: French Connection Homewares

French Connection homeware

Welcome to a new little feature that I’m writing each week where I’ll be looking at something stylish, whether from the world of fashion, beauty, home or food. This week I’m showcasing some of the lovely offerings from the French Connections Homewares range which I find just delectable. To be completely honest I never actually knew that French Connection had ... Read More »

How to Make your own Marshmallows

Cookies and Cream

Recently I was sent a new cookery book by the lovely people at Parragon called Marshmallow Made Marvellous.  have to say the girls were over the moon and ooed and aahed for at least half an hour over the delicious and creative marshmallow recipes. The book takes you from just the basic recipe through to delights such as Chai Tea ... Read More »

Christmas Gifts: Homemade Hot Chocolate in a Jar

Homemade Hot Chocolate in a Jar

There’s something special about giving a homemade gift at Christmas. I know I love receiving them so I’m hoping the family enjoy those gifts we’ve made for them this year. I was sent a fabulous book, Make it in a Jar packed full of interesting recipes and gift ideas, that can all be made in a jar. So I took ... Read More »

Small Bedroom Dilemma and Bed Makeover

Bedroom makeover before

We’ve had a very busy weekend making over Miss R’s bedroom. Well it’s not really a full makeover but the room really needed some attention as it was getting out of hand. It’s the smallest room in the house you see and she’s a hoarder, a combination that was never meant to work out. The room had become unmanageable and ... Read More »

Jesus Christ Superstar DVD Review

jesus christ superstar dvd review

This time last year I was lucky enough to go and see the Arena Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar featuring Ben Forster, Tim Minchin, Melanie Chisholm and Chris Moyles. It was on at the Capital One Arena in Nottingham and I went with a friend as a birthday treat. I’d seen Ben, Tim and Mel C on the Jonathan Ross ... Read More »

Do You Make Lists?

To Do list

Image: Sean MacEntee Are you a list maker? I know I am. In fact it’s an essential part of my day and I can’t begin until I’ve made the list for the day. It started back when I worked full time for an IT company and things were very hectic. I had so much to do I didn’t know where ... Read More »

My Autumn Fashion Choices

ugg boots

So it’s almost the end of October. Halloween is calling, and so is my birthday. We’re in the middle of half term here and the girls are enjoying time with their grandparents for a few days. I’ve always loved this time of year. It can be a wrench leaving the summer behind but I find by the end of September ... Read More »

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