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The Matt Haycox Foundation launches at The Houses of Parliament

Charity • The Matt Haycox Foundation The Matt Haycox Foundation is a children’s charity which aims to provide financial support to the lives of seriously and terminally ill children and their families in Yorkshire. On June 16th in front of a host of familiar faces and special guests, the Matt…

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Protecting your skin from the Sun

Protecting your Skin from the Sun Are you wearing Sunscreen? I know that this is a favourite subject of mine and many have heard me say…The Sun is NOT your friend and whilst we’re on the subject, this includes SUN BEDS. The fact is that up until you’re 30, you…

New Landscaping Trends You Need to Try

  Top 5 Chick Picks • Landscaping Trends! Landscaping trends have been changing very fast over the years, so if you want to make sure that your backyard looks amazing, you have to be well-informed and follow the latest trends. It’s very important that you take care of this part…

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We made the list • Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet!

 Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet • We made the list! We were recently ranked in the Top 60 London Lifestyle Blogs on the Planet by Feedspot. We are thrilled! The blogs/websites on the list were ranked based on certain criteria; google reputation, influence, quality of posts and Feedspots…

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Wedding Organisation Essentials

Wedding Organisation Essentials Most women start planning their wedding as soon as they’re old enough to understand what it is, but daydreaming about your special day as a child is quite different from organising the real thing as a grown-up. With so many things on your checklist, it’s easy to…

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EMBRACE THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Embrace the Winds of Change I was out in the garden not too long ago, picking up the broken twigs and branches, left in the wake of Storm Doris. This got me thinking about the cycle of life. Again. It fascinates me to observe Mother Nature making change happen, in…

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Vintage Home Ideas

 The Golden Age of Hollywood in the Comfort of Your Own Home The vintage glamour and glitz of the Hollywood Regency style isn’t reserved solely for those with the view of the Hollywood Sign. Characterised by elevated and sophisticated décor and an opportunity for bold self-expression, this style has charmed…

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The Ultimate Gift Guide

The Ultimate Gift Guide By Claire Hastings Don’t worry, there isn’t any holiday that is approaching. But, we are going to take a lucky guess and say that you have probably forgotten about a b-day, anniversary or something similar that is approaching, right? And you are probably super tired of…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Antiques in your Home

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Antiques in your Home By Emma Joyce There’s an old saying that goes: “What goes around, comes around”, and as old as it is, it’s proven to be true, at least when it comes to fashion and design. We witness the return of some old…

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Interior Inspiration: Blocking Out

Interior Inspiration We all need some colour in our lives, particularly when the weather is oh, so bleak…. I have been admiring some projects of late that have embraced a monochromatic scheme (not to be confused with black & white). James Turrell’s quote articulates my feelings on these spaces: “I…

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Travelling with kids??

Thinking about going travelling with kids? Casey hill has some very useful first hand experience and tips to pass on.

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Creative Organisation Hacks That You’ll Adore!!

Creative Organisation Hacks By Stacey Cooper Raise your hand if you identify as a mother, businesswoman, cook, laundromat and cleaning lady. Now that we’re all here, I’d like to start by saying that as a successful businesswoman with a slight control freak mannerism, I really love to keep things in…

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From Healthy Interiors to a Balanced Life

From Healthy Interiors to a Balanced Life Do you believe in Feng Shui? The ancient Chinese art of harmonizing everyone with the surroundings has deep roots in the belief that harmony in your environment will help you find harmony within. Your living space is a mirror of what is going…

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6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves! Part 2

6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves: Part 2 Here’s part 2 of my Drugstore makeup essentials. Part 1 HERE.  It’s not often I find products I love so much that I re-purchase, so when I do, I know it’s a must-have. In my professional makeup kit my products are all high-end,…

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Christmas Cool

Christmas Cool  I am a lover of real christmas trees. I love the smell, the look, even the pine needle in the foot doesnt phase me…however, I know not everyone is able to have (or indeed agrees) with having, a real christmas tree. So I have found some beautiful alternatives…

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When Design becomes Art.

When Design Becomes Art. The appreciaition of Art is in the eye of the beholder. So when design becomes art is this also a matter of subjectivity? Or is there an element of freedom, creativity and complexity which leads one item to become so unique that it encompasses both design…

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Top 5 Healthy Eating Recipe Books

Top Five Healthy Recipe Books Eating healthily should be a priority for everyone; however, often the whole thing seems complicated or even boring. A good healthy recipe book or two will show you that healthy eating can be easy and fun. Here are my top five suggestions:  Plenty More by…

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Microbeads – The Problem •The Alternatives • The Solution

Microbeads – The Problem • The Alternatives • The Solution It’s that time of year when our skin is starting to look a little flat, our tans are starting to fade, and we want to even out and brighten our complexions ready for Autumn. Our hands reach to the back…

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5 Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves: Part 1

5 Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves: Part 1 It’s not often I find products I love so much that I re-purchase, so when I do, I know it’s a must-have. In my professional makeup kit my products are all high-end, it’s what people want to see when I do their makeup and…

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Autumn Makeup Trends

Autumn 2016 makeup trends Whilst we still are making the most of the last of the British summer weather, it’s time to look ahead as Autumn is here.. (22nd September to be precise). Looking at the Fashion Weeks for Autumn 2016 there’s two clear routes you can take for the…

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A Selfless Good Deed

If you’re between the ages of 30 and 50 (and live on planet earth) chances are you’ve seen the FRIENDS episode where Joey bets Phoebe there’s no such thing as a selfless good deed… A few months ago a photographer I follow on Instagram started posting photos of her time…

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The Best Sex I’ve Ever Had.

The Best Sex I’ve Ever Had. From what I remember… A real man. Funny, feisty and fucking gorgeous.  I met him snowboarding last year at Big Bear when I went on this party bus annual trip called The Winter Snow Show. Dolls, if you need to meet man come on…

Flashback Friday • In Search of Beauty

By Alex Silver   It is soon to be ten years ago that I embarked on a cultural adventure that would forever re-define and re-ignite my love of beauty. Packing up my comfortable and established London life, my new-born baby daughter and I commenced our travels; which would eventually span…

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Tonia Buxton • The Real Greek Cookbook

  The Real Greek Cookbook Eat• Healthy • Together Book Review The Real Greek the popular London Restaurant Group are finally sharing their trade mark dishes in this wonderful Cookbook. They reveal the recipes of some the dishes from their delicious menu!! Tonia Buxton the food writer, nutritionist, gourmet cook, presenter…

Girl About Town • Skin Essentials

Girl About Town • Top 6 Skin Essentials. London can really give our skin a battering, leaving us in need of giving our skin a little helping hand. Here are some products that will make your skin feel baby soft and leave you glowing along the way. CASMARA Hydra Algae…

Top 5 book picks for Summer Holiday reading

Top 5 book picks for Summer Holiday reading! Not Working by Lisa Owens When Claire Flannery leaves her unsatisfying job to seek her true vocation she quickly realises just how daunting that task actually is. She quickly becomes distracted and falls into a routine of competitions, disrupting friends’ dinner parties…

Girl About Town – Pretty eyelashes in a flash

Girl About Town – Pretty Eyelashes in a Flash. In a perfect world we would all be born with beautiful long lashes, but luck is in, as you can easily create the perfect lashes from the comfort of your own home. With so many brands and methods on the market,…

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets!

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets! I am, among many, someone who believes that we must do more to help the environment but guilty of not actually doing enough…I decided to look into environmentally friendly interior projects and materials available with the hope of making myself (and you!)…