July 2015 archive

INFAMOUS DINER, MANCHESTER :: LAUNCH PARTY

INFAMOUS DINER, MANCHESTER :: LAUNCH PARTY Last Thursday, the movers and shakers of Manchester’s press gathered for the launch party of InFamous Diner; the new all-American diner in the Northern Quarter. With cheerleaders welcoming guests, an Elvis impersonator to make the girls scream (a huh-huh!) and a performance from girl band, The Northernettes, guests were […] Read more…

FIVE WAYS FOR BUSY MINDS TO SWITCH OFF

Trying to meet the expectations of others is a rather tiresome business, isn’t it?  Maybe I should explain. When I made the decision to leave teaching, I could never have foreseen the true impact my choices would have on my life and, more importantly, the lives of others. Of course, I knew the financial implications and the […] Read more…

People Tree Dress

DAISY, DAISY – PEOPLE TREE SUPER SUMMER SALE

Who could have imagined that a 9-5 office job would kick start my creative enthusiasm for blogging? I absolutely adore having my life back in the evenings, especially with the light nights, who wouldn’t? With these 9-5 hours comes time to do what I enjoy: blog, meet friends for tea, read, paint my nails, join […] Read more…

THE BUYER’S ARCHIVE :: JUNE

Each month, I’ve enjoyed discovering what Janet and Elise have bought in their monthly series, The Buyer’s Archive. In a bid to buy only what they need and spend wisely, they each chronicle every item bought. I’m curious to compare that with what I buy and of course, our total spends. Whilst I’m in no doubt […] Read more…