August 2015 archive

THE BUYER’S ARCHIVE :: JULY

It’s fair to say, July wasn’t my thriftiest month. A full month of working 9-5, Monday to Friday, mixed with busy weekends, meant that I barely stepped foot in a charity shop. A thrifty bloggers meet up rectified my monthly quota for August, but prepare yourself… in July, I bought mainly on the high street.  As […] Read more…

THE FUTURE’S BRIGHT :: LINDY BOP AUDREY

I still find it hard to believe that I’m closer to being 31, than 30. Whilst I’d certainly jump at the chance to go back to my early twenties, even just for a day, those extra years have taught me some key lessons. This time last year, I was writing about how I was seeking […] Read more…

FIVE TIPS TO GET SWIMMING

If you’re located in the north of England, like myself, chances are you’ve been dodging the rain all week too. Don’t ask me why, but I feel cheated by this weather; this isn’t the warmer climate we’re promised during the month of August! I should be out enjoying summer, yet I’m using it as an […] Read more…

AFTERNOON TEA :: OPUS ONE, RADISSON BLU

AFTERNOON TEA :: OPUS ONE, RADISSON BLU

AFTERNOON TEA :: OPUS ONE, RADISSON BLU It’s National Afternoon Tea Week! Yes, a full week dedicated to scrumptious bite-size treats and delicious teas. A British tradition so good, they needed more than a day to celebrate it. With this in mind, I thought I’d share with you my experience of Afternoon Tea at Opus […] Read more…

LINDY BOP CLAUDINE – THE PERFECT DRESS?

LINDY BOP CLAUDINE – THE PERFECT DRESS?   Sometimes, a dress comes along so perfect that it sends your heart aflutter until you’ve calculated the ways and means to make it yours. This is what happened to me with the Lindy Bop Claudine dress. Was I in the market for a brand new dress? Certainly […] Read more…

THE GREAT BRITISH BLOGGER BAKE OFF

It was the event we’ve been eagerly anticipating for weeks. The Great British Bake Off you say? Yes, that too, but today was the day of the blogger bake off at the Wilmslow Cookery School. Travelling from all over the north west, around 30 bloggers gathered in the picturesque setting to take part in the […] Read more…