October 2015 archive

A NEW WAY TO WEAR OLD CLOTHES

Whilst I do love autumn (it’s my favourite season), each and every year …autumn makes me ill! There, I said it and I won’t take it back. The change of season triggers my asthma and makes me susceptible to infection. For the past 11 days, I’ve been battling a viral and bacterial infection (something I […] Read more…

THE ACCIDENTAL THRIFT #7 :: THE HALL TABLE

  At the start of the year, you may remember that I banned myself from shopping on the high street and created a series called ‘The Accidental Thrift‘. Slowly, as the months have flown by, being thrifty has become a way of life, but not when it comes to interiors. I have Pinterest dreams of […] Read more…

JOULES :: DESIGN A WELLY COMPETITION

It’s no secret, I’m a huge fan of Joules and I’m lucky enough to already own a few of their pieces. That’s why when I heard about their latest charitable competition, I was happy to share it with you. Are you a budding designer or a doodler with ideas for your next project? Then how […] Read more…

GETTING HEALTHY :: IDEAS FOR WINTER?

Even though I no longer work full time hours in the classroom, I still find myself perceptible to the same illnesses and ailments as other teachers. It’s no surprise that being the week before half term, I’m ill. The timing couldn’t be better, I say sarcastically, typing these words clutching a packet of Kleenex and spluttering over the […] Read more…

FALL FOR ME! :: BECOMING A ‘FASHION EXPERT’

Remember when I promised a post about my wonderful, but terrifying, experiences at The Mall’s ‘Fall for ME!’ fashion and beauty events? Well, after those hectic two weeks, I simply took a little time out from writing. I spent the start of the autumnal evenings snuggled up with a book in my hand, not far […] Read more…

AUTUMN DAYS :: NEW LOOK GIVEAWAY

  Here in the UK, autumn is back and I couldn’t be any more pleased about it! Waking up to foggy mornings and ending the day bathed in warm beams of sunlight is the perfect weather for the start of autumn! In my excitement for my favourite season, I’ve packed my summer dresses away and […] Read more…