Because I have a mega sized M&S 10 minutes away I tend to shop there a fair bit. Marks and Spencer's have upped their game massively in recent years; their autograph and limited collections are pretty good and more recently I've spotted some Marant - esque pieces in the indigo collection too... the shoes have … Continue reading The Marks and Spencer’s summer sale
We popped to the pick your own this morning and I gathered a wonderful haul; the kids loved picking raspberries, blackberries and plums. We have just arrived home and I had to whisk up something quick for lunch. I wanted to incorporate as much of the wonderful fresh veg in as possible and I love … Continue reading Patatas bravas with summer veg tortilla
I just had to share this with you all .... Debenhams have heavily discounted their preen colab clothing range. I have mentioned this fantastic collaboration before, I am an absolute fan and this is an unbelievable bargain not to be missed, here is my edit of the best including dresses with up to 70% off starting … Continue reading Preen bargains!!!
Wow it's scorchio and when temperatures soar I want to be cool and comfortable, I love a floaty dress and I don't save them for 'best' I'm not one for 'evening' or 'day' dresses, I would wear any of these dresses with white plimsols or simple sandals during the day, and for ultimate coolness I … Continue reading The cool option – a floaty dress
What is it with swimsuits? I've always really struggled to find anything to fit me, mostly the problem is a long torso, apparently. In fact some companies make swimsuits specifically for us ladies inflicted with long torsos. I not only have to suffer a long torso I also have serious cellulite on my thighs … Continue reading Swimsuits for real bodies
Spring is traditionally the time for a good old clean, now that the kids are at school I've got a bit of time to start thinking about clearing out cupboards and doing a spot of redecorating. When we bought our house we painted throughout in white, it looked great for a few years until the … Continue reading Spring house makeover – bathroom. Quick and cheap refresh
I am very excited because I have bought a ticket for the banarama reunion tour that is due in my home town of Brighton in the Autumn. Mr family blog is relieved that I have moved on from blasting out George Michael constantly because I am now bopping around the kitchen to banarama. I've been … Continue reading Banarama fashion. An update on 80’s style…