Bbrrr... it's cold out there! I just want to hibernate, wake me up when it's Spring will you somebody? I like to stay warm and cosy at home - batten down the hatches. My mother in law (god rest her soul) had a ongoing love affair with JML and one Christmas mr fhb and … Continue reading Keeping cosy – lounge wear edit
These sparks discount events seem to come around quickly, my local Marks and Spencer's was heaving this weekend with shoppers eager to cash in on 20% off clothes, beauty and home. I popped in with a friend of mine (I was her enabler) to pick out our edit of the best pieces in store... This … Continue reading Marks and Spencer’s sparks event November 2017 : an edit of the pieces I love
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
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
I used to live in jeans but post kids my body shape has changed and I now just don't feel that comfy in them. I tend to stick to black trousers, dresses or skirts. I have heard wonderful things about Marks and Spencer's denim collection, that it is designed with 'real' women's body shapes in … Continue reading Marks and Spencer’s relaxed slim jeans. A new classic.
I hate January. It's grey, cold and dreary. What's to like about it? One of my mummy friends husband takes a dip in the sea every day at this time of year. Swears by it. Makes him feel alive, apparently. I think it would be the death of me. I may tease some of my … Continue reading No neon spandex for me …