Shop local and small this Christmas

Today I headed to a local small business on my way home from work today and finished off my Christmas shopping. This fabulous little shop is in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland and is The Nest. Just look at the video for a sneak peak at some of their amazing pieces. The shop isContinue reading “Shop local and small this Christmas”

Halloween Baking

So it’s half term, yup a whole week off with the kids for Halloween.  Already panicking about what to do to keep them occupied?  How about some fun, quick and easy family baking?  Here are some of my tried and tested recipes and a new one that I picked up from BBC Good Food thatContinue reading “Halloween Baking”

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut

Last Friday’s West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit started off with the Director’s Cut by Cathy Martin.  A selection of her favourite looks, styled by Cathy herself and chosen from a range of retailers. Director’s Cut Sophie – River Island yellow check coat £100 Joy – Stradivarius red tartan trenchContinue reading “WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut”

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Make a statement

Fashion and style can come in many forms and today I’m sharing with you head pieces. Millinery is an amazing skill and I’m always blown away with then art (I mean it basically is a piece of art) created sometimes out of such basic materials. SMC Millinery   Aimee – ‘Pippa’ Royal blue headpiece andContinue reading “WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Make a statement”

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Head to Toe

Head to toe fashion from the HIGH STREET – Debenhams, NI BOUTIQUE – Blush and LOCAL DESIGNER – Leonora Ferguson.  More stunning outfits from last Friday’s  West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit. Debenhams Kate – Red Herring turquoise PU mini £25, Red Herring mustard skinny ribContinue reading “WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Head to Toe”

WCCFW26 -Runway Edit – Supermarket V Boutique

Fashion comes in a range of shapes, sizes and colours and also in price and availability.  Today’s post will show you a selection of gorgeous styles from West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit from supermarket range George (based in Asda, with probably a lot ofContinue reading “WCCFW26 -Runway Edit – Supermarket V Boutique”

WEEK 1 – Photography

Last Wednesday was the first night of the photography course my friend Vicki and I have enrolled in. It’s at our local college and one night for 12 weeks, it’s not accredited, but a recreational course, so we are still learning, but without the pressure of assessments or traditional ‘work’ and essay writing to do.Continue reading “WEEK 1 – Photography”

All for the Adventure

You might have noticed I’ve been a little AWOL this week, it’s half term so no work and plenty of time to spend with friends and family.  So far I’ve had a fun filled week catching up with friends, lunch dates, play dates with my niece, daddy-daughter dates and chill out time with mum.  AlongsideContinue reading “All for the Adventure”

When the weather brings you storms, find yourself a tea cup

After a crazy and busy week, I finally had a Friday off, as did Mr L . . . YAY!!! We had planned we would head up to the Gruffalo Trail at Colin Glen, pick up a sandwich on the way from the Sunflower Sandwich Bar and then head on to a random road trip of ‘goContinue reading “When the weather brings you storms, find yourself a tea cup”