Reflooring our living space

We finally replaced the flooring in our living space this year… But to understand the levels of excitement this brings, you have to keep scrolling for the before picture! THE STORY BEHIND OUR NEW FLOORING We bought our house in 2008 and, although the flooring was solid and lasted the sixteen years with us growing… View Post

Come with us on family a minibreak to Archerfield

After a hectic few months that started with Kittie’s birthday, peaked with Christmas and New Year holidays, then continued on to Nathan’s birthday, it was time for a break. A FAMILY MINIBREAK Archerfield is a luxury leisure and golf desination located around 20 miles south east of Edinburgh, and a short drive from the seaside… View Post

40+ ‘clean’ makeup trend

Scrolling TikTok the other week, I was being shown lots of videos of ‘clean’ makeup. The look is more an aesthetic rather than an ethical or environmentally-friendly way to approach makeup. Most of what I was seeing was being served by the bouncy-skinned Gen Zs (using a plethora of products that they seem to have… View Post

Why I’m giving up my lash serum

When I first did my research on lash serums in early summer 2022, I didn’t find anything too alarming, so I went ahead and bought one from UK Lash, a brand that seemed reputable and at a mid-range price point. I used it daily for eight weeks and to my amazement, it actually worked –… View Post

A glamorous start to 2024

Although 2024 started slowly, with a steak pie and too much panettone bread and butter pudding – and therefore also with leggings, which I was decidedly happy about – I was somewhat relieved to be leaving the house last weekend so that I had to get dressed in actual clothes. There’s nothing like a pair… View Post