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Hey my lovelies, how are you all? It’s been ages since we had a catch up and I shared a little bit of life lately. So let’s do it – you make the coffee, I’ll slice the cake! Being a Girlboss (most of the time) On an average week I work a full time job (doing my best to Girlboss it) then in the evenings and on weekends I produce 3 blog posts a week. I also travel around the country for blog events or to catch up with friends. Most of the time this non stop hectic lifestyle is… View Post

It hasn’t escaped my attention that the 90’s are now back in a big way. Chokers, all black everything, tees under slips and ankle boots. This is one fashion trend that I can most definitely get on board with! Somewhat depressingly I was around the first time this trend was in, though back then I had very little money and no sense of personal style. If you’ve watched Stranger Things, then think of Barb. That was me. I even had my hair short for a time after seeing a really lovely cut in a magazine, the only problem was that… View Post

Every so often I head down to London for a day out with my friend Fran and being avid foodies we always try and find a delicious venue for a chinwag. This time it was the turn of Mac & Wild, a small but perfectly formed restaurant offering modern Scottish Cuisine. I felt right at home as soon as I set eyes on the place. Rather than being festooned with blue and white flags and tartan, it has instead a modern and tasteful decor more akin to what you might actually find if you hunt down a fine whiskey establishment… View Post

The Liz Earle skincare range has taken on something of a cult status in the beauty world in recent years. It’s a British brand established back in 1995 that has gone from strength to strength based upon a foundation of responsibly sourced natural ingredients and cruelty free principles. I was absolutely delighted to be able to try it out for myself on behalf of my local John Lewis in Peterborough Queensgate Shopping Centre who stock the Liz Earle collection in store and online. As a result over the past few weeks I’ve ramped up my skincare routine to previously unseen… View Post

Now that I’m in my 30’s I’m beginning to notice changes in my skin. It’s thinner around my eyes, more susceptible to creasing and when I frown the lines on my forehead don’t always smooth out again. (Note to self – stop frowning Laura!). I’ve tried lots of different creams promising to ‘turn back time’ and whilst I’ve found some brilliant ones that do help, I’ve become more open to exploring clinical treatments for longer lasting results. I’ve got nothing against anyone who wants to go down the surgery route but it’s definitely not one for me. The thought of… View Post