Giving up meat and cheese to adopt a vegan diet hasn’t proven as difficult as I’d imagined, but milk powder is now my arch nemesis! It’s found in so many foodstuffs that it has made it quite a challenge finding snacks suitable for vegans and I’ve had to give up lots of my previous favourites. On the positive side though, this has given me the perfect excuse to munch and crunch my way through the month in my quest to find new healthy(ish) nibbles that are 100% vegan, diary free and delicious. Here are my favourite finds in March: Doisy…

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Know Cosmetics recently launched in the UK and whilst you might not have heard of them, across the pond they’re one of Sephora’s best sellers. They describe themselves as the ‘Fixer Brand’ as their range promises to tackle everyday makeup and beauty problems by providing quick and easy solutions. I was kindly sent some products to try out so I thought I’d do a quick review to share my experiences with you! No Bleeding Lips | Know Cosmetics ‘No Bleeding Lips’ is designed to stop your lipstick bleeding or feathering, something that I don’t actually suffer from since I don’t…

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I was incredibly excited to hear that The Ivy was opening a new restaurant in Cambridge and nearly fell off my chair when I received an invite to their opening day breakfast celebration – what a privelege! I’ve been to the original restaurant in Covent Garden a few times and it still remains up there as some of the best food I’ve ever eaten, so it’s fair to say that I had high expectations for The Ivy Cambridge Brasserie. The interior is just stunning. The emerald green chairs, brass, marble and sparkling glassware evoke an opulent, art deco feel and…

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A few weeks ago the John Lewis store in Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough hosted a relaxed evening of food, drinks and fashion. Two of their personal stylists Alison and Ian had carefully curated clothes rails full of their favourite items from across the brands available at John Lewis to showcase the key trends for Spring. It was a really inspiring evening in which I learned some clever tricks on how to best combine pieces and colours, got a chance to try on some killer outfits and learned more about what’s involved in a personal styling session. I thought I’d do…

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When it comes to hotel accommodation I don’t ask for much, just 5 star luxury, the wow factor and a great location… at a price that doesn’t require remortgaging the house! Let me introduce you to my newest discovery; an absolute gem of a find: The Exhibitionist Hotel, London. I think you’re going to be as blown away by it as I was and I still cannot believe that I’d never heard of it before. I’ll even let you know how much it cost and how I managed to afford it if you promise to keep it under your hat!…

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