School’s out for summer!  School’s out forev…… actually, it’s not. It’s only out for 7 weeks but lets not be greedy because quite frankly that’s more than enough time for it to be out, thanks all the same!  Now both my little darlings are home, I’m looking at them and thinking “aw, God love them, I can’t wait to spend 7 solid weeks together”. Ha! I am so not. I’m thinking more along the lines of, “Shall we book a last-minute holiday…..?” Apparently, Google says…

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Oh, destiny… They say that it’s something that has already been decided for you, so no matter what direction you go in, your life will end up the same way if that is what was meant to be. But don’t be afraid to admit that you beg to differ. We, as humans, hold so much power in our hands, and the incredible things that we are doing on a daily basis proves that. We’re not creatures that wait around and let the cards fall however…

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It’s been too long. Too long since I sat down and wrote something that actually meant something to me. I’ve been the worst kind of blogger for so frigging long that I rarely call myself a blogger these days.  You know when life happens, and it starts being all about the money?  Well, it has been lately anyway. Taking sponsored posts for the doolah – just so I could fill up a few empty spaces in the blog calendar (and a few empty spaces in…

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The way you wear prints can make or break an outfit. A floral blouse can brighten up plain office wear, but a patterned trouser and shirt combo could clash. So, how do you decide which prints you should be wearing and which you should stay clear of? QUIZ, fashion retailers of patterned party dresses , reveal their top tips: The Must-Dos Consider complementing colours, sizes and not going too OTT when styling prints. New to wearing prints? You might want to ease them into your…

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Sometimes I wish my kids had the chance to grow up in the world that I grew up, where there was no ‘online presence’ no social media stress and certainly no cyber bullying. When I grew up, I made mistakes, of course, but it wasn’t ‘out there’ for the entire world to see or comment on.  It’s so stressful being a parent in the 21st century. On top of all the usual parenting stuff, we have the added responsibility of making sure they don’t get…

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