Tips for a better night’s sleep

Before having my daughter, I loved lie-ins at the weekend, and days when I didn't have to set an alarm clock. Of course all of that changes when you become a parent, and while I wouldn't want it any other way, the missing hours of zeds certainly start to stack up. And there are many…

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The Eden Tree Women launch event

It’s not very often that I treat myself to luxury beauty products or have a bit of me time, so when I got an invite to a recent event which offered both, I was delighted. The event, held at the refined Hotel Du Vin in Birmingham, was to introduce us to Eden Tree Women -…

Christmas Gift Ideas from the Prezzybox Jingle Mingle

It's no secret that since having my daughter my evenings have generally been spent in my pyjamas, ready to hit the hay from about 6pm. However now that her sleeping (and therefore mine) is a lot better, I've been starting to venture out a bit more, so when I was invited to the Prezzybox bloggers…

The new menu at the Hyatt Regency, Birmingham

If you’ve ever had the pleasure/misfortune* (*delete as you see fit) of working away from home for a large event such as a Conference, you’ll probably understand my next point a little too well. Essentially you see the inside of the conference venue and your hotel room before you peel yourself out of your shoes…

Review of The White Swan, Birmingham

The White Swan in Edgbaston is a very well-renowned establishment in these leafy suburbs of Birmingham. I've spent many a happy hour there either having a drink or two, or dining with friends and family. I last went there in the summer before my daughter had started solids - since then, we tend to stick…

Las Iguanas, Temple Street Birmingham

The amount of new restaurant openings in Birmingham is quite staggering. One of these latest additions to the restaurant scene is the new Brummie branch of popular South American chain, Las Iguanas. Birmingham is already home to two branches – at the Arcadian and Resorts World – and the new opening is located on Temple…

Russell’s Restaurant, Broadway

If you’ve ever had a meal that was so perfect it’s almost impossible to describe and feel you’re doing it justice, then you will understand how much I loved the food at Russell’s Restaurant in the delightful Cotswold town of Broadway. My husband James and I have dined at Russell’s twice now (both times for…