Review: Afternoon tea at Fishmore Hall, Ludlow

Living in Birmingham has plenty of benefits, but I definitely like to venture out to our surrounding counties when I can. Not too far away is Shropshire which is a really beautiful area and home to many fantastic places to eat. I've been to Ludlow a couple of times to visit the market, the independent…

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Looking after your skin as a busy mum #ad

Life is inherently busy for a lot of us. Between working, commuting, family commitments, housework, daily chores, and everything in between, it’s hard to find time for ourselves. I have certainly found that since having my daughter, time just seems to escape me! But one thing that I still try to make sure I do…

Guest post from Kate @ Bargain Beauty Hub: How to have a pamper evening on a budget

I am very excited to have been invited by Sarah to be a guest blogger and also honoured to have her fantastic writing on my blog. To get started I thought I’d tell you a little bit about me; I am a self-confessed bargain hunter. I believe that you can look and feel good without…

Beauty sleep: fact or fiction?

You’ve probably heard the expression “beauty sleep” more times than you can remember, and although most people have written it off as an old wives’ tale, medical science has proven that there really is such a thing. How much sleep you require to keep your skin soft and vibrant may vary from person to person,…

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…