• Me Time

    Looking after your skin as a busy mum

    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…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    A brew and a book

    I’m a bit of a coffee fiend at the moment, especially to keep me going when we’ve had a few sleepless nights with the little lady! When I discovered that one of my favourite foodie brands, The Black Farmer, was…

  • Me Time

    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…

  • Me Time

    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…

  • Me Time

    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…

  • Me Time

    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…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    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…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    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…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Afternoon Tea at Rofuto

    If you’re a previous visitor to my blog you’ll no doubt have discovered that I, like many people, am rather partial to a spot of afternoon tea. There is something about adding an extra meal in between lunch and supper…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    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 –…