Archive of ‘Reviews’ category

More Colouring-In For Grown-Ups

Colouring books for grown-ups have really exploded this year. There is so much choice – so many different books and designs. Choice is great, but how do you know which is best? While one colouring book might seem much the same to another to some, I think different designs suit different tastes. For example, I […] Read more…

Review: Shedding Light on Lumie

I’d been wanting to try out a Lumie light for ages, having heard about their benefits so was delighted to be offered the chance to review one. I’ve always considered myself to be solar-powered – I love the longer days of the warmer months. Sunshine makes me feel so much better. I often dread winter […] Read more…

Review: Blossoming Gifts

Flowers really are one of my greatest pleasures in life, so I jumped at the opportunity when the lovely people at Blossoming Gifts Flower Delivery got in touch to offer a bouquet for me to review. The bouquet I chose from their Autumn Flowers range was the Autumn Haze range, priced at £29.99 and with […] Read more…

Review: Appleyard Flowers

If you follow me on social media you’ll know I LOVE flowers – I’m a little obsessed with taking and posting photos of blooms I’ve found on my travels. They brighten my day – and my followers say they’ve brightened theirs, too. The love of flowers has continued to Hugo’s garden, too. I’m proud of […] Read more…

Review – Phoenix Yard Colouring-In Books for Adults

Colouring books for adults have been an invaluable resource in helping my mind recover since Hugo died, so I was delighted when Phoenix Yard Books invited me to review two from their range. Both books are full of a wide range of different patterns to colour in, from fun bold designs that are easy to get […] Read more…

Bags of Style – and Confidence

As regular readers will be aware, I have been anxious about my impending return to work. Being a big fan of handbags – Radley ones in particular – I was over the moon when Radley kindly offered me a bag to help with my return-to-work transition. I was very generously sent the beautiful Millbank Large […] Read more…

The Perfect Little Pink Dress

Every woman needs a little black dress in her wardrobe, according to old style wisdom. A dress that flatters, makes her feel good whenever she puts it on. A dress perfect for pretty much any occasion. Well, I’ve finally found my little black dress – except it’s pink! My perfect little pink dress is this beautiful number from […] Read more…