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[AD – Gifted] What this Mum wants for Mother’s Day

Around this time of year, I tend to reflect on how lucky I am. Thoughts of Mother's Day approaching brings thoughts of my Mum who's been gone for 15 years. Yet I don't think about the missing years, I think how fortunate I was to have her in my life for as long as I… Continue reading [AD – Gifted] What this Mum wants for Mother’s Day


My Mother’s Day Wishlist

Each year since I've been blogging I've written wish lists and made recommendations about beauty products that Mums might like to receive on Mother's Day. To be honest I've always felt a bit uncomfortable about writing them for a number of reasons (will brands think I'm begging for freebies, will my daughter think that she… Continue reading My Mother’s Day Wishlist


Mother’s Day Fragrance Picks

It's that time of year when we all think about our Mums. I'm lucky to have my daughter living with me and so it's not just on Mother's Day that she gets to show me how she feels about me. Anyway, you probably don't need to know about my domestic arrangements but as a Mum,… Continue reading Mother’s Day Fragrance Picks


Crabtree & Evelyn Event – #Love Is In The Air

Crabtree & Evelyn chose the Friday before Valentine's day to launch their spring gift collection at a press event in their flagship Regent Street store in London. As I arrived the store was buzzing with press trying to get the first shot of the new fragrances which were the main focus of the event. There was one for… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn Event – #Love Is In The Air

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Mothers’ Day Wishlist Granted

Today's wishlist post is a little different because it's being written while I sit with my daughter, Safi. If you've read my posts before now, you'll know this is one of my wishes come true, because all us mums really want for mothers' day is a hug! Well... ok then, not just a hug - surprise… Continue reading Mothers’ Day Wishlist Granted

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Weekend Wishlist Issue 7

The first choice this week is the new (1) Alien Eau Extraordinaire. They say "a luminous floral fragrance with an incandescent freshness. A delicate fusion of fresh Tunisian neroli and bergamot tea notes enriched with the irresistible and sensual notes of Tiare flower and the deep notes of white amber. A fragrance that conveys a… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist Issue 7


Beauty News, Offers and Discounts Issue 5 – The Mother’s Day Edit

I have a bit of a confession to make - after indulging in lots of relaxation in the sun over the weekend I had planned to write this post last night and what happened...........I fell asleep while I was tweeting! Anyway there's no time to lose! I've got loads of news on offers and discounts… Continue reading Beauty News, Offers and Discounts Issue 5 – The Mother’s Day Edit


Weekend Wishlist Issue 4

Well, I suppose I should think very carefully about what I put on my list as Mother's Day approaches in case my daughter decides to read this for some ideas! In fact as she would tell you I'm just as happy with a card and a hug as I think Mother's Day is about what… Continue reading Weekend Wishlist Issue 4