what happens to your skin during deep sleep

What Happens To Your Skin When You’re In A Deep Sleep?

What Happens to Your Skin When You’re in a Deep Sleep? Sleep better, look better. Ever wonder why your skin looks so much brighter after a great night’s sleep? Read on… Sleep is considered by many as the cheapest beauty product not on the market. WebMD even refers to it as the fountain of youth Read the full article…

International furniture painting courses

It’s #leweekend : Jonathon Marc-Mendes – Painted Love, Satin Cushions & A Velvet Jumpsuit

Bonjour Bonjour! The fire is roaring, there’s a stew in the slow cooker and the sofas are strewn with cosy throws to snuggle under. Isn’t winter wonderful! Hope you’ve had a fab week, here are a few fabulous things that caught our beady eye this week! 1.Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® & Painted Love We love Read the full article…

Elegant summer T Shirts

My Summer Style : 5 Elegant T-Shirts from Boden

I was just thinking the other day how my style hasn’t changed all that much over the years. I still love a skinny jean, I adore any jewellery that is big and bold or has a travelled feel and I nearly always opt for a T-Shirt over any other kind of top. Not that adventurous, Read the full article…

French garden decking

Garden Design Dilemmas – To Deck or Not to Deck

So, last summer it became really clear that with all the small people that come and stay during the summer months, our garden is no longer a great place to play. The combination of shingle, patchy lawn and scruffy flower beds is driving me nuts. I now feel the whole space is wasted and not very Read the full article…

French cosmetic brand Caudelie Cashmere cream

BEAUTY REVIEW : Caudelie Resveratrol Cashmere Lifting Cream

Why I love French Cosmetic Brand Caudelie When I’m not writing for this blog I am part of a panel of beauty testers and bloggers who talk about new and innovative products in the beauty industry. I’m no beauty expert but I do keep a close eye on the trends and I couldn’t resist trying Read the full article…

French lifestyle blog weekend issue

It’s le #weekend – Friendship, Muscat Sec & Microdermabrasion

Coucou all of you! How have you been? So sorry for my absence, I’ve been taking some time out with the family these past few weeks and getting ready for the big summer holidays. Have yours broken up from school yet? ( Any ideas how we are all going to make it through?!) Here’s a Read the full article…

Candy Striped Cushions

It’s #leweekend edit: Candy Striped Cushions, Chandelier Beads, Ian Mankin Fabric & The Best Hoover Known to Man

Mais bonjour, here we are again. I hope you’ve had an excellent week, mine has been a little frantic cracking on with some major building works, donning a drill whilst wearing pink lippy and visiting some rather randy animals at a French zoo ( even the animals like a bit of amour here ). So, Read the full article…

French style painted chairs

It’s #leweekend edit : French Chic Lighting , Rustic Spring Bouquets & Easter Table Settings

Bonjour! Friday’s here and on #leweekend edit this week I’m going to invite you to pop into a Marks and Spencer shop! Not only might you find something absolutely scrumptious for dinner but you’re sure to find some fabulous items for your French style home too. I am loving their homewares collection for Easter. Here Read the full article…

3 best friends

3 Best Friends : Jersey, Shaun Rankin and Top Style Tips

Here’s me with my two best friends on my hen weekend in Paris in 2008. We’ve known each other since hippy trousers were in fashion and we dyed our hair red. We’ve waited for the school bus together in the rain, sat our GSCEs together, laughed, cried and laughed until we cried. We’ve worked together Read the full article…