The Manor, Elstree

This weekend I treated my boyfriend to a special birthday and Valentine’s getaway in the leafy picturesque surroundings of Elstree in Hertfordshire. The Manor hotel, situated in the suburbs of London and covering over 10 acres of land, stands at an impressive 477 years old and is full of character and filled with love. Over the years […]

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What to Wear on a Date Night?

Valentine’s Day is almost here – 4 days to be precise. The best way to dress up an outfit is to accessorise, whether it be through glam shoes, a diamante choker, bold makeup, sparkly nails or a strong clutch. If you prefer a super simple look, or want to spice things up a little bit and […]

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How to Recreate the Shimmery Undereye Trend

Traipsing through magazines and social media sites recently has alerted me to a new trend – the bronze/golden/brassy undereye, which is essentially a shimmery, highlighted line under the eye. The soft shimmery natural hues are so flattering on the eye and have been make-up professionals best kept secret for many years – until now that […]

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Baked Aubergine Recipe

Aubergine is one of my favourite vegetables around – it’s so flavoursome and its rich purple colour looks amazing on a plate. I came across this particular recipe in one of my cookery books by Wendy Rowe (“Eat Beautiful“) and it is a dish that is so easy to re-create and requires minimal prep time – […]

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How to Style the Stripe Trend

Stripes. They’re timeless, versatile and oh-so easy to dress up and down to create the perfect look for whatever your occasion may be. Whether you love a classic navy and white stripe duo, or prefer to make a statement with bright and bold colours, stripes look gorgeous and come in a variety of ways for […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Front Door Colour

The front of your house says a lot about who you are and your personality, whether it’s modern and chic, bold and bright, or characterful with stained glass.You should never shy away from being bold and bright with your colour choices for your front door, it’s the first impression you give when people visit your […]

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Graphic Tees: A Wardrobe Must-Have

Graphic tees are a super cool and super chic alternative to the average plain tees we all have stored away in our wardrobes and cupboards. Despite being a staple component to any outfit back in the day, there’s no denying that they’re back and they’re coming back full guns blazing. I’ve recently just purchased a […]

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How to Style the Industrial Trend

I have always had a soft spot for industrial style interiors, which is evident in my endless pins of the style on Pinterest. The industrial style resembles a look similar to most old factories and industrial spaces, showcasing neutral tones, utilitarian objects, and wood/metal surfaces. The result: a ‘warehouse look’ that combines the industrial feel with […]

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Bacon Wrapped Avocado Eggs

After seeing this recipe whilst scrolling through Facebook the other day, I thought I’d give it a go. It’s a great way to kick-start your morning, loaded with omega-3, protein and healthy fatty acids – everything needed for a nourishing breakfast. Every component to this dish has something delicious to offer, from the crispy prosciutto […]

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How to Style Velvet in the Home

One of this season’s key  looks is all about rich tones, with velvet undoubtedly being the fabric of the season. Velvet is one of those materials that are soft and sophisticated, and winners in instantly adding a touch of glamour to any room. It’s versatile for any style and creates an aesthetic that looks amazing in bright colors, deep jewel […]

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