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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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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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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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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The Waffle House, St Albans

After years of wanting to go, I finally made it to a place also known as heaven – the Waffle House in St Albans. The Waffle House is a family business, founded in 1978, located in the heart of St Albans, next to Verulamium Park. They specialise in a wide variation of white, wholemeal or spelt waffles that you […]

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Why Body Confidence is So Important

Body confidence is oh so very important. Everyone should feel comfortable in their own bodies, no matter what their shape, size, colour, race, whatever. A few weeks ago I noticed a picture went viral of a young woman who posted pictures of herself in her underwear – one standing up and one sitting down. The […]

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How to Style the Sports Luxe Trend

A number of designers have been obsessed with the sports luxe trend for a few seasons now and it looks like it’s here to stay. Fashion designers have shown us that despite looking sporty, the trend can still look chic and stylish. For example, Victoria Beckham closed her New York Fashion Week catwalk show last year […]

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Ways to Add Pastel Colours into the Home

Throughout the years there have been many interior design trends, from the retro and vintage era in the 50’s and 60’s, to bold and bright in the 70’s and 80’s. Recently the rise in pastel colours dominated the interior design scene – a modern alternative to neutral paint colours – providing homes with delicate, soft […]

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Eat Clean, Be Happy

This year – like every year – my new year’s resolution is to lose weight and eat healthier. It doesn’t usually go to plan but, as cliche as it sounds, this year I am more motivated than ever before to feel healthy and happy in my body. After I purchased a new book called “Eat […]

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Style Files: How To Wear the Androgynous Trend

The feminine tomboy look has been one of my go-to styles for a while now. It’s simple, it’s stylish, requires minimal effort, yet still looks great. The simplicity is something I absolutely adore and is something I turn to when I don’t fancy being particularly girly or bold in my outfits. For some of you […]

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