Favourite Places in Cheltenham

Following my 6th week of the Gratitude Challenge blog post on Cheltenham, I promised to share my favourite places to visit and things to do here. I will keep it short and brief, to give you readers the opportunity to explore Cheltenham or maybe even suggest places I have to try. The Wilson Gallery – is Cheltenham’s…

Review – Waitrose Pure Hair Care Range

Can we just take a moment to talk about how amazing these products are! Having struggled through pregnancy with the changes to my hair, I was getting more and more frustrated. I tried all sorts to get rid of the greasy locks and dry ends, from expensive organic to medicated shampoo, nothing was shifting it….

My Top 10 Favourite Movies

Ever have one of those days when you just want to snuggle into your duvet, with your favourite pyjamas and some popcorn and watch your favourite movie? Well, today I did and thought I would share with you my top 10 favourite movies. If you haven’t seen some of them, I obviously highly recommend them….

A visit to Higgs & Higgs – Quedgeley, Gloucester 

In January my auntie paid me a visit and she started to tell me about her crafty adventures. Coming from an artistic and crafty family, I was in awe of her achieving a new craft; patchwork quilting. I have always wanted to do this and have one loving made and draped over the end of…

Review – Seedlip Non-Alcoholic Gin

Another trip to get me out of the house was made on Saturday to the Burford Garden Centre. If you have ever been there it is full of amazing things, not just bedding and pot plants. If you go, check out the Hairy Pot Plant herbs, they smell divine. Adjoining its cafe is a small…

The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen 

As promised in my previous blog about The Malt House Emporium, I said I would give you a foodie review on The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen adjoining the emporium. It is just what you need as you browse the two floors of antiques and vintage interiors.With a wonderful open plan bistro-style restaurant, they serve fresh…

The Malt House Emporium, Stroud – Antiques & Vintage Shopping 

One miserable Saturday lunch time with the promise of a wet, damp afternoon ahead, the suggestion of visiting The Malt House in Stroud was made. I had been told that this place was a treasure trove of vintage items and antique furnishings, so why not. Over two vast floors, this old building is believed to have…

Elemis Review – The Hero Collection for Breast Cancer Care

Everyday heroes for every woman My mother is a devout user of Elemis skincare and one Saturday lunchtime, we adventured to our Elemis counter to stock up. Talking to the wonderful staff they talked me through their skincare and one set they had on offer. ELEMIS is proud to donate to Breast Cancer Care every…

Review of L’Oreal’s Pure Clay Purity Mask

I have tried lots of different purify face masks and nothing has seemed to work. Spending a fortune on expensive ones and saving on cheap ones from Boots, I decided to try the new ones on offer from L’Oreal. They are offering 3 masks depending on your skin problems. All containing Pure Clay. Their first…

Galway, Ireland – Travel Review

The “City of Tribes” Galway is located in the west of Ireland. The city lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay. Often referred to as the ‘most Irish’ of Ireland’s cities, it’s bohemian and historical streets are lively and welcoming with brightly painted pubs and  restaurants. The medieval walls surround the…

The Ox Cheltenham Summer Cocktail Launch – June 2016 

Summer is not far away, 21st June! So to celebrate their first summer in Cheltenham, The Ox has launched a new cocktail menu to celebrate. They are fast becoming my favourite place in Cheltenham and friends are being made, I was invited to try this menu with them. In true British style, the rain came…

Visiting Shakespeare’s Birth Place- Stratford Upon Avon

Celebrating the 400th year of Shakespeare, I visited for the first time, Stratford Upon Avon. Visiting the house where the world’s most famous playwright was born and grew up, I thought I would share this with you. Shakespeare’s Birthplace on Henley Street has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. This is the house where William…