Get Ready To Decorate!

Quite simply, a round-up of my favourite Christmas decorations available right now… now come on – get to it – it’s just around the corner! WREATHS Let’s start at the very beginning…a very good place to start – your front door! A wreath is a must-have to set the tone from the moment someone steps…

My Lunch with Gary Barlow

Julia Periac tells us about her day to remember and a fantastic, noteworthy cause – Child Bereavement UK. The function room at the Hilton was filled with twinkling lights, tables were covered with crisp white linen, ladies dressed in their finery sipped on champagne and the room was filled with celebrities and influential business women…

Like Mother Like Daughter

A new fashion concept to suit us ALL! You may have read the inspiration behind this site by now (How it all Began) and will know that the generational bond between women is something we value very dearly! No better advice and guidance than from those women who paved the way before us. This is…

Trumped!

It was going to be a great day for women everywhere… We envisaged our own Theresa May in the British Driving Seat shaking hands with Hilary, the leader of the Free World and first ever US female President (not to mention the oldest!) This would have been a shining green light and true example to…

Melissa Porter

Mum, TV Presenter, Life Coach and self confessed ‘People Junkie’ Melissa Porter on marriage and forgiving infidelity…   All men are idiots. Really? Did you interview all 3 ½ billion?! I reply mentally. I flash my thinking over to my son and wonder if he may have this inbuilt ‘doosh bag’ DNA spoken about. Are all…

Lights and Action!

Continuing on with our Ladies At Work feature, I recently caught up with High-end lighting designer Autumn Morrison of White Lion Lighting, to gleam a teeny little insight into her daily life and glamorous career… Hi Autumn, being obsessed with all things interior design I truly love your work – can you tell us a…

Croatia

Julia Periac takes us on a guided tour of her much-loved Croatia: Northern Dalmatia, a blissful, Adriatic haven for holiday makers and my home away from home. My Dad was born in the small village of Polaca in Dalmatia, the southern coastal region of Croatia.  A decade ago when I mentioned my Croatian heritage people…

GIVEAWAY!

For me there is no better way to celebrate a new venture than opening the fizz! So, I designed this glitter card print and had it framed and ordered one more to give away to you! The print is so far unavailable in shops, is unique to my good self and worth £75! Good luck to…

Reiki Rocks!

Suzanne Elizabeth Prince shares her love of Reiki with us…. I’ve lost count how many phenomenal experiences I have witnessed through Reiki, It’s so incredibly gentle yet powerful beyond measure. Hands on healing has been around since the beginning of time, Reiki is a form of energy healing that supports a person on so many levels. As…

Two Days In Verona

Mum, Teacher and avid traveller Emma Kilheeney talks us through her romantic Italian mini-break…. After arriving in Verona on a warm October Monday evening, we got a taxi from Verona Villafranca Airport to the Escalus Luxury Suites where we were staying for two nights. Taxis in Verona are expensive but it is the easiest way to…

Cushion Crazy!

So, it’s common knowledge amongst my friends and family that if I need some retail therapy I don’t head for the shoe department – I don’t dive into designer handbag heaven… for me it’s all about cushions. And coats. We will come to the coats later! So, it’s common knowledge amongst my friends and family…

This Voice!

Whatever you are doing right now, relax and enjoy the beautiful sound of Singer/Songwriter Jennie Sawdon. Not only is Jennie crazy busy travelling the country to add that special something to the most elegant of weddings and star-studded events but she is also mum to Freddie aged 4 and all round superwoman! When did you first realise you had a voice?…

THE BCS WAY

BCS = Bloody Common Sense I am Irene Estry….Giving advice and support is something very close to my heart having been a fitness and wellbeing programmer for over 35 years. I started at the age of 40 (you do the maths!) and I am still going very strong indeed. Throughout my career I have worked…

MINDFULNESS DECONSTRUCTED

Okay so we hear a lot about mindfulness these days and how it’s great for reducing anxiety, combating stress and increasing effectiveness. Sounds great right? I don’t know about you but whenever I start to read up on this subject I become slightly overwhelmed…visions of deep meditation during those quiet moments of the day (what’s…

Welcome Ladies!

This blog is going to do exactly as it says on the tin. A place for you all to come, not to simply hear from me, but to hear from one another. A place to share the good stuff that us girls all bring (without probably even realising it) and most importantly – pass it on.…