Treat Yourself to Confidence This Christmas

You might have read my blog post a couple of weeks ago about finding the gift that keeps giving. I talked about buying things for other people that were a little outside the box and could spark something in them that could lead to them being the next Bill Gates or JK Rowling. But there’s one thing I missed out. What about that perfect gift for yourself? Yes, YOU! You’re allowed to treat yourself this festive season too you know. The Very #LoveGiving campaign that I’ve been working on is all about what I’ve said above. Gifts that give a…

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Why the midi dress is winning this winter

It’s all over catwalks, high streets and your wardrobe. The midi dress — long seen as a garment best left to old fashion aunts and nuns — is now the hottest style this winter. I am actually in love with the midi dress, and I’ve suddenly acquired a load of them! Here’s why it’s winning, and why you should embrace them too. Every colour, every pattern The best thing about midi dresses at the moment is that they’re available in almost every colour and pattern imaginable. This mustard floral midi is from Evans and is just absolutely gorgeous. I’d size up…

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What is a Design Your Own Perfume Experience Really Like?

What’s always on your gift list at some point through the year? I can almost guarantee that it’s perfume. Well, it is for me anyway. I don’t tend to buy myself perfume but I always have a list as long as my arm of the ones that I want. But imagines if you could basically be a superstar for a day and make your own perfume. I literally mean, mixing scents together to find the one that really floats your boat. A one of a kind, unique fragrance. What if I said you even get to name it and it…

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Let’s get rid of those party wear hang-ups!

It’s almost party season. From office celebrations to family dinners – it’s the season for shimmer and sparkle! Sounds great right? Hmm I tell you’re not fully convinced. As a plus size women, I understand that this time of year can be a little bit more stressful than usual when it comes to finding the ideal outfit. It’s party season and there’s so much to think about. We don’t want to feel like we’re covered up, we want to have those sparkles too. But at the same time, we don’t want to look like a large embellished Christmas tree. Am I…

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Keeping Cosy With Very This Winter

There’s no denying it now, we’re officially into the autumn and winter season. Not just because of the million leaves scattered across the floor or that the clocks have gone back an hour (which has left Cameo in a right little mess with his sleep!) but it’s been Halloween and Bonfire Night! This year has been a really special one for us. It’s the first time Cameo can appreciate what’s going on, even if it’s just a little bit. We’ve moved to Nottingham this year and it’s the first time I’ve ever participated in Trick or Treat. (I kid you…

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