Boot Up with Van Dal Boots

October 17th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty|

These Van Dal boots are made for walking! Those of you who follow my blog might be aware that I have foot issues,  (not a foot fetish) so I find it difficult enough to find

Pampering Simone Mahler Facial at Bespoke Beauty

October 10th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Nothing beats a facial when you want to feel pampered. Recently, I have had Micro-needling, which while very effective, is certainly not pain-free, and a TriPollar facial, which while not painful could hardly be called

Life’s A Ball with ‘Style Not Age’ Challenge

September 24th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

The theme for this month’s Style not Age is ‘Life’s a Ball’. ‘You feel very romantic when you're in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.’ - Carolina Herrera (dress designer) Nowadays

Peachy Lean Leggings Make You Feel and Look Good

September 19th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

I am feeling just peachy thank you, well Peachy Lean to be exact in my new leggings. The older I get, the more difficult it is for me to find leggings which give support, leggings

Crow Street Collective, Darren Lacken and my New Hair

September 12th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Changing hairdresser or changing your hair is probably one of the biggest decisions you can make in your life, nearly in the same category of moving house or job, or changing your MAN! If I

Best Tips on How to Find Bras that Fit and Enhance your Bust

August 30th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty|

Can we talk about BRAS?  I remember the excitement of getting my first; I was the last in my year, as I was what was termed ‘a late developer’ in the boob arena. The mortification.

‘Style not Age’ goes Wild about Animal Prints

August 27th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

It's a jungle out there! We have gone wild this month in 'Style not Age' and it is all about the animal print. Did you know that animal skins have long been associated with power?

Not Square with Gingham in Style not Age

July 30th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty|

Wearing gingham is not square, I swear. In fact, if you do you are right on trend. This month's challenge for our 'Style Not Age' group was my choice and because I was busy helping

Carry a Work of Art. Wear a Bellorita Handbag

July 8th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

When Bellorita Handbags gifted me one of their designs, I went online to check them out.  Well, I was blown away. They truly look beautiful, but as well as looking like works of art, they

Herbalife Skin Products Prove to be a Winner

July 2nd, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

I was recently sent some skin products from Herbalife ‘Intelligent Skin Nutrition’. I had never heard of the brand before, but I was delighted to be given the chance to review the three products, suitable

Go ahead, Break every Fashion Rule – There are no Rules

June 29th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Some of my friends from The Midlife Revolution and I have got together and decided that we have had it with RULES… about what you CAN and you CANNOT wear when you reach a certain

The shirt a wardrobe staple -‘Style not Age’ challenge

June 25th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Jacqui’s shirt challenge ‘The Shirt a Wardrobe Staple’ got me counting the number of shirts in my wardrobe. Dozens, literally dozens.  My ‘go to’ daily wear is skinny jeans and a shirt, usually worn outside

The Return of the Trouser-Suit

June 5th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

I was obsessed with suits, particularly trouser-suits, when I was a teacher. When I first started teaching, there was quite a strict dress code in my school and that included no trousers. Gradually, dressy trousers

Jumpsuit for Joy: ‘Style not Age’ Challenge!

May 28th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Our 'Style not Age' collaboration features the jumpsuit with Anna choosing the theme ‘My Jumpsuit Joy’ this month and we have four very different styles to showcase.  My all-in-one outfit below is just like a

The Straw Hat ….perfect for Summer

May 24th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

The straw hat is right on trend this season, but it never really goes out of fashion, being a staple item of the sun holiday wardrobe. Icons like Brigitte Bardot and Bianca Jagger made them

Mother of the Bride Dress Search continues in Harvey Nichols

May 19th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

I have to admit that I had never been into Harvey Nichols or Harvey Nicks until the stylist daughter sent me there on the ‘search for the dress’. WHY had I not ventured into the