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Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cloud 9 Skin Solutions

We all suffer with some form of skin complaint during our lives.  We also all I’m sure, have tried lotions and potions that lie half full in the back of a cupboard, having been little or no use to help with them. When I started reading the Cloud 9 Skin Solutions site I really loved their ethos, ‘to produce products that would deliver on their promise and be used down to the very last drop’. That’s some promise! So together with my daughter, we tested three products from the range. Continue Reading

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Plantar Fasciitis : Hotter Shoes

| October 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
Plantar Fasciitis : Hotter Shoes

Some days, I struggle to walk down the stairs when I wake up, I have a foot condition called Plantar Fasciitis .  I do it, but very slowly, taking each step carefully and painfully.  Its something I don’t really mention on the blog, as most of the time I’m absolutely fine, but then it gets triggered and I unfortunately spend months with my feet hurting. I find it so frustrating, and above all annoying.

Stupidly (I now realise) I joined a running club a few weeks ago.  It had been so long since I’d had a flare up, I thought I’d be fine.  I’d forgotten to be honest how much it hurt to walk when I do get it.  Two days after the run, I was ok, then the next morning wham, I got out of bed, and that familiar feeling was there. Continue Reading

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La Pitchoune : Pretty in Purple

| October 13, 2014 | 6 Comments
La Pitchoune : Pretty in Purple

I’ve a really lovely company to tell you about, and hopefully brightened up your Monday morning.

La Pitchoune sells the most beautiful little girls dresses.   The designers Loulou Bontemps and Gemma Smith have created a collection of luxurious made in Britain adorable dresses.  La Pitchoune is definitely couture, with unique designs and patterns all made by Gemma and Loulou in their London-based studio with fabrics that look and feel amazing. Continue Reading

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Hotter Shoes

| October 9, 2014 | 15 Comments
Hotter Shoes

Don’t you just love crisps bright mornings, full of promise of the day ahead.  Kicking leaves, collecting conkers, long dog walks with the family.  I love this change of weather and autumn and winter, and I especially love the fashion that goes with it.  So every autumn and winter there are always two things top of my wish list – a new coat, and boots. 

I was invited to a fashion evening with Hotter Shoes, together with some other bloggers, to try out the new styles of the season. I’m  already sold on the brand, and I’ve written about my love of the comfort concept that Hotter Shoes is known for before. Last year I was torn between two styles that I loved, and well this year was exactly the same, but more on that later. Continue Reading

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