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My Mother’s Day Wishlist from Anthropologie

My love affair with Anthropologie started many a year ago, back when I was 21. Back before they had a store on Regent Street in London and before anyone in the UK had even heard of it. So I consider myself a true and loyal fan of their unique designs and beautiful textiles.

I have quite a few Anthropologie pieces in my wardrobe, mainly dresses, as I find their styles flatter my curvy shape more than other brands on the high-street. My hubby also likes the unique designs, which is always a bonus.Continue reading

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A trip to the Tate Liverpool

It was a crisp Winter’s day and we all wanted to go for a day-out and a stroll. I was also dying to wear my new outfit from Bellfield Clothing, so after a bit of deliberation, we opted for Liverpool…and off we went.

We arrived before lunch and had a stroll along the water-front, looking at the boats bouncing away on the River Mersey. We also spotted the Liver birds, surveying their territory nicely.Continue reading

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The Miraclesuit

Has anyone else booked a holiday and thought, uh oh, I don’t quite feel ready to get into that swimsuit or bikini? That was definitely how I felt in November when I popped over to Italy for a couple of weeks with the family.

Now, I wasn’t being too tough on myself as I’d given birth just 3 months prior to this getaway, but I still wanted to feel good about myself and knew I wasn’t ready for a bikini or anything too skimpy. Plus, not being summer, I wanted a swimsuit that was more of a cover-up, more demure (some might say). Continue reading