Posts by KatieP

A VLOG: ARE YOU DOING THESE TWO THINGS ENOUGH?

HELLO you beauties! It’s been donkeys since I’ve done a vlog and seeing as I’m feeling much chirpier and brighter today after weeks of feeling pretty bloomin’ awful, I thought today I’d have an ol’ dabble with this video malarkey. What’s it all about? Well, just some food for thought really. A couple of questions to ask yourself, two things that are so important but that we often forget when

Continue reading…

PREPARING THE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (WITH JOHN LEWIS)

CHRISTMAS is coming…the goose is getting fat. (Or something like that). But are you ready? And more importantly, is your home ready for the festive onslaught? It might feel yonks away yet, but let’s face it, Christmas is almost upon us. And so it’s time to get prepared. I love this time of year – even if it does involve a lot of work – because, well, it’s just magical.

Continue reading…

LIVING ‘LA DOLCE VITA’ AT A BOOKINGS FOR YOU VILLA

BEFORE we get cracking with today’s post, I just want to take a moment to say I’m sorry… That my blog posts have been a bit sporadic of late. I’m a poorly lady you see at the moment, having had flu for the last week or so, so bar on odd post, I’ve spent most of my time lying in bed or watching endless rounds of children’s TV with little

Continue reading…

THE NEW ‘OILS OF LIFE’ RANGE FROM THE BODY SHOP

IF you’re a fan of The Body Shop, and let’s face it who isn’t?… Well, then you are going to adore their new ‘Oils Of Life’ range, specifically created for – *coughs* – the more mature skin. Yep, inside I may still feel like a teenager, but the truth is evident. Now in my mid-thirties (when did that happen?!) it’s time to start looking after this skin of mine and

Continue reading…

STARTING THE DAY WITH BELVITA

WINTER is here. Or certainly it feels like it, doesn’t it?! The dark nights and the cold mornings. I love this time of year, but like all of us, I struggle to rise from my cosy warm bed when it’s time to get up and face the day. So I was a little thrilled when the thoughtful team at belVita sent me a special hamper to help get my days

Continue reading…

A NEW ‘DO’ THANKS TO MATRIX HAIRCARE (BECAUSE I’M WORTH IT RIGHT?!)

A FEW weeks ago, I had the absolute privilege of having my hair cut by one of the UK’s top hairdressers… The very lovely and amusing Alexander Turnbull who’s won numerous British hairdressing awards including North Eastern Hairdresser of The Year and British Best Newcomer Of The Year. I was invited by Matrix Haircare (part of the L’Oreal group) to have my hair cut, pampered and styled by Alexander using their

Continue reading…

GETTING HYDRATED WITH SODASTREAM

DO you drink enough water?! I know I don’t. Or should I say, I didn’t until the lovely people at Sodastream got in touch and asked me to take part in their ‘hydration challenge’ – swapping my endless cups of tea for glasses of sparkling water. When I was a little girl, I longed for a Sodastream as all the ‘cool kids’ at school had one at their homes. But

Continue reading…

THE TALE OF MY HEALTH SCARE (AKA THE FRIGHT OF MY LIFE)

ITALY was, as I expected, just incredible! We had the most wonderful time in the stunning area of Lake Maggiore, in our Bookings For You villa and I cannot wait to share the photos and travel tales with you all, very soon. (Once I’ve edited the hundreds of photos I snapped, that is!) However, it was also one of the strangest holidays I’ve ever had, because whilst I was there, I

Continue reading…

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close