Posts by KatieP

STYLE: And bags of it…

LONG before I became a high heels lover, my first fashion obsession was with handbags. Yes, they were my first style love. And although heels may have since taken over my fashion lust, I still adore them, as much as I once did. The only difference, is that these days, because I’m a mum trying to juggle parenthood with freelancing, when it comes to bags, I now have to think

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The five best phrases to live by

THE English language sure is beautiful… But when it comes to words, I always think it’s the simple ones that have the most power. To prove my point, here are the best five phrases you will ever need to get through life. Ready? Here goes.   “I’m sorry” Let’s face it none of us are perfect. Nope, not even me. So for those times that you’ve messed up, hurt someone

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STYLE: My favourite AW looks from the high street

I ADORE this time of year. The glorious colours of nature, the beautiful natural light, the fact that it’s still usually warm enough to enjoy being outside (on most occasions) and the fact that the nights begin to cosily draw in. But more than any of these, I just love autumn/winter fashion. From ‘proper’ coats to knee high boots, chunky knits to snuggly scarves, sequins to dark lace, there isn’t

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POUT OF APPROVAL: Tea infusions from the Bluebird Tea Co.

MY name is Katie and I am a tea-aholic. No really, I totally am. When it comes to tea, I just can’t get enough. I drink umpteen cups of the stuff all day long. But whilst I do love a good cup of ‘normal’ tea (Yorkshire Tea is my always my preferred option for this) over the years I have started to cut back on Yorkshire’s finest and opt for

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FRIDAY FIVE: Easy ways to step up and start ‘owning’ your life

SO, after a little break I’m back with my blogging mojo well and truly restored! I love blogging so I’ve got to tell you it was a bit difficult not to feel guilty about my time away from you all but I have to say, it’s done me the world of good. Stepping away from the blog has given me back some precious time which has allowed me to chill

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LIFE: Taking a break…

YOU may remember that a while ago I spoke about the importance of slowing down and looking after ourselves more. Well folks recently I’ve been forgetting my own advice (stupid I know) and because of that, a few months on, I now feel like my mojo has done a bunk. The good news is that all of this can easily be remedied with less work, less stress and a lot more rest

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FRIDAY FIVE: What I’ve learnt about marriage (so far)…

TODAY the husband and I are celebrating five years of marriage and boy has it gone quickly! It doesn’t seem two minutes since our wedding day and yet over the past five years our lives have changed so much. We’ve entered our thirties, made bold career moves, visited new places, moved into a new home and of course welcomed our daughter into the world. It really has been a blast.

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FRIDAY FIVE: Some body image inspiration…

I’VE been a little quiet on the blogging front of late. We’re having a new kitchen put in currently which means life is a little chaotic and so, finding the time to sit down and blog has been, shall we say, a challenge. Especially when there are more pressing matters to deal with such as, which kitchen tiles should we pick?! It’s serious stuff I tell you. ;-) Anyway, hopefully I’ll

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