Posts by KatieP

SASS: My thoughts on what makes YOU beautiful…

FORGET the fakery, forget the pursuit of perfection, when it comes to lasting ‘beauty’, it’s your uniqueness that stands you apart from others. That makes YOU special. That makes YOU beautiful. Forget what the media and advertising executives want you to believe, real beauty is so much more than skin deep. Example? Have you ever been bowled over by a visually stunning person in real life only to see their

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FRIDAY FIVE: A Cornish holiday…

JUST a few weeks ago I was sat on a beach in beautiful Cornwall, listening to the waves and thinking, this is the life. Our little break definitely did us all the world of good and weather wise, well folks, we got pretty lucky. Not quite Carribean temperatures but perfectly pleasant indeed. For Elsie it was a week of firsts – her first touch of sand, her first ‘swim’ in

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And the sassy ‘know yourself’ competition winner is…

I LOVE announcing competition winners on my blog but I especially love it when I have news like this to share… To the three ladies who took the time to comment on my ‘SASS: How to get to know yourself a little better’ post, (that’s you Jennifer Rowe, Honest Mum and Suzi) I have amazing news. The very kind and lovely Rachael Hibberd has decided to choose not just one

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We’re all going on a summer (kind of) holiday…

WELL folks it’s teaming it down with rain outside and pretty damn cold too but… I’m not letting that dampen my British spirits because tomorrow, me, the Husband and little Elsie are off on our first family holiday! We’re off to Cornwall for a week of relaxation, fun and special times! As such, there will be no posts from me for a whole week (I know, how will you cope?!),

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FRIDAY FIVE: Bobby dazzler earrings (the very best kind in my opinion)…

WHEN it comes to jewellery, there’s nothing I love more than a great big pair of bobby dazzler earrings. In fact, just call me Pat Butcher. Seriously. I would take that as a huge compliment. That woman knew her earrings. I’ve lost count of the amount of pairs that hang in my jewellery cabinet but suffice to say dear readers, I own quite a few. Unfortunately though I’ve recently learnt

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SASS: How to get to know yourself (every single inch)…

TO be truly ‘sassy’ you need to know who you are and what you’re all about. Because let’s face it, when we’re uncertain about what makes us truly tick, it’s hard for us to be at our best and realise our full potential! In part three of my ‘Get Sassy!’ series, the very lovely Rachael Hibberd from Instinctive Health provides some brilliant advice on how to get to know yourself

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FRIDAY FIVE: Fabulous christening gifts that won’t cost the earth…

IF you’ve got a christening coming up and are stuck for present ideas, then fear not. Here are five lovely christening gifts, that will cost you less than £20 and are a little bit different to the norm. After all, there are only so many silver spoons and egg cups a child can have ;-) * Name a star Yes folks for the un-princely sum of £20, you can name

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LIFE: A little Monday inspiration…

I CAME across this on Pinterest last week and love it so much, I thought I’d share it, in the hope that you will too! This is for all of you who may be feeling down in the ‘ol’ back to work Monday’ dumps today. Read and take note. Life is far too bloody amazing, to not be enjoyed fully. Source: damyhealth.com via Katie on Pinterest   Till the next

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