Posts by KatieP

FRIDAY FIVE: Five reasons why you should dress UP on a Friday

I’M sat here at home typing away. When I look down I can see my purple tights and my heeled ankle boots and every so often, one of my favourite statement necklaces that I’ve chosen to wear today, just catches my beady eye. And I have to tell you, I rather like it. You see this morning when I woke up, I thought sod dressing comfortably today, I’m going to

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STYLE: A November outfit on a dress UP Friday

OK, so I’m a little nervous about this post in all honesty. Which is why I’m hiding in my snood. You see it’s not often I share my outfits on here – in fact I think I’ve only done it once before! – partly, because I don’t seem to have the time to do it and also, well, because it seems a little narcissistic! I know this is not the case

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LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 2

CARRYING on from yesterday’s post, here are a few more ways to find that elusive happiness! Let go The only way to move on in life, is often just to let things go. The things we can’t control, the people who hurt us, the things that have happened in the past. Years ago, I was the world’s best at holding grudges but nowadays, I’ve realised that there’s so much more

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LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 1

I’M no expert when it comes to happiness (who is?!) but over the years I have picked up a few pearls of wisdom that I like to remind myself of whenever I’m feeling a little down in the dumps. Happiness can be hard to find at times but I’m a firm believer that to have more of it in our lives, we need to help ourselves. After all, the power always

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FRIDAY FIVE: Make-up favourites that I can’t live without

LIKE most women, I have a love affair with make up. For as long as I can remember I have painted my face and even though I don’t mind leaving the house without make up on, in all honesty, I’d much rather not! Putting on a little make up every morning makes me look better and feel better. I mean, who doesn’t look more attractive and alive with a bit

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Sass: How to kick the devil’s ass (every single day)

Ok, so granted this headline is a little random but bear with me! You see I came across this quote the other week which really made me smile and I really wanted to share it with you all. Honestly, I love this quote so much I just can’t stop thinking about it. So much so, that over the last week (which has been pretty rubbish by all accounts) these few

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Pout Of Approval: From Babies With Love

WHEN you become a mother, it changes everything. I can still remember being told that when I was pregnant and I have to say, now I am a mummy myself, it is absolutely true. For instance, whereas before hearing any news stories of children being mistreated or abused would make me feel sick and upset, now I’m a mum, they literally break my heart. I just cannot bear to think of

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FRIDAY FIVE: Five good things that come from being poorly…

SOOO… I’ve been pretty quiet on the blog of late but for a very good reason. I’ve been fighting the lurgy. As too has my husband and little Elsie. Yep, for the past week or so, our precious household has been under attack from germs a plenty. Thankfully, we all seem to now be coming out on the other side and today, for the first time in about a week,

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