Posts by KatieP

POUT OF APPROVAL: 100 Little Words on Parenthood

I WAS delighted to be asked to be part of this wonderful book and am even more thrilled to give it my‘Pout of Approval’! Compiled by writer Charlie Plunkett, 100 Little Words on Parenthood is a fascinating collection of anecdotes, words of wisdom and poems on all aspects of parenthood from the miracle of birth to toddler troubles, embarrassing tantrums to awkward teenagers. In just 100 words, mums, dads, grandparents and

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What to do with your wedding dress

THE wedding season has begun with gusto and so, for all you excited soon to be brides, here’s a Friday Five especially for you. Here are five things you can do with your wedding dress, after the big day. Once you’ve laughed, cried, posed and danced in it and made ridiculously happy memories. ——– Keep and cherish it Ok, I’m starting with the obvious, but if like me you’re a

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Ladies, it’s time to get sassy!…

IF you had to describe yourself in one word, what would it be? Think about it. It’s pretty tough isn’t it? How about choosing one word that you aspire to be? Struggling? Well dear friends, let me help. Here’s one word that I think we should all aim to be. One word that I love and aim to be more of, every single day. Ladies, it’s time to get SASSY.

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Places to visit in Barnsley

I MAY not be Barnsley ‘born and bred’, but I’ve lived here for quite a few years now. It’s my home sweet home and I like it very much. So with that in mind for today’s Friday Five, I thought I’d do my bit for local tourism and share my top five ‘must visit’ places you need to experience in this incredibly friendly and really quite beautiful South Yorkshire town.

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STYLE: My disco fabulous heels!…

WHILST I often harp on about my love of high heels, I am ashamed to say that I haven’t posted any of my beloved high heeled lovelies for you to enjoy yet! So let’s remedy this situation right away! Ladies (and gents), I introduce you to Luna, my new disco fabulous shoes from the divine Terry de Havilland. I snapped these little beauties up on Cocosa (one of my favourite

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Friday Five: My most popular posts…

SEEING as my blog is one year old this week, I thought I’d kick off my new ‘Friday Five’ series with my five most popular blog posts. It’s always interesting to see which of my posts get the best reaction and the biggest response. In the main though I’ve found that they are generally the ones that cover women’s issues, many of which I’ve written from a personal perspective. So

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LIFE: Go on, express your love!

IF the idea of Valentine’s Day makes you want to run for the hills, I urge you to hear me out. Just this once. Call me a silly old romantic fool, but I adore Valentine’s Day. Yes it’s completely commercialised and even a bit naff, but take away all the crap and all the clutter, and what you’re left with is something rather wonderful I think. Today is a day

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LIFE: Pouting In Heels is one year old!…

My little blog is one year old! I cannot quite believe it! The last 12 months have been very eventful on a personal level. Those of you who visit this blog will know that I gave birth to my amazing daughter Elsie Florence back in July. I also moved house (with a seven week old baby!) just a few months after so in all honesty I’m amazed to be sat

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