Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…

When I was growing up, some of my favourite memories were made by the sea. Like so many people, the minute the sun started to show, we would jump in the car and… Continue reading

Light Bites – Salads

Fancy eating something a little lighter this time of year? Me too! Salads can be far from limp ice berg lettuce with a slice of cucumber and tomato (c’mon we’ve all been there… Continue reading

Little White Dress

I’ve long had a love affair with the little black dress. The LBD was my first proper ‘going out’ dress when I turned 18. LBDs have carried me through several birthdays, and keep… Continue reading

Couples Paris: Part Two

When booking a trip to Paris try to squeeze in an extra day (I’m sure you don’t need too much persuasion!) to dedicate for a day out of the city. There is one… Continue reading

Green Fingers

Gardening can be so rewarding. Growing a plant from seed, watering it and watching it grow. Then when the time is right getting to taste the fruits (or vegetables) of your labour. I… Continue reading

Summer Style: Maxi Dresses

I don’t know about you, but this warm weather we’ve been having has got me scouring the web for easy, breezy summer outfits – and none is quite so tempting as the maxi dress.… Continue reading

A Weekend Away: Your Packing Checklist

Life can get so busy sometimes that there is nothing quite like taking a little break from it all. Pack up on a Friday and head off for a weekend away from work… Continue reading

Getting things in order: Creative Spaces

Every few months I get the urge to get clean, sort and just generally get everything in order – from organising my beauty table to rejigging my sewing room (yes, I have a… Continue reading

Disney Memories

  In 2011 the first of three trips to Disneyland Paris for Girls in Polka Dots took place. There are so many great memories from that trip and I can’t stress enough how… Continue reading

Sunshine and Spontaneity

One weekend of glorious sunshine and I just love the difference it makes, especially here in the U.K. Happy to soak up the rays and hopeful for an entire summer filled with sun… Continue reading