Win with the Sock Shop

Mens black bamboo socks and ladies pink bamboo socks from sock shop

Summertime can be hard on our feet when we have to wear socks and the heat is high! I hate having hot feet and a number of foot skin conditions can occur when your feet sweat a great deal. When the lovely people from the Sock Shop offered me the chance to try out some of their socks, I jumped at the chance as I knew that they sell bamboo socks.  The sock shop The sock shop was founded in[Read more]

Formal Dresses for Every Wedding You Will Attend This Summer (#AD)

Bride and groom in the summer

We’ve all been there. You receive an invitation to your mum’s brother’s daughter’s best friend’s wedding. You glance over the invitation and see at the bottom “black tie.” You swiftly make your way to your closet and after the initial panic over not having a formal dress to wear, you start to think about what kind of dress you’ll buy. You have two options: you can go to a department store and spend hours trying on formal dresses with no[Read more]

Wingz review #AD

Wingz - sleeves which you can add to clothes

I was gifted a set of black stretch wingz in return for an honest review. For those of you who have not heard of Wingz before, they are sleeves which you can wear under tops or dresses which have no sleeves. There are many different styles, but what I especially like with the black stretch wingz, is how versatile they are. They can be worn with so many different tops and dresses. Why? You may be thinking why would you need to[Read more]

Clash of the clothes: the results!

Lady wearing white vest top, navy cardigan and navy jeggins.

A little later than planned but here are the results!    Outfit B was a clear winner and the person who styled outfit B was FJ! So I have one very happy ten year old who thinks that the fact that she has managed to completely thrash me in the first round of the game is hilarious! FJ received a new pot of slime which she had been wanting as a thank you for taking part. She is also really[Read more]

Round one of our style game and a competition!

Woman wearing two different outfits, split screen

Welcome to the first round of my new monthly style game – Clash of the clothes. This month we went to our local Asda store with the challenge of styling a plus size lady in a daytime casual outfit, using only what the store has.  Please take a moment to vote for your favourite either by using the Gleam form, visiting one of my social media accounts or commenting below. I think that we did quite well with the photography as[Read more]

Welcome to my new game – Clash of the clothes

A mother and daughter play boxing in a field with a storm

Welcome to my new monthly style game. The idea This idea came from a conversation with my youngest daughter FJ who is ten. We were talking about ideas for features on my blog and we came up with this game. We thought that it would be a lot of fun for us both and we like the idea of involving the audience and making it a challenge as we can both be rather competitive!  How it works! Once a month[Read more]