Wickford Candles – Sweetpea and Rose

I have reviewed Wickford Candles before but usually their Christmas scents. for me they are a cost cutting version of the luxurious Yankee Candles that we all know and love. Whilst out shopping recently I noticed Wickford had brought out their spring scents and I saw this one, Sweetpea and Rose. When I picked up…

Cheese and Cheers – Southsea

Anyone who knows me, knows I love cheese. So a friend recently told me she had a voucher for Cheese and Cheers a cheese and wine experience based in Southsea. Lets just say I didn’t need much convincing to go. They Say: We choose the highest quality cheeses from the french farms to ensure our…

King and Queen Hamble

So I stumbled across this little gem as a suggestion for someones leaving do, and as an excuse to find somewhere to do a new review, why not? http://www.thekingandqueenpub.co.uk/ They Say: The King & Queen Pub is located in the heart of the yachting world, in Hamble’s cobbled High Street. Open all hours God sends…

W7 – Mighty Mattes Eye palette

I know I know, I have far too many eyeshadows.In my defense¬† have been looking for some matte colours for ages, and they are so hard to find so when I saw the Matte range, I just couldn’t say no. They Say: Mattes at the ready! With a variety of textures and effects available when…

Cromwell Arms – Romsey

So recently I had to arrange a meeting midway between Bournemouth and Portsmouth, going to places you’ve never been before and have found online are always a gamble. I have to admit driving there I was a little nervous. Cromwell Arms Romsey They Say: The Cromwell Arms is a cosy country pub with rooms, perched…

W7 – Colour Me Nude

So we know I have about 30 MAC pigments as you have read in my previous reviews here, here and here, oh and here! amongst others so really I have no excuse to be buying more eyeshadow, so can we just say it ‘fell’ into my basket and move quickly on with the review? W7…

Rose – Paul Smith

Growing up I hated roses. They just reminded me of grannies and my garden at home. As I’ve got older I have grown more and more fond of the rose and its quintessential British status, heady yet feminine. So whilst looking at again the millions of fragrances out there I stumbled across this one. Paul…

Rydale – Tweed Trim Quilted Jacket

So in a vain attempted to convince myself that Spring is in the air, what better time to treat myself to a new jacket. My friend recently was speaking about Rydale as a value for money countrywear brand. After some deliberating I made my order. Up for review today: Tweed Trim Quilted Jacket RRP ¬£45…

Fortnum and Mason – Fountain Heritage Teacup & Saucer

I have to say I could not have been more excited to get this. Sometimes we just need to treat ourselves in life. A recent payment for some project work I had completed and a trip to London with friends led me to splash out on my own bit of English opulent glamour for myself…

Browns – Victoria

Another venture into London, and yes more cocktails! Though this time in Victoria. up for review today is Browns Placed in Cardinal walk a covered shopping area as you come out from Victoria Underground Station surrounded by chain restaurants we found Browns. They Say: ENJOY THE BUZZ OF BROWNS ANY TIME OF DAY Ideally located…

Sole Diva High Leg Boots

Boots, boots boots, there can never be too many in a girl’s life. Recently my flat boots have worn out (leading to some very wet feet) and as we know I am of the chunkier calf build so once again it was off for the boot hunt. I noticed Simply Be had a sale so…

Fortnum and Mason – Countess Grey Tea

Ah one can never have too wide a tea selection, and so another blend joins the collection. What brand you ask? Fortnum and Mason of course, is there any other? Today it ia the turn of the Countess Grey ¬£10.95 They Say: A twist on the traditional bergamot-infused blend, Countess Grey is based on well-twisted…