Almost two weeks ago marked the launch of the always anticipated Lush Halloween and Christmas offerings. With my face on and the excitement levels high, off I went to the South East Bloggers Circle Event however we were sadly met with the fact that the event at Lush in Basingstoke was cancelled due to a store flood. These things cannot be helped, however we did get a window of opportunity to peruse all things new, take some pictures and as a token sorry I got to take home a bottle of Snow Fairy (LOVE).  A Lush store is a bit like…

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Get your Bend…….And Snap ready because Legally Blonde The Musical has landed this week at the New Victoria Theatre, and last night I went to see its opening performance. The US didn’t overly embrace this Broadway show however it was well received here in the UK and it is back on the road again travelling across the length and breadth of the country from Sept 17 through to June 18.  Split into two acts this high octane performance was full of energy, laughs and slapstick humour throughout. The bubbly blonde Elle Woods was covered by Rebecca Stenhouse, who absolutely nailed it.…

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Scones. Check. Crustless Finger Sandwiches. Check. Delicate Pastries. Check. It can only mean one thing….. Afternoon Tea. A time where you can get together around a smorgasbord of delectable delights, sip on tea (pinkies at the ready) and or champagne if you are feeling in the mood for a tipple. As far as themed weeks go Afternoon Tea week has got to be up there on the favourite list.  Monday marked the start of this quintessentially British week and here are some Afternoon Tea ideas for you. Prepare yourself because who knew there were so many varieties, it’s not just about…

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Okay we have had storms, wind, rain, and it has left us wondering where that sunshine has gone to. Frankly I am refusing to believe that our summer weather is over. You may have caught a glimpse of my must have summer cocktail post and I am keeping that spirit alive today with Echo Falls Frosé Cocktails*. Frosé, what is this you speak of? Well alongside their new label overhaul, Echo Falls have created some delicious frozen rosé aka. Frosé cocktail recipes to quench our thirst for Summer. Partnering with Clotilde Lataille, one of London’s expert Mixologists, there are 3 recipes…

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Happy 1st of August Everyone! The sun is shining and summer is certainly here. Despite the downpours, heck it wouldn’t be the UK if we didn’t have those, we have done pretty well on the mini heatwave front and I am feeling summery. With these summer month’s comes BBQ’s, parties, fun, and spending time with your family and friends. So today’s post is taking some inspiration of the longer days and bringing you 10 cocktails and mocktails you need to try this summer.  || Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria || || Frozen Pineapple Margaritas || || Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail  || || Blood Orange Cosmopolitan…

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