Wimbledon is upon us, and kicks off today for the 2015 season. Whether you’re court side, sat on Henman Hill/Murray Mound, or at home in front of the television, it’s nice to have a bit of picnic to keep you fuelled for all the excitement. I was delighted to be sent The Wimbledon Hamper from Serenata Flowers as part of my Wimbledon prep. This wicker basket is full of goodies set to make watching Wimbledon that little more special. And the…

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There are some collections that I just have to stalk on social media to find out more. And the collaboration between Charlotte Tilbury, and Norman Parkinson was one such collection. I was invited by Rose (the personal beauty shopper at Selfridges) to a private preview night with other bloggers, and I could barely contain my excitement. The stunning photographs taken by Norman Parkinson work really well with Charlotte’s signature rose gold. It creates some really glamourous, and covetable pieces of makeup.…

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The Clinique Chubby Sticks range has been going from strength to strength, with Chubby Sticks for lips, eyes, and now for sculpting. I was lucky enough to win these Clinique goodies from the generous Dave Lackie. And I love them. These Chubby Sticks are really easy to use. They are a simply crayon with a twist up design, and glide onto the skin really easily. At first I was a bit dubious about the shape of these sticks as the tips are…

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For many, wine tasting brings about a feeling of pomp and pretense. An old boys’ club for the super privileged or, dare I say it, the higher classes. However, it is growing ever more commonplace to see a wider variety of wines available in everything from supermarkets to local shops. As the ease of supply and interest increases, the range of options continues to expand at a dizzying pace. And so it is within this paradox that we find the…

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I was lucky enough to be invited along to a wine tasting event at Connolly’s Wine in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. This newly refurbished store has now got more space for stock of beer, wine, champagne, and spirits. The choice is really quite staggering. Nestled under the archways near to Snow Hill station, this wine store also offers wine tasting events. They can be as informal, or formal as you like. So whether you’re looking to host a birthday, or a…

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