Category: Lifestyle

Is Dirty Food The New Comfort Food?

Fellow foodies is dirty food the new comfort food?,  something has been bothering me for the past few days, I detect a new trend in our food habits, but wonder am I imagining a ‘thing’ or is it really true that we are all just getting a little bit more ‘Dirty’ when it comes to…

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#Instahair, don’t care, wearing your instagram worthy hair extensions with pride!

  #Instahair, don’t care,  wearing your instagram worthy hair extensions with pride! A woman’s hair is her crown. How’s your’s looking, fit for a Princess?   Tatiana Karelina, queen of hair extensions, was born in Russia, trained in New York and opened  her London salon on a quiet Kensington street in 2009.  A chic and…

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Moving in New Circles. – Jewellery Edit.

A New Year, a new me? Not so sure, but for 2017 I’m definitely moving in new circles it would seem. When I say I’m moving in new circles, I mean I really am moving IN lots of different circles, physically. Jewellery circles. I  have re-discovered my passion for jewellery.  It’s always been there, but…

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Venice Vacation, Travel with Children.

Why a Venice vacation? Celebrating New Years Eve as your children grow older becomes less about finding tickets for outrageous parties, clubs, gigs and ore about finding something beautiful, fun and inclusive you can do as a family.  You want the big bangs, the fireworks, the camaraderie of other people without overwhelming crowds and the ability to get back to the warm as soon as the children have had enough, or the ability to experience it all from the comfort of a vey large hotel window!

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Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017

Tick Tock, final call for #UKBA17 votes for my #Lifestyle Blog . Your country needs you Ok but I DO! A vote for Lifestyle blog please would be most appreciated. All votes, gratefully received.  Vote madamehighst Best Lifestyle Blog in the UK Blog Awards 2017. : Please click here to vote for madamehighst #lbloggers Shopping,…

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Michelle Obama, reaching parts other First Ladies could not reach.

You know that game where you liken yourself to a drink or a brand of beer. I think of the advert for Heineken and it’s that slogan that I associate with Michelle Obama, because she really truly has and does reach the parts that other First Ladies can’t reach. Connector, campaigner, trailblazer, influencer.  Tough act to follow.

As we go forward into 2017 and say goodbye to what can only be described as one of the most unsettling crazy years in recent history, well, let’s take Michelle’s advice, in all we do, aim high, go high. Keep it moving. Make your mantra’s, choose your resolutions, find your resolve and go for it…all of it.

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Seduced by St Lucia.

We all let out a big breath, did he really say  we had two butlers!  Surely by the morning they’d realise they’d got it wrong.  We read the lovely note left by Antonicious and Peronilla our butlers, from here on referred to as Tony and Pero, It was a beautiful simple welcoming note, we unpacked and rand down to dinner at the beach restaurant for a hearty dinner of Curried Goat for the adults and a cheeseburger for the child. Many more drinks and cocktails later we made our way back to our apartment to check it out fully, still unable to believe this was really all for us.

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Awesome Antigua.

There are many interesting things to do in Antigua of historical and cultural interest, fabulous restaurants, shows, music and if you’re into boats, well, this is the place for you. For us, it was very much about rest and relaxation, good food, enjoying each others’ company and lots of fun in the sun.  This was achieved, and a zen like peace bestowed upon the family.

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