A Lust for Luggage – Review.

If you follow my other posts, you may see a link in that I may have travelled a fair amount in recent months.  Having seen our bags bounced off of the carousel one time too many, I’d made a mental note to purchase new sexy luggage, envisioning the upgrade that would obviously ensue when rocking…

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Boys Swim Wear – Review.

It seems a strange time of year to review children’s swim or beach wear.  However, having had to purchase a fair amount of it for a  3 week trip to the Caribbean, it seems a very good time to review it. With limited time to shop in mid October, I did some quick research online and…

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Nomads, Ethical Fashion – Review.

I was delighted to have the privilege of reviewing the goods of Nomads,  a fair trade clothing online fashion company which stock a delightful array of colourful, quality, comfortable clothing.  Since 1989, Nomads has been bringing you fair trade clothing without compromise.  Nomads  have the policy of ‘trade not aid’ to help maintain a sustainable…

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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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Bish, Bash, Barbados!

There is so much to do in Barbados in addition to the obvious beautiful beaches. There was only so much we wanted to cram into our few day and allow us enough time to also enjoy the beach life. As they say at Mount Gay: “There’s a time and a Place.”   The time is now, the place is Barbados, do it. This one was easy to book, easy to enjoy, bish, bash Barbados!

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Island Hopping – Caribbean Style.

  We all envy those holidays we read about in the Sunday Papers, those celebrities, those rockstars, those royals, jetting off to beautiful beaches again and again, how we envy them.  But you know, it’s easier than you think to have a truly fabulous holiday on far less than a rock star budget.  If you…

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The Savvy Shopper has a Global Perspective.

For the first time ever, there are no limitations to shopping, but not everybody utilises this fantastic ability we have today. Not so long ago, to pick up a beautiful bag sold only in New York, we would have to get on a plane, or to get the best of the sales, we’d have to…

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The Power of Make-Up

As women, we all love what make-up can do. When carefully and cleverly applied, make-up can enhance the features, give us loads of confidence, and allow us to be who we feel we really are. There’s nothing straight forward about make-up though, from the careful creation of the products, to the selection process by each…

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday…Retail Festivals to be Celebrated

Black Friday & Cyber Monday…Retail Festivals to be Celebrated   In the world of fashion and retail, the festival equivalent are the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The fashionista or bargain hunters equivalent of Christmas or a popular music festival, Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer a great opportunity to pick up some…

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