Hope Fashion Northern Ireland Launches in Ballymena

Hope Fashion Home Party

Sometimes, I feel that Northern Ireland gets a little bit forgotten compared to mainland UK. Don’t you? Not the same selection of shops, not the same selection of services, not the same postage costs! That’s why I am delighted to be telling you that this week sees the launch of Hope Fashion Northern Ireland, with local woman, Sarah Loughridge from Ballymena, hosting the first ever Hope at Home Party. Sarah, who trained and practiced as a midwife, decided that she would like to start her own business. She always loved fashion and decided to to bring Hope Fashion to local women.

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The Husband’s Secret, Chicken Dinner and London. #LittleLoves

Harrods Tea Room

I am excited to be joining in with Coffee Work Sleep and the #LittleLoves bloggers this week, as I have loads to tell you about. Some weeks pass with very little worth mentioning happening! I am not going to leave you hanging, let’s get straight to business.

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Tasty Treats for the Summer

Tasty Treats

One of the things I love about summer is that the supermarkets change their stock, and I often see a new selection of tasty treats. I do have a tendency to buy the same things week in and week out, so if there is something different on the supermarket shelves, I like to try to add a bit more variety to our usual diet.

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Stendhal Festival of Art 2016

Stendhal Festivaal

I am super excited to be sharing with you, our family plans to visit Stendhal Festival this August. My boys are at an age where they seem quite keen on letting me know their opinions and desires, and going camping is very firmly on the list. I am at an age where being entertained, and kicking back with a glass of wine, are very firmly on my list. Mr C, well… he is at an age where he probably wants to try to re-live his youth a little bit. So when Stendhal asked if we wanted to come and experience The Best Small Festival in Ireland, we didn’t take long to reach a conclusion!

Stendhal – Here we come!

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5 Kitchen Gadgets I’m Loving Right Now

Slimming World Burger

Summer is fast approaching, and as always I am having the eternal battle of trying to eat a healthier diet. It doesn’t come easily to me. There are many days that I quite simply fail at it. I am not a huge believer in diets, I do believe that trying to make healthier choices is a realistic way forward, for me. And although I don’t attend slimming world, I find many of their recipes and ideas sensible and logical. With that in mind, here are 5 kitchen gadgets I’m loving right now.

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