Vila Vita Parc – Portugese luxury in the Algarve

Rewind a few months and I received a message from Carrie – something along the lines of, ‘I need a few days away in the sun and was thinking – who likes the sun?  Wendy likes the sun…’.  Well, Wendy does like the sun and after visiting Portugal in June this year I had vowed to return.  Let’s just say, I…
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An update on my lingual braces – the awesome and the awkward

Two months ago I got lingual braces at Park Orthodontics.  So I guess it is safe to say at this point that I am pretty used to them and I thought it might be good to check in and give you some honest thoughts on the process so far… THE AWESOME The progress.  Honestly, just take a look back at…
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How to create a grown up drinks corner

Oh boy, one day, ONE DAY, this room will get finished.  But at least for now I am one step closer.  The grown up drinks corner is born… The truth is that I have had my heart set on a circular drinks trolley for some time now (in fact I considered ordering one for the husband’s Christmas last year*) and…
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Classic investments & the £22 dress

The high low strikes again.  The thing is this – some pieces, like good coats and boots, are worth investing in and some pieces, quite simply, are not.  Come January will you ever want to see another leopard print?  Perhaps not.  And you know what?  That’s ok.  I got your back here – the dress is £22.  It is super…
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How to Halloween like a pro

Halloween is just around the corner and we are READY.  You could say things got a bit out of hand… If there is one thing I hate it is a shop bought costume.  Maybe it has something to do with years of art school Halloween parties (boy, those were epic) followed by years of Bluebellgray Halloween parties where not one…
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