Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Summer Garden Party

Time to enjoy your garden or patio, have some friends over and do some entertaining - we have found the perfect accessories for getting your summer garden party off to a swing from drinks dispensers to flamboyant sun umbrellas

Elemis Tan Accelerator

I highly recommend this to use before going on holiday if you have fair skin or you suffer from heat rashes when you’re in the sun with protection - Apply Tanning Accelerator to the body daily about 2 weeks before your vacation or summer arrives – use it as your daily body moisturiser.

Clinique Sun Protection

Clinique have a great capsule range of sun protection which really works excellent coverage and perfect for the face and d├ęcolletage – if your sun sensitive then this is the range for you giving full protection for your skin. We are also huge fans of the City Block Sheer perfect on its own or as a primer under your make up.

Sun Protection

These are all our tried and tested sun protection creams and lotions for the body, face & d├ęcolletage from hard working heavy duty protection for the sun sensitive to lighter protection for the dedicated sun worshipper.

Gap Summer Trousers

Very easy to wear and style trousers for the summer months perfect with flat sandals or your high heel wedges just add a coloured t-shirt or crisp white sleeveless shirt and you have a the perfect summer outfit.

King Bloom

King Bloom mix their original ready-to-drink cocktails in the heart of the East End of London, to be enjoyed straight from the jar. Just add ice and maybe a straw - no hassle or waiting around. Ideal for parties, picnics, presents, BBQs, holidays and more. Created with a passionate respect for cocktail heritage, the King Bloom recipes are meticulously mixed and refined. Available individually or in two jar gift boxes or in party packs of 12- available from 31 Dover

Belvoir Cordial

All the Belvoir drinks are naturally delicious and full of real fruit juices and fresh water from the Belvoir spring. They’re perfect for pouring into pitchers and sharing with friends, or as a tasty tee-total tipple.

Sunshine Tiramisu

Swap chocolate and coffee for almonds, nectarines and peaches in this show-stopping make-ahead dessert

Tuesday, 30 June 2015


As they say fake it till you make it, if you can’t sunbath or you want a quick sun kissed glow then the range of excellent fake – self tans on the market means your spoilt for choice from sprays to creams to lotions and lots of different shades – these are our personal favourites for great coverage and believable colour and of course no nasty scent.

Summer with Sweaty Betty

Off on holidays and want to keep up your fitness regime, off to a retreat and need bright summery workout clothes then Sweaty Betty has a great range in bold colours – so style and function in eye popping colours.

Sanderson Cushion Collection

Find the perfect finishing touch for your home in the stunning new cushion collection by Sanderson. Offering a range of patterns and colours that have been specifically designed for cushions and co-ordinate perfectly with current Sanderson fabric and wallpaper collections

Clarins Sun Protection

I have used this sun protection, after sun and fake tan range for many years – I have a very fair skin and it protects my skin , my freckles bounce up and I look healthy – the sun protection and after sun for the face is the best on the market in my eyes it really does help stop sun damage.

bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream

A multi-tasking genius that combines skincare benefits and naturally radiant coverage in one, this is made for the summer as it has sun factor coverage , covers your blemishes yet is light enough for you to look make up free.

Rude Health

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day it sets you up and gets you going plus stops those “power failures “ mid-morning which cause you to dip into the biscuit tin .

Giant Peach, Nectarine & Apricot Meringue Tart

Using shop-bought puff pastry makes this dazzling summer tart topped with stone fruit, almond paste and dollops of meringue super quick to prepare