I may be an August baby but I’m far more of an ‘October girl’. Autumn is definitely my season, being a redhead I’ve always tended to favour the autumnal colour palettes especially in terms of fashion and beauty. That and I have a bit of a thing about leaves, they were the main theme of our wedding back in 2007 when everything from the dress, the suits, the tables, the stationary even down to the wrapping paper was covered in a leaf motif. I’ve since continued to use leafy themes and shades of mocha to decorate around the house, I guess I am just ‘an autumn gal’ through and through.… Read more from this post

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Autumn has officially arrived, the temperature has dropped, the leaves are beginning to drop from the trees, the nights are drawing in earlier as each day goes by and the shorts have been swapped for scarves.

Being a lady that has a love for lists, I have put together a few action points for Autumn. I would ideally like to achieve all of the below but realistically speaking I am well aware that life has limitations.

Go Out For A Meal With Friends

We have been promising our good friends Steph and James that we will meet them for a meal for months now but haven’t had the time nor money to do so.… Read more from this post

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With the summer holidays coming to an end it won’t be long before I’m back on the school run come rain, hail or shine. Having worn my beloved ‘duvet style’ winter coat to within an inch of its life I am now on the hunt for a replacement to keep me warm and dry whilst out and about.

I’ve never really been a lover of labels, I see very little point in becoming a walking, talking sandwich board for brands. However, there is one particular brand which has quietly crept into my wardrobe and swayed me towards being a label lover simply due to the style and quality of their clothing.… Read more from this post

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It is a bit sad, but the summer is drawing to an end. We are already having more colder and wet days, so now is a good time to go out and start preparing the family for the autumn. You need to have the basics readily to hand. That way you can still get out and enjoy yourselves, even on the colder days.

A Good Jacket

Top of the list has to be a decent wind resistant and shower proof jacket. Most retailers have already started to stock some great versions. These parka jackets for men are just one example. They look fantastic as well as being practical.… Read more from this post

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My favourite month of the year has arrived and I am silently buzzing with anticipation for all of the autumn activities which will soon take place. To be sure that I achieve everything I have planned I decided to make an autumn bucket list, here goes!

Finally visit ‘London’ as a family and meet my beautiful new Nephew! Go to Hamleys and get caught up in the christmas craziness Design and carve a Halloween pumpkin with each of the kids. Create Halloween decorations for the house Collect leaves to make an autumn collage from Create a leaf crown Make Halloween themed biscuits/ cakes Dress up in Halloween themed clothing Go trick or treating together as a family Watch Harry Potter snuggled under blankets Read The Worst Witch books cuddled under a duvet Rock wearing¬†chunky knit cardigans and Ugg boots Bring out the browns in terms of makeup shades Buy some new autumn themed leafy hair slides Make Gingerbread Go to a bonfire, watch a fireworks display and have some sparkler fun.… Read more from this post View Post