I need more Red in my life


    I don’t know what’s been going on lately guys, but all I’ve been buying is black. More jeans, more tops, more frocks… all black. It’s a downright travesty. We’re in the middle of summer – it’s allowed, nay, required for wardrobes to be bursting with colour.   I’ll start with my favourite one: red.   You’d think red…

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10 things every woman in their thirties needs to know


  Skipping from your crazy and carefree twenties into your thirties can be really daunting and downright depressing. So what I’m going to do is tell you things I wish someone had told me when I turned thirty (and then some).   1. Your hangovers are going to get progressively worse from now on. Even if just a few months…

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Enabling my pasta addiction: Bollicini Chester


  Hi, my name is Kat and I am a pastaholic. I could eat pasta until I am ready to explode and still find room for some more. So it probably comes as no surprise that my favourite food hails from Italy and this means that if there’s an Italian restaurant in a ten mile radius of me you can…

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Is this the £10 dupe for Naked palettes?


    If I told you there was a dupe for the almost £40 Naked palettes from Urban Decay that would part you with less money than your average Deliveroo order for one, would you spontaneously combust of sheer excitement? I know I would.   Now put down your pitchforks, UD puritans. I too am in love with the Naked…

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10 signs your friendship is toxic


  Friendships are seriously good for you. A 10-year long Australian study showed that participants with solid friend groups were 22% more likely to live longer, and researchers at Harvard concluded that happiness was “infectious” among friends who lived within a mile of each other. So why am I writing about ties that were cut and friendships that ended instead of celebrating how…

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My 10 New Look Summer must-have’s for under £20


Don’t know about you but I need very little convincing to get a brand new wardrobe per season. Especially when all the stuff I really really want come at a bargain pricetag of below £20. Check ‘em hun.     Cameo Rose White Floral Embroidered Bardot Neck Top £19.99 Hello, you gypsy boho beauty. I’d paid you with skinny jeans…

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7 amazing Chester bars you have to visit


I ain’t gonna even lie and pretend that the vast majority of my paychecks doesn’t go to hanging out in the awesome boozers in Chester. But that means I am in the know about where you should go and indulge in whatever’s your poison.   So here you are, folks. Wihtout further ado and in no particular order: the 7…

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Unapologetically Portuguese: Cafe Porto in Liverpool


While on an impromptu road trip to Liverpool hubby and I came across this quirky little place on Rodney Street. Last year we spent a random week in Portugal last year eating until we couldn’t move and consuming our body-weight in wine, so in order to relive the good times we thought we’d check this place out. Spoiler alert: we…

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The £350 makeover


      I’ll level with you: I’m far too cheap to actually ever spend £350 on makeup in one sitting. But my office was going out to a fancy-pants summer do and I had to somehow improvise a full face of makeup that would last all night in the blistering heat and I just knew there was no way…

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