Preston Matalan | Grand Opening!

For those of you that don’t know, Matalan is a massive brand in the UK. Boasting over 200 stores around the country, they are known for their clothing and homeware products at more than reasonable prices. Matalan was founded by Liverpool native John Hargreaves in 1985, opening its first store in Bamber Bridge, Preston. Fun…

ASOS Curvy Girls

The summer sun is fast approching us and the world suddendly smelled of roses. With the blink of an eye, the sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside… And we panicked because we’re not summer ready… Well not to fear ASOS got us curvy girls covered. What I love about ASOS is that…

The Male and his Body

Very often, we hear, read and express openly about body confidence in relation to how a woman feels in herself. We rarely get to know about whether or not men experience the same struggles. This could be for a number of reasons, but I think its largely down to society not being ready to or…

5 Handmade Gifts I love this October

October is all about preparing for the gift-giving season. I know most of you may not even be thinking about it right now, or some of you may already be all set for Christmas, but here are five handmade gifts I love this October, from small businesses (not on the high street).   1. The…

Introducing… Bramble Wax

Ever since I could remember, I’ve always wanted to start my own business. I’ve played around with lots of ideas. Self-employed hairdresser, eyelashes, cosmetics, clothing and more. But most of them were either too expensive to be profitable in the long run. Over a year ago, I started making wax melts, just for fun, at…

Summer Sharing Cake

Imagine the flavours of your favourite summer cocktails. Now imagine them brought to life in the formĀ of a sponge cake! That’s what I experienced when I was recently gifted a summer sharing cake from Sponge – an independent business specialising in delicious homemade baking made from high quality, free-range ingredients. Sponge provide everything from single,…