BELLY BLOAT: HOW I GOT RID OF IT WITH SO SHAPE

When I was asked if I’d like to take the So Shape challenge, I jumped at the chance! My “problem” area is my stomach, so I wanted to see if this system was something that could tackle that for me.  Any excuse to banish belly bloat.  I’m heading to Jamaica next month, so I needed to get an accelerated start on my beach body.

BELLY BLOAT SO SHAPE BEFORE AND AFTER

The way this challenge works is that you’re supposed to have a So Shape shake for breakfast, whatever you want for lunch (within reason), and a So Shape shake, soup, or meal for dinner. I chose to do the Reborn Challenge, which in hindsight is a little hardcore for my first crack at one of these types of diets. (more…)

LIFE’S TOO SHORT

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My cousin Sonia died earlier this month, she was only 52 years old.  She was diagnosed with cancer less than two months before.  My experience of loved ones dying has been minimal (thankfully) but I have experienced death nonetheless.  However, this is different.  This is someone that has been taken from us, and from her own life way too soon.  It’s incredibly surreal, to say the least.  As upsetting as it has been, this has really put life into perspective for me, life’s too short. (more…)

LAST MINUTE VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

LAST MINUTE VALENTINES GIFT GUIDE

Left your Valentine’s Day gift buying til the last weekend?  Don’t worry, we’ve all been there!  Just for you, I’ve created a last minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide.  You can click the images to shop. (more…)

MY 6 TIPS TO GET READY FASTER

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I’m sharing with you all how I get ready faster, whether in the morning or before a night out.  Let me start off by saying, I am not a morning person.  If you’re anything like me, getting out of bed will be the struggle of struggles, especially if it’s cold!  So I’ve listed out the 6 things I do to make the morning process smoother.  There’s nothing worse than standing in front of your closet, clock ticking, without a clue of what to wear.  It happens to the best of us. (more…)

21 GIFT IDEAS FOR THE FASHION LOVER THAT LOVES BLACK

Not a huge fan of red?  Me either, click through to see 21 non-cliché gift ideas.

Black Valentines Day Gift Ideas

OK, so I understand that red symbolises love (amongst other things); so it stands to reason that most Valentine’s Day gift guides would be chock a block with red gift ideas.  What about those of us who aren’t lovers of everything red?  Or those of us who are not really into the V Day cliché??  I’ve drawn up my own Valentine’s Day gift guide, with 21 gift ideas for the ones that love black. (more…)