With ‘World Book Day’ fast approaching I was wondering – “What are you reading ?” As a child my favourite author was Enid Blyton and her story of ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’. How I loved this book. Even before I could fully read my parents would read this as my bed time … Continue reading Are you a – Book Worm ?
Have you met any ‘Spunky Old Broads’? These are the ladies who live life to the fullest. They have learned to push forward, find humour and share their spirit with those around them. When thinking about what a ‘Spunky Old Broad’ should be, one thinks – independent, self-reliant, outgoing and out-spoken, resourceful, bold, brave, and … Continue reading Spunky Old Broad(s) – month
What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Is it a time of the year you enjoy or dread? Valentine’s Day is a fun and loving day for many people – whatever your age. Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and it is an opportunity for us to truly reconnect with the real meaning of … Continue reading ROSES are RED……..
In the lyrics of a song ‘January’ sick and tired you’ve been hanging on me’. Although we are still in the depth of winter it is time to start preparing for spring. Layering plays a crucial part in dressing for our British weather. Poncho – The Saddleworth Boutique The new season will soon … Continue reading Lighten up your day
If you’re looking for a worthy excuse to get friends and family together in January – Burns Night can be a whole heap of fun as long as everyone’s up for a little poetry, haggis and whisky of course! Robert Burns (Rabbie Burns) was a Scottish poet and regarded as Scotlands National Poet. You are … Continue reading Burns Night – at the McIntosh home
Social media dictates trends today. An instagram post can make a look go viral overnight. Kim Kardashian is a great example of setting trends There are trends and styles we have seen before – these are tricky as they are now styled differently than the first time around. The 90’s are a great example for … Continue reading Trends come and go – STYLE LASTS
Can you mix prints? Mixing prints can be a really tricky trend – but I am informed that by learning a few simple tricks you can soon be pairing pattern like an expert. As a beginner, I have started by mixing a soft pattern with a bold check and keeping my colour scheme simple in … Continue reading CAN YOU MIX PRINTS ?