July Favourites

July has whizzed by and the summer holidays are officially upon us. The UK has seen some fabulous weather and I’ve seen some fabulously burnt red noses out and about. I do love a good tan but it’s so important to protect your skin. My July favourites include some really…

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My Youtube Trailer!

So I’ve been officially terrorising the Tube of You since January and I thought it was high time I created a little YouTube trailer to introduce my channel.

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My Greek Summer Wardrobe: LOOKBOOK VIDEO!

Following on from my What’s in my Greek Jewellery Collection video, I thought it might be fun to do a Summer Lookbook and show you What’s in my Greek Wardrobe. Basically this is a collection of the summer clothes I tend to wear out in the husband-land: Cyprus. So I…

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Kid’s Summer Lookbook

Quite a few of you seemed to enjoy my Wedding Lookbook which I published back in May, so I thought that I would follow up with something similar, but this time showcasing kid’s clothes for the summer holidays. Well boy’s clothes…(so if you are looking for any pretty little dresses you…

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The Cost of Blogging

I have invested a great deal of time AND money in my blog and social media presence since I first set up my original website in 2012. It definitely hasn’t come cheap, and eats into my life as well as my purse. Aside from the creative gains, for most people there…

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Top 10 Summer Greek Beauty Products

I’m always on the lookout for new Greek beauty products but some of them are difficult to source unless you buy them directly from Greece or Cyprus. Whilst out in Cyprus last month I came across so many different new items so I’ve selected a few and found where to buy them…

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My Greek Jewellery Collection VIDEO!

I had the idea for this video about a year ago and I am so excited to finally share it with you all! My Greek jewellery pieces are very different from the everyday baubles and bangles I usually wear so I thought it would be fun to show you What’s in…

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July 2017 Book of the Month

Drum roll please! July’s Book of the Month is GOAT IN THE MEZE by Katerina Nikolas.

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June Favourites

This month London welcomed the hottest day on record since 1976 and I welcomed several new editions to my toiletry (!) collection. From suncream to a summer scent, my June favourites could be my favourite ever.

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Five Ways to Weave Greek Tradition into your Wedding by Sam Brown

Whether you love tradition, or prefer to honour your roots without going “all the way”, there’s no denying that including age-old traditions in your matrimonials can give your wedding structure and a deeper, richer meaning. While some of us like to do things as they have been done for generations,…

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Body Confidence after Babies

This week I opened up yet another magazine to see a picture of a celebrity flouncing around in a teeny weeny bikini ONE MONTH after giving birth. “HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?!” you could hear readers screaming. Well the hard truth is – it is for some, and not for others.…

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Specs on the Beach – New Glasses from Cyprus VIDEO!

Whilst in Cyprus last summer, my son snapped my specs in two and I was forced to purchase a couple of pairs of designer prescription glasses. This is the third time I have bought new glasses from Cyprus – the first time was when I was on a family holiday…

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My Specs and Me

I will never forget my very first pair of glasses. They were Kickers. And they were so in. I remember crying when the optician told me I needed specs. But by the next day I had forgotten my woes and excitement had taken hold. I was eight years old and initially only needed…

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Coping with (Greek) heat during pregnancy

Last summer I was almost 8 months pregnant when we went on holiday to Cyprus and boy was it HOT! I went out there at just over 28 weeks and came back at 32 weeks. With temperatures rising to 35°C it was definitely not the most pleasant experience. However, I…

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Top 10 Baby & Toddler Travelling Essentials

Following on from last week’s video post about what I carry in my onboard changing bag, I thought that I would whittle all that junk down to 10 top baby and toddler items that most parents might find essential when travelling with the little ‘uns. Obviously this will include stuff…

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What’s in my GREEK Handbag VIDEO!

So after many months of threatening you all with this video it is finally HERE!!! I finally got round to filming what’s in my Greek handbag back in August when I was away in Cyprus. At the time I was almost 8 months preggoes and was taking a sabbatical from the blog. So…

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What’s in my Onboard Changing Bag VIDEO!

Summer is finally here and with it comes our annual travels…and a surprise YouTube video! With two young children my onboard luggage comprises of very different items to my carefree travelling days. So I thought it might be useful for new mums or mums who are off on their hols…

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