Lifestyle blog; Edinburgh, MS, food, beauty and chit chat.

Discovering Edinburgh: Chilly Cramond Walks

The walk from Silverknowes to Cramond island is beautiful. It is easy to drive to from the centre of Edinburgh or you can even get the number 16 bus out there – this would leave you free to have a boozy picnic. Tip: Definitely wear a hat and scarf – even in the summer months it can get pretty breezy. Our reason for going for a walk here a few weeks ago was for me.. Read More

How to be the hostess with the mostest…

Easy – Host a Social and Cocktail party. I was contacted last month by the Social and Cocktail guys and they offered me a free evening of cocktails in return for a wee blog post. I was delighted to be asked as we often host parties in our flat and I love cocktails – it was the perfect fit! I didn’t quite understand at first – What do I need to do? Do I need to supply anything? Who.. Read More

My Stamp of Approval – January

Last month was full of wonderful things, which was a tremendous surprise seeing as it was miserable old January. Maybe we should all give this unfortunate month a bit of a break? No one likes going first. As always, tea has been a great support accompanying me each and every day. A cup of tea brought to me in bed on weekend mornings was also a very welcome, and relatively new, home tradition. But what else has been.. Read More

BeautiVine – Mobile hair and makeup in Edinburgh

Sometimes there is nothing better than spending a Saturday afternoon in a hair salon, basking in the relaxation, pampering and complimentary coffee. I love a good head massage as much as the next person. Last year I even found my new favourite hair salon in Edinburgh, Dean Jones Hair. However, there are also times when you just want to stay at home in your pjs, drink bucketfuls of tea and eat cheese on toast. Sounds pretty wonderful, doesn’t it?.. Read More