Nicola

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Rules for 40 plus women

Rules for 40 plus women

On a very rare night where we grabbed a couple of hours together to plan our blog, Suz and I started chatting about all … View Post
Relax and Eat Here: Keeper’s Cafe, Dipton

Relax and Eat Here: Keeper’s Cafe, Dipton

We’ve been meaning to visit Keeper’s Cafe in Dipton for ages and finally made some time to go! A family run business, … View Post
Eyebrow favourites

Eyebrow favourites

If someone took the time out to explain HD brows to me I still wouldn’t get them. There are going to be many … View Post
Me and My Dad and the Great North Run

Me and My Dad and the Great North Run

For his 70th birthday, my dad announced that he wanted to cycle from London to Paris. And so he did with my brother and … View Post
Eat Here: The Travellers Rest, Consett

Eat Here: The Travellers Rest, Consett

It took me 2 years to find a local in Consett. Made all the worse because my new local, The Travellers Rest, is exactly 7 minutes … View Post
3D WOW

3D WOW

Wow. These 3D Moodstruck Fibre Lashes from House of Exquisiteness at Younique are frankly amazing. Check out the before and after results below. There’… View Post
Stay Here: Yew Tree Cottage

Stay Here: Yew Tree Cottage

Riding Mill is a small village close to the A69 in Northumberland and incorporates the ancient hamlet of BroomHaugh which is where the fabulous … View Post
Running kit from Aldi

Running kit from Aldi

A sentence I didn’t think I’d be likely to write is “I need some running kit”. But high on the bucket list … View Post
Crock Pot – an end to ready meals?

Crock Pot – an end to ready meals?

Throughout my childhood, my mam used a slow cooker to feed us. I have vivid images of her peeling veg before she went to … View Post
Kiehl’s Queen

Kiehl’s Queen

I love Kiehl’s. Before Christmas I bought a jar of off-the-shelf moisturiser from the supermarket. I’m over 40 and using moisturiser is now … View Post
Wood you look at the time?..

Wood you look at the time?..

Buying beautiful items that are designed to last is an absolute joy. Never being a fan of throwaway fashion I love pieces that withstand … View Post
This is your Captain Speaking!

This is your Captain Speaking!

Ever wanted to say that ? Know someone who does? Well now you can with this unforgettable Christmas offer! Jump in the captain’s seat, … View Post
The Kingslodge Inn celebrates its first Christmas

The Kingslodge Inn celebrates its first Christmas

Earlier this year we had the chance to pop to The Kingslodge Inn, Durham to see what we thought of it. And we loved … View Post
Use This: Smudge by Jilly

Use This: Smudge by Jilly

When Jill sent this parcel to our office, I got to thinking about our first meeting and just how different things are now. It … View Post
Fungal Nail Infection Be Gone.

Fungal Nail Infection Be Gone.

My feet are pretty much neglected for three quarters of the year, with the exception of summer sandal time and Christmas party frivolities, they’… View Post
Eat Here: Kingslodge Inn, Durham

Eat Here: Kingslodge Inn, Durham

Conversation is at the heart of friendship. It’s on our strap line and it’s certainly true for Suzanne and I. But what … View Post
Sargasso & Grey; shoes as luxurious as the name

Sargasso & Grey; shoes as luxurious as the name

One of us has a shoe obsession (Nicola) and one of us has a packing obsession (Suzanne). Sargasso & Grey have just become our … View Post
The cheap Make Up range we actually love

The cheap Make Up range we actually love

Let’s not beat around the beauty bush. This Make Up Gallery range is cheap. Each item was £1. It has to be, it’s … View Post
The migraines just kept coming…

The migraines just kept coming…

Month by month the migraines were getting worse. It got to the point that I’d be in bed at least sometime each month, … View Post
Bodhi & Birch; luxurious English skincare

Bodhi & Birch; luxurious English skincare

Suzanne and I have known Elijah Choo the founder of Bodhi & Birch  for many years and the products within his great British brand … View Post