Cornish organic beauty brands & the ones you need now!

  Our annual Cornish family holiday is something I very much look forward too (you can read about one of our family holiday’s here ) I also see it as good opportunity to try some local products. Since Cornwall is home to some of the most innovative and exciting organic beauty products in Britain – I thought I would give some of the brands a whirl. Most are made using local naturally sourced ingredients, natural extracts from plants and herbs and other ecologically…

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The perfect multi-generation holiday in Cornwall with St Mawes Retreats

  Cornwall has always been a big part of my life. When Mr VIB and I got together his parents retired there so it has been somewhere we have visited many times – and more often than not we have made the family visit into a holiday too. When the lovely Amanda Selby from St Mawes Retreats got in touch and offered us a stay in one of the five luxury holiday houses in her portfolio we figured this was a great way…

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Welcome to #mamamondays… St Mawes Retreats, New Work & Commuter Essentials

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to…

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