She Wears the Pants – book review


Now that’s refreshing: here is a sewing book with nothing girly about it! According to Tuttle, the publisher, Yuko Takada’s book focuses on the “borrowed from the boys” trend. I say this book gives us the tools to make our own stuff, even if we’re not on the flowery side of the spectrum. I can’t help thinking of Colette and this is quite exciting.


Keep Your Home Organised with BrightNest


The guys at BrightNest asked me to post a review of their app. I don’t usually do sponsored posts, but I got totally hooked on this. The BrightNest website is an endless source of tips and ticks and hacks to make your life easier/more organised/more beautiful. I didn’t get to test the app because it is not available for my location (Ireland). That said, after 5 minutes on the website, I had found plenty of treasure posts, to name only a few: “Get crafty with chalkboard paint” (aren’t you obsessed with chalkboard paint too?), “Pest control: spiders” (don’t tell me you like spiders) or “Clean your dishwasher” (yes, mine tends to stink too). Go, have a look and tell me you didn’t find something interesting. I dare you, like.


Sexy market time – win your favourite market bag

Want a market bag-

You’re the hottest chick/dude on the block, you know that? Nobody told you, but nowadays shopping at your local market is the epitome of being-a-good-person. You think before you buy, therefore you’re being good to yourself, to local producers and to the planet. And THIS is hot my friend. So don’t be shy about it and display your sexyness at the market and everywhere else. Just because I want to help, I’ll give away one of my sexy market bags to one lucky winner. Read on to find out how to make it.