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My First Ever Attempt at a Watercolour Painting

In Lifestyle, Makeup, New Skills by A Phoenix from the Ashes

Once Upon a Time there was a young girl who totally mucked up her GCSE options at school… (ME) I had to choose a language between French and German.  Well obviously I went for German as I really didn’t like the French Teacher… Now I had selected German as my core language; it meant that the only Arty subject that …

A little bit of fresh air to blow the cobwebs away.

In Family, Health, Lifestyle by A Phoenix from the Ashes

Poorly child I have been stuck inside for three days with Master A (age 5) as he has been quite poorly with a high temperature and cold. To be honest, we have been surviving on next to no sleep and getting quite tetchy.  We have been craving fresh air. Today may be the turning point. Hooray! Master A seems happier …

A little insight into my Naughty Little Dog!

In Family, Food, Health, Lifestyle by A Phoenix from the Ashes

My dog, a labrador (Gundog Breed) who quite frankly is in disgrace and she knows it! There are probably people out there reading this who may come across this problem a lot in their home lives… Misbehaving dogs. My dog decided that whilst I was putting poorly son (Master A, age 5) to bed, she would reach onto the worktop …

A little bit of Research

In Beauty, Books, Hair, Health, Lifestyle, Makeup by A Phoenix from the Ashes

Happy New Year everyone. Well it has been a very early morning for me due to my son being poorly and being up most of the night. Still he is settled now and is sleeping. What better time than the quiet to grab some magazines ready to do some serious research into up and coming trends, what looks we should …