1. Boots Botanics Organic Body Oil
I’ve been using this a couple of times a week all summer long and it has done wonders for my skin. I haven’t had any of the usual dryness or flaking I inevitably get after a holiday abroad, so I shall be continuing to use it throughout the winter as well. And it smells lovely, too!
2. Walking The Amazon by Ed Stafford
3. Nail Polish
I am now addicted to my long manicured (false) nails and am spending a small fortune on maintaining them! They are currently pale grey (was going to post a pic, but my hands look like a 90 year old’s today, so forget that idea! Coveting one of the new season’s khaki shades, though I won’t be purchasing this limited edition one from Chanel with its hefty price tag!!
How have I missed this fabulous TV series until now? Loving the boxset – stayed up late and watched 4 episodes back to back last night – edge of the seat thriller stuff!
5. My New Kenwood Blender
A birthday present from Ashley – but it only arrived this morning, as they sent the wrong one originally, and the second one got broken in transit! Third time lucky, and I’m looking forward to making lots of soups and smoothies with this. My last one was on its very last legs (probably due to overuse!).
Since Will went back to school, I’ve been making a to do list every day, and the sense of satisfaction ticking things off as I get them done is completely out of proportion! Well, whatever gets you through the day, eh?!
7. My Cake Stand
Another brilliant birthday present, from my brother and sister-in-law. I am, quite possibly, the world’s worst baker – beware an invitation to afternoon tea at my house – but I’m sure I’ll think of something else to put on my lovely cake stand. At the moment it’s sitting in my office, looking pretty, but I’m thinking maybe jewellery or make-up …
What are your favourite things this week?