• Life

    Baby Friendly Places to Visit in Birmingham – Edgbaston

    Recently, I was asked by hotels.com* to explore Birmingham. Being a Brummie born and bred, they knew I loved the city, and wanted me to share what I got up to! Now that I have a baby, she tends to come everywhere with me. So I needed to make sure wherever we visited was baby friendly. My momma was also tagging along with us, so I needed to make sure she would enjoy it too. Now Birmingham is pretty vast, and offers so much to do. The difficult part was deciding where to visit. There are plenty of great places in Birmingham to visit, such as The Sea Life Centre, Birmingham…

  • Food

    M&S Selly Oak Opening and Food Review

    A few months ago, I was invited* to go to the new M&S Foodhall that had opened in Selly Oak. The store is located in Selly Oak Shopping Park, which has only recently opened. It houses a range of stores, including Argos, Next, Nando’s, Card Factory and of course the M&S Foodhall. It is also home to Superdrug, and you may remember me posting recently about its opening. I love the food from M&S so of course jumped at the chance to go and visit. I couldn’t wait to see what the new store looked like, the new ranges they had and of course try some food! So here is my…

  • Monthly Faves

    November faves

    So somehow it has got to December, Christmas is so close! Where has 2018 actually gone?! Anyhoo, now we are in a new month, it is time to look at my November faves. 1. Etsy Made Local Event So at the end of November, I visited the Etsy Made Local event that was happening at the Custard Factory in Digbeth, Birmingham. From 30 November to 2 December 2018, towns and cities throughout the UK played host to  pop-up markets featuring some of the best handmade gifts, vintage goods and craft supplies available on Etsy.com, to local customers. All events were organised by a team of Etsy sellers. The one I attended was…

  • Food

    Degustabox September Review

    Just like every month for the past year or so, I was very excited when the delivery man knocked at my door and handed me this parcel of goodness*! It is always the anticipation of what will be inside for the month. You can check out the other reviews from previous months in the food section of my blog. So let’s get on with the Degustabox September review! (And just in case you fancy getting your hands on your very own box, I can help! That’s because I have a cheeky code for you guys. If you head here and enter the code ‘ASSEENONJEAN5’, you’ll get £5 off your first Degustabox, a FREE bonus item…

  • Beauty

    Superdrug Selly Oak Opening and Mini Haul

    Back in September, I was invited to the newest Superdrug store in Birmingham, opening at Selly Oak. The store is located in Selly Oak Shopping Park, which has only recently opened. It houses a range of stores, including Argos, Next, Nando’s, Card Factory and of course Superdrug. This was my first trip to the shopping park, and I couldn’t wait to see what it had to offer. Parking was straightforward, as well as being free, in a large car park. Once the car was sorted, I made my way in store eagerly. Looking Around the Store So I visited the store on the day of its opening. There was a lot…