Karen Hutchinson

Inspiring Woman – Meet All-Round Creative Karen Daye Hutchinson

Painter, Jewellery Designer, Owner of Coppermoon Boutique in Belfast city centre, and a Board of Trustee member at Belfast Print Workshop, it’s safe to say Karen Daye Hutchinson is one hard-working lady. Intrigued by her many roles, I’m excited to find out more about Karen in this month’s Inspiring Woman feature. How would you describe […]

styling a trench coat

Five Ways to Wear – La Redoute Trench Coat

I’ve not done many style challenges on the blog before but when La Redoute challenged me to style a beautiful classic trench coat five different ways I was more than up for it! ¬†We can all get stuck in a bit of a style rut but isn’t it great when we introduce a new item […]

Portrush scenery

What Bank Holidays Are Made For

I never fail to appreciate UK Bank holidays, especially the two that happen in May. Phill and I usually like to take the opportunity to escape somewhere for a scenic drive, a walk in the fresh air and a meal out. This year we headed to the North Coast, stopping off in Coleraine, Portrush and […]

fruit and nut cookies

Pistachio, pecan & cranberry shortbread cookies

Mmm fruit and nut cookies are the best in my opinion. There is something very satisfying about eating a chunky buttery shortbread cookie with a cup of coffee or tea. And the best bit is you can make these cookies really easily! In this recipe I used pistachio, pecans and dried cranberries but any fruit, […]