Why such decadent Infatuation with shoes?

Shoes, marvellous shoes… Affordable diamonds that adorn our feet! Gone are the days when a crystal shoe was the most wanted item in a girl’s wardrobe. The delicate Cinderella crystal shoe is no more! Now we gaze upon ‘pieces of art’ with an extensive palette of colours and materials that may include crystals, feathers or even red soles.  Names such: Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and … Continue reading Why such decadent Infatuation with shoes?

When life throws you egg whites, make sweet meringue kisses

My favourite way of using egg white leftovers – meringue kisses! Ingredients: 4 large eggs (egg whites) at room temperature 115g icing sugar 115g caster sugar Preparation: Preheat the oven at 100C for a fan oven or 110C for a conventional Line two baking trays with a non-stick liner or parchment paper Beat the egg whites on medium speed with an electric mixer until the … Continue reading When life throws you egg whites, make sweet meringue kisses

Stylish, elegant and cost-effective: Afternoon tea party

Last week in mid-conversation with a friend, she tells me that although being excited with her baby girl christening, she is now stuck for ideas on what kind of event to host. ‘Something sophisticated, personal and with a difference’ – she continues, ‘Any ideas? It could be a good subject for your Blog, what to do you think?’ ‘An afternoon tea, you can’t go wrong!’ … Continue reading Stylish, elegant and cost-effective: Afternoon tea party

Lisbon Oceanarium – A thumbs up experience

Is scuba diving on your bucket list? Have you always been fascinated by the underwater world? Or do you just love Nemo? Imagine a dry deep-sea diving experience without any of the hazards! Where you can be up close and personal with ocean sunfishes, stingrays and sharks from different heights of observation sites, or even be amused by the cutest otters you will ever see. … Continue reading Lisbon Oceanarium – A thumbs up experience