Oh my Deyes! What next for Alfie, one of the top UK influencers?

Oh my Deyes! What next for Alfie, one of the top UK influencers?

You could have knocked me down with a feather when I had a response from THE Alfie Deyes @pointlessblog on my Instagram post about his latest interview with Blogosphere magazine. Never in a million years did I think he would comment. (I’m not oblivious that it could be one of his social media team responding but, shh, stop ruining it for me, ok?!)

When I was reading the Blogosphere article a thought struck me. What happens once you’re at the top of the PR influencer industry? How do you continue to grow, stay relevant and what direction should you take?

I took a while to answer Alfie’s Instagram reply asking what I thought about the article, it was Christmas after all! Here are my thoughts on what direction Alfie could take next.

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Scrub your way to sensational skin with Lush and St Ives

Scrub your way to sensational skin with Lush and St Ives

Say hello to brighter, cleaner skin this year with these face and body scrubs!

Take a look at the four scrubs I use in my weekly skin routine that have been helping me keep my skin in tip top condition.

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New Years Eve 2018 round up!

New Years Eve 2018 round up!

For the past few years I’ve looked back so I am able to look forward. I think it’s a good way to end the last 12 months and get an idea of what I want to achieve for the year ahead. So this is the third round up post I’ve done on New Years Eve that contains all my blog posts from the past year.

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Boxing Day merriment 2018

Boxing Day merriment 2018

Let the festivities continue! Hello cold turkey, party games and getting time to try out those gifts you received yesterday! If you’re nursing a sore head, grab some breakfast and get hydrated – there’s fun still to be had and mince pies to be eaten!

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How to make apple and blackberry gin

How to make apple and blackberry gin

Who doesn’t like the spirit of the moment? Thanks to restrictions lifted by the government we’re all enjoying a gin resurgence and the industry is booming.

We have a lovely collection of gin but a few ropey old bottles have remained in our alcohol cupboard for far longer than I care to admit.

I love making my own gin infusions and I shamelessly stole this idea from a friend who shared her recipe with me on Instagram. This is a great way to make a plain gin something special and worthwhile drinking. It also would make a great gift, two years ago I made earl grey gin which went down very well with all who received it.

Here’s how I made it, it’s really simple and will make you look like a domestic goddess, Nigella eat your heart out!

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Festive wreath making with Teacups and Tutus

Festive wreath making with Teacups and Tutus

I’ve gone wreath mad this year, I’ve already got three up and I am planning a fourth if I have time!

I made my first proper foliage wreath this year thanks to Teacups and Tutus in Southampton who hosted a Christmas wreath workshop with cuttings supplied by Sweet Pea Florists.

Take a look at this festive class and the wreath I created that’s now hung on the door.

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A hilarious Christmas Pantomime – Dick Whittington at Mayflower Theatre

A hilarious Christmas Pantomime – Dick Whittington at Mayflower Theatre

Oh no she didn’t! Oh yes she did! This year’s Christmas Pantomime at the Mayflower Theatre* is Dick Whittington and it’s a real cracker, full of innuendo and proper belly laughs!

I joined the Southampton Bloggers for an evening of festive fun, here’s a review of the show and my experience.

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