Lifestyle MavenLifestyle Maven https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk The UK lifestyle blog for your fabulous 40s and beyond Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:39:36 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/favicon-96x96.png Lifestyle Maven https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk 32 32 102568801 Hot design trends and cool new gadgets for your 2020 kitchen https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/kitchen-design-trends-2020/ https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/kitchen-design-trends-2020/#respond Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:39:36 +0000 https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/?p=8643 Why I love a trade show Years ago, Mum owned a small chain of chocolate shops, making and selling hand made chocolates. It all started in our kitchen. One of my earliest memories is of scraping out a saucepan of melted chocolate. I ate so much marzipan as a child that the smell of it […]

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Affordable dresses for the summer events season https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/affordable-dresses-for-the-summer-events-season/ https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/affordable-dresses-for-the-summer-events-season/#comments Mon, 03 Jun 2019 17:10:00 +0000 https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/?p=8617 This article is a paid partnership with JD Williams. British Summertime means events season. From sporting events such as Royal Ascot and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, to festivals, glamorous garden parties and weddings, every weekend is an opportunity to get dressed up. For some people. Unfortunately, none of these functions feature on my summer calendar. […]

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Self-employment and how to survive it https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/self-employment-and-how-to-survive-it/ https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/self-employment-and-how-to-survive-it/#respond Sun, 26 May 2019 09:08:42 +0000 https://www.lifestylemaven.co.uk/?p=8595 The self-employment survival guide Five years ago this week, I dragged myself onto the London Underground and into my corporate job as a recruitment consultant for the last time. Twenty years working in consultancies was coming to an end and I was ready to burst forth as a fully fledged makeup artist. More on how […]

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