Category Books

Farfetch Curates: Food, Design and Art!

Farfetch is one of the most successful online shopping sites in the UK right now. It represents some of the world’s finest designers and independent fashion boutiques. Thus, achieving that look and getting the latest handbag is a mere click away on your device of choice. Founded in 2008, Farfetch now hosts over 400 sought-after brands and has offices in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, and Porto.

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Pretty Honest by Sali Hughes launches in paperback today!

When Sali Hughes Pretty Honest book (hardback version) launched in Sept 2014, the beauty world went crazy for it. Anyone who was remotely interested in beauty products or liked buying/wearing beauty products had to get their hands on it. I, not wanting to conform to the pressures of society, figured I’ll add it to my Christmas list. I mean what am I really going to learn from this book that

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My Little Wish Box

At the beginning of the year when I started planning my January posts, I made a decision that not every beauty box would be reviewed on mrsjonasrecommends.com but only THE best beauty boxes that were bringing something to the table. So with the aim to keep January all about wellness, beauty and general positive vibes, I wasn’t expecting to be featuring any for the month of January. But then my

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Sunday thoughts contemplating those life goals!

Happy Sunday! As the first week of January comes to a close I was starting to feel a bit conscious that I was totally avoiding writing that obligatory ‘2015 review’ or ‘goals review’ post. So, on my first ‘I have no plans Sunday’ of the year (hopefully with many more to come), I’m feeling wide awake and refreshed – just the perfect time of day to reflect on 2015 and

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Christmas at Not On The High Street

  It’s November and officially the acceptable time of year to start getting excited about Christmas! The Central London Christmas lights have been turned on, the Christmas window displays are in full show, and supermarkets stocks are piled high with mince pies and mulled wine. If you’re someone who likes to be super organised (as much as you can be), then it’s time to start thinking about Christmas gift ideas

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Summer Secrets By Jane Green

I have read nearly every Jane Green book going (with exception to two that I have in my pile of ‘to read’ books). Each book Jane writes, I have had no complaints with. Starting with the first book that I picked up called Jeminia J. Each plot is carefully thought, with just enough detail to get you hooked and wanting more. Whilst most authors tend to have a particular style

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Colour Yourself Calm THE CHALLENGE!

Colour yourself calm? Yes you read right! This is the new trend that is sweeping the nation. Not one to always follow trends especially when it comes to fashion (I know what works as I am over 30 after all!), this one I had to make an exception on.   After hesitantly offering to do the weekly food shopping in our local supermarket on my day off, may I add

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Oliver Bonas Christmas Preview

I’m the kind of person that loves to shop and give cards and gifts for every occasion. Whilst this can become quite an expensive affair, it can also become a logistic nightmare. In cases like this it’s best to have that one go-to brand or shop that can fulfil all your shopping needs and save your partner from moaning being dragged around 5 shops. And that store folks is Oliver

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I Followed The Rules

  I followed the Rules is the funniest book that I have read in a long time. It literally had me laughing out loud every time I picked it up, resulting in odd looks from Mr J and the holidayers on the beach. Even the seagulls were too scared to come and maul me of my snacks. I followed the Rules is the first book I have read by Joanna

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The Girls By Lisa Jewell

I seem to go through moments of binge reading everything in sight to frequent dry spells of just not picking up a book. The last time I had one of these binge book fests was on my trip to Jamaica (which you can read about here). So, when you have hit an all time reading low, what do you do? Me, I tend to reach out to one of my

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