How to do your makeup in only 5 minutes

How to do your makeup in only 5 minutes. Image of peppermint makeup bag with various makeup products and brushes coming out of it

5-minute makeup has been a necessity most mornings for me for years now.  Nothing will throw you off a perfect smokey eye quite like the sound of a toddler as it wreaks havoc around your home – all before 7am.  Even with a more hectic lifestyle, makeup remained (still remains) a much-loved part of who […]

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July well-being focus: Optimism

Can you believe we’re over half-way through 2019 now?  Yes, we’ve reached July.   A new month and a new well-being focus for Living.Pretty.Happy. For July we are focusing on optimism.   Optimism, or glass-half-full thinking, is a way of looking at our world with hopeful anticipation and confidence that all will be O.K. A healthy dose […]

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10 fun things to do in Dubai with kids.

10 Fun things to do with kids in Dubai

So you’ve booked (or you’re thinking about booking) a holiday to Dubai and you want to know fun things to do in Dubai with your kids?  Well, firstly congratulations (or if you fall into the latter camp – what the heck are you waiting for?).  You are in for a fun-filled family holiday! Here are […]

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Happy Days Out: Cadbury World review

Days out: Cadbury World

Calling all owners of a sweet tooth, gather round and get ready to enter a world dedicated to the ever-so-delicious – Cadbury’s chocolate. Chocolate bars at the ready? Here’s my Cadbury World review… When discussing our intention to visit this world famous chocolate factory, I was met with unwavering positive reviews.  Boasting visitor numbers of […]

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