Thursday, 10 September 2015

Little Luxuries: The (Seasonal) Scent of a Woman

I have always aspired to be one of those women who has a "signature scent" - it sounds so grown up and sophisticated to be instantly recognised by a spritz of Chanel No. 5 or a waft of Dior Poison (both of which are always touted by the glossy magazines as iconic scents).

Alas, my attention span is not long enough to commit myself to one perfume for the rest of my life - there's just too much choice out there!

Friday, 21 August 2015

Guest Post: Crazy For Quinoa

I'm very excited to bring you Bella Forcella's first ever guest writer! 

In my previous posts you have met my mum and little sisters, and now I would like to introduce my cousin, Beth. 

Beth Sands is a healthy foodie and aspiring nutritionist, passionate about all things food related whether it be getting creative in her kitchen inventing recipes or travelling the world experiencing the local cuisine. She loves learning about the goodness in food and what nature's own pharmacy can do for us to make us feel better – in a delicious way! 

Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Tangy Lemon Dressing

Now that we are enjoying some lovely summer weather (sort of), I thought what better way to kick off my blog for Bella Forcella than with a nice simple quinoa salad that is perfect for bringing along to barbeques or picnics for a healthy option. 

Monday, 13 July 2015

Little Luxuries: Jo Malone Hand Massage

One of my absolute favourite luxury companies is Jo Malone. I'm just totally in love with everything - the scents, the stores, the branding, and possibly most of all with the free arm and hand massages they lavish on anyone who walks through their doors.

Yes, you read that correctly, Jo Malone boutiques give free hand and arm massages - and chocolates!!! And even better - the lovely Stylists don't give you the hard sell while you're blissed out over their counter!

I recently received an invitation through the post for a special edition hand & arm massage, showcasing a couple of new products - Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub and the new range of shower oils - and decided that me and my littlest sister deserved a bit of a treat!

Monday, 6 July 2015

Bella's Banana & Blueberry Pancakes

I know that banana pancakes are a bit of a blog cliché, but they're one of my favourite breakfasts so I wanted to show you how I make them!

This is a super easy, gluten free and, depending on how much maple syrup you drizzle on them, a pretty healthy dish.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Happy 4th July!

Wishing all of my American readers a very happy Independence Day! Hope you have a fun filled weekend xxx