Top 5 review of 2012

As we welcome in 2013, I take a look back at five of my favourite posts from 2012. It was a busy year in true Lilo style, with lots of eating, reading and a spot of shopping thrown in. Enjoy! Olympics: London 2012 August saw Lilo and friends heading down to Stratford numerous times to … Continue reading

Private Viewing: Victoria and Albert Museum

I was recently lucky enough to attend a private viewing of the Hollywood Costume exhibition at my favourite museum, the Victoria and Albert. The evening kicked off at 6.30pm with lucky attendees treated to movie star treatment with champagne and popcorn in the foyer. The atmosphere was buzzing with everyone mingling and looking forward to … Continue reading

Belvedere Vodka

With Christmas around the corner I decided to stock up on some treats and was so happy to see that my local Tesco had started stocking Belvedere Vodka. Many a good night has been had sharing a glass or two of Belvedere so I just had to treat myself. The thing with a good quality … Continue reading

Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire

Recently I was lucky enough to spend two nights at Brocket Hall for a wedding. From beginning to end the visit was faultless with amazing grounds, food and exceptional staff. Luxury bedroom and bathroom The hall is very well maintained and available on an exclusive basis. Although on a grand scale the hall has a … Continue reading

Tesco: Alessi cutlery offer

If you love design then you will know all about Alessi. So imagine my surprise when I saw that the Alessi family have teamed up with Tesco’s to offer some superb deals on cutlery. So what do you need to do? The deal is simple, for every £20 spent in Tesco’s you receive one coupon, … Continue reading

Tesco: Gingerbread Christmas Cookies

While browsing the supermarket aisle and trying to resist all the Christmas chocolate, I couldn’t help but notice the cute range of gingerbread cookies Tesco’s has on offer. I love gingerbread and not a season goes by that I can resist snapping up a themed gingerbread. This week I restrained myself to Rudolf the Reindeer … Continue reading

Diet Coke: Jean Paul Gaultier

  Lovers of fashion and Coke won’t be able to resist this sweet little Jean Paul Gaultier inspired Diet Coke bottle. Priced at just £1.49 from Sainsbury’s it’s perfect for those who can’t quite afford a designer outfit and  is the latest in a long line of limited edition collector Coke bottles. I hear that … Continue reading

The Tea House, Covent Garden

I decided to pay a long overdue visit to The Tea House, Covent Garden. Situated on Neal Street in Central London, The Tea House is a destination spot for all tea lovers. I find that shopping in the evening is always that little bit more relaxing, with plenty of time to check out as many … Continue reading

Oliver Bonas: Two Little Birds

My niece recently turned 18 and I spent weeks racking my brain of what I could possibly get the 18 year old who has everything. While killing time waiting for a train at the fabulous Kings Cross train station I thought I’d pop in to Oliver Bonas and I came across this gorgeous wallet, after all … Continue reading

Hotel Chocolat: Eton Mess

I had a busy day today with back to back meetings so was surprised and delighted at the last meeting of the day when  I was gifted a chocolate slab by an appreciative client. The Eton Mess is a tasting club winner from Hotel Chocolat. I adore Hotel Chocolat and often gift it to friends … Continue reading