I hope you're all well and looking forward to Mother's Day this Sunday. I know it can be a reflective time for those whose mums are now only here in spirit. My heart goes out to you.
My father passed away when I was in my twenties and I am so glad I have a few very precious photos to remember him by when Father's Day comes around. I've been tinkering with the idea of a professional photoshoot for myself and my two children for years but never took the plunge until now.
Many of you know that I adore New CID cosmetics. They are back on Sunday at midday and I'm thrilled to be presenting their only show this Mother's Day on QVC.
As a part of my preparation for the show I decided to go along to one of their very successful new make up masterclasses with my daughter. As this was to take place at the beautiful Burlington Boutique studios I decided to make a day of it and get both of my children along for makeovers and a professional studio shoot.
My daughter is planning on a career in make-up artistry so needed very little cajoling. Make-up artist Mikey encouraged Chrissie to get involved. My son isn't usually keen on too much attention and most definitely does not like his photo being taken. I asked him if he would consider coming along as a very special Mother's Day gift to me that I will always remember and cherish. He agreed!
These are some piccies prior to 'touch ups' as I couldn't wait to share. I plan to have one of the three of us made into a canvas. Best Mother's Day present I could have hoped for.
I hope you'll be joining us on Mother's Day as we have some brilliant New CID sets on offer. Some absolutely amazing prices compared to going direct to New CID. Founder Kelly Colman will be there and she's bringing her mum too! How lovely!
I'm already thinking of booking another masterclass for me and my mum. My mum doesn't wear make-up often and I think she'd really enjoy their masterclass. I'd love her to see just how beautiful she could look in a glam photoshoot, too. I've chosen our recent Yankee Candle Today's Special Value set for her this Mother's Day and I've been wanting to treat her to see Les Miserables at the cinema for a while so I look forward to spoiling her a bit.
How are you spending Mother's Day? I hope you get time to tune in as we have lots of fab surprises in store on the day.
See you soon,
Love Catherine xxx