A New Show, Top 3 Beauty & Saying Goodbye


Hi there!

Hope you are well, how was your June? I really can’t believe we are almost in July, where does the time go?

It’s been a busy week for me! If you follow me on Twitter (craigrowe_tv) you will have seen I have been going back and forth a lot recently. This has been to film a new children’s TV show, which is going out over the summer holidays. I can’t say too much about it yet, but expect activities, games, dancing and loads of fun that the youngsters in your family will love. So if you have children, grandchildren, nephews or nieces around the 5 – 7 year age mark, I hope you will join me for some of it. There is also a radio programme to accompany the show – it’s all very exciting!!

Now back to my #Top3Beauty this week. I am being a bit naughty this time round as two of them are combinations!


1. Josie Maran Argan Oil and Argan Oil Milk – I have spoken about Josie’s Argan Oil before and I just love it – it seems to just feed my skin exactly what it wants. I have also been lucky enough to try the new Argan Oil Milk, which is coming to QVC in August. Let’s just say if you want dewy, hydrated skin, these two goodies combined are incredible!

2. Perricone Intensive Pore Minimiser – in the summer my skin can get quite blocked with oil, sweat and sunscreens, but this toner gives my skin a refined look and deeps cleans any residue left after cleansing, giving me a fresh, even complexion. I just love it!

3. Philosophy Pure Grace Fragrance and Body Lotion – oh wow! I adore this fragrance and to be able to layer it is great. I know it’s mainly a fragrance for women but it’s definitely clean and classic enough for men to freshen up with too. Perfect for summer, it’s similar to Yankee Candle’s Clean Cotton scent, just infused into a body fragrance.


Finally I would like to dedicate my blog this week to Victorine Mitchell (otherwise known as Pat or “Nanny Pat”). Victorine was my brother in law’s mother and she passed away about a month ago after various bouts of ill health. She was a loving, proud and inspirational woman who leaves behind five children, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. I attended her funeral on Monday and it was a truly magical day and a tribute to her life. The sun came out at the cemetery and shined down as we sang hymns. She will be missed and always remembered – a lesson as ever to live life to the full and to love those around you.


Much love and big hugs,

Craig xx


  1. Elovene June 29, 2015 at 10:03 am -  Reply

    Hi Bro :-). Lovely blog this week. Really enjoyed it. Cannot wait to see you on the new Childrens Show! Think you’ll be great as kids always love you, especially my little minx’s!

    Just wanted to say thank you for dedicating your blog to Nanny Pat from both Steve and I. We will miss her so much, she was a very special lady.

    Thank you for all the support you given us over the last month.

    Love you loads.

    Sis El xxx

  2. Steve June 29, 2015 at 10:04 am -  Reply

    Thanks bro xx

  3. Gaye Denyer June 29, 2015 at 11:41 am -  Reply

    So sorry to hear about Nanny Pat on your blog, sounds as if she led a full and happy life.

    Really looking forward to your new show ,will be watching with Grandson for ideas and games to amuse him .Having a radio show too is a great idea for when we’re in the garden (weather permitting !)

    Please keep us posted

  4. Marsha Mitchell July 2, 2015 at 10:41 am -  Reply

    Hi Craig

    Just wanted to say thank you so much for your dedication to my Mum. She was indeed a very special person but know she is in a better place now. Once again thanks for the kind words. Xxx

  5. Kath Fowler July 2, 2015 at 11:15 am -  Reply

    So that’s why you’ve been up to Manchester so often! Think you’ll be great, must try and watch even though I’ve no little children to watch with me lol.
    So sorry to hear about ”Nanny Pat”, it sounds like she had a beautiful soul. So glad that you were all able to celebrate her life and that the sun was shining.
    Love and hugs Kath xx

  6. Craig Rowe July 8, 2015 at 2:09 pm -  Reply

    Hi Sis!

    Thanks so much for your message. You’re more than welcome.

    Cant wait to see you on Saturday for the Launch! Yeahhhh.

    Lots of love.

    Bro xx

  7. Craig Rowe July 8, 2015 at 2:09 pm -  Reply

    Hey Steve,

    You’re more than welcome Bro. She was a very special lady.

    See you Saturday.

    Craig xx

  8. Craig Rowe July 8, 2015 at 2:18 pm -  Reply

    Hiya Gaye!

    Thanks so much for your message. Yes she did lead a really good life and was very special to all of the family. She will be sadly missed.

    Hope you enjoy the show! Lovely to know that you will be watching and please let me know what your Grandson thought of it (Kids are always scarily honest! lol). Yes hoping the Radio Show will be great too.

    Have a lovely week and look forward to hearing from you.

    Craig x

  9. Craig Rowe July 8, 2015 at 2:21 pm -  Reply

    Hey Marsha!

    So lovely to hear from you and many thanks for reading my blog.

    You are more than welcome. It was pleasure and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to dedicate my blog to her.

    I agree that she is definitely in a better place now and can rest but know she is going to be sadly missed by the whole family.

    I hope you’re well and taking good care of yourself.

    Hope to see you soon.

    Lots of love & Hugs

    Craig xx

  10. Craig Rowe July 8, 2015 at 2:23 pm -  Reply

    Hiya Kath,

    Hope you’re well and many thanks for your comment. Yes, I’ve been in Manchester a lot lately! Its all be good fun. Great to hear you’ll be trying to tune in for the launch. Pop back on here and let me know what you think if you can.

    Many thanks for your kind words, Nanny Pat definitely had a beautiful soul and she is going to sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

    Have a lovely week and hope to hear from you soon.

    Craig x

  11. Ange July 16, 2015 at 11:21 pm -  Reply

    Looking forward to seeing you present the Yankee Candle hour tonight Craig with the TSV…. excited 🙂

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