A week of celebrations!


Hi all,

It’s been a very busy, very fun week! First, we had the return of Ruth Langsford at work, starting with a two-hour show. We had great giggles and some gorgeous fashion to chat about – I absolutely loved my Onjenu jumpsuit and thought Ruth looked fabulous in her mock wrap dress.

We will be back every Thursday at 9pm (and on the 28th September we’ll have another two-hour show from 9pm) so please do join us! Ruth is doing Strictly of course this year so we’re getting all the inside gossip on that too…

On a personal note, I was a little sad on the weekend of the 9th because I should have been doing another 100km ultra marathon event that day, and had been hoping to beat my time from the one I did last year. Sadly my ongoing back problem means I had to withdraw, which was incredibly frustrating, but I’m really hoping that next year I can try again. My back is slowly getting stronger and rushing it would be foolish so I made the right decision, but it was so disappointing.

However, every cloud has a silver lining, and as that weekend was our 23rd wedding anniversary, hubby and I decided to have a lovely weekend away instead! We spent two days being tourists in London – ate tapas in Borough Market, walked along the river, shopped in Covent Garden, looked at vintage yachts in St Katherine’s Docks and had a glass of bubbly in the bar in the Shard (what incredible views!).

I can’t believe it was way back in 1994 when I, then a local newspaper reporter, married a handsome young doctor in beautiful Jersey. The years have flown by and here we still are – a little older, probably not much wiser and, in my case, a lot blonder! We had a wonderful weekend and I feel very lucky to have shared my life with such a great man for so many years.


Just one more thing to share with you this week – and it’s a bit of a celebration for Dyson! If you’ve been thinking of getting the Dyson hairdryer, on Beauty Day here on QVC on Sunday we have something VERY SPECIAL for you. It’s a special edition purple/nickel version just for us at QVC and you can preorder it now (and it’s on four interest-free easy pays with zero p&p too). The show will be at 2pm and I’m so pleased to be presenting it because I love this hairdryer so much. It’s definitely a considered purchase and as I’ve said before, when I was first given one to try I really didn’t want to like it because of the price. From the first use I was blown away (excuse the pun!) and now I simply can’t imagine being without it – the drying speed, the reduced damage to my hair, how it looks and feels and sounds, everything! So if it’s on your wish list, do tune in on Sunday.

I’m about to take delivery of a treadmill for the garage (I’m renting one for a few months so I can carry on with my back problem rehabilitation at home) so I will stop writing now and see you soon!

Stay gorgeous.

Love Jackie x


  1. Pam Segers September 14, 2017 at 3:17 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Jackie on your 23rd Wedding Anniversary.

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:24 am -  Reply

      Thanks Pam, very kind!

  2. Matthew September 14, 2017 at 5:05 pm -  Reply

    Huge congratulations on celebrating your 23rd wedding anniversary Jackie.

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:24 am -  Reply

      Thank you Matthew!

  3. laura September 14, 2017 at 7:17 pm -  Reply

    23 years-congrats to you both-is your hubb still a doctor? loving u on qvc rem u on breakfast telly! keep smiling xx

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:26 am -  Reply

      Hi Laura,
      Yes he’s a GP. Ahhh, breakfast telly…long time ago! I love QVC, best move I ever made!

  4. Lynda Downs September 14, 2017 at 7:47 pm -  Reply

    Where about in Jersey, Jackie?

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:28 am -  Reply

      Hi Lynda,
      We lived in Jersey for three years (hubby was working at the hospital and I was a reporter on the Jersey Evening Post). We got married in Grouville Church. Beautiful!

  5. Susan September 15, 2017 at 6:28 pm -  Reply

    Hi Jackie,
    Happy belated anniversary! Lovely photo of you both. You are very lucky to share your life with a great man indeed. Great idea to rent a treadmill for a while and I hope it helps the back. I can’t believe you’re still thinking of doing another ultra marathon!!!x

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:29 am -  Reply

      Hi Susan
      Thank you! I may be being over-optimistic but I’d really love to do a few more long distance events before I hang up my trainers…we will have to see how the back holds out over the next few months, fingers crossed!

  6. SheMag September 16, 2017 at 5:27 pm -  Reply

    Hey, Jackie, what a lovely surprise to hear you read out my Niod neck elasticity review on Saturday! Funnily enough I too have one hooded eye and one not. Try it…I promise you it will definitely even up your lids! Best, SheMag

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:30 am -  Reply

      How funny! I’ve already started trying it, so fingers crossed! So weird that only one is hooded but I suppose our bodies generally aren’t quite symmetrical. Good to hear from you.

  7. Mrs Jones Cornwall September 17, 2017 at 6:26 pm -  Reply

    hi jackie and hubby ,so lovely to see you both enjoying your 23rd anniversary , your hubby picked a lovely girl to marry , fun and so down to earth , best wishes to you both . Mrs JONES cornwall xxx p. s. and stunning .

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:31 am -  Reply

      What a lovely thing to say Mrs Jones, you are very kind! Hope you have a great week and thanks for getting in touch.

  8. Mary Bennett September 17, 2017 at 8:57 pm -  Reply

    Hi Jackie lovely post. My hubby and I love jersey, is your hubby from there. Beautiful island. We had our honeymoon there and then went back every year for many years. Haven’t been for a couple of years. Where did you get married on the island. Sorry to be so nosey lol. Love the shows you do with Ruth great craic as they say.

    • Jackie Kabler September 18, 2017 at 11:35 am -  Reply

      Hi Mary, thanks for the kind words! Hubby is not from there, no – we were actually living in Jersey when we got married. He was a doctor in the hospital there and I was working on the Jersey Evening Post newspaper and we got married in Grouville Church. I love the island too and we still go back quite often to see friends. Lovely choice for a honeymoon! We went to Florida and it rained a lot…should have stayed in Jersey!

  9. Betsy Kanga September 21, 2017 at 9:33 pm -  Reply

    I am watching Thomas Sabo with you Jackie, a good range. I have got a silver bracelet with charms and have bought others for friends.
    Congratulations (belated) on your 23rd Wedding Anniversary.

    • Jackie Kabler September 22, 2017 at 2:51 pm -  Reply

      Love that range! And thank you very much.

  10. Chrissey Landricombe November 9, 2017 at 8:35 am -  Reply

    Hi Jackie Congratulations on your wedding anniversary I have reached 20 years this year …we’re does the time go I’m surprised I can remember it … who are you … where am I lol ?
    I love your shows and just love Qvc what is there not to love I wish you and your husband all the happiness in the world now and in the future stay gorgeous chrissey ❤️

  11. Chrissey Landricombe November 9, 2017 at 8:42 am -  Reply

    Oh ps … you see there’s no hope for me is there ha ! I to have suffered with bk problems from a car accident years ago ( not my fault ) and was recommended by a practice manager from my GP surgery to see a Cranial Austiopath I have never looked bk Jackie this and some other healing has changed my life for the better … just a thought for you Jackie as I know how life changing having Back problems can be x ❤️

    • Jackie Kabler November 17, 2017 at 10:41 am -  Reply

      Hi Chrissie
      Thanks for all that! My back seems to be improving at the moment so fingers crossed…so glad you found a solution too! And congrats on your 20th anniversary!

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