What is the Difference Between Champagne & Prosecco? The answer to this question on the most basic level is that Champagne is from France and Prosecco is from Italy. However, as I’m sure you’re aware, it’s a little more complicated than that. Champagne is a sparkling wine made in the Champagne region of France around the city of Reims. It’s ...

When You Need Them, They’re not there Convenience friends, as in, friends that only come around when it is convenient for them, might be some of the most toxic people to have in your inner circle. Mainly because you put so much trust and confidence in them as a person that when you’re going through your very worst times, they ...

I understand that this is quite a specific Vivre Le Rêve feature and not one that all of our readers will be interested in, or will have even considered. But, if you’ve got a special event coming up, like a big birthday or engagement party may I suggest you partake in the very epitome of luxury and consider chartering your ...

I’ve compiled a list of my absolute favourite real life hacks from over the years, some of them have been so incredibly quirky & useful, I’ve often wondered why didn’t I think of that before? So, let me know what you think, any hacks I haven’t included that you think should make the list? To remove the stem from strawberries, ...

There’s literally nothing worse than being in a high end department store, asking where their *insert fancy pants designer name here* department is and being given the death stare by a snooty shop floor assistant because you pronounced the name wrong. Trust me, it happened to me in a very large, very posh store and I just wanted the ground ...

The mad men-esque home bar cart is enjoying a bit of a revival at the moment. Personally, I think it’s high time somebody gave this old relic a Pinterest makeover. However, I think there’s a special way of doing it because it’s very easy for it to either appear outdated or a little try hard.   The perfect cocktail is ...

You’d be surprised how often this comes up, you see, nobody wants to look uneducated or worse, *poor*, when trying to impress. Contrary to what you’ve probably heard your whole life, it is not pronounced – ‘Mo-Way’. Although, even if you did call it that, only someone incredibly uncouth would point it out to you. Those in favour of ‘Mo-Way’ ...

I hate chopping onions. Hate it. I’m not sure if I have super sensitive eyes, or if I’m just a bit of a wuss, but onions stinging your eyes is painful! Over the years I got so sick of looking like a crazy person with mascara running down my face and a large kitchen knife in my hand, that I ...

I love coffee. I love coffee so much that I’ve compiled a list of my favourite coffee hacks, so that you can get your daily caffeine fix cheaper, tastier or bigger!   You know s’mores? The wonderful gooey goodness that is fire roasted marshmallows squished between cracker biscuits with chocolate in the middle. Well, I know how you can make ...

I know that a lot of our readers are starting to count down to their Summer vacations, I most certainly am! So, I thought that I’d share my homemade exfoliator recipe with you. It’s the absolute best for ensuring an even sun kissed glow, if you are fake tan prepping before you leave.   You’ll need: 1 tablespoon of Coconut ...

This wonderful homemade face mask recipe is packed with antioxidants and the papaya’s enzymes help to buff away old, dry skin cells for a glowing and radiant complexion. You’ll need: 1/2 a ripe papaya—peeled, seeded, and sliced 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/4 teaspoon lemon or lime juice Puree the papaya in a blender until just mashed, and then blend in the ...

This is one of those recipes that has been passed through my family for generations and is actually incredibly useful, so today I’d like to share it with you. It’s an easy peasy homemade hair mask that’s absolutely amazing for dry / damaged hair that’s craving moisture and repair.   You’ll need: 1 small ripe avocado 1 tablespoon of olive ...