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Samantha Clark

Sam is a recent graduate from the University of the West of England where she obtained a degree in Business studies with Marketing, it was her passion for her blog: www.anythinggoesforwomen.weebly.com that inspired the launch of Anything Goes Lifestyle. In her personal time Sam loves to read, going to the theatre, is passionate for Costa coffee (can’t function without it), shopping (favourite pastime) and spending time with friends and family (including her two kitties: Simba and Nala)

Tis the season of giving, of good will to all men. So, at Christmas time, when we give gifts and food in abundance to friends and family, it is also nice...

The build up to the big day is absolute madness; with decorations, shopping, pantomimes, plays, fairs, markets, parties and cooking it all feels a little...

There is nothing better than the smell of freshly baked cookies in the home. If, like me, you’re partial to some Christmas baking (I will be in...

I have to admit, I was feeling quite the sourpuss of late and this show was just what I needed. Nothing quite lifts your spirits like the Pantomime. The...

Finding the perfect gift at Christmas is a major challenge. Often, we’ll sacrifice quality over quantity but that only increases our environmental impact;...

Welcome to the epic Christmas Gift Guide of 2018; it took us 3, yes 3, days to complete. If you’ve not stopped by our gift guides before, this is sure...

At Christmas time we can get lost in the spirit of giving. We want to buy in abundance for our loved ones to show our appreciation at a time when it seems...

It’s the time of year where we mix business with pleasure. But this doesn’t mean letting your hair down completely, sadly. This is where knowing...

Many of us have friends and family staying over the Christmas period. We share 5 ways that you can transform your guest space into something welcoming,...

Christmas to-do list looking a little chaotic? On the build-up to the big day there seems to be a million and one things to do; decorations to get up,...

Intrigued by the latest book by Liane Moriarty or already know you must have it but haven’t got around to getting it yet? Our latest competition is one...

Christmas movies, Christmas Day board games, family over on Boxing Day; all activities around Christmas time centre around food. And what is an occasion...

Make your own Christmas cards? Who has the time! With our simple designs, you could do it whilst you watch TV, dinner is cooking or during a lunchbreak...

Christmas is getting bigger and better here at AGL; for this weeks’ competition we have the delightful pleasure of giving away a family ticket to this...

After last Christmas I knew the garland had had it. Thanks to two very playful kitties who just love the Christmas decorations, it was starting to look...

Ingredients: Olive oil spray 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 large carrot, diced 1 tsp fennel seeds, roughly crushed 400g can Waitrose Chopped Tomatoes with...

A perfect accompaniment to a cold Autumn/Winter’s night. This non-alcoholic punch is perfect for the seasonal events; after a day at the Christmas...

I love a bit of soup and will happily eat it most of the year but I especially love a hot bowl of soup on the colder days of autumn and winter. I’ve...

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching. The halls are soon to be decked, all the lights are shining, brightly everywhere, we’re all...

Hanging baskets make a lovely addition to any home. They give your home a taste of the country; add a touch of personalisation; display a range of flowers...

It’s November so it’s suitably appropriate to start the countdown to Christmas right? Well, Christmas certainly has come early here at the AGL offices...

If you’re feeling the cold, the chances are your car is too or at least, it will be soon. The cold, dreary, winter weather can be problematic for a car....

Stew….. get in my belly! Jack Frost has come early this year and when the weather is like this, only one thing will do. Beef stew and dumplings. We...

I don’t know about you but the Winter months make me feel so……bleugh. I just feel like I don’t have any energy or get-up and go....