Thursday, 8 November 2018

By Invitation Peony Noir - Michael Bublé Fragrances | The Perfect Christmas Present

I feel like perfume is on a lot of peoples shopping list, especially this time of year - Christmas is just around the corner and I know a lot of you are well under way with your Christmas shopping. I'm feeling very proud of myself this year as nearly all of my Christmas shopping is complete... yay. If you are struggling, a safe bet is picking up some fragrance for someone special. I know its the type of present I always appreciate unwrapping and who doesn't love displaying pretty perfume bottles on their dressing table? Recently I've been trying out the new fragrance from Michael Bublé - By Invitation Peony Noir* and I'm here to tell you it's definitely one that you want to be adding to your Christmas wish lists. 

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Hello I'm Back | The Past, Present & Future

Hello everyone! It's been a long time since I've sat at my laptop and felt motivated and inspired to write. I know I've been missing in action for a long time, not just on my blog but across all my social media and to be honest I've needed the break. Before I disappeared my blog posts where few and far between and I think I just felt the pressure of blogging - As you all know comparison is the devil, especially within the online community and I found myself really stuck in a rut. To top it all off my nana who I'm really close with passed away at the end of September which completely zapped all of my creative juices. It was a really hard time for me and my family loosing someone so close and I've never experienced a loss of someone close in my adult life so it was a lot for me to deal with. I've just spent my time over the last few weeks being with my family and focusing all my energy on whats really important to me - Archie. Archie is definitely the best medicine and his little cheeky smile has not only helped me get through my own personal struggles but he is always helping me grow and improve as a mother, he really gives me so much more than he'll ever know. In the back of my mind I've always had that little niggle telling me that I need to get back into the everyday swing of life, but the time has not felt right until now. The break was just what I needed and I feel ready to pick up my camera again and getting those creative juices flowing again. Sorry for the really rambly start to this blog post, I'm really out of practice, but what I'm trying to say is that I'm back, sorry for being gone for so long and that I've missed you all.


Tuesday, 25 September 2018

My Top Three Transitional Palettes To Take You From Summer To Autumn

Autumn is here, it's officially here and I'm loving that September is off to a colder start. Usually we can get some nice weather this time of year and hold on to that last bit of summer. But this year I'm so ready to whip out all of my cosy jumpers, wear boots with extra fluffy socks and enjoy some cosy nights with the heating on and a hot chocolate in hand - Sounds good right? Whilst I'm pretty much ready to dive right into autumn, I'm not quite ready to change my makeup looks completely and whilst I want to dress for the colder weather, I still want my makeup look glowy and fresh. I think it's nice if makeup has more of a transitional phase into a season, rather than jumping straight in. Slowly my lipstick shades are getting darker and I can't wait to bring out the berry toned lipsticks. Today I want to talk about eyeshadow palettes and I've picked out my top three palettes that I think are perfect for this in-between stage of seasons and that you can carry on using throughout the season.


Sunday, 16 September 2018

The Best Lush Bath Bomb for Busy Hardworking Mums

Lush Twilight Bath Bomb

Like most people out there I'm a huge fan of Lush! Actually I'm yet to meet anyone who doesn't like the brand - Lets face it, who doesn't love a company that not only make products that look and smell incredible but who also make the best bath products ever! I've loved Lush since my very early teens, before Lush even became a huge global brand. My aunt lives in Poole, which is the birthplace of Lush so whenever my sister and I used to stay there during the summer holidays, she would always take us to the Lush shop and treat us to a few bath time treats. One of my favourite products back then where the bath bombs and they are probably still my favourite things to buy from Lush almost twenty years later. Picking your favourite product from Lush is just as hard as choosing a favourite family member, so much so that I don't think I've ever tried a product from Lush that I didn't like or fall in love with. I'm always buying things from Lush, so I want to start sharing more of my favourite products from the brand. I thought the perfect way of doing this would be to start up a little mini series where I choose favourite products for all my different needs and today I thought I'd share my favourite bath bomb for us busy hard working mums.... Which of course is Twilight.


Wednesday, 29 August 2018

End of Summer Favourites

I can't believe August is coming to an end! Does anyone else think this year is just flying past? I was reminiscing the other day on just how good summer has been this year, I know a lot of us all complained about the heatwave, myself included...But I'm not going to lie, I kind of miss the warm weather. August has been a bit of a flop really weather wise and even though my heart is still clinging onto summer, I'm currently sat here typing this post up sat with a hot water bottle on my lap, which says it all really. Anyway, enough of me being a typical Brit and talking about the weather, what I really wanted to share with you all today is some of my favourite summer beauty items, ones that I've reached for time and time again. Over the last few months I've not really tried anything new, and makeup has been kept to a minimum because of the heat, so the things I have been using really have been must haves for me.

Friday, 24 August 2018

New In From Girls With Attitude | Luxury Faux Mink Lashes

Don't you just love it when your favourite brand releases something new! Girls With Attitude have been hard at work again and have brought us out a new lash range which I think might be their best one yet. You guys know me and that I love a good pair of falsies and think they take any makeup look to the next level. The only time I don't wear false lashes these days is when I know I'm just going to be have a lazy pyjama day at home. For everyday wear, I tend to wear lashes that just add a little bit more volume and length, but there are times in your life where you need your lashes to be full of sass and for those kind of occasions you need to check out the new Girls With Attitude Faux Mink Lashes.
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