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What is in my ASOS basket right now

It has been so long since I have done a ‘What’s in my basket’ but I feel it is kind of fitting right now. If anyone was part of the ASOS A List members programme from way back when, you’ll know that earlier in October the programme came to an end. (insert tears) However, as a sad goodbye they emailed us with a £10 giftcard to be used on anything. I can tell you now my wishlist with them is by far more than £10 but this is what I have been eyeing up. I think i am a  ...

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Beauty

The Ultimate Christmas Beauty Gift Guide Under £50

It is totally that time of year again. November has stumbled upon us and I’ve already started the mass haul that is Christmas gift buying. Every year the list seems to get longer and the wish lists more extravagant and I’m sitting over here rocking in the corner saying goodbye to all that hard earned cash. Haha just kidding but it is never cheap is it. I have compiled a gorgeous Beauty Gift Guide for under £50 to help you gorgeous lot find the perfect gifts and stocking fillers  ...

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I Just Want To Write

Writing has always been an outlet for me. When I was a child/young teen I was forever writing stories or starting new diaries. Every year it started so well with such good intentions. I’d steadily keep up my entries for about 2 months or so, on and off for 4 or 5 months, but I would start to forget or life or school would get in the way. But then I had a very different upbringing to most, but that’s for another time. I remember January 1st always started like; ‘It’s  ...

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Time To Relax with Gordon Castle | Christmas Gift Ideas

I am so looking forward to Christmas and Gordon Castle have been helping me pick out a gorgeous ‘Me time’ package. It is so important for us mums to take some time back for ourselves. It can help mentally and also with sleep deprivation amongst other things. One thing in particular is sanity… !!! So I teamed up with Gordon Castle to see if we could put together a small package for Christmas that would help anyone new mum get through to the weekend or just take some time  ...

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Lifestyle

Becoming a Vegan | A Meatless Me

Can we start just by clarifying that I am trying to turn Vegan currently. I know it is hard for current meat eaters but this post is there to help both me and you, so don’t call me out if you still see me with bacon in my hand… I’m getting there ok. I want to take this back to basics to help those that have little knowledge about Veganism and also to those that are newly turned Vegans. If you want to add anything please comment. Id love more recipes and tips! According to  ...

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Wedding

Going Small, Local And Affordable For Your Wedding

The cloud that is thrown up in front of us when it comes to weddings is due to our own making. It’s customary in our culture to just expect and want a big wedding. But what if there are multiple factors that you realise are driving you toward doing the opposite? What if you don’t want a large wedding even if you have the money for it? Speaking of which, what if you don’t have the money for a big bashful wedding? Perhaps it’s not your style to be overzealous and grandiose. But  ...

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Beauty

Glossybox | October 2018 Treat Edition

Billlyyyy Bonneess…. Trick or treeaaatt! (if you haven’t seen Muppets treasure island that joke is wasted on you and you should be ashamed!) Trick or Treat season is here!!!! Yes, it is October, somehow (!?), and Halloween will very very soon be upon us. The chilly evenings have already started and nearly all the leaves have been blown from their branches. All of this can only mean one thing. It’s time for Glossyboxs’ Halloween Trick or Treat Edition. If you are new  ...

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Mum Life

Top 5 Useful Baby Products | Raising Evelyn

Some baby products are so bloody expensive! It is sods law you fork out for something to find there was a much easier cheaper way of doing things. So I wanted to write a totally un-sponsored blog post to show you 5 things we use at home that have been absolutely brilliant and also if there is a cheaper way of doing something very similar. Not on of these 5 things was gifted by a company they are purely what we have found through trial and error: 1. Leka Play Mat from Ikea This is not a play  ...

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Beauty

Little Known Box | September 2018

It has been well over year since a Little Known Box has found its way into my hands so I am delighted to welcome back the September snd the August box. The boxes contain a whole array of glorious products (as always) and ones that have become a regular in my life. This month is beautifully curated to bring you the best in Autumn Prep. Covering an amazing variety of skincare and makeup products with 4 full-size and 2 travel size this box has you ready and raring to go. You can choose a  ...

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Justification in the Blogging Industry

The 19th February 2017 was a blogging milestone for me. The week leading up to it L’Oreal launched their stunning Beauty and the Beast inspired lipstick range and I was willing to do anything in my power to get them. Launching only in Italy on amazon, I sucked up the shipping costs and purchased them for god knows how much. They were beautiful and worth it. When they arrived they were stunning. I had literally seen nothing like them. I instantly grabbed some white paper to use as a  ...

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