Monthly Reflections

Autumn vibes

The month that was…We’re truly into Autumn which is just madness frankly!  I thought it might be fun to share the highs, lows and lessons learnt.  

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Jane Iredale Lip Colour Review

Jane Iredale Lip Products

I was sent an awesome parcel a while ago from Jane Iredale, filled with sweets, shades and most importantly, lip products!

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Loss of Curiosity?

Loss of Curiosity

Photo by Kaye Fordtography We’re delving into the oddities of my brain again. Something that has been swirling lately, is the distinct lack of curiosity that seems to be enveloping the world around us. Maybe it’s just my perception. The longer I work in the world of tech, from dev to support to tester and […]

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Glamping: Midweek Getaway!

Drinking Tea

Not too long ago I was basking in the peace and quiet of a beautiful yurt at Alde Garden campsite.  We stayed for two nights and it was rather wonderful, to be honest.  Yes, I took lots of photos…it was needed!

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5 Tips to transform your bedroom

With the leaves gradually starting to turn and the air growing cooler in the evening, it’s time to turn our face towards Autumn. Time to figure out how to make our homes feel cosy, warm and most definitely snuggly. I’ve been working on making our bedroom feel soft, warm and inviting. Perfect for curling up […]

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You Don’t Have To Be Trendy

Crocheting

OK, I felt like that had to be said out loud.  I sometimes want to shout it a bit.  We all see it on various social platforms, the latest XYZ thing.  I get it, I most definitely have been sucked into the hype of new things in the past.  I probably will in the future.  […]

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Tuesday Chats| Another year older!

I’m still adjusting to the fact that I’m another year older, it’s been a few weeks, but seriously now.  Where has the year gone!

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Body Positivity | My Experience

Honestly Aine

We’ve all read the articles and supported people that are helping raise awareness of all the different shapes and sizes of bodies out there and frankly this all rocks.  Seriously, I think this should keep happening and one day it will be the norm for every body type to feel at home in this world.

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July Favourites 2018

OK, so this isn’t specific to July – I seem to do favourites every few months.  It’s more of a What I’m Loving Right Now sort of post.  Either way, I’m here to talk about lots of fab things that are making me very happy, they might make you happy too!

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Tuesday Chats | Meeting Local Bloggers

OK, so this clearly isn’t the blogger meetup, but I’m going to warn you now, I may not have photos of the actual bloggers I met.  Just lots of the Urban Jungle that we went to for brunch.  I am clearly a pretend blogger.  Someone take my badge away.  This photo was taken on Saturday […]

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Tuesday Chats…On a Wednesday

Cactus

This almost didn’t happen again this week.  The past few weeks have been buuuuusy.  Good but seriously, why do all the things decide to happen at once?  All the ebbs and flows.  Makes life interesting!  So what has been going on lately and what interesting life lessons have I skimmed from all the chaos?

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Jane Iredale Eyeshadow Kit Review | Naturally Matte

I am still raving about Jane Iredale, what can I say, it’s clearly love!  I picked up this beautiful eyeshadow palette while I was visiting Jane Iredale’s offices in London – you can read all about that in my post all about Discovering Clean Beauty.  Back to the eyeshadow – specifically the Naturally Matte palette.

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Jane Iredale Amazing Base Foundation Review

Jane Iredale Foundation

The path to more natural and clean beauty has begun, or should I say, is continuing.  Since visiting Jane Iredale to learn all about clean beauty – you can read all about my visit Discovering Clean Beauty with Jane Iredale –  I’ve been trying out the Jane Iredale Amazing Base Loose Mineral Foundation.  Let’s talk about all […]

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Tuesday Chats | Hedgehog Madness

Hedgehog

It has been a big week folks!  The hedgehog we’ve been attempting to look after has finally accepted us!  We also celebrated 4 years of marriage.  So ya know, all the big things.

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Thursday Chats

Southwold Beach

I was recently catching up with Michelle from Life Outside London’s blog, in particular, her Wonderful Wednesday post.  I really enjoyed catching up on her life.  I have been doing monthly updates – but I’ve not done one since my May Monthly Catch Up.  So what’s my point?  Well, I’m going to start doing weekly […]

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Beauty Empties, Hits & Misses

Empties Close Up 3 June 2018

It feels like forever and a day since I’ve gathered all my empties in one place, I started to remember why, the clutter!  Hence this post, I felt the need to declutter!  It’s been quite cathartic to finish up some of these products, they seem to have been lurking for far too long.

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May Monthly Catch Up

Chatting with Belo

So May has been an awesome month.  Yes, the catch up is a bit late again…I doubt these will ever be on time, meh.  Shall we jump right in?

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Discovering Clean Beauty with Jane Iredale

Jane Iredale Goodie Bag

I recently had the joy of spending the morning at Jane Iredale learning about their makeup line, including getting to play with some of the new lipsticks that will be released very soon.  First, back to the PR morning.  Yes, fruity breakfast was had.

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