2018 The Good, The Bad & The Plans

New Year Decorations

It’s that time of the year again. We’re all reflecting on the year that has been. You’ve seen the tweets doing the rounds, top three accomplishments of the year, or our favourite things that have happened, or maybe “What are your plans for 2019?”. I’m brazenly joining in, I love a good a bit of […]

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Pier 39 San Francisco

Sea Lions

I thought it might be fun to share little snippets of our trip to San Francisco, I took a small mountain of photos, so you can pretend you were there too.  One of the more famous sights has to be the Pier 39 sea lions.  I visited them twice on my trip! There were so […]

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Botanicals Organic Skincare

Botanicals Organic Skincare WO Lids

This little box of goodies is the Gentle Skincare Organic Beauty Box from Botanicals.   It arrived a few months ago and I dived straight in to play with everything and I’ve discovered a few new loves, so of course, I had to share!  Please note – I was sent these to test out, all opinions are […]

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Change is Inevitable

Looking Over a Bridge

It happens. We change and grow as people, we change our minds, our style and our life choices. Change is the one thing that is inevitable. Is it just me, or is it much more pronounced and pressing as the seasons change? Maybe we’re just much more aware of it?

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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

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 now digital marketing and […]

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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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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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Mindful Shopping

Everyone and their neighbour have become massively aware of the impact of plastic on the oceans and the world around us.  Hooray!  It means people are becoming much more aware of what they purchase.  I think though that how we spend our money should be much more thought out in all aspects.  Let me explain.

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Decompress

Walking In Woods

It seems to have become the norm to talk about how stressed we are, how none of us have the time to catch up…let me just check my calendar for a month from now….how we’re overwhelmed by all the things we have to do.  Did you know over 500,000 people are suffering frorm work-related stress, depression or […]

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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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