Bella Luxe – Sparkling Pink Grapefruit

So I was drawn to this more for the bottle than the contents. I was looking for a glass plunger bottle to put shower gel and body wash in to just make my bathroom look a little more minimal and chic. So for the price (£6.99) how could I say no? Made by the Australian…

Rimmel Lasting Colour Rush

I go through phases on wearing lipstick, so when I saw these, they looked like nice tinted lip balms so how could I say no? They Say: Moisturising Long Lasting Lip Colour ALLURING COLOUR, TENDER LIPS… So Kissable! Long lasting Vibrant Colour AND Moisturising Power in the same breath in the easiest gesture ever. So…

OPI – Brights Power

Looking for a bit of a boost away from the dreary English Summer I started having a rummage through the shrinking collection of nail varnish I own and I came across OPI – Brights Power Part of the 2008 ‘Mod about brights’ OPI collection, which was bold bright shades designed to pop and catch your…

Bag Envy part III

Okay I know it’s not been long since I bought my last two Osprey bags but I was looking for a confidence boosting pick me up and a splash of colour was going to the be the only way to do it. Now I promise I never meant to buy a bag but when my…

Botanical Bathing

Oh dear another shopping spree. I get through body washes like hot dinners as some times I shower and bath twice a day depending on if I have been at the allotment/seen my trainer/gym etc. I always on the look out for something that makes my bath time well a little less boring and I…

Get your glow on

The holy grail of hair, smooth and shine, who doesn’t want hair like Kim Murray or Kate Middelton, bouncy shiny and effortlessly chic. I have no shame in admitting over the years I have spent hundreds of pounds in the quest for shiny hair. The latest product…. Garnier Ultimate Glow Replenisher Mask 200ml RRP: £4.50…

Shangri Lame?

Another day and another excuse to marinade in the bath doing my best mermaid impression. When I saw this bottle how could I not say no? Creative Colours Shangri La Bath Elixir 500ml RRP £2.50 They Say: Little utopia for your skin .This beautifully packaged in lotus flower style bottle is delicately fragranced and is…

Carluccios – Efficient and underwhelming

So another meeting out. This time Carluccios was suggested in Gunwharf. They Say: FRESH FROM OUR KITCHEN The true flavours of Italy Our chefs have a simple mantra: Minimum of fuss, maximum of flavour. Little things matter a lot. The fact that we make fresh ravioli every morning. The unmistakable quality of our estate-pressed olive…

Protein filled Kitchen Chic

So as a lot of you know I am increasing my protein intake and taking meal replacements, but who likes those unsightly sciency looking protein packs or tins sitting in a kitchen, not to mention in my experience it seems to attract a lot of questions as to why you are doing what you’re doing….

Get your protein on!

So being a vegetarian I struggle to get protein in my diet and recently I was reading how important protein is when looking to lose weight. Imagine my delight when I came across this. My Protein Pancake Mix http://www.myprotein.com/ £15.99 per kg They say: Product Overview Protein Pancake Mix is a ready-to-make high protein snack…

Bag envy part II

So I did it again, I should hang my head in shame as this blog really makes me realise just quite how much I spend on handbags! I see them as investment peices though. The quality lasts and they are truly things of beauty, and of course the designer of choice Osprey. I see a…

Make your garden Boot-iful

I’m trying to make the most of this summer, and this being the first year of having an actual garden it nice to put my own taste and stamp on the place. As we know though moving isn’t cheap and money can sometimes be a little tight. So based on yet another Pinterest idea I…