Scent of home – Scandinavian Log Fire

So it’s getting to THAT time of year, and now I refuse to say the word yet, but the nights a drawing in, the jumpers and boots are coming out and the cosy throws are going back onto the sofas. Whilst doing some shopping recently I popped into Matalan and whilst at the checkout this…

Feeling intolerant? – here’s the test

I’ve had a pretty crap time of it recently, work isn’t want I was expecting and I am using a lot of energy feeling I need to fight to do my role properly. So I’ve been feeling emotionally drained and run down. For me it was hard to tell if it was work, emotions or…

These boots were made…

So Autumn is here, and I’m still resisting putting the heating on. However it is never too early for a Winter wardrobe update. My core staple knee high boots! Any other ladies reading this with calf issues? Me too…. I just have chunky calves and boots just never seem to fit not unless I lose…

A time for reflection

So it’s the time of year again where I am pondering about getting yet another year older, this time 31. For my birthday what have I asked for? a tweed jacket and blinds for my lounge, oh times have changed! Whilst pondering I came across this wonderful article and though it a good way to…

Primark – Manuka Honey Hand Cream

So while popping in for a quick shopping trip, I couldn’t help but notice a pile of little handcreams, 30mls just the right size for a handbag so I couldn’t say no. Manuka Honey Handcream 30ml RRP £1.00 I Say: The size of this is just perfect although the packaging looks metal it is actually…

Bring a little magic to the garden..

So Autumn is coming in and the garden is going to be neglected over the coming months, so I was looking for a final change to the garden before leaving it for the Winter. I have always loved Enchanted Faeries but they stopped production about 3 years ago, the are cute girlie, but not tacky…

MAC Eyeshadow part VI

The final installment of the MAC eye pigment saga, and actually I have renewed my love for some eye pigments and have rediscovered my old love for some cult classics. For my final collection Rule: Pink bronze sheen Naked: Light golden with a pink sheen Orange: erm.. orange Naked: Another versatile bendable shade. MAC describe…

Time for tea? make it Jubilee

So as we know I am a bit of a tea fan so whilst on one of my annual trips to Fortnum and Mason I picked up this little gem. Jubilee Blend, 250g Loose RRP £9.95 They Say: Blending teas from India, Ceylon and China, this noble tea offers mellow sweetness and golden brightness and…

MAC Eyeshadow – Part V

Just the two today, and we are doing for the dark smokey theme Typographic – Grey/yellow black Dark Soul – Black Typographic: A wonderful brown black with gold flecks, perfect for smokey eyes. It is a very deep highly pigmented colour which I tend to use for blending. This is one of my go to…

Bedroom update – let in a little light

As you know I am always looking for ways to update my home with cost always in mind. So whilst on an impromptu trip to IKEA I came across the Pendant lamp shade KRUSNING. For the bargain of only £9.00 how could I say no. It basically is flat sheets of paper that you can…

MAC Eyeshadow – Part V

Ah the penultimate review, and what better to move into the dark days that a selection of glimmering auburn and brown shades? Melon – light golden beige Honesty – mid auburn brown Blue Brown – brown with hints of blue (the clue is in the name) Melon: Along with Pink Opal and Patina, these melon…

MAC Eyeshadows – Part IV

Up for review today – the blue shades. Most people avoid blue shadows thinking they will ened up looking like an 80’s reject but with the right colours and application it really can work. Fresh Water – Deep Blue Electric Eel – Bright Blue Corn Flower – Light Blue Fresh Water: I cannot tell you…