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Wedding Wednesday: Surviving a Wedding Show

I should be very honest and start off this Wedding Wednesday by saying that I absolutely hate wedding shows.  They are not for me.  I personally find them to be very lacking in anything that is not traditional and I’m quite sure that I am not their target audience.  We lasted 17 minutes at the […]

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Wedding Wednesday: Wedding Collection from Penneys

I hope you are all wrapped up on this very cold and snowy Wedding Wednesday.  Last week I was very lucky to be invited to a showcase for the wedding collection from Penneys.  The showcase was so pretty and took place in a gorgeous venue complete with beautiful decor.  There were lots of lovely items […]

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Cruelty Free Cosmetics

 Today I want to focus on something that is very close to my heart and I’m aware it won’t be for everyone.  I’m conscious that I don’t want this post to be preachy or judgmental but I really would urge you all to consider using cruelty free cosmetics. There are so many fantastic brands that do not […]

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Practice Empathy

  “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird Empathy is about understanding. We may not have the exact experience of what another is facing and in some ways we […]

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Donate Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Happy New Year!  I have been in a bit of a blogging slump over the last few months but I feel that I have a found a new project which I’m very passionate about and can’t wait to share with all of you.  I’m so thrilled to say that today I’m launching 52 Weeks of […]

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Kat Von D Beauty

I absolutely adore Kat Von D and I have done since her Miami Ink days that eventually lead to the start of LA Ink.  I loved the stories, the art and most of all Kat’s personality.  For years I have wanted to try Kat Von D’s make-up line and I was so excited when Debenhams […]

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Halloween Style

As hard as it is for me to imagine there are those of us who don’t quite care for Halloween or perhaps don’t even like the idea of dressing up! Personally, I will take any opportunity I can to dress up and get into costume / character.  If you’re not so keen on the idea […]

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Halloween Collections

Continuing with all things Halloween, today I’m going to give my views on some of the latest Halloween collections available. Makeup Revolution Makeup Revolution have launched a whole range of great Halloween goodies this year including liquid latex, fake blood, ghost whitener, special fx kit, lipsticks and highlighters.  Everything looks great and is really affordable.  […]

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Halloween Hygge

I plan to do some Halloween hauls but at the moment I have so much stuff that I don’t even know where to start.  I thought it would be nice to apply Hygge to Halloween.  Hygge is something that I have started to introduce to my life about a year ago.  Halloween is my absolute […]

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Jessie from Toy Story

A while ago we bought Finch a little Woody costume which prompted some dressing up in matching costumes. I realise not everyone dresses up with their pets but I love it.  Last year Gatsby and I did a few costumes together but my favourite was our Wednesday and Pugsley Addams outfits. To match Finch I decided […]