Sunday, 15 November 2015

Honeymoon Adventures in Cape Verde

Hello lovely people!

Thank you for all still following and reading, I appreciate I have been kind of MIA recently. I'm trying my best to keep on top of things and get a blogging schedule as such. I have just recently got back from my honeymoon and everything has been all over the show recently. With more days off now I will be back to blogging and making videos more often. 

So enough of the rambling on, I wanted to get the metaphorical ball rolling and start with a few of my pics from my honeymoon at the start of November. We went to the wonderful island of Cape Verde in Boa Vista, just 455km west of the coast of Africa. It is a beautiful little island, one which I never even knew about until my husband mentioned it.


Wednesday, 7 October 2015

#StayFitDontQuit with Get The Label

I've gone and done it again. Been away for too long and been major busy and forgot all about my blog. Well I didn't exactly forget, I just don't get a lot of time nowadays. Nevertheless I am here, and with autumn upon us I have lots of posts and videos planned for the up coming months. I will be here and you will not get rid of me. I absolutely love autumn and winter, so with all the snuggly-ness soon to come, my creative juices have been well and truly flowing.

So here I am with my next exciting post. You may of heard of some other bloggers getting involved with Get The Label and in the #StayFitDontQuit campaign. I got involved along with some others and was super excited because this is right up my street.

At the moment I'm getting ready for my honeymoon and I've been keen to stay fit and healthy, so this was perfect for me.

I was offered either a chance to try Bikram Yoga for 30 days or a Spinning Class for the same time. I chose Bikram Yoga as I'd heard it was really good. Boy was I in for a treat. Bikram Yoga is the original hot yoga, put together by Bikram Choudry himself. The room is around 105•F which is around 40•C. Not only does this come with great benefits for the body and skin, but the mind too. The class is 90 minutes, 26 yoga positions and hard work! But I loved it, and I feel great for it. So much so I'm tempted to join full time.

I was also kindly offered some attire for the occasion, in which I decided to choose a loose fit top and some trainers. Little did I realise that Bikram Yoga is practised bare foot, so I had no use for them in the end. But my new trainers have come in very useful at the gym thats for sure.


Tuesday, 18 August 2015

July Favourites/Empties

Okay so I know I'm a little late for this post, but I have had problems with cameras and other things. So I'm sorry this is a little late, but its finally here. My favourites and empties post from July. These are the things I loved last month and also the things I have used up. Some of these bottles are empty!

First of all I bought these new shampoo and conditioners by Tresemme last month and I love them so much. I've been on a spending ban recently, and therefore using up all of the things I already have before I buy more. So these are almost empty now, as I love them sooooo much. Not even exaggerating. These are the Tresemme Perfectly Undone Shampoo & Conditioner. These are silicone free and enriched with Sea Kelp extract which is great for perfectly undone hair, with mermaid tendencies. I love how this makes my hair feel, I only wash my hair once maybe twice a week (or try to). So when I use this its a real treat for my locks. I've been trying to grow my hair too, and it feels in such better condition recently. I think it may have something to do with these.

Monday, 10 August 2015

Summer Date Outfit with Weddington Way

Today I wanted to share with you a kind of outfit post with a twist. I was contacted by the lovely people at Weddington Way - a San Francisco based Wedding & Accessories on line store. I was asked to use one of their dresses to make a fun summer date outfit. I love doing these kinds of posts, imagining what I would wear, how I would accessorise etc. Right down to the makeup and nail polish I would use. 

So today I thought I would share what I would wear and how I might style it for a lovely evening out with the hubby. 


Friday, 7 August 2015

Share the Love #2 ♥

Welcome to the second edition of my newest weekly post - share the love. I wanted to start this post to share the things that I have been loving this week. The things that have made me happy. The internet and social media can be full of so many negative things lately, I just wanted to add some positivity instead of constant shaming. Enjoy!

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

My Summer Playlist ♥

Despite the fact we haven't actually seen a lot of summer or sunshine for that matter, I have been gathering up some of my favourite music on Spotify. I thought I would share with you all the music I've been loving and listening to over the summer. Maybe you will enjoy some of them, or even download some yourself. 



Monday, 3 August 2015

Monthly Favourite Love - August ♥

Since having a major blog burnout and almost contemplating not coming back to blogging at all, I've been looking for inspiration. One of the things people kept telling me to do was look over some of my favourite bloggers and see why I like them so much. Obviously never to copy but just to get that passion and love for my blog back. It has completely worked, it has helped me realise why I love blogging in the first place and helped me to get some ideas back!

So I thought I would share a new post that I'll be doing at least once a month - that is my monthly favourite bloggers. I will just be going over some of my favourite bloggers this month that have really helped me to get my love for blogging back, whilst also giving me plenty of inspiration.


Friday, 31 July 2015

Share the Love #1 ♥

So I have been suffering from major blogging block lately, it seems like since I took a break for a few months I couldn't get back into the swing of things. So lately I've been getting some inspiration from pinterest and looking over other blogs to try and get my mojo back. I started looking back over old posts of mine and found one that I used to do weekly. I forgot all about it and so I thought I'd bring it back in. It used to be called Like, Love & Loathe. I got the idea from another blogger but I can't remember who it was (sorry). 


Thursday, 30 July 2015

Current Face ♥

Today I thought I would share with all you lovelies my current face, what I've been using lately. So this is my daily make-up and what I have been using for a while now. I will be doing an updated youtube video about my current daily face using these products soon. So make sure your subscribed to my channel to see that!

Sunday, 26 July 2015

What would you tell your 16 year old self? ♥

Lately I've had a lot of time to think about things, and I've also been prompted to look back quite a bit too. This post came about today because I received some bad news from my job. One of the clients I care for died yesterday, he was someone I had grown very close to and formed a relationship with him and his wife. I am still in complete shock and it is going to feel very strange not seeing him every day. This has caused me to think a lot about things in the future and also things in the past. 


Thursday, 23 July 2015

Cute Home Decor Ideas ♥

I am totally obsessed with buying cute little decor items to put around my house, these are just a few just to give you an idea. I will be posting more as I have lots, so I thought this would be a good inspiration type post. This is no way me showing off, I got these things cheap and they weren't overly pricey. So maybe this might give you some inspiration of ways to decorate your home, maybe you just moved or are redecorating. I'm always mixing it up and buying new bits so here are a few of my faves.

Firstly is this cute little Mr&Mrs sign that I got from HobbyCraft, I actually bought this for the wedding and it was on my top table. So I thought this was really nice to keep, and I keep this in my bedroom. It was only £8.00 which is really affordable and pretty. 

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Summer Beauty Favourites ♥

Okay so getting back into the swing of things now I'm married and back to blogging - as much as I can possibly do. I am trying my hardest to get back to normal, and get back to doing the thing I loved doing so long ago. Its coming up to three years I started this blog back in August 2012, I cannot believe it has been that long. I am trying to get myself back into it, its been hard and I've felt like I lost my mojo a little. 

I love my little blog, and I want to remember why I started it in the first place and how much I love doing it. So here I am rambling again on my little page on the web, where I can share my thoughts and opinions on things in this world. Back before I stopped blogging for a few months I started to get stressed with worrying whether people would like it and if I had enough followers. But now I know its not all about that, I want to write and blog for myself and nobody else.

So obviously summer is upon us and hopefully we will have some more nice weather. I change up my skincare routine in order to fit in with my skin and how its coping with the seasons. We have hot, cold, raining and snow and all of the bits inbetween. So I like to make sure my skin is being looked after. Here are some of my current skincare favourites.


Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Fitness: Goals for 2015 ♥

Hello all you lovely readers - and thank you to all for being so patient with me. I am slowly trying to ease myself into blogging and aiming to get some organisation in my life. Juggling two jobs and a 5 year old in between church commitments and planning a wedding is hard! So yeah enough of the blabbing and get on with the post.

So today I have decided I will share my latest fitness goals with you for this year. For a long time I haven't been incredibly happy with my body. As women there are constant reminders everywhere that we aren't skinny enough or that our bums are too big or too small etc. The media bombards us with airbrushed fake pictures of women that just aren't realistic. There is one women that ignores all of this and shows us that strong, fit and healthy is sexy. Not skinny, malnourished and fake. That women is Kayla Itsines, Kayla is a 23 year old personal trainer that lives in Adelaide, Australia. 

Image of Kayla from Google

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Fashion: Shop Focus - Ark Clothing ♥

Okay so we have to admit that sometimes we can go through phases when we tend to favour certain shops over others, or at least I do anyway. At the moment my biggest love is Ark Clothing, every time I go near one I find myself dragged in and wanting to buy everything inside.

So today I thought I would share with you some of my recent loves from the store, and see if you might see anything you fancy!


Friday, 16 January 2015

Lifestyle: What I got for Christmas 2014! ♥

I know this is most definitely a little later than I would of liked as I have only just got my new computer, but better late than never eh? This is in no way a boasting post or a look what I've got kind of post either, it is just simply me sharing with you what I was lucky enough to receive from my friends and family this year. 

I know lots of people do these types of posts and I just wanted to show you what I was treated to this Christmas. I got some lovely things, so if you want to carry on reading then please go right ahead.


Thursday, 15 January 2015

Lifestyle: Gorgeous Stationary from ♥

Today I wanted to share with you today some lovely little pieces that I have found over at a little website called Minted. I was searching the web for wedding invitations a while ago, and came across this lovely little website full of gorgeous wedding stationary as well as other cute items. Today I am just going to share with you some little bits that I have had my eye on, these are way too cute not to show them off.


Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

I'm baaaaaccckkkk! ♥

So it has been a long road back to here, but finally I am back with a lovely new computer and a definite new enthusiasm for blogging! I may have mentioned a few weeks back that my laptop broke before Christmas and that I haven't been able to blog at all. 

I lost loads of post ideas, filmed videos and just my want to blog completely. Until, my brand new iMac arrived today and I cannot wait to get back into blogging once and for all. I know it's silly but I really did not feel like blogging at all. I have so much to share with you all, and will be aiming to post everyday once I've got my mojo back so to speak.

Thank you all for your kind support and thanks to my still faithful followers for staying with me and being so patient. I love you all and am looking forward to being back very very soon.

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