Sunday, 28 February 2016

How To Edit Your Blog Photos

Today I wanted to share a bit of a useful post. As we had a chat on Twitter not long ago about how we edit and change blog pictures, I thought I would share with you a few tips on how I edit mine and what I use. I will also be doing one of these for Instagram in the future to so watch this space if you want to see that.

I am currently using PicMonkey. I am yet to find another website which is as user friendly, and works better for me than this one. Here are the options I use and why.

When you open PicMonkey, this is the screen you will be greeted with. You can Edit, Touch Up, Design or even make a Collage. I usually head straight for the Edit Tab. I rarely use the others, other than Collage for my YouTube Thumbnails.


Friday, 26 February 2016

How To Have A Pamper Evening At Home

Sometimes there is nothing better when your feeling a bit tired or maybe even down in the dumps, than a good old pamper evening. Whether you live alone or with someone else, sometimes its good to just take some time out for yourself and give yourself a good old treat. So I thought I would write a post on my top tips and suggestions for a pamper night. If you've never done one for yourself before and are wondering what to use then look no further.

Every girl deserves a good pamper. I haven't been my best for the last week and a half, I've had tonsillitis and cold and flu. Now a lovely viral rash to finish it off nicely. So tonight I will be getting all of my favourite products together and taking care of me for a change.


Wednesday, 24 February 2016

How To Be #WomanKind

Do you ever feel like sometimes as a woman you can be kinder to others than yourself. Sometimes we can put ourselves down and say things about ourselves, which we would never dream of saying to others. You are not at all alone in this.

Weight Watchers UK have started a campaign called #WomanKind - the research they have found is quite eye opening. 

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Why I Love Adult Colouring Books

Today I'm going to show off my lovely colouring books that I have bought recently. These have become seriously popular lately, and I have a few myself. So I thought I would show you which ones I picked up.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Batiste Stylist Range Review

Another review/my thoughts post, today on another hair care product. I have been trying to take much better care of my hair in the last 6 months or so. I was terrible for damaging my hair. I would blow dry, wash, and straighten my hair every day. I never used to get it cut very often and I constantly dyed it different colours. As you can imagine this was not good, so I decided to change it up and keep my hair happy and healthy.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

5 Small Healthy Changes You Can Make Today

Seeing as I've been taking my fitness/health a lot more seriously lately. I decided to share with you all  my little tips and things I've been changing in my daily routine, to help me towards my goals. These are super easy to fit into a busy routine, I work full time have a 6 year old and a house to keep in order too. So when I say I know how busy you are, I really do. So here are 5 simple things you can put into your daily routine, and feel great about it.

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Share the Love #3 ♥

I started this post last year, when I wasn't really at my blogging best. I have decided to start it up again. Maybe not every week but perhaps monthly? I thought it would be the perfect day to post this on Valentines day, sharing the love! If you haven't seen this post before then this is where I share things that have made me happy, in a kind of list form. Trying to spread some kind of joy or 'Sharing the love' as it were.

Friday, 12 February 2016

My Must Have Winter Make-Up Products

Like any other girl (hopefully) I like to change my make-up now and again, and try new foundations etc. So as its been a while since I updated the blog with my current make-up, I thought I would do that today and let you all know what I've been using.


Wednesday, 10 February 2016

OGX Keratin Therapy Haircare Review

 I've been wanting to tell everyone about these products for so long. Today is finally the day I share my love for OGX haircare products. I'm currently using the Brazilian Keratin Therapy Range by OGX. There are so many different products and types of Shampoo & Conditioner, as well as oils and leave in sprays. Here I'm going to talk about the three I'm currently using, which include the Shampoo, Conditioner and the Flat Iron Spray.


Sunday, 7 February 2016

Night out with the Girls

Sometimes you just need to let your hair down in a nice outfit to feel your best right? I went out last night with the girls/guys in Manchester Northern Quarter for some cocktails. We had a fab time, dancing the night away and trying all sorts of different drinks. I thought I'd share with you what I wore, and as I'm a budget friendly blogger, I'm going to show you that you don't need to spend a fortune to look and feel good!


Friday, 5 February 2016

Fitness Wish List

With fitness firmly on the brain this year, I have set out online and picked out a few bits from my favourite fitness retailers. Some of them are pricier than others, but as we are all on a bit of a budget most are easy to get your hands on. Here is my latest gym wish list - the fitness items I'm drooling over!


Wednesday, 3 February 2016

We Fitness Goals with Workwear Express

So today I'm talking about my fitness goals for this year, I have set myself the goal of getting fit and staying fit for 2016. I have been backwards and forwards in the gym for about 2 years, always beating myself up when I have a binge or don't workout. I decided to set myself the goal of changing fitness into my lifestyle rather than just a fad or one time thing. 

I want to become a stronger and healthier version of me. I'm finally happy with my body, but I just want to push myself further than ever before. 

To help me I have bought myself plenty of fitness gear to keep myself going and motivated. I will be sharing a post on what I wear to the gym in the near future.

I was kindly contacted by Workwear Express and asked to get involved with their #wefitnessgoals campaign. This was right up my street and I jumped at the chance.

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