The Week that was: Instagrammed #5

Happy Sunday everyone! 🙂 It’s that time again to join in with ‘The Week that was: Instagrammed’link-up, organised by Hannah of Make, Do and Push! Here is my (slightly dull, but hey) week… Sunday’s Blog Post: The Week that was Instagrammed #4 Sunday was an awesome day, V-man and I headed over to Surrey where our good friends were holding a garden party they named ‘Gold-fest!’ We had a huge BBQ with a huge table of puddings, and sat and watched great live music from artists such as Unsung Lilly and Rachel G. The weather was perfect and we had…

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200 Bloglovin’ Followers Celebration Giveaway!!

Hey lovelies,  Firstly I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone that reads my little bloglette. When I started it up I never thought it would bring me so much. I’ve met so many lovely people, I’m always chatting to lovelies on Instagram and Twitter and I’ve even been lucky enough to have receive some great products to review as well! It’s proved to be an amazing hobby, and every single comment makes me smile, so thanks!  Anyway, cheese moment over – I’m sure 200 people isn’t many for some people but for me it’s a huge…

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Sleek MakeUP Au Naturel Palette Review

So, I’ve been a bit of an eyeshadow fiend this month, my favourite purchase has got to be this awesome naturals palette by Sleek MakeUP. I’ve really enjoyed blending different shades together and trying different looks.  The palette unlike many in the Sleek range has more matte shades than shimmery. This is perfect for me as I love creating a mix of nude, natural shades in the summer, and then more of a smokey eyed look as we head into autumn.  The only slight disappointment with this is that the lighter tones are not as pigmented as I’d have hoped. Swatching…

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Weekly Wishes #1

Ok, so I’m super, super late with this, but I’ve just stumbled across an awesome blog, The Nectar Collective, where I found a really cool link-up I just had to be part of. I bring you Weekly Wishes #1, a post to set goals for the week, meet other bloggers from around the world and share aspirations and motivation. It’s better late than never, so I’m going to join in, however next week I will be on time, I promise! 🙂 So, my goals for the moment are: Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming! Yesterday I had a little revelation, since being…

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My Make-up Brushes

 I’m really no expert in make-up or beauty, in fact until a couple of months ago I still applied most of my make-up with my fingers (yes I can hear you beauty bloggers gasping!). However, I’ve been using these brushes for a little while and they have really made a difference to my overall look, using make-up brushes & sponges really does create a flawless, even coverage you just can’t achieve without. I’ve realised how patchy my make-up must have looked, cringe! So I wanted to share with you a couple of really great products I now wouldn’t be without.…

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