Advice For My First Year At University

Firstly, I would like to say that University isn't for everyone and it is perfectly OK to decide against going and just do your own thing. That was exactly what I intended to do, I was already applying for full time jobs, eager to just get on with life and stay comfortable in my little bubble.

It's OK to take a career break


Sometimes not everything in life goes to plan. 

My Updated Concealer Routine

In recent weeks I have been playing with new ways of applying my concealer. I had begun to notice that my concealer was starting crease and settle into my fine lines, I'm not getting any younger girls. So I started to look for ways to help resolve the issue. 


Lip plumping seems to have quickly gained a lot of attention over the last few years, especially since Ms Jenner debuted her luscious pout. However, not all of us are prepared to face the needle in search of the perfect lips and thankfully there are many products on the market that can help you instead. The GLAMGLOW Plumprageous Matte Lip Treatment is the latest entry. 

May Reading List: Katie Fforde and Clare Mackintosh

So far I have managed to keep up my resolution of reading more books and once again I have managed to read two books in May. 

Food, Fitbit and Thoughts from May

May has been a bit of a learning curve for me, I have been working on changing certain aspects of my life and basically trying to get my shit together. 

April Reading List: Sophie Kinsella and Austin Wright

From a young age I have always been an avid reader, I have my mother to thank for that. This was a trait that continued into adulthood and I would read anything, from any genre, there were so many books I would recommend to my Mother and vice versa. However as I approached my late twenties, I found my time being taken up by so many other things that months would go by before I picked up a book. 

Revlon ColorStay Creme Eyeshadow

We all have certain brands that we go back to for certain products. For me, Revlon has always been for the infamous ColorStay foundation, which is still part of my collection, and their variety of lip products. I had never considered Revlon for eye products.

Every Day Make-up for Work

When my alarm goes of at 6am in the morning the first thing I think of is 'more sleep' and then hit the snooze button repeatedly. This is probably why I have 9, yes NINE, alarms set to make me get up in the morning. That's also why I have perfected an easy 15 minute make-up routine that means I can catch those extra ZZZ's.

How do I deal with Migraines

I remember having my first migraine some 6 years ago, I'd never felt pain like it. Then I began getting them every damn week. The doctors tried to help, I've had my pill changed 3 times, been put on beta blockers and even tried prescription pain relief. Unfortunately, Migraines and severe headaches run in the family so I have no escape. I thought I would share my tips on dealing with Migraines and how I try and avoid them.

Afternoon Tea at Stoke Rochford Hall

Afternoon tea is one of those quintessentially British things that most of us enjoy. The delicate finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam and of course, the pots of tea.   

2017, the year of me

With the start of a New Year comes the age old tradition of New Years Resolutions. The loose weight, join a gym, stop smoking etc and then we have those who stand by the saying page 1 of 365, new year new me type of affirmations. But not for me.

MAC Haul

When I heard that a new MAC store had opened in Queensgate, Peterborough, I knew immediately that I needed to check it out.