Look fresh-faced in 2018 with Charlotte Tilbury makeup

There are some days I resemble a hagged witch if I’m being honest. Sometimes, makeup beyond a bit of lip tint and a sweep of powder is all that I have time for and anything more is reserved for special occasions. It happens when you have kids, doesn’t it? Managing to grab 5 minutes to yourself in the mornings is …

Luxury Beauty From Fabled by Marie Claire

I love make-up, I always have. I can clearly remember the first time my mum let me have some of her old bits and bobs, putting my own eyeshadow on and feeling like a beauty queen! As a teen I went a little overboard with the eyeliner and I look at photos now and think oh my goodness what did I look …

Morning Makeup Routine For Busy Mums

Up until recently I had completely let myself go, I mean really let myself go. I didn’t care what I looked like as I just didn’t feel like I was worth looking after. I didn’t make the time as I truly didn’t see the point. Years of putting others before myself had left me feeling as though there was little to no …

Beauty Bag: Clinique Gift Set

I can remember the first time I used Clinique products. It was like my skin was saying finally, an amazing product! I absolutely love their skincare range and my skin always feels as though it is clean and cared for. So, when Debenhams got in touch and asked me if I would like to have a little look at their latest Clinique promotion …

A Water Challenge: Week 2

If you saw my post last week you will know I am taking part in a 7 week challenge with Seven Seas. They have approached various bloggers and asked them to make one lifestyle change. My challenge is to increase my water intake up to the recommended 8 glasses (2 litres) a day. So this is the beginning of week …

A Water Challenge: Week 1

I have always been truly dreadful at drinking water. There have always been a variety of reasons but more than anything I just never feel thirsty. Without that thirst sensation I just simply forget. There are days when I might have 1 small glass of something to drink and generally that won’t be water.  I know I should drink more but …

Garden Life

We have been really busy over the weekend, it feels so good being so productive. Mr F powerwashed the decking ready for treatment and I got stuck-in and painted the shed green rather than the plain pine colour. We have been meaning to do the garden properly for about 2 years now but with one thing or another it has never …