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I Fought The Tree And The Tree Won

I can now add “tree wrestling” to my list of stupid things I do when I’m pre-menstrual. Honestly, it has been a three day marathon of idiotic decisions, irrational reactions and unprovoked breakdowns. Although the tree wrestling episode was pretty bad and…

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Becca Ombre Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

I’ve been raving on about this Becca Ombre Nudes palette for a while now and so – at the risk of over-Becca-ing you this week (see lipstick post here) – I wanted to just do a quick run-down on why I…

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These Aren’t Just Gel Nails…

I get questioned about my gel nails constantly (what shade of polish, where do I get them done, how much do they cost) and so I thought that I would put all of the information into one permanent post. Because…

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Is This Lipstick Perfection?

I’ve been testing out quite a few new luxury lipstick launches and a couple of them are really quite fabulous. Comfortable, creamy, immensely flattering lipsticks that manage to retain a real punch of colour and (at least in the case…

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Skincare Review: Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm

Oh, hallelujah: I thought that the glorious Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm was on a limited run,  once-it’s-gone-it’s-gone, but I’ve just seen that it’s now a permanent addition to their Pro-Collagen line. (It took me four attempts to spell “hallelujah”…

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Hotel Review: Harry Potter’s (Luxury) Cupboard

For the past few months I’ve been quite preoccupied with finding luxury London hotel rooms at less-than-luxury prices; not necessarily luxury rooms that have been heavily discounted, but rooms that are simply well-priced to begin with. Perhaps a room in…

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What’s In My Makeup Bag: The High Energy Edition

I had a can of full sugar coke before filming this video, so you’ll have to excuse the tendency towards frivolity. I’ve managed to get my Coca Cola consumption down to just one can a week, now, and I try…

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Life Update: I Am Not A Rope

Angelica, aged three and eight months, has taken to telling us all precisely what she is not. We’ve had this before, when she first learnt her name – or a shortened version of her name; “I not hungry, Daddy, I La-La!”…

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The Carousel of Illness / Bed Friends

Sorry for the radio silence; I’ve been laid up with yet another ailment, this time one of the many unnamed viruses that comes under the “could be flu” umbrella. Oooh, it’s a contentious issue, flu – never say you have flu to…

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You Shall Go To The Ball… | AD

[AD info: this post contains a paid-for advertorial for L’Oreal. Links marked * are affiliate links. Beauty products featured are press samples, fashion items and jewellery are my own apart from the earrings which were gifted.] I went out-out last…

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Trying Out Barre Class: Exercise with Crilly

[AD info: this is not a paid-for post. There is an affiliate link marked *. I am a founder of the Colab Dry Shampoo brand. Beauty items here are press samples apart from the dry shampoo.] Well I do apologise;…

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Wonderbra Ultimate Plunge: How Low Can I Go?

[AD info: this post contains an affiliate link. This is not a paid-for post and I bought the bra myself.] I posted a photo on Instagram the other day in which my boobs were quite – how can I put…

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