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Beauty

She wore Rouge Velvet…

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas, well, actually it has looked a lot like Christmas since mid-October but you get the idea. I swear the lead up to the festive season seems to begin earlier as the years go by. As I mentioned in my previous winter beauty post, around this time of year I tend to have a little reshuffle of my makeup bag. For me, this usually results in switching out nude lip shades for winterberry tones. I also tend to substitute my current foundation with  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Advice to my Younger Self – Blogger Edition

So, as you may have read in my latest post, this month marks my 1 year Blogiversary. How crazy! It feels like yesterday that I purchased by domain and hit publish on my very first post. However, although I’ve been posting for one year, I have actually been reading blogs for a lot longer. Therefore, creating my very own has been something that I have always wanted to do, and boy am I glad I did! Over the past year, I have documented some pretty cool life events from attending my bucket  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

72 Hours in Copenhagen

As you may have spotted from my latest Instagram posts, a fortnight ago myself and my friend Karen headed to the Copenhagen – the land of cinnamon buns and dreamy interiors for a sneaky birthday getaway. Having previously researched the city, I had an inkling that it would be right up my street and what can I say? It more than lived up to my high expectations. From the city’s beautiful scenery and epic food markets to the laid back, super chilled vibe of its residents, it was  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

The Ultimate Camp Counsellor Packing List

  The Ultimate Camp America Packing List June 2017, marks 3 years since I hopped on a plane to New York to begin the best summer ever, teaching arts and crafts at an American summer camp. For me, this summer really was an unforgettable experience and chances are, that if you’re reading this, you are almost ready to start your adventure (how exciting)! When it came to pre-camp preparation everything seemed to go extremely smoothly for me from obtaining my working visa to receiving  ...

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Beauty, Travel and Lifestyle

Roadtrips, Uni and Sweet Sounds – Monthly Roundup

Yep, we are now half way through October and like most people I have no idea where 2016 has gone! The month of September was absolutely crazy for me – this seems to be a reoccurring theme within my monthly roundups but I am more than okay with that. Before I get into my roundup I just have to say that I am absolutely over the moon that Autumn is now upon us (woohoo). From A/W fashion and beauty to cold crispy nights and cinnamon scents, Autumn 2016 has really got me good. I cannot  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Barcelona, Blog Makeovers and Netflix Addictions : August Update

Firstly, I cannot get over the fact that it is September already, where has this year gone? However there is also a little part of me which is already over excited at the thought off fall lip colours and cinnamon scented candles. Anyway, the passing of another month only means one thing – another monthly favourites post! There have been far to many to mention this month so grab a cuppa and have a peek! Monthly Update Travels – Barcelona This month my sister and I took a little  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Barcelona Lovin’

Last week I visited the beautiful city of Barcelona for the very first time. Upon booking our escape and hearing rave reviews, I knew that I was going like the city, however I had no idea just how head over heels for it I would fall. As the days past I  fell more and more in love with the city and found myself thinking “I would love to live here”. Jam packed with fascinating culture , small dogs and strong coffee, the city really won my heart and I have a feeling that I’ll be visiting  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

The Magic of Unplanned Travel

When it comes to travel planning  I’m usually the first to get my Insta- stalking  game on in hope of finding the coolest “must see”,  alternative places to hang out. However, whilst on my last few trips I decided to mix things up a bit and just wing it. As a planning geek this initially seemed quite daunting, however deciding to just “go with the flow” has opened my eyes to a new kind of travel. I was reminded of the joys of unplanned travel a few weeks ago  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

In-Flight Essentials for Nervous Flyers.

Although I have just about managed to overcome my flying fears, there is still a part of me that shrieks a little bit every time I think about getting on that plane. Personally I don’t think it’s something I’ll ever be 100% over but I’ve definitely come pretty far over the past few years.  Recently, I’ve read quite a few blog posts on “travel essentials” and “in flight must haves” however, I do feel that these differ slightly for someone  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Being a V.I.T at T in the Park

So last week was pretty crazy! As a huge music buff and avid festival goer I found myself experiencing the festival blues knowing that this year I wouldn’t be at one of my favourite festivals – T in the park. I was especially gutted as this years lineup looked incredible and featured my bucket list band – The Stone Roses. However, as the days passed I spied a few competitions flying around on Twitter for T in the Park tickets and thought “why the hell not?! Little  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Tips for Travel Planning : The USA Edit

  1. Plan Plan Plan! – The more research you do when planning a trip the more sights you can see and money you can save! 2. Booking.com –  When booking hotels and hostels, use Booking.com. This site allows you to reserve your room and pay on the day of arrival, this especially handy when making a group booking as everyone can simply pay their share when you arrive. 3. Hostels are your friend! –  Hostels are great for meeting other travellers and can be a really inexpensive alternative  ...

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