Top 5 ASOS Autumn Buys We Love – ALL UNDER £20!
Sep02

Top 5 ASOS Autumn Buys We Love – ALL UNDER £20!

With our British “Summer” slowing to a halt and Autumn fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what on earth you’re going to wear for the next 6-8 months. September’s here, and with it comes the frumpy jumpers, jeans & boots combos you whack out every year… I know ‘tis the season to wrap up warm and go for practical over… well, anything. And the drawn-out nights do make it more difficult to feel sexy,...

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Win the bestselling Dermalogica Skincare trio, worth £130! | #SummerStuff
Aug09

Win the bestselling Dermalogica Skincare trio, worth £130! | #SummerStuff

Day 7 of #SummerStuff, and this one’s just for YOU; Dermalogica are offering one lucky reader the chance to win their bestselling Cleanse & Hydrate Trio of skincare products, worth over £130! Okay, I’ll admit it. This one’s a bit of a love letter to Dermalogica, actually. I’ve always been blessed with really great skin; even as a hormonal teenager I rarely had spots and did nothing except use the odd baby wipe to remove make up...

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The First 5 Simple Steps away from the horror of the Debt spiral.
Aug06

The First 5 Simple Steps away from the horror of the Debt spiral.

A very long time ago now, the husband and I were in a spot of financial bother. Neither of us earned very much, debts were lived with rather than paid off… and then one of us lost our job… and things began to spiral.Having debt and money worries is a sickeningly heavy weight that darkens every waking thought.It’s an eternal thumbscrew, a metal lid on your brain that sits too tight and squeezes every thought. Couple asking for...

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IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)
Jul03

IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)

Everyone – I COME BEARING BEAUTY SECRETS!!! Okay, it’s an Il Makiage review… but I voluntarily bought it with my own money. And you’ll be pleased to know I’ve had such an aesthetically pleasing breakthrough that I’m going to share it with you all! I always promote natural beauty and loving yourself just how you are… However, I think it’s safe to say you’d have to be a pretty rare breed of human to wake up each...

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A Letter to my Husband on Father’s Day
Jun16

A Letter to my Husband on Father’s Day

I still see you. I see your grin, your hands, the sassy twinkle in your blue eyes; all these twenty seven years and four children (and one neverending bloody mortgage) later, you’re still there. I see you. But more than seeing that funny, kind, strong young man I married? I see the man you have become. Of course I watched you hold your tiny babies, mash their bananas, pretend to be Mrs Goggins, promise to turn the wind down, and tell...

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Okay, I’m Calling It. Best Knickers Ever.
Jun13

Okay, I’m Calling It. Best Knickers Ever.

There was a time when I chose my underwear purely on the way it looked – was it lacy, slinky, flattering, prettily-coloured? Rarely did I think – is this functional?And then naturally I’d spent the next few months surreptitiously hoiking them up, wriggling them down, plucking them out… or simply passing over them in the drawer unless I’m dressing up for a night out. Modal Rich Flexifit™ High Leg Knickers...

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