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Tuesday Tutorial | Pretty polka dot nails

Tuesday Tutorial | Pretty polka dot nails

This look is super cute… looks fairly easy to do too! Sam uses: Nailwear Pro+ in Sea Breeze Nail Gem Assortment Wheel Gel Finish Nail Enamel in Iceberg White Nailwear Pro+ in Clear You can order any of these products online through the Avon shop […]

Recipe | Chocolate Peanut Butter mug cake

Recipe | Chocolate Peanut Butter mug cake

Delicious Friday treat!  Super easy and this single serving will make you happy when you’re craving cake! 2 tbsp self raising flour 2 tsp cocoa powder 3 tsp sugar a pinch salt 1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 tbsp milk 1 tbsp peanut butter Put all dry ingredients […]

Project Shoebox | charity appeal

Project Shoebox | charity appeal

Project Shoebox caught my eye today; it’s such a great idea, and is going to make a huge difference to women and families in need. Project Shoebox is a charitable community that re-homes unneeded toiletries and cosmetics to women and families in domestic violence refuges in […]

New Avon catalogue!

New Avon catalogue!

The new Avon catalogue is now out!  You can click here to view how to order or click on the front cover image below to view the catalogue online.  If you’d like an actual copy of the brochure (sometimes it’s nice to just flick through a […]

Tuesday Tutorial | Beautiful purple smokey eyes for all year round

Tuesday Tutorial | Beautiful purple smokey eyes for all year round

The gorgeous Jordan Bone shows us how to create a purple smokey eye.  Perfect for the upcoming party season! The products that Jordan used are: catalogue number True Colour Eyeshadow Quad in Modern Romance 21824 SuperShock Gel Eyeliner in Flash 28878 SuperExtend Precise Liquid Eyeliner […]

Look Good Feel Better make-up brushes

Look Good Feel Better make-up brushes

Here’s something I didn’t realise existed; Look Good Feel Better have a range of make-up brushes!

Recipe | Coconut and Cranberry Granola

Recipe | Coconut and Cranberry Granola

Delicious homemade breakfast!  What’s not to love about granola? 2 tbsp vegetable oil 125ml maple syrup 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 300g rolled oats 50g sunflower seeds 4 tbsp sesame seeds 50g pumpkin seeds 100g dried cranberries 50g desiccated coconut Heat oven to 150C/fan […]

25% off Tu clothing at Sainsbury’s | ends today!

25% off Tu clothing at Sainsbury’s | ends today!

25% off across the Tu clothing range at Sainsbury’s ends today!  Head on over there to pick up some great bits for Christmas! I’m a big fan of the Tu range; the baby clothes in particular are true to size, and wash up really well (essential!) […]

Recipe | Peanut Butter Popcorn Bites

Recipe | Peanut Butter Popcorn Bites

Easy recipe, with delicious results! 85g popped popcorn (cooked as per manufacturers instructions) 2tbsp crunchy peanut butter 6tbsp water 100g White Chocolate Pop popcorn as per instructions on the packet Meanwhile, gently heat the peanut butter and water together in a saucepan, until you have […]

As Seen On TV | LoveLaughandMakeup, Mother Pukka and Helen Anderson

As Seen On TV | LoveLaughandMakeup, Mother Pukka and Helen Anderson

You may have seen the most recent Avon adverts on TV (it’s a mixture of unboxing videos from vloggers LoveLaughandMakeup, Mother Pukka and Helen Anderson).  Basically 3 vloggers each filmed a video where they unboxed a load of makeup and had no idea who it […]