Tag Archives: beauty

What’s In My Bag, The Mummy Edition

I really enjoy watching What’s In My Bag videos on YouTube. It’s a simple way to be nosy but also to get some ideas. Sometimes I am literally shocked at the amount of stuff people have in their bags. A whole makeup kit or enough nappies to last a week. I just don’t think it is necessary and I have …

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Num Noms Lipgloss Truck Playset Review

When we recently went to Bella Italia for a Num Noms Event, the girls got to play with the Num Noms Lipgloss Truck Playset and they loved it. I was really pleased when we received one after the event to review. P3 got to play with it first but I loved seeing the reactions of the other two. Num Noms are really …

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Doing Makeup On My Three Year Old

There’s no hiding from the fact my Hubby is extremely outnumbered. He’s even begun to pick pink or girly things from shops over a more masculine version. Like pink shower gel instead of a green or blue for example. I love that I have daughters. I have visions of shopping, spa days and afternoon teas when they are older. I …

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Cath Kidston Launches New Range In Specsavers

Growing up I always went to the same opticians. I always saw the same man there and he was pretty amazing. Diagnosing my eye problems much earlier than they usually can as I was very young. I used to take my little caterpillar toy along with me and run up and down the waiting room. I was remembered for that …

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#BEDN – 1 – Something New About Yourself

It’s really crazy that we are now in November. I haven’t thought much about getting prepared for Christmas but it’s actually approaching at a rapid speed. This month I have decided to join in with the Blog Every Day in November (BEDN) blogging challenge. It’s meant to be fun and I only decided to do a few days ago so I’ve …

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Getting Your Feet Ready For Summer & A Competition

Although it seems like the warm weather is a distant memory now, it’s always nice to treat your feet to some TLC and I was recently sent some lovely foot care goodies from Scholl and from justmylook to kick start the summery feeling. I actually frequently spend many evenings removing dead skin from Hubby’s feet for him manually with a …

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“It has been two years since I last had my hair cut”

It has been two years since I last had my hair cut. Where we bleach it at home my hair is completely out of condition. I have split ends a plenty and I’m just so unhappy. It’s long, I like the length funny enough, but it’s nowhere near kept and tidy. My hair actually makes me feel quite self conscious and …

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Body Confidence of a Mum of 3

I was interviewed today for a magazine. The main aim was to talk about what it’s like to be a young mum. I felt very nervous and anxious before the phone call and it was even worse whilst talking as I unearthed the past again. But during that call I was asked questions about what it’s like to be a …

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I want to be a woman not just a mum!

Last year my hubby bought me a subscription to the Cosmopolitan magazine. I was given a choice as to what I wanted but I chose this one because I wanted something separate from the topic of parenting. I’ve never been into fashion, makeup or girly things. I’ve always worn whatever the heck was in my wardrobe which has either been …

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Schwarzkopf Color Mask Review

My hair and my image in general was getting me down after having P3. I’m sure you’re all aware that I decided to have a hair colour change. Quite a drastic one really, brunette to blonde!! I have to admit that I was hoping for a more “white” blonde than it is but becoming a blonde has really lifted my …

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Damart Cable Sweater & Boots Review

The cold and wet weather has truly arrived. It’s goodbye with thin fabrics and flipflops, and a warm hello to knitwear and boots. Damart sent me their Coussin D’Air Double Width Boots and a Cable Sweater to review. Since my Nan passed away I’ve been wearing a cardigan of hers, which happens to also be from Damart. The French company was established in 1953. …

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“I’m uber excited about a new lifestyle and a new me”

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you’ll know that I’ve decided to change my appearance. Since giving birth to P3 I’ve felt quite low about the way my body is. I discussed this with hubby and he jokingly said I should dye my hair blonde as a change. This idea played on my mind. I’ve been blonde before, …

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My Birthday Wish List

So it’s September already. We have a lot of things going on here. The 3rd will be a sad day as we remember one year since my Nan’s death. P1 goes back to school. Hubby and I celebrate our one year wedding anniversary on the 28th but of course more importantly, ha, on that day it’s my birthday. I’ve never …

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18/31: What Do You Collect?

Today’s prompt was a bit difficult. What do you collect? I don’t have a secret stash of stamps somewhere, or buttons or elastic bands for that matter. The one thing I do have quite a few of and am quite passionate about is nail varnish. My collection is quite limited but it’s something I’m always growing and really appreciate receiving …

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