30 September 2012

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 kitty blouse // time for christmas jumpers! //new blazer 
jelly baby haribo // little treat from tom // my graze box came!
new blazer & dress // college hot chocolate & cookie // new phone case!
LOTR war hammer // such a good game // my childhood in a bottle
squeal to the shinning, excited!!! //yummy take away

Overall I've had a very lovely week, the weather may have been awful yet it's given me a fab chance to wrap up warm in all my woolly jumpers! Also both me and my boyfriend got paid so we both treated ourselves to some new goodies! I got a new dress and blazer, sent off for a graze box and I also signed up to the She Said Beauty Box which I can't wait to try out when it gets sent off later this month (October).

Remember when I thought college would be a breeze? Well it isn't! I've figured out why people don't really have a social life if their doing 4 subjects. I'm doing 4 and I picked the four that are the most complicated with the most writing! I'm slowly getting there with all my homework though, I have an history essay due and I'm already starting my English Language coursework, madness! I've also realized how hard transcribing is, boohoo.

Anyway I've got a lovely week ahead of my seeing as I'm staying at my boyfriends a few nights this week because his parents are away, I can just see it now cold nights snuggled up on the couch with films. I look forward to it, it'll be wonderful. I will probably get homework galore too! But there's one thing I'm looking forward to this month of October, my birthday! I'll be turning 17 on the 23rd so college can't be that bad. I've also been getting some results back in assessments I've done for college, I got a C in my creative writing which I'm incredibly proud of. Oh and due to the cold weather I get to sit in the college cafe and sip their lovely hot chocolates heh.

What have you been up to this week?

28 September 2012

Liebester Award #4

So as you can see this is my fourth one! How lucky am I, my lovely tagger is Mia, her lovely little blog is amazing, check it out. I bet you're all thinking hasn't this girl had enough! Also I thought with this one I'll do the whole shebam with tagging people, the 11 facts about me and what not. All my other award posts can be found here.

The rules
If you're tagged you have to write 11 things about yourself and then answer the 11 questions from the blogger who tagged you. You then choose other bloggers with less than 200 followers to tag in this post and choose 11 questions you'd like them to answer.

The Liebester Award is for bloggers with under 200 followers to tell you a little bit more about themselves and it's a wonderful way to meet new blogs and my even find new reads. I hope you enjoy this, sorry if it's not all that amazing.

11 facts about me
1. I sometimes regret cutting all my hair off, it's taking so long to grow back too.
2. I'd love to have dreadlocks and bead them but it would take an age.
3. I only drink certain types of hot chocolate and by certain I mean Options and the cheap college stuff.
4. I really fancy Jason Statham, despite him being older then my dad.
6. If I could I would spend all my money on Paperchase notebooks. I adore them.
7. I feel like a failure as a girl because I suck at painting my nails and I never bother with 'full' make up, e.g. eyeliner/eye shadow.
8. I'm scared about college, everything is so much harder.
9. I really would like to be a teacher/writer, but I have no idea at what level.
10. I love my job! And the payday it brings every 2 weeks.
11. I hate wearing glasses but I would miss them if they went.

11 questions I was asked
1. What beauty product can you not live without?
I'm not to sure actually, I mean I really love my extreme felt eyeliner but what I really adore and must have to say if my Soap and Glory products. I don't think I could select one item so I'll select the brand :)

2. What are you excited about next month?
Next month is my birthday which means I'm 17! No I am not taking driving lessons although I may be taking a CBT so I can ride a ped.

3. Your favourite current fashion trend is... 
I love tweed blazers, I bought a gorgeous one yesterday and I also love parker jackets, I also got one of them and it's lovely and warm.

4.What is your favourite pair of shoes pretty please?
I have so many favorites but I'll just say one. My babies, my docs :)

5. Can I have a picture of your favourite pair of shoes pretty please?
Why of course, I've had several pairs of docs including two black ones but I'll only give one picture :)

6. Why did you start blogging?I started blogging because I like writing, I like making memories of things plus I wanted a new hobby and well here I am and I'm so glad I started!

7. What are your plans for Halloween?I'm not too sure, I think I have a party to go to but I also have a gig and another party around there, so it'll be a busy period :)

8. Is it too early to be writing a Christmas list? Whats on yours?No way! I want everyone's christmas (who I know) so I can start buying presents. I'm so excited! I love christmas. I have an iPod classic and cherry red Docs and a MAC red lipstick on my list this year and maybe a ped if I'm lucky :)

9. Favourite musical artist from the 80's?
I love Mötley Crüe but there are loads of artists I adore from the 80's I couldn't name them all if I tried.

10. Would you rather listen to one song for the rest of your life or watch one film? Name the song/film!
That is such a hard choice because I love so many films and so many songs. I think it'd have to be a film of some kind. Maybe Pride & Prejudice or maybe one of the Harry Potter's or something completely different. Such a hard choice!

11.What lipstick shade is your favourite?I adore reds full stop. I do like other colours but I will always come back to red, it's the shade I'm willing to pay a little bit extra for because I know it's worth it. I have a MAC lipstick on my wishlist currently.

Who I'm tagging
I'm tagging every single one of my followers with under 200 followers themselves! Everyone deserves to do this challenge for themselves, I love doing it because I love reading my taggers post and anymore that follow and I love answering the questions.

If you do this tag just drop me the link in a comment or tweet and I'll surely check it out. Have fun!

26 September 2012

Wishlist 02

Twizzlers - CyberCandy £1.29
Every since having this in America when I was about 6 I've been searching for them in shops over here ever since. Although they aren't around yet, this site does offer all American candy for cheap prices.

Wine Colored Stitched Jumper - Dorothy Perkins £25
I can never deny jumpers when I want them and this is in my favorite colour! Plus it is coming up to winter so I could treat myself to this one and a gorgeous cream one I found.

Gold and Ivory Wind Up Watch - Wicked Clothes $49.99   
I'm not too sure on how much this would be in ££ but this is so gorgeous! I have a thing for pocket watches and I really would like a new watch, considering I'm kind of all grown up I actually think I would use one, especially if it looked like this!

Dixie Lace Up Boots - Toxic Codeine $38.00 
I really really want a pair of these, I'm willing to spend 2 weeks worth of paycheck on them but the shipping on this site seems huge and I genuinely can't find any other alternatives :(

MAC 'Mac Red Lipstick - MAC - £14 
This color looks stunning and I've been after a deep red decent lipstick for ages, I'm just put off by the price.

Scrabble Title Cushion - BeauteBelle - £6 including p&p
The image for this tile was taken from Vicky @ daily-hoot. 
The cushion is just so cute, I saw Vicky's post about this the other week and knew I was for desperate for one, you can get any letter you like including punctuation, I think it would look lovely in my room!

Red Lip Liner - MUA £1.00
I've been after one of these for ages because the red lipsticks I use always tend to run after a while, I didn't want to spend tons on my first one because I've never actually used lip liner before! Lets hope this one does the job.

Boucle Pini - Topshop £30 
This is the most gorgeous little dress ever! Because I got paid yesterday this will be the first thing I purchase! I just need a little white blouse underneath and it will be perfect for college :)

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25 September 2012

MUA Glitter Ball Platte

This was the first ever MUA product I bought, I though to myself this many eye shadow shade for £4? It can't be bad! And I have loved it ever since and you can see this by what state this palette is actually in yuck! With this palette I always tend to blend the shades such as if I wanted to wear black on it's own I would put shade 6 on first and then shade 1 on top. I also blend colors together such as using shade 1 with shade 12. Depending on how I feel on the day shows what colours I use.
Shades 1 -6 with and without flash.
One of the main things I really like about this palette is that all the shades are glitter and some of them brightly colored. Not only does this make your eyes look more vibrant and stand out, they glitter which I think is always a really nice touch. In my own opinion I think all 12 shades are everyday colors, some of the for winter and some for summer. They are all gorgeous! 
Shades 7-12 with and without flash.
I have to say with the exception of shade 1 these are my favorite shades of the palette. Not only are they vibrant colors, but the colors themselves are gorgeous and they are really glittery and they go on to the eye really well. They don't need to be applied to thickly because the color shows through. 

I really do enjoy the Glitter Ball palette, it's full of shades I do use every day and also it's so cheap for so many wonderful shades, £4! If you don't already have this palette I recommend you it, it's fun and vibrant and yo can make lots of cool and quirky looks with it!

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24 September 2012

Bath Products!

Now I always see people reviewing bath bombs and body butters for after your long soak but I never see actual bath products being reviewed such as lotions, shampoo and shower gel. Now I feel as if their important, some of them smell so good! So here are a few of my favorite products.
TRESemmé Shampoo and Condition
82 British - Vanilla Milk and Raspberry Shower Gel
Sublime Starflower and Pomegranate Shower Cream
These can all be found in Asda, Boots or other super markets.

TRESemmé Shampoo & Condition
Now there's only 1 bottle in the picture and it's the small travel size one. I got these when I went away this year and I just adore the product so much. It always makes my hair smell amazing and also feel amazing! My hair is so soft after I use it and I just love how my hair shines with it. I just hate the price of them, although I bet the huge tubs last a while, especially because I have short hair.

82 British - Vanilla Milk and Raspberry Shower Gel
Now I always buy this on offer for £1, it smells delightful! It really does, it makes my skin so soft and smooth as well. Also the bottle is lovely, it looks really nice and so does the shower gel. I'm aren't absolutely huge when it comes to buying expensive shower gels so this is just perfect.

Sublime Starflower and Pomegranate Shower Cream
I also always buy this when it's on offer for a £1. I do love my bargains! This smells heavenly and it has little bits and bobs in it which act as a scrub when you wash your body. Not only does it look pretty but it makes my skin feel amazing. I love it!

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23 September 2012

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jumper day // treat // feast time after work
my boyfriend gave me his old box (!) // happy 19th to my boyfriend // i will have this on payday!
cheeky // i love mail // i love college fooood

All in all this week hasn't been overly great. I've been working every single day apart from Tuesday and Friday which I'm not fussed with because I'm the one getting the big paycheck at the end of it! Anyway it was my boyfriend's 19th birthday this week and he got a new xbox, so I got the old one, which resulted in me spending money on my 'own' games, hence the mail. Which I always love getting.

I also tried the college food this week! After everyone warning me against it, it's not overly bad! The hot chocolate tastes cheap but it's actually nice... oh and the baguettes are to die for. I also found what I'm buying this week on payday, the lovely little pini will cost me £30 but honestly, no regrets it's gorgeous! Also it's now at that time of year where it's jumper time! I've had my parker on every single night this week and along with jumpers some days, it was the best coat I've ever bought. I just can't wait till it snows! I also had some assessments this week, I got a C in my English Lit which is impressive because I've only started A level and I also got a C in Psychology too, so I'm proud of myself :)

What have you been up to this week?

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22 September 2012

Beauty Blogger Tag

I absolutely adore these types of tags yet I never get around to doing them. I still really want to do the 'how much is my face worth tag' I will get around to it! However I'll do this one now, I feel really bad because most of my posts at the moment have been personal or tags but I haven't had the time because I was working all weekend and I've got essay's due this week so what I think I'll do is schedule a few posts at weekend for the week after to make it up for it :)

1. Is your hair naturally curly or straight?
Well it's naturally wavy-ish but when it's short like it is now it tends to be straight.

2. What is your natural hair colour?
Very dark brown. Which at the moment you can tell, damn roots!

3. Do you dye it yourself or go to a salon?
I have always dyed my hair myself, however for special occasions e.g. prom and the occasional treat I get it professionally done, which is pretty much bleaching because my mum hates doing it!

4. How often do you wash your hair?
See I feel a little freaky but every single day! I feel as if I have to, but I only condition it maybe once a week.

5. Do you wear the same style every day or change it?
Same style everyday, it's a little too long at the moment to spike it up so I just let it lay naturally with the odd bit of hair wax now and then.

6. Do you do your own mai/pedi or go to a salon?
I've never had my nails done proffessionally before so that's on my to-do list, but even I don't do them myself, my boyfriend does :)

7. How often do you change your nail polish?
I use to wear it pretty much everyday but I no longer can due to work :(

8. Do you polish your toes in the winter, or just in the summer?
All the time! Much more now I can't wear polish on my hands.

9. How long does it take you to put your make up on?
Depending on what type of make up I'm doing it could range from 5 minutes to 20 when I start doing eyeliner/eyeshadow.

10. What do you do first? Face or eyes?
Always my eyes, I tend to smudge make up I've put on to my face and I hate having to redo my face make up, so it's easier this was.

11. Do you "collect" makeup or just buy what you need when you need it?
Yes! I'm really bad for this, I tend to buy make up I don't need that much but will probably use in the future. I do still buy items when I need them but since having a paying job I always tend to pick up a few items on

12. How often do you wear false eyelashes?
Yuck! Never I hate them, I hate the feel of them and the hassle of putting them on. MY eye lashes are quite long anyway so I don't actually need them.

13. Do you do a full face of make up everyday?
Well I don't wear foundation I use powder but kind of yes. I wear powder and mascara everyday but as for eyeliner/eye shadow only on days when I have the tired and aren't too tired.

14. Do you wear makeup when you are home alone (or with family)?
It depends really if anyone is coming round and what we're doing but no. I don't see the point in getting all dolled up for no purpose whatsoever. I wear powder but that's it.

15. Will you leave the house without makeup?
Yeah! I don't see why this is such a big issue, I mean if you're just popping to the shops or walking the dog then it's fine. Unless I'm going out for an actual purpose such as college or seeing my boyfriend then no, make up all the way!

16. How many high end products do you own?
Not many really, I have products from yonks ago such as an Urban Decay palette I got for Christmas which was around £30. I don't really like high end products, I see them as a waste of money. But one I do think are good for their money is S&G but I don't see them quite at the top.

17. How often do you wash your makeup brushes?
Hmm I only genuinely use one make up brush because I need to expand my collection so I just wash it before I use it.

18. Do you plan your OOTD every night or decide when you ate getting dressed?
I do try ever so hard to plan it but then when I wake up the weather or occasion may change. I do sometimes stick to my outfit choice but then there;s other days when I just want to curl up in jeans and a jumper.

19. How often do you change your handbag?
I'm really bad for this, I have my big blue one I like to use for college but depending on my outfit and occasion I do like to change them, they range from small to big, different colors and studded ones. I do have one 'main one' though for every day use.

20. What time do you get up & go to sleep?
I tend to fall asleep when I'm tired which can range from 11:30pm to 1am. In a normal college week I wake up between 7am and 7:30 depending when I have to be in and on weekends I try and stay as late as possible till about 10am.

21. How often & when do you work out?
Never! I'm waiting for my emergency tax to get sorted and my hours every week and then I'm thinking of joining up to the gym so I can work out and swim! It may never happen though.

22. Left handed or right handed?
Right handed :)

23. How tall are you?
I'm so tiny! I'm about 5'2/3

24. Do you speak a foreign language?
I was forced through four years of french at high school so I think I can hold my own in a conversation :)

25. How many pets do you have?
At my mums I have a lovely Westie called Molly. At my dads we have two lovely cats called Suki & Molly. My family is full of pets, mainly dogs.

26. How often are you on Blogger?
Depending on my work load from college and my work schedule I'm normally on for a couple of hours every night and I tend to spent my weekends on it. I'm not on as often as I'd like so I try to scheduled my posts at weekends.

27. Do you read the comments posted on blogs?
Yeah of course, I love finding new blogs to follow and I always read the comments I get and end up checking out their blogs.

28. Do you keep a list of products to try as you see other posts?
All the time! I either google the products and bookmark it on my laptop or keep it in my little while blogging notebook.

29. How did you come up with your blog name?
It's my first and middle name with an extra 'e' on the end. I wanted something that sounded really lovely and personal that some people had and I just couldn't think so I just stuck with my name :)

30. What kind of camera do you use for your photographs?
I tend to use my iPhone a lot because it's always with me but from time to time for OOTD's or shopping haul photographs I use my Fujifilm S1900, I am hoping to save up for a newer, much smaller one.

31. How often do you clean your house?
I live with my mum so she does it, however she is always nagging for me to tidy my room.

32. What is your favorite color?

33. What is your favorite beauty/fashion magazine?
I tend to buy whatever I like the look of. But recently I've been buying Cosmo, Company and Glamour. 

34. Do you swear?
All the time! I have such a bad potty mouth, people are always telling me off for it.

35. What are you doing with the rest of your day?
I'm going to write up a few more posts on here for this week, hopefully see my boyfriend and then head off to work at 4pm for a 4 hours :)

As you all know  love these types of challenges and this one was a biggie. I know I've been doing a lot of these recently but hopefully this week I will be back into the swing of things so expect some outfit and beauty related posts!

Also if you do this tag, link me up!

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17 September 2012

Tag: If I were


If I were a gemstone, I'd be Amethyst.
If I were a scent, I'd be the smell of freshly baked bread.
if I were a pair of shoes, I'd be a pair of black doc martens.
If I were the weather, I'd be a cold winters morning.
If I were a facial expression, I'd be a loving smile.

If I were a car, I'd be a VW camper van.
If I were a time of day, I'd be early afternoon.
If I were a month, I'd be October.
If I were a place, I'd be a forest basking in the suns glow.
If I were a liquid, I'd be a cold class of milk.
If I were a taste, I'd be something sweet.

If I were a sea animal, I'd be a dolphin.
If I were a food, I'd be hot chocolate fudge cake.
If I were a colour, I'd be pale blue and pale purple.
If I were a musical instrument, I'd be an acoustic guitar.
If I were a flower, I'd be a red, red rose.
If I were a song, I'd be 'Tale As Old As Time'.

If I were a planet, I'd be the moon.
If I were an object, I would be a thick beautifully bound book.
If I were a fruit, I'd be an apple.
If I were a sound, I'd be the rain.
If I were a day of the week, I would be a Saturday.

I found this lovely tag on Ellie's blog, she did this lovely post and I thought I'd join in. Let me know if you do this tag and I'll check out your post

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16 September 2012

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MUA make up haul // hot chocolate // eep excited!! // tea time, fatties // 
new cardigan // college day // another college day // mcdonalds
my lovely new bag // boyfriend's birthday present, 19 on Tuesday!

So I have had rather a lovely week :) It's been my first 'proper' week at college and I can safely say I'm really enjoying it! Even with all the homework they dump on us, I'm glad I went! But as you can see I'm kinda not making much effort on the clothes front. I will try next week :) It's also my 3rd week of work, which I'm also really enjoying! I had a 6-12 shift last night and today I have a 12-9 eep, I'm going to be so tired :(

I'm also working tomorrow night but only 3 hours. And Tuesday is my gorgeous boyfriend's birthday who's turning 19. I have a very busy week next week with birthday's, contact lenses appointments, 17 hours at work (!!) but hey at least I get a break half way through the week when I finish college at 10:15am. This past week has been a little hectic and my god freezing cold, but hey that's a good thing because I can say hello to my new woolly jumpers and parker! I also got that gorgeous blue bag off my wishlist for college and I can say for £12 that is such a bargain, it's a lovely bag and can fit tons it! I adore it.

What have you been up to this week? :)

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