Warming Winter Teas

I’ve recently found myself drinking a lot more herbal tea than usual. I used to be welded to a mug of coffee at all times but have made a concerted effort to drink less in 2014, in an attempt to get more (and better) sleep. I do find hot drinks helpful, both to stop me […]

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Bedding to hibernate in

I love bed, it’s one of my favourite places and my down duvet is one of my favourite possessions. As someone with an underactive thyroid, I spend a large proportion of the year feeling freezy, so being able to hunker down into a warm bed is a lovely thing. I also love new bedding; much […]

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Saving face: Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream

  This is one of my favourite skin care items, of any type. A friend brought me a pot from the States a couple of years ago and it was love at first use. Caroline Hirons also loves it, so I’m in good skincare company. It’s perfect for my skin, which can be sensitive, confused, combination […]

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Autumn Nails – Rimmel Salon Pro by Kate in Saturn

Autumn has well and truly..er..sprung here in Durham. All week it’s been misty and drizzly but this morning we woke up to find sunshine and blue skies, which was excellent because this nail polish really need some sun to bring out it’s prettiness. I’m usually a creme polish kind of person, but Rimmel Salon Pro […]

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Ice Ice Baby

Apparently it’s quite hot this summer in 99% of the UK and we’re all melting. If this sounds familiar, or if you just like a good G&T*, you’re probably getting through a fair amount of ice at the moment. I see no reason why ice has to only come in boring cubes so here are my […]

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Beautiful Bags – Bohemia Design

I’ve always liked handbags more than shoes. Don’t get me wrong, I can still admire the beauty of a pair of Louboutin heels, but the appreciation is always tempered with a knowledge and fear of the pain involved in wearing them. I’m terrible in heels, mainly because I rarely wear them, and am happiest in […]

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Saving face: Clarins Lotus Face Treatment Oil

Call me naive, but I really wasn’t expecting to be dealing with blemishes when I turned 30. That, however, is exactly what is happening and it’s driving me mad. I have very pale skin and so not only is every red spot is like a beacon but the marks they leave behind are pretty noticeable too. […]

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Spring nails – Essie Style Hunter

Style Hunter was part of Essie’s Spring collection this year and I (mostly) love it. I received it in the third of British Beauty Blogger’s beauty boxes (try saying that after three G&Ts) which was great, because I’d been putting off buying it just in case I got this one. I love it when luck […]

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