Monthly Favourites & Goals | January

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How is it possible that we are already one month in 2016, it almost makes me sad that all the festivities and New Year are officially over and everything is back to normal. At the same time, January is my least favourite month so I'm pretty happy to see the back of it. As well as sharing my favourites from this month, I've decided to start setting myself a few goals for the month ahead!

My Minimal Work Make Up Routine

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For some people it's easy to put a lot of time and effort into their make up for work, i however, am not a morning person and the last thing i want to do it to spend ages applying a full face to stand in a shop all day when i can spend that extra time in bed. I do however, like to wear minimal make up so i that don't completely scare the customers away.

Review | Freedom Pro Contour Shaped Stick

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I love to contour, it can make such a massive difference to your make up and it's a step i really enjoy doing in my routine. Whilst i love using contour powders, I've found that i get a much better result when i use a cream contour, i was originally using the Clinique Chubby Contour Stick but found this cheaper alternative, so for the past few weeks I've been testing out the Freedom Pro Contour Stick.

Review | Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara

Review | Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara

Maybelline's Lash Sensational Mascara has been constantly mentioned and hyped up by many bloggers and youtubers, so naturally i was curious to see what all the fuss was about. I ummed and ahhed whether to pick it up or not but in the end caved as it's not often i disagree with the blogger hype, so surely this wouldn't be any different?

Recipes | Easy, Cheesy Garlic Bread

Recipes | Easy, Cheesy Garlic Bread

I don't know about you but i love Cheesy Garlic Bread so as part of my 'Be More Creative' goal, i found a recipe on Pinterest and decided to give it go. It's quick and easy and the perfect dish to share with family and friends. However, a slight warning for any of you on a health kick, this is probably not recommended.

Project Plans 2016 | Sewing

Project Plans 2016 | Sewing

If you've been following my blog for a while, you'll know that I'm in the process of learning how to sew. I say learning but it's pretty much trial and error and hoping it turns out good enough. There was a lot of things i wanted to try and make last year but thanks to life, it didn't end up a productive as I'd have liked. This year however, i hope to change that and there is many sewing projects I'm hoping to try and make.

Review | Max Factor Marilyn Monroe Lipstick Collection

Review | Max Factor Marilyn Monroe Lipstick Collection

I've always been quite partial to a red lip, its the shade of lip products I'm always drawn to the post and the one that i own a million and one varieties of. However, one thing that i and I'm sure a lot of other people struggle with is finding the perfect red shade that suit's them the best. Now, let me introduce you to Max Factor's Marilyn Monroe Lipstick Collection* - this collection features a red lip that will suit everyone. Allowing each and woman to find their own Marilyn Red Lip.

Recently Read #8

Recently Read #8

I'm really proud of myself lately because I've kept up with reading my books continuously. Normally, I'd read a couple then not read for a while but this time I've consistently had a book on the go. Most of these books that I've read recently are what i read last year though.

Review | Freedom Brow Pomade in Dark Brown

Review | Freedom Brow Pomade in Dark Brown

Up until Anastasia released theres, I'd never heard of a brow pomade - i was very curious and constantly hearing good reviews but I'm very unsure when it comes to brow products because i feel like nothing properly works for mine so i refused to spend so a massive amount on it, so i put it to the back of my mind. Then, Freedom Cosmetics released a very affordable Brow Pomade alternative and on a unplanned make up splurge i decided to pick it up.

Lifestyle | Mini Photoshoot with Niko

Lifestyle | Mini Photoshoot with Niko

My nan asked me to take a few photos of Niko as she has a lovely little 'Woof' frame that she wanted to a put a photo of him in. So the other day, i took my camera round and got a few photos - this was definitely not an easy task to do, he would not keep still at all.

In the end he had to bribed with a few treats which didn't really help that much either, as he got over excited and again wouldn't keep still. I did manage to get a few nice photos though so i thought I'd do a little post and share them as i definitely don't feature him on here enough. Be warned though, he's bloody adorable.

Review | Urban Decay Naked Basic 2 Eyeshadow Palette

Review | Urban Decay Naked Basic 2 Eyeshadow Palette

I absolutely love the first Urban Decay Naked Basics Eyeshadow Palette so since releasing the second version, I've been pining for it. As i already own, a lot of palettes i was in no rush to buy but picked it in Debenhams when i had some spare vouchers and their was a 10% off offer on too.

Best of 2015 | Beauty, Books & More

Best of 2015 | Beauty, Books & More

The 'Best of...' post and videos are my absolute favourites, i enjoy both writing them and reading/watching them. I find it's a real testament to the product to make it into your yearly favourites. Normally, i just include beauty products but this time around I've decided to include some other categories as well.

Review | Real Techniques Deluxe Gift Set

Review | Real Techniques Deluxe Gift Set

I think i squealed a little when i opened this present on Christmas Day, i had eyed the Real Techniques Deluxe Gift Set up quite a few times in store but never expected to find it under the tree on Christmas morning.

My Winter TBR List

My Winter TBR List

If you read my 2016 New Year & Blogging Goals post; you'll know that one of them is to read 26 books this year, which gives me two weeks per book. I have a large to be read list which has collected even more new books for me to read, so i thought I'd share with you the first seven books I'm hoping to read.

2016 New Year & Blogging Goals

2016 New Year & Blogging Goals

Happy New Year. It's officially 2016 and that is insane. Like most people i drunkenly welcomed in the New Year with my amazing friends and I'm definitely not feeling so fresh today. However, at the start of each of year i do to try and be productive and i like to set myself some goals.