Saturday, 31 December 2016

'New Year' with Morphilms | TAG



This coming year, I hope you create a story that you love. I hope you make something beautiful and take risks. I hope you dare yourself to do brave things. I hope you will have a conviction and see it through. I hope you fall in love - with art, a person, or with God. I hope you discover the miracle of faith. I hope life breaks you and from the disaster, I hope you come out brand new and beautiful. I hope you have the courage to take the weak things and amplify them until your life overflows with only the good stuff. I hope you see the world and meet interesting people but above all, I hope you have an absolutely passionate love affair with life.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Winter Time with Morphilms | TAG



I hate the cold weather, but I do love snuggling up on cozy nights with warm blankets and hot chocolate watching movies or TV shows with Phil. Since it's freezing outside, we thought we would share The Winter Time Tag with you all...

Monday, 26 December 2016

Past Christmas Memories




If you would have read my Babyloss Awareness Week story blog post back in October, you'll know that Christmas time these past few years has been very upsetting and very stressful. I wanted to take a look back at my childhood and share with you all some Christmas memories I have including some very personal family pictures of Christmas time.

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Merry Christmas!



This is just a really quick blog post to say that I hope you all had a great Christmas morning, and I really hope that you all have a very magical Christmas Day and evening whatever it is you're up to today. Please do give a thought to anyone who, like myself, has lost a child or a loved one on Christmas or around this time.. and give a small thought to anyone who is homeless, alone or unwell at this time. I hope all of your wishes and dreams are coming true today.

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Christmas Time with Morphilms | TAG




IT'S CHRISTMAS EVE! Who's excited for Christmas Day tomorrow?
I'm personally more excited for today to be honest: I'm going to spend the day with my two favourite men, my brother and my husband, then we are going to church for Christmas Eve Mass.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Christmas Eve Essentials



Christmas Eve in tomorrow so I thought I would do a really small and quick blog post to share with you what my top four Christmas Eve Essentials are..

Monday, 19 December 2016

Festive Pamper Routine



I don't know about anyone else but for me personally, having a pamper around Christmas time is just THE BEST. I love turning my mobile phone off and the internet off and simply just relaxing and having a well and truly deserved pamper night at home. I thought I would show you all my favourite way to have a home pamper time routine at Christmas time.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Christmas Stocking Fillers



Christmas time is for giving, sharing and being kind. I wanted to do a blog post where you don't have to break the bank to get someone a really great present, so I've teamed up with Amazon and put together some perfect Christmas Stocking Fillers.

Monday, 12 December 2016

Our Wedding Day | Q&A with Morphilms



On December 12th 2014, Phil and myself were married. Since it's our Wedding Anniversary and I always get asked to do a Q&A with Phil, I thought why not do one today. I took to my twitter and my tumblr asking for your questions and we have answered some of them on this blog post, some of the questions you lovely lot asked where very similar so if you see a question that looks kind of like your one but not exactly we didn't want to be answering the same type of questions over and over so we are sorry that we haven't answered all but we did get a lot.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Top 5 Festive Party Dresses



The festive party season is upon us which means Christmas and New Year parties, seeing family and friends and generally dressing up like a princess. I wanted to share with you all my top five festive party dresses I found for 2016..

Monday, 5 December 2016

My Christmas Wishlist | 2016



I'm still in shock that it is December. Christmas literally is only a few weeks away, it doesn't seem like that long ago we were celebrating Halloween or even celebrating my birthday which was back at the end of July. Since it is going to be Christmas soon I wanted to share with you my Christmas Wishlist for this year, and who better to team up with than Amazon online to do so...

Saturday, 3 December 2016

My Top Christmas Movies



Christmas movies are really one of my best type of movies ever! I wanted to share some with you of my favourites which I have been watching to get me ready for the wonderful festive season.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Hello December...



I really cannot believe that it's the first day of the last month of 2016. That is beyond crazy to me. This year went so quickly, and so much happen in such a short space of time. As its the first I usually do my monthly favourites but I can't think of anything last month that I have really loved, since I have been unwell with gastroenteritis for most of the month I haven't really been able to try anything new out and have kept my routines as much as possible really so since I don't have anything to chatter away about I thought I would do a quick update blog post for you all...

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Twenty.



I was tagged by the lovely Hannah to do the Twenty Question tag, doing and reading tags or Q&A's are one of my favourite type of blog posts to read as you really get to find out more about the blogger behind the blog. So I really hope that you enjoy finding out a little bit more about me.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

My Winter Skincare Essentials



Winter Skincare for me personally is always a massive problem as I have such dry skin around my t-zone and my my cheeks are such acne-prone so getting a right mixture really does seem impossible. I am so happy to finally be able to say (and show you all) that I have found THE BEST beauty products which work for my skin, and of course they are all cruelty free!

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Mulled Wine | DIY



Friday nights for me are all about relaxing at home and enjoying some time with my husband. This usually means a takeaway with a movie snuggled up on the sofa and the candles lit, and that to me is perfection after a long week. One thing I do love on a Friday is an alcoholic drink, I'm not a big drinker I only have about one or two drinks but it's something I look forward to so I thought I would share with you all what I get up to and also my favourite Autumn/Winter Mulled Wine DIY...

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Make The Change | Chasing Ice.



In late September this year I was contacted by a company asking if I would review a documentary and give them my feedback and I was a little, I can't even think of a word to be honest, but I was very tempted to say "thank you for the offer but it doesn't really match my blog" etc but then I seen this photo on instagram and thought "I'm gonna watch this and see what I think" of it because that picture is just shocking. So on October 5th I snuggled up on a cold autumn morning and was completely shocked at what I watched and I'm not afraid to say, it scared the hell out of me.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Top 3 'The Body Shop' Products



I was asked to share my top three products from The Body Shop and I really couldn't wait to put this blog post together and share them with you all. The Body Shop is one of my favourite ever shops to go to when shopping, so much so that when I was getting married and I had my hen night - my friends and myself had The Body Shop 'round at my house for our pamper party at home, it was fab and I loved every moment of it. Here are my top three products of all time from The Body Shop...

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Bloggers Box Share



A couple of months ago I took part in the #BloggersBoxShare and was paired up with the beautiful Lauren from The Life Lauren Leads. If you haven't heard of the Bloggers Box Share ready then you basically get paired up with someone, spent £20 buying them a box full of goodies, sent it to them, and get one back from them in return. This is what I received back...

Saturday, 12 November 2016

My Top Ten Beauty Hacks



I've been meaning to do this blog post but such a long time and share with you all my top ten beauty hacks ever! Some of these I learnt from family and friends, some of them I learnt from online guru's etc. Please let me know if any of these work for you or what your beauty hacks are? 

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

I Love Autumn | TAG



As much as I adore Summer time, I really love the Autumn time too. I love cold crisp mornings; I love big comfortable jumpers; I love colourful beautiful autumn leaves; I love that TV comes back; I love autumn fashion; I love movie nights with cosy blankets and hot chocolate; I love the range of drinks Starbucks brings out; I love homemade autumn tea time meals like cottage pie, scouse and stews (all veggie of course!); I love days outs and being outside in the autumn air; I love Blackpool lights; I love Halloween; I love that Christmas is just around the corner. I love it all. 

Saturday, 5 November 2016

My Bonfire Night Essentials




Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and...
trying to smile while you’re freezing.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

October Favourites



How on earth is it November first today? Wasn't it just turning October yesterday? This year is going way too quickly! It's going to be Christmas next month - that is a very scary thought. Actually what is scarier then that thought is that at the end of next month, it's going to be a whole new year! 2017 is going to be here before we know it! Since it is the first of November, this is of course the time for my October favourites. This is what I have been loving this month...

Monday, 31 October 2016

Halloween | TAG




HALLOWEEN IS HERE!! This is not a drill. IT IS OFFICIALLY HALLOWEEN!! I thought I would do the Halloween tag and share it with you all. It kind of seems fitting because IT'S HALLOWEEN!!

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Halloween Home Décor | 2016



I was asked tons and tons last year to put up some pictures of my Halloween home décor so I put up a blog post of my Halloween Home Décor and was given some really positive feedback on social media, so of course when I was asked this year to do the same I was more than happy to do so.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Betty Crocker's Baking Treats!



I was contacted by the awesome team at Betty Crocker and was asked if I wanted to take part in some Halloween baking and since I love Halloween and I love baking, of course I said yes!

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Mask | DIY



This DIY was first shown to me years and years and years ago by my cousin and it's always my favourite one to do around Halloween time and I automatically fell in love with it back then.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Autumn B&M 'Blog Props' | Haul



I recently popped along to my local B&M store to pick up some blog props for when I take my blog pictures and as I'm sure a lot of blogers know already, the prop in your blog picture is just as important as the actual item that you're trying to show in your picture. I love B&M Stores as you can always find such awesome bargains. I thought I would share with you what props I picked up...

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Month




I was contacted by two different charities both asking me if I could do a blog post about Breast Cancer Awareness Month because it's such an important thing to talk about and not shy away from and also because a lot of my readers are round my own age and a little bit younger, and a lot of us don't actually ever think of Breast Cancer or checking our boobs are anything like that at all. 

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Baby Loss Awareness Week



I've been blogging now for over ten years and this blog post has been the hardest blog post I have ever had to write, but this subject is so important that when asked to share my story by Baby Loss Awareness, I really wanted to do so. I'm not going to go into too much detail as it really is a very sensitive personal experience but I felt like as a mother it's something so important to do. 

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Autumn Fashion Wishlist



I love Autumn fashion, to be honest I think it's probably my favourite time to shop for a new wardrobe. I've put together my five top fashion items which I would love to see in my wardrobe this autumn to show you all...

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

B. Rich Intense Colour Lipstick



B. Rich is a luxurious bold lipstick that lasts with intense colour impact in a single sweep. It has a satin finish and a creamy formulation that instantly conditions lips leaving them soft and smooth.

Saturday, 1 October 2016

September Favourites



It's officially Autumn! Well in my eyes it is anyway, I know some people don't class Autumn until November but I class Autumn in September. I'm not usually the biggest fan of the Autumn time as I know that winter is right around the corner, which I hate, but this year I have been so excited for Autumn. It does mean that Halloween is right around the corner which is a massive plus!

Thursday, 29 September 2016

My Bed Time | Tag



I was tagged in "The Bed Time Tag" so I thought since the winter nights are coming in I would get around to doing it today. I want to tag Emily and Poppy in this tag and I really hope you both enjoy doing this blog post like I did. 

Monday, 26 September 2016

Naturally Sweet & Indulgent Treats | Review



You may have seen already if you follow me on instagram but just encause you didn't, I was recently sent Olivia Wollenburg's 'Livia's Kitchen Naturally Sweet & Indulgent Treats' book by Ebury Books and I really wanted to share my views about it with you all because it really is one of the best books I have ever had the pleasure of looking through.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

My Pamper Routine



I haven't done an updated pamper routine in ages so I thought since the colder nights are going to start coming in soon I would show you all my updated pamper routine for a typical Monday night pamper. 

Monday, 19 September 2016

Nutella Hot Chocolate | DIY





If you know me well you'll know I love hot chocolate, and with the cold autumn nights coming in I wanted to share one of my favourite quick and easy hot chocolate recipes with you all - Nutella Hot Chocolate!

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Perfect Mornings



I haven't always been a morning person - to be honest I used to dread mornings. I hated waking up in my big comfortable bed and having to get out of it but now I love doing so. Here's my tips for having a perfect morning...

Monday, 12 September 2016

Blog Meetings | WIMB



I've done a Whats in My Bag for a Blog Event blog post already, but I always get asked what I take with me when I'm going to a professional blog event or a blog meeting so I thought I would show you all that today. 

Thursday, 8 September 2016

My Guide To Healthy Eating



I think everyone knows now that I'm a member of Slimming World, but what some of you may not know is that I turned veggie a couple of months back. I've been given a lot of crap for this, with people saying that the only reason I turned veggie is to loose weight because Slimming World hadn't worked for me etc. This is all false. I wanted to do this blog post to explain more...

Monday, 5 September 2016

Art Naturals Giveaway!



Who doesn't love a good bath with a wonderful Bath Bomb? I know I do and Art Naturals Bath Bombs are quickly becoming my favourite bath bombs ever! The wonderful people at Art Naturals have given me a set of six bath bombs which have been specially designed...

Saturday, 3 September 2016

#BeSelfless



I was asked by NRS Health Care to take part in campaign they're doing to #BeSelfless. Being a lover of positivty and spreading love, of course I wanted to be involved. 

Being Selfless is NOT being selfish. 
Being selfless is the opposite of being selfish. If you're selfless, you think less about your self, and more about others - you're generous and kind. Being selfless is similar to being altruistic - another word for giving to others without looking for personal gain.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

August Favourites | 2016



Hello beautiful's! This month has been such a mad one, my health has been so up and down and not only that but I had the stressful time of moving home. Our new home is a beautiful two bed-roomed bungalow which I adore, it's just perfect, if you want to see little sneak peaks in my home then make sure you're following me on instagram. So that right there is my first favourite of the month but here are the best of them...

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

The Fairy Tale | Tag



I've seen this tag going around for ages now and hadn't got around to doing it until now! If you know me well, you'll know how much I love anything fairy tale like so this really does have to be one of my favourite tags out there. 

Monday, 29 August 2016

Draw My Life



This blog post is going to be my highly requested "Draw My Life". I want to warn you now that it's super, super long so go grab yourself a warm drink and get comfortable.

Saturday, 27 August 2016

My Favourite Video Games



People are shocked or giggle sometimes when I tell them that I love playing video games, I think it's because I seem so much of a girly girl. I wanted to let my geek side out on a blog post and share with you all some of my favourite video games of all time. These are in no order at all... 

Thursday, 25 August 2016

My Summer Morning Routine | 2016



It's been requested from a few readers for me to do a blog post on My Summer Morning Routine so that's what I'm going to share with you all today. For the people who have requested it, I'm super sorry that this blog post has taken me ages to get around to doing but I do hope that you enjoy reading it.

Saturday, 13 August 2016

A New Start.



Today is Wednesday 3rd August 2016 so I'm obviously writing this post about a week or so early to when it's going to be going live on my blog but I wanted to talk about fresh beginnings and new starts.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Prevent Travel Sickness | Pet Care




I was asked by Pets at Home to share some tips on how to prevent travel sickness for animals this summer, so that is going to be what today's blog post is going to be all about. These tips are so helpful and work really great!

Monday, 8 August 2016

Cruelty Free Beauty.



Are you wearing a murdered animal on your face or body today?

A lot of people won't bother reading this blog post because they will think "oh I don't want to know, I'm already an animal lover" or something like that and won't click to read more because they are scared to and then they will go pat their dog or stroke their cat, or top up their lipstick which an animal has lost their life for.