Getting Cosy with Scents

   Tis’ the season of cosiness; Blankets, fluffy socks, jumpers and hot chocolate with tonnes of cream and marshmallows is generally the way to live after October (right until the end of next October – then repeat). Warmer scents come back into play, and we embrace the spiciness and warmth…

The Hummingbird Bakery’s Pumpkin Cupcakes

Happy Halloween! Since I’ve been attempting to become a domestic goddess in the last few weeks (unfortunately, it hasn’t all gone to plan…), I thought I would try my hand at some (kind of) themed cupcakes. The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook landed on my doorstep a few days ago, and when…

A Treat for Hands & Feet

When the temperature rapidly drops my hands and feet are usually the first to show signs of weakness. It’s common knowledge that little and often is the best approach to keeping most things in tip-top condition, however I’m admittedly neglectful towards my hands and feet and fingers and toes (I’m…

The Berry Lipstick Wardrobe

Burgundy, berry and full-on purple lips are in full swing. Rocking berry lips takes confidence, a little bit of edge and obviously the right colour and right formula for you. The following are my most reached for when it comes to an edgy berry lip, I adore of each of…

New Season, New Perfume

During the changing seasons a swap around in the fragrance department is usually in order. My collection of perfumes don’t actually qualify as taking up a whole department – my picks fit nicely into a medium sized mirrored tray, mine is from Oliver Bonas (although there are loads out there)…

Three Empty Bottles

The last spritz of your favourite perfume, the last drop of your night-time facial oil, or last strained pump of the perfect cleanser – the last two weeks have brought all three of these emotional ends, and along with the painful departure with the pretty packaging (after I’d taken the…

Shopping My Stash

  Shopping My Stash is the popular blogging tag that’s always floating around somewhere in the blogosphere. Stemming from the idea that it’s not always wise to acquire more and more beauty or skincare or body products, and it could be just as exciting (and beneficial to your purse) to…