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Friday, 29 December 2017

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella | Book Review


I hope you had a lovely Christmas and that you have a happy new year. My Christmas day was spent relaxing, eating lots of turkey and cranberry sauce and watching Harry Potter. I also may have had a nap too! I can't believe how quick it's already over, although, it's still technically Christmas. To me it is anyway. We've still got all of the decorations up and the Christmas blog header is staying up a little longer yet! 

Todays book review is My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella. I didn't really know anything about this book before purchasing it, but as soon as I read the description, I just had to get it. I actually got this from the airport before going to Mexico, as I didn't bring a book with me and really wanted one to read on holiday. I am so happy that I got this book as it's on my list of my top favourite books of 2017. I absolutely love this book and it was such a joy to read and is brilliantly written. I just love it when a book I've read really sticks in my mind for ages after reading it, when that happens, you know it's a good book!

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Sunday, 24 December 2017

Sunday Thoughts | What I Love Most About Christmas


There are so many things I love about Christmas. It's such a magical time of year. I still get so excited about Christmas day and wake up about five in the morning! When I was younger I would always wake up really early and go straight to the landing, where there would be balloons waiting for me. That's how I knew Santa had been! I would then go downstairs and look to see if the mince pie and carrots had gone, that I left out for Santa and his reindeer. Then I would head straight for the living room to see what Santa had brought. It's the little things like that, that I used to love the most. 

There was also sometimes a handmade card left from Santa thanking me for the treats I left out! My Christmas day usually consists firstly of, giving and opening presents, followed by watching whatever Christmas programs and films are on TV. Next it's time to get ready and start preparing dinner. My favourite part is spending it with family and also eating the leftovers of course! Below I have listed a few of my most favourite things about Christmas.
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Friday, 22 December 2017

Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree with Simply Be

   
If there is one item of clothing that I love to wear the most, it's a dress. I love that you can style a dress for any season and you can wear them day through to night. My collection is continuing to grow in my wardrobe. I especially love floral dresses and patterns on. As soon as I find a dress I love, it’s literally all I want to wear! I love to own items of clothing that can be worn anytime of the day and will go with almost anything. The main reason I love dresses is because you can either wear them with or without tights, high heel shoes, boots or flat shoes, a cardigan or jumper over top or a nice jacket. The options are endless.
 
I recently received these beautiful dresses from Simply Be from their Partywear section and I am really loving them so much. They are the perfect dresses to wear during the day and to go out in at night. Also at the bottom of this post, is some loungewear items too, for when you get back home after a busy day or an evening out, and want something comfy to get in to. I love comfy clothes, and believe me, they are so comfy.
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

6 Things I Like To Do When I'm Not Online


It's less than one week until Christmas! I mean, how has this even happened! I had it all planned, I was going to be all ready for Christmas ages ago. Kind of hasn't worked out that way, I still need to do some Christmas shopping, oops! But I'm going to get it done, just a little bit later than I originally planned. At least the decorations and Christmas tree have been up quite a while. Usually it can sometimes be a last minute thing, but my mum and I made sure that we at least had the tree up early, before anything else. I also started the Christmas songs early too, just to get in that Christmassy mood.

Although I absolutely love going online, when I'm not online, there are a few things that I really like to do. It's nice sometimes just to take a little break and relax and do the things that I love the most, that doesn't involve staring at a computer screen. It's so easy to just sit at my Macbook and when I next look at the time, the whole day has gone by! So I kind of like to take, even if it's just for an hour say, some time to do other things. Below I have listed 6 things that I like to do when I'm not online.
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Monday, 18 December 2017

Mini ASOS Haul


I think I'm slightly obsessed with trinket dishes! When I go on a site, I have to look to see if they sell them. You may have seen these ones in the photo above featured in some of my blog posts and Instagram photos. I thought that it was about time that I did a little post on them, because I absolutely love them so much. Not just because they look good in photos, but because they are really handy to put jewellery on and look great on show. But they do look so cute! 

I love looking on the ASOS site, but I've never really actually got anything much from the site, so when I saw these little dishes, I just had to get them. They were a great price too. I haven't looked to see if they are still on there, but I am guessing they are. These three ones are all by Sass and Belle. Highly recommend checking their website out if you haven't already. So many amazing and cute things on there. So many more adorable trinket dishes! I really want to go to London and Brighton just so I can look in their stores!

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Sunday, 17 December 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Jay and Jane Homeless Spalding Appeal, Update


I hope you are having a lovely weekend and a great Sunday. Only one week tomorrow until Christmas day! It's come round so fast. For today's blog post, I wanted to do a little update on the Jay and Jane, Homeless Spalding Appeal. You may remember my previous blog post, where I write about the fundraising we were doing to raise £5000 to get Jay and Jane a roof over their heads for Christmas. I'm so happy to say that we reached our target and Jay and Jane are now in rented accommodation. In just a week, we reached beyond our goal of £5,000 and raised a total of £5,105. The funds have now reached the Lloyds Bank Treasurers Account. From the £5,095 which were donated on the JustGiving page, JustGiving has taken out their fees of £318.44, leaving a total of £4,776.56. There has also been an additional £20 which has been deposited at Lloyds, taking the total to £4,796.56. We are so thankful to everyone who has donated money and given help to Jay and Jane, without the compassion and help from everyone, none of this would have been possible. They have now already registered at a doctors practice and are also presently trying to find a dentist they can register with.
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Friday, 15 December 2017

The Crohn's and Colitis UK Membership Pack


I recently subscribed to become a member of Crohn's and Colitis UK and I received a membership pack which arrived in the post. Since being diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, I have found the Crohn's and Colitis UK website to be extremely helpful. I have been able to learn so much and also gain further knowledge about Crohn's Disease. Although I had got some knowledge of Crohn's, I have family members who have it, I didn't really know that much about it. There is so much helpful information and updates available on the website, which has helped me to find out as much as I can. I really wanted to write and share about the membership pack, as I feel that it is so helpful and I am so happy that this is available. It's great to be able to have something you can read and learn lots more from. 

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Chicken and Pasta with Yogurt Dressing | Dairy, Wheat and Gluten Free


I'm really excited to share with you today another one of my most favourite meals. You can find my previous recipes for chicken and mash, here and my homemade rice pudding, here. I absolutely love pasta, it's one of my favourite ingredients to use. Literally just about anything can be put with it. This quick and easy recipe, consists of just three ingredients and a little seasoning. Also a little garnish on top of you want to add something extra.

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Monday, 11 December 2017

My Favourite Lipsticks


I have a huge love for lipsticks. Ever since I was little I remember I was always really intrigued by lipsticks and I would borrow some of my mums to try on. I think I ended up getting most of it on my face rather than on my lips, whilst licking most of it off! But from them on I have always loved a good lipstick. Over the years I have found out which shades seem to suit my skin tone best and which ones don't. I've found that really pale shades, don't seem to suit me as much. I do love a nice pink colour and coral too.

Whenever I go in to either Superdrug or Boots I just have to go look at them. I've put together a post of a few of my most favourite ones that I own and are always my go-to lipsticks. I will admit though, that when it comes to choosing a lipstick, I do tend to go for the same shade of lipstick. But I am going to try and break that habit and try out some different shades. It's only recently that I have started wearing red lipstick for instance. But I absolutely love it.
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Sunday, 10 December 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Clem Loves Is 5 Years Old!


It's only just over 2 weeks until Christmas day! I still need to do some Christmas shopping and get some Christmas cards! But it's on my to-do list for this next week. There is already some houses near where I live that have got their Christmas lights on and they look so pretty. I always used to love going for a drive and looking at all of the lovely Christmas lights and decorations on houses. It just adds that little bit of magic to the air. 

As you may have read in the title,I can't believe that my blog is now 5 years old! I still remember creating my blog and writing my first posts. I had however been blogging long before this one, I had a few websites that I created from a young age, but I am so proud of my little blog. It's amazing looking back and seeing how far I have come from my first posts on here. There were a few others, but I deleted them, oops! But you can check out the first post that is published on here still, here. I've also just realised how short my posts used to be!

I feel that the two main things that have improved over the years is my writing and photography. I love taking photos and I have learned so much over the years to improve my photography, I'm still learning even now. I will be doing a post very soon on how blogging has helped me, as I feel it's very important for me to recognise how important my blog is to me and how it has helped me greatly over the last few years. I've never really celebrated how old my blog is each year, but I just think that 5 is an awesome number and I have worked with some amazing brands over the last few years and I'm just really excited to see what is next for my little space on the internet!
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Friday, 8 December 2017

Chocolate Brownie Christmas Pudding | Dairy, Wheat and Gluten Free


One thing I have never been too keen on is Christmas Pudding. I'm just not a fan of it. I always opt for something different when it comes to dessert at Christmas. I am however a huge fan of chocolate brownies, so when my nan gave me a kit to make your own chocolate brownie Christmas pudding, I was so happy! It is Dairy, wheat and gluten free and you can get it from Tesco. It comes in a box with a packet of brownie mix, a packet of icing sugar and a small pack of holly and berry confetti shapes. The pudding is really quick and easy to make and tastes delicious.

I really love that more supermarkets are catering more for people who can't have dairy, wheat and gluten. Tesco is also doing their free from chocolate selection box again and Morrisons have brought out some free from boxes of chocolates for Christmas too. I've also noticed that the free from calendars have gone really quick this year too. It's nice to be able to have a wider variety of food to have at Christmas. Usually, I would most likely end up having what I would have any other time of the year, but it's nice to be able to eat more Christmassy things. I also picked up a while back a free from selection box of crackers from Morrisons, which I am really excited to try. I do love some crackers with dairy free cheese!


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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

It's Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week



From the 1-7 December, it is Crohn's and Colitis Awareness week. You may have seen that in some of my previous blog posts, I have recently been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, Crohn's Colitis. I was very poorly and was admitted by my doctor and had to spend some time in Peterborough City hospital, but I am so thankful for all of the amazing care I received whilst in hospital. I was able to get my diagnosis and given medication. I am now making a steady recovery at home. 

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are often viewed as invisible illnesses. This Awareness Week, it's time to make #MakingTheInvisibleVisible.


It is so important for people to know about and understand more about Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Before my diagnosis, I myself didn't really know much about it. I have learned so much over the past few weeks from the Crohn's and Colitis UK website, there is so much information to look at. If you are looking to find out more, I highly recommend visiting their site. You can also follow Crohn's and Colitis UK over on Twitter. I have also recently subscribed to their membership pack which arrived in the post a few days ago. I will be doing another post very soon on this. I have also joined the Crohn's and Colitis UK forum group on Facebook, which I have found really helpful. 

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Monday, 4 December 2017

Who's Doing Blogmas This Christmas


I hope you have had a great weekend. Head over to yesterdays blog post to see what I've been up to. I'm currently sat in my PJs watching the X Factor! I can't believe that it's only 3 weeks left until Christmas day. I'm so excited! One thing that I am looking forward to is watching lots of Christmas themed shows on TV. I love Christmas TV. I'm also planning to watch some Christmas films too. On my list to watch so far is Love Actually, I haven't watched this film in so long. I also really want to watch Elf and Home Alone. What are your favourite Christmas films? 

For today's post, I am sharing with you a list of bloggers who are doing Blogmas this year. I love reading Blogmas posts. This year I have decided to not do Blogmas myself, but instead, I will be doing a few Christmas themed posts, rather than blogging every day. I absolutely love this time of year, especially when all of the Christmas blog posts come out. I love reading them and looking at all of the Christmas photos, it really makes me feel all Christmassy and gets me in a festive mood. I've already started watching some Vlogmas videos too. I just love them so much. I am really enjoying watching Zoella's Vlogmas videos at the moment. A few of my other favourite YouTuber's are doing Vlogmas too, so I am really excited to watch theirs. I would love to know if you are doing Vlogmas? 
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Sunday, 3 December 2017

Sunday Thoughts | It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas


It's December! It's Christmas and I'm so excited. I love this time of year. I've already been wearing my Christmas jumper and listening to some Christmas songs! I've also really been enjoying watching Kirstie's Homemade Christmas on Channel 4. You may have noticed that my photos have got a little bit Christmassy too and over on my Instagram. It's definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas. I was so excited that it was snowing a couple of nights ago. I woke to find my car covered with snow. Unfortunately, it soon melted, but I see photos of other places that had snow. Snow always looks so magical.

This week I have mostly been taking photos again for my blog, I'm currently testing out some new spaces in my room to take photos. As there hasn't been much sunshine I've been moving around my room looking for the perfect spot. I think I may have just found it! I managed to take a few photos for an upcoming post that I am so happy with. It's just little things like that, that really make my day. I've also been looking at softbox lights, if you have any or recommend some, please let me know in the comment section below.

Also this week I did some more cooking and there will be two new recipe posts coming on the blog very soon. I've also got a Christmas themed recipe that I plan on doing this next week. I'm so excited to eat it make it. I would love to know what your favourite things to bake/cook for Christmas are. I've really been enjoying watching cooking shows on TV lately and getting a few ideas.
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Friday, 1 December 2017

Whats On My iPhone


It's December 1st! I hope you are having a great day and feeling all Christmassy. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen that I have decided to not do Blogmas this year. Instead, I will be doing a few Christmas theme posts instead of doing Blogmas every day. But I will be sharing with you a post very soon on bloggers who are doing Blogmas this year. I love reading Blogmas posts, if you are doing it this year, please leave me your links in the comment section below. 

For today's post, I thought that I would share with you what is on my iPhone. I love being nosy and reading these types of posts. You never know what new app you might find. I mostly go to the social media apps on my phone. They are definitely the most used apps! I also have a few games that I love to play too on my phone. Below I have listed my most used apps and ones that are my absolute favourites.


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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

e.l.f. Bronzer, Warm | Review


I hope you are having a lovely week so far. I've been spending the last few days catching up on writing blog posts and also taking some photos. Luckily at the weekend, the sun was shining, so I managed to get quite a few photos taken. I've been taking a few photos for some Christmas theme blog posts which I really can't wait to write. It's definitely starting to feel a lot more like Christmas now. All I need to do now is start watching some Christmas films. 

I'm really excited to share with you today this gorgeous bronzer in the shade warm, by e.l.f. I absolutely love it so much. I had been looking at getting a new bronzer for quite some time, as it's actually been a while since I've worn any. As I have got quite pale skin, sometimes I find that some bronzers can look a little too dark for my skin tone. But after having a look round my local Superdrug, I found this one by e.l.f and I'm so happy that I found this one and purchased it. 


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Monday, 27 November 2017

My 15 Favourite Disney Songs


I hope you had a lovely weekend and are having a great Monday. I'm really excited to share with you today a Disney theme post. I've really enjoyed writing this one as I love Disney so much and always have done since a very young age. One thing I do love to do is listen to lots of Disney songs, they make me feel happy. When I was younger I went to Walt Disney World with my mum and dad and I loved it there so much. I would love to be able to go back again one day. Anyway for today's post, even though there are so many more Disney songs that I love listening to, I have written a list of 15 favourite ones. As soon as I listen to these songs they bring back so many good and happy memories. Now I want to watch the films too! Also how cute is the Belle Pop! Vinyl in the photo above. Quite a while back my friend and I went to the Disney Store and I just had to get Belle. I love the little rose she is holding.
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Sunday, 26 November 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Recipes and More


Welcome to a brand new Sunday Thoughts post. I hope you have had a lovely week and weekend. This week I have mostly been writing blog posts and taking photos. Two of my favourite things to do. I've been using my iPhone 6 camera a lot lately for taking blog photos, so I've been trying to take a few more new ones on my Canon camera as I have really missed using it. I've also been trying to experiment a little with my photos and trying out different things along with props. Doing this has really helped with inspiration for photos. 

If you have read my two recipe posts that come out during the week, you will know that diet plays a huge part for me and even more so now. This month I was admitted to hospital and I have been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. Diet is something that will continue for me personally, to be very important. I am currently on a low fibre diet. There will be some more recipe posts coming to my blog real soon. You can find the links to both of this week's recipes below.
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Saturday, 25 November 2017

What I Am Currently Reading and Reading Next

Everything Everything

I love reading books, as you may know already and I have a few books on my list that I am planning to read. I thought I would share with you today a book that I am currently reading and also a book that I will be reading afterwards. If you are looking for something new to read, head over to my book review section on my blog. You never know, you might just find your next favourite book. 

The first book I want to talk about is the one I am currently reading, Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon. My boyfriend got me this book whilst I was in hospital this month and I'm so happy he chose this one. He asked me what books there were that I wanted to read and my answer was something with a pretty cover! I just love the front cover on this one.
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Friday, 24 November 2017

Roast Chicken and Mash | Dairy, Wheat and Gluten Free

Roast Chicken and Mash

For todays brand new blog post, I want to share with you this delicious roast chicken and mash. This definitely has to be one of my most favourite dishes. I've also loved having a roast chicken dinner ever since I was very young. You can't go wrong with a good roast dinner. Although this roast is a little different and not your typical roast, it tastes amazing. 

In my previous recipe post, Homemade Rice Pudding, I wrote about how diet has been very important to me for quite some years now and even more so now. This month I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease and diet is playing a key part in my life at the moment and will continue to do so. I love to create quick, easy and simple meals that are delicious. I don't use onion and garlic in my recipes either, along with no dairy, wheat and gluten. 

Roast Chicken and Mash

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The Keeper Of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan | Book Review


Hi everyone! I hope you are having a great week. I am really excited to share with you a new book review on Clemloves. This book is definitely on my list of my most favourite books I have read. My boyfriend recently picked up this book, The Keeper Of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan for me to read and I'm so happy he got me it. This is a book that I have really enjoyed reading and really love. I didn't really know anything about this book before reading it, but straight away after reading the back description of the book, I was very excited to start reading it. I was also automatically drawn to the front cover, with its beautiful design.

There's nothing better than having a nice cosy night in with a hot chocolate and a good book. Straight away as soon as I started reading, I knew I was going to love this book and I just wanted to keep reading more and more. I just kept thinking about the story and what might happen next.
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Monday, 20 November 2017

Homemade Rice Pudding | Dairy, Wheat and Gluten Free


Hi everyone! I am really excited to share with you today, this delicious homemade rice pudding, that is dairy, wheat and gluten free. It is really quick and easy to make and you can make extra for the next day too. I must admit that I do have a sweet tooth and I do love having dessert. Sometimes it can quite tricky to know what to have when on a specific diet. You can get some really tasty free from desserts, but sometimes I find that they will be gluten free, but not dairy free. I do also find homemade desserts to be the best. 

I have recently been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease this month and for the last few years, diet has been something that is very important to me, even more so now. You may have seen some of my other dairy, wheat and gluten free recipes on my blog. I am very careful when it comes to food and what I put in my body. I like to keep food simple, but I also like it to taste amazing at the same time. If you have followed some of my other recipes, particularly main course meals, you may have seen that I avoid using onions and garlic in my recipes. You can still create an amazing meal using just a few simple ingredients. 


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Monday, 30 October 2017

GlassesShop.com | Review


Hi everyone! I hope you are having a great and spooky Halloween. I've got my pumpkin ready to carve! I can't wait to see what costumes everyone is going to be wearing. If you have any Halloween themed blog posts, please leave your links in the comments below. 

I have been wearing glasses since a very young age when I started primary school. Over the years I have had so many pairs, I have lost count! Also over the years, I have had lots of different shaped glasses, some more flattering than others. But it's only now that I'm older I know the shape and style that I like the most and I feel best suits the shape of my head. I am very excited to share with you this gorgeous pair of glasses* from GlassesShop.com
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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

A Face In The Crowd | Guest Post

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My name is Stephanie Lamont, I was inspired by God a few weeks ago to write the following verses, after visiting a city centre and being shocked, by the number of homeless people there were.
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Jay & Jane, Homeless Spalding Appeal


We are appealing for funds to help a homeless couple in our hometown of Spalding, Lincolnshire.  Their names are Jason and Jane.  In a moment you can read about their plight in Jason’s own words, but first, more about this appeal.
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Thursday, 28 September 2017

Scents and Memories


Hi everyone! I hope you are having a great week. You might remember a while ago I wrote about my favourite fragrances and ones which I have loved since I was younger and have continued to buy, Today I want to share with different scents that bring memories back to me, which includes past memories growing up and how the scents affect me now, the memories and emotions they create in the present time. I would love to know in the comments which scents always bring memories back to you. Maybe it's a scent that you haven't smelled for a while and as soon as you do, it brings back a particular memory?
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Sunday, 24 September 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Autumn, Strictly Come Dancing and 5 Happy Things


Hi everyone! I hope you have had a lovely weekend. I'm currently snuggled up in bed with my dressing gown on, watching the X Factor! I've mostly been chilling out this weekend as I've not been at work. So my weekend has mostly consisted of an extra hour or two in bed and watching some of my fave TV shows. I've also been catching up on watching some vlogs too. Now firstly let's talk about Strictly. There are so many amazing dancers. I thought Aston Merrygold was so good. I also really love Debbie McGee. Those legs! I also thought that Ruth Langsford was amazing. I really do like Reverend Richard Coles and his dance partner Dianne Buswell. Their dance was very entertaining. I can't wait for next week! 
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Thursday, 21 September 2017

What I Will Be Watching This Autumn


Hi everyone! I hope you are having a great week. As some of you may know Autumn is my favourite season. I love this time of year when you can start getting out your jumpers and scarfs and warm cosy blankets. It's also the perfect time, especially on a cold evening to snuggle up in a blanket and watch some TV. In this post I have listed some of the shows that I am currently watching and ones that are also on my to-watch list this Autumn. I've also added a couple that will be coming out very soon, that I am really excited to watch.

Im also so excited to share with you today, the new brand new Panasonic 4K TV, with a sleek design and a beautifully bright, colourful display. Brand new for 2017, the 4K TV will give you an amazing viewing experience for all of your favourite films and shows capturing every detail. You are able to have your very own cinema experience at home. The Televisions are beautifully designed and I highly recommend checking them out.
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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Late Night Chat


Hi everyone! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend. I'm a little bit late writing this post today, but better late than never! I'm so happy right now, because Home Alone is on TV. I love that film, definitely one of my favourites. I always get so emotional at the end of it. I'm feeling all Christmasy now! I'm also snuggled up under the duvet with Jasper (the dog) sleeping next to me. Actually I say he's sleeping, he's just woke up and he doesn't seem to want me to write this post now, haha! He is demanding lots of cuddles. I love this time of year. I also watched The Smurfs movie too today, I used to love watching The Smurfs when I was younger. I just can't believe I haven't watched the film sooner. 
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Saturday, 16 September 2017

GOSH X-Ceptional Wear Foundation | Review


Hi everyone! I hope you have a great weekend. Today I want to share with you this liquid foundation by GOSH. It is the GOSH X-Ceptional Wear Foundation, in the shade Porcelain. I am a huge fan of theirs. Their makeup products are fragrance free and are cruelty free and vegan. I have always found it hard to find a really good foundation that matches my very pale skin! In the past when I have tried different shades, they are either too dark for my skin tone or I end up looking orange. But I have found that with this shade it matches my skin tone perfectly. I'm so happy that I found this one to try and this post is not sponsored in any way, I purchased this foundation with my own money.


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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Mini Haul | Natural Collection


Hi everyone! I can't believe it's Wednesday already! I hope you are having a lovely week so far. For todays post I want to share with you some of my favourite makeup products by Natural Collection. I have been a huge fan of Natural Collection for so long now and their mascara is one of my must have makeup products along with their liquid eyeliner. Natural Collection have recently given their packaging a makeover and I am really loving the designs. Two reasons why I love natural collection so much is that, one they don't contain any fragrance in their products and two they are very affordable. Their products also contain camomile to help soothe and protect. This post is not sponsored in any way and each product I have purchased with my own money.


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Monday, 11 September 2017

I've Graduated | My Graduation Day


Hi everyone! I hope you have a lovely day. If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen me tweeting about my graduation. I graduated on Tuesday 5th September. It was truly a magical evening. You can watch the ceremony here. You can see me at about 57:23. It was definitely an evening I will never forget. I am so proud of everyone. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last three years at University. I have learned so much and I am truly grateful to everyone for all of their help and support. I just can't believe that it has really been three years already! It doesn't feel so long ago that I was walking in to the lecture theatre for my very first welcome talk at the University of Lincoln. I was so excited for my first day and meeting lots of new people. If you are new to my blog, I studied Audio Production at the University of Lincoln. I started University as a mature student when I was 24. I just felt that it was the right time and that I really wanted to go Uni.
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Sunday, 10 September 2017

Sunday Thoughts | Graduating, TV shows and Happy Things


Hi everyone! I hope you are having a lovely weekend. My weekend has been quite relaxing. As I've had the weekend off work, I decided to have a few extra hours in bed and to get caught up on taking photos for my blog and writing too. Although we had a couple of thunderstorms yesterday, the morning was quite lovely out, so I thought I better make the most out of it and take some photos. I also watched some TV too. I love watching Come Dine With Me, I also watched The Simpsons too. I don't think I will ever get bored of watching The Simpsons! I've watched them since they started airing on BBC 2 all those years ago and I still watch them all the time now and I'm 27! Remember when they also used to have The Fresh Prince on after too and Malcolm In The Middle. Oh and Buffy too! 
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Saturday, 9 September 2017

Rabbit by Patricia Williams aka Ms. Pat | Book Review


Hi everyone! I hope you have a lovely weekend. I can't believe how quick this week has gone already. What have you been up to this week? If you haven't read this weeks other new blog posts, you can find them here and here
For todays blog post, I am really excited to share with you today, Rabbit* by Patricia Williams aka Ms. Pat. This book is an autobiography and it has been a while since I have read an autobiography, but I absolutely love them. 


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Wednesday, 6 September 2017

My Pop! Vinyl Collection


Hi everyone! For todays post I want to share with you my Pop! Vinyl collection so far. I have already done a couple of posts with two of the Pops that I have got, but my little collection is slowly growing. I also mentioned that it was my boyfriend who got me in to collecting these! He has so many of them. I really love all of the Disney ones and I really want to get Rapunzel next. The very first one I got myself was Catbug from Bravest Warriors on Cartoon Hangover. I love Catbug so much! The next one I got was Belle. My friend and I went to the Disney Store and I just had to get her. Then I got Fluttershy from My Little Pony. I love My Little Pony and Fluttershy is my favourite. The other three that I have got, my boyfriend gave me. I have Olaf from Frozen, Gidget from The Secret Life of Pets and Scarlet Witch from Marvel, the Captain America Civil War one. 


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Monday, 4 September 2017

Salt Of The Earth, Natural Deodorant


Hi everyone! I hope you had a lovely weekend and that you have a great week. For todays post I want to write about the Salt Of The Earth deodorant. I have very sensitive skin and a while ago I tried an own brand deodorant which left me with very sore underarms. I had very sore and irritated red patches and rashes appear all over both of my underarms which started travelling down my sides. It was horrible. Anyway what actually caused that was a deodorant that I purchased and had only been using for about a few days. The perfume in it was quite strong and as I have sensitive skin, the perfume in it just didn't react well with my skin. 

Over the years I have tried so many deodorants and none of them seem to really work. They either make my underarms feel uncomfortable and sore or the scent in them just doesn't work after a couple of hours. Some work for a few months but then they just stop working. After realising what a state my underarms was in, I decided that I really do need to try and get a more natural deodorant that doesn't have any perfume in. That's when I came across this Salt Of The Earth one. This post is not sponsored and I purchased this deodorant with my own money. All views and opinions are 100% my own. 


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