The stripy tee // Topshop

I looooove stripes, especially navy and white. When I first saw this t-shirt, I knew it would be a staple piece in my wardrobe, as it contains both stripes and extra detail on both the sleeves and the hem, incorporating two of my favourite styles. It’s the perfect summer top, but can also be worn…

The new Summer/Autumn cook book. 

I love getting new cook books, and ones with beautiful pictures are a must. I also love making cakes with fruit involved, so as this cook book focuses on incorporating berries and fruits, this was perfect for me as soon as I saw it, in a National Trust gift shop. This cook book is beautifully…

Drugstore beauty picks // The best bargains. 

With the abundance of different beauty products circulating around the world, it’s important to know where to spend, and where to save. When there are such good drugstore options for certain products it can save you a lot of money!  Here’s the lowdown:  Collection Lasting perfection concealer- EVERYONE in beauty has raved about this, as…

Subscription box // Flowers to your doorstep.

I love flowers. I currently have two different types in my bedroom, potted roses and alstroemerias in a vase, which are one of my favourite types of flowers. I’m lucky enough to recieve flowers from my boyfriend regularly, and this was how I discovered Bloom & Wild, through a parcel in the post, delivered to…

Gooey Malteaser Brownies // How to 

These gooey brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream. Whether warmed up and served with ice cream, or eaten chilled as a quick snack, they’re perfect for every occasion. Ingredients: 65g Plain flour ½ tsp Baking powder 100g Cocoa powder 250g Sugar 1tsp Vanilla extract 150g Butter 2 Eggs 1 Bar of Chocolate of your choice…

The magical read // Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.

Not going to lie, I am a HUGE fan of anything to do with the magical wizarding world that JK Rowling created. Although I wasn’t quite at the age where, as I grew up I was waiting for the next books to be released, I’ve still been obsessed with it ever since the age of…

IT Cosmetics // CC Cream – the wonder product.

I originally heard of this product due to watching many youtube videos, from Kathleen Lights to Lily Pebbles recommending it because of its amazing properties. Now I know why. Described as a “full coverage colour-correcting cream with anti-ageing hydrating serum”, this CC cream promotes itself as “Your skin but better” in a tube. This CC…

Ootd: August 21st

Monday’s outfit of the day: trying to incorporate the last of this British summer with the first touches of Autumn fashion. Excuse the floppy arms (I was trying to demonstrate the cool floaty sleeves on this floral number), but this blouse has been a staple throughout summer for me. A Zara find, as soon as…

Vanilla cupcakes: my go to recipe.

Vanilla cupcakes are always a sure family favourite, and an easy treat to create if you’re in the baking mood, need to make something for a kid’s party, or have guests coming over. This is my go to, easy recipe: Ingredients: 175g soft butter, cut into large pieces 175g self-raising flour 175g caster sugar  3…

A read for inspiration.

Read. This. Book. If. You’re. Having. A. Life. Crisis. Whether it’s to do with a career change, educational venture or just life in general, I haven’t come across a single person who hasn’t had a point in their life where they have been at loss. Therefore, I could see this book being useful for many,…

Morphe 12NB // budget and travel friendly.

After my usual browse over on BeautyBay (a must for those searching for some rare American brands), I came across the Morphe 12NB, a small, warm-toned eyeshadow palette. Seen as I stay over at my boyfriend’s house half of the time, I find myself transporting my makeup regularly, so finding this smaller but versatile palette…

Pinterest // my current obsession.

Pinterest is one of those hobbies that I fall in and out of love with, depending on how busy I am, and if I am in need of any inspiration, from fashion to food. As the weather during this supposed English ‘summer’ has been awful, leading me to spend many a day in August to…