Newborn Baby Essentials First Month Must Haves 2015

Newborn Baby Essentials & 1st Month Must Haves

Here are my essential products for life with a newborn baby during the first month. When I was pregnant, I looked everywhere for guides and tips on what to buy for a newborn baby, and although I did find very useful sites, videos and blogs, I got a bit overwhelmed with too much information and ended… 

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Holiday in Brazil - Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Aracaju

Holiday in Brazil – Rio, Salvador & Aracaju

In the first half of 2012, we spent our early Summer holiday in Brazil, where we travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Aracaju. Some of you may not know that I was born in Brazil, so it was very important to me that my husband Matthew got to experience my native culture, see my… 

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My Mac Must Haves

My MAC Must Haves

MAC is one of the most popular brands amongst beauty bloggers and beauty enthusiasts, and rightfully so, as their products are generally very good quality, prices are not too shabby and there’s a wide range of products and shades to appeal to all kinds of tastes. What I love about MAC is that you can build a… 

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Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding: My Experience Combine Feeding

Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding: My Experience

Motherhood is full of challenges, one of which is deciding between breastfeeding and bottle feeding formula milk to your baby. During my pregnancy, there wasn’t even a question in my mind that I wanted to exclusively breastfeed James for the first 6 months of his life. Of course, I’ve never discarded using formula, and I… 

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My Labour and Delivery Story Giving Birth To James

My Labour and Delivery Story – Giving Birth To James

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you may already know that I gave birth to James, the most beautiful baby boy, on the 29th of April 2015. The last 6 weeks have gone by so quickly and we are slowly settling into our new life as parents of little James. We are so… 

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By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation Review Before and After

By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation Review (Before & After)

By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation, £76 / $115 Barneys (US) | Space NK (UK) | StrawberryNET (Worldwide) To say that I was excited to get my hands on this foundation is an understatement; ever since I heard the lovely Amelia Liana raving about the By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation, I knew I had to have it – Amelia has never recommended… 

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Bronze Smokey Eye Tutorial for Brown Eyes

Bronze Smokey Eye Tutorial for Brown Eyes

My Bronze Smokey Eye tutorial to make brown eyes stand out! It can be quite hard to accentuate brown eyes with a dark smokey eye, but by adding a few pops of colour in the right places, you can make your brown eyes look quite sultry and captivating! I’ve been doing a few makeup tutorials… 

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Benefit Tinted Lip Balms Swatches

Benefit Tinted Lip Balm (Review and Swatches)

Benefit Tinted Lip Balm, £14.50 / $18 – Boots (UK) | Sephora (US) I first tried the Benefit Tinted Lip Balm around about this time last year – I feel so in love with them, that I filmed a swatches video and took some pictures to do a review here on the blog, but somehow,… 

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35 Weeks Pregnant Bump Shot

35 Weeks Pregnant – Swollen Feet & Pigmentation Issues

Only 5 more weeks to go – I’m now 35 weeks pregnant, can you believe it? This third trimester is going so quickly! Here’s my 35 weeks pregnancy update, including some pictures of my journey so far and a little chat about dealing with swollen feet, pigmentation issues, sensitive skin, lack of sleep and pain relief… 

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Essential Blog Editing Tools

My Essential Blog Editing Tools

Everyone has certain tools and softwares their like using when it comes managing their blogs – today I’m sharing my Essential Blog Editing Tools. These are my ‘blogging best friends’, which help me run my blog effectively and in an organised way. Most of these tools I’ve used for years and I need them on… 

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Smashbox Full Exposure Palette Matte Makeup Tutorial

Smashbox Full Exposure Palette Matte Makeup Tutorial

Fancy a quick and easy makeup look? Here’s a matte makeup tutorial look using the Smashbox Full Exposure Palette, paired with a nude lipstick or a bright red lip alternative. Daytime and evening appropriate, sophisticated and not too hard at all! I only used the first four eyeshadows from the matte row of the Smashbox palette,… 

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