Monday, 11 December 2017

Blogmas Day 11 - Gift Ideas £10 And Under

Christmas is a time for giving and I don't think there is anything better than giving people presents they will love but it can get very expensive. Today I thought I would share some amazing gifts I have found all with a small budget-friendly price tag. 

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Blogmas Day 9 - A Snowday Photo Diary

So a lot of the U.K has been hit by a huge downpour of snow. We don't get snow very often and honestly, I can't remember we got it to this extent. So I took the opportunity to get some snowy pictures for a blog post and as I had the busiest weekend in creation figured I would upload them for Blogmas day 9.

Friday, 8 December 2017

Blogmas Day 8 - My Christmas List

Everyone always complains that they never know what to buy me for Christmas. So I decided for Blogmas Day 8 I would share my Christmas list with you all. It might give you some gift inspiration or even ideas for things you would like to be bought. 

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Blogmas Day 7 - I'm Dreaming Of A Moonlight Melts Christmas

A few months ago my wonderful best friend and fellow blogger Katie did a post about a company called Moonlight Melts. We all know about my obsession with anything candles or wax-melt related so I was straight on their website ordering my own. I have continued to buy them since and haven't even considered buying Yankee Candles melts.

Blogmas Day 6 - A Reflection On 2017

If you use Facebook you know from time to time they make cute videos for you, on friendship anniversaries, the day after your birthday with all of your birthday messages. I love them and this morning I had my 2017 round-up video pop up on my timeline and it really got me thinking about what a good year 2017 has been. 

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Blogmas Day 5 - My Favourite Blogmas Bloggers

Tonight's post is a bit of a promo for all of the bloggers I have been loving so far this month. Be sure to check out their fabulous blogs and show them some love! (Sidenote, most of the bloggers in this post are my favourite girls but I am just so proud of them).

Monday, 4 December 2017

Blogmas Day 4 - The Christmas Tag

Would it really be Blogmas on my blog without a tag post? I did two Christmas Tag's last year and loved them so this year it is back with a new set of questions.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Blogmas Day 3 - A Gift Guide For Kids/Babies

Seeing as our family is always growing, there are always children I have to buy for. I never really see gift guides for children so thought I would show you what I have bought for our brood this year. I will link everything I can find and anything I can't I'll write where I got it from so you can have a look yourself.

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Blogmas Day 2 - Have Yourself A Very Beanies Christmas

So you may remember back in my Autumn Essentials post I featured a coffee brand that I was seriously loving. Beanies have delivered again with their Christmas flavours. I have been trying them for the past month or so and needed to let you all know my thoughts. The packaging is so cute and they also do the most amazing stash boxes which would make the best gift for coffee lovers!

Friday, 1 December 2017

Blogmas Day 1 - Where to shop for Christmas Decorations

Lets just take a minute to think about how quick the last year has gone! It honestly feels like no time since I was finishing Blogmas 2016 and now Blogmas 2017 is starting, how exciting! For the first day of Blogmas I am going to show you my favourite places to buy your Christmas Decorations, a bit of a different twist on a haul!

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

A Life Update

You may have noticed I haven't really been on my blogging game for the past month or so. I mentioned in a post a little while back that I wasn't able to stick to my uploading schedule because of rehearsals so I was going to try something else, that hasn't really worked out either and I feel like I just need to give you all a bit of an explanation.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

My Autumn Essentials

Autumn is well and truly upon us. It's getting a lot colder out, all the leaves are falling off the trees and my heating is turned on. October and Autumn are definitely one of my favourites time of the year. Everything is just so colourful, the sunsets are generally more amazing than the rest of the year and I love when it gets dark early. I thought I'd share my Autumn essentials with you today.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

My September Favourites

Its that time of the month again where I tell you all about what I have been loving. This month it is a little different though as the things I've been loving aren't things, they're people. 

Sunday, 1 October 2017

September Primark Haul

Primark hauls are becoming way too common on my blog. I think I might have a bit of a Primark obsession! During September I went 3 times to 3 different stores, oops. I thought I'd show you a few of the bits I bought.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Meeting My Best Friends...

You've definitely heard me talk about my blogging group chat and every tag post I do my blogging girls are the ones I tag. Well, last weekend we finally met up. I literally met a bunch of strangers 70 miles away from home, 2 of them weren't strangers at all, they're my childhood best friends. It didn't feel like I was meeting 4 strangers though, we all got added to the group chat in March and it started out as a blogging support network and it very quickly turned into a place where I could tell my deepest darkest secrets. These ladies became my best friends, strangers or not. 

Sunday, 27 August 2017

I'm An Aunty

So you might remember back in June I wrote a post about my brother and his girlfriend having a baby in September. Well, our little princess made an early appearance this week and made me an Aunty a little sooner than I thought I would be.

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Harry Potter Mystery Box Review

If you didn't already know I am a huge Harry Potter fan and back in the Pottermore days, I was sorted into Hufflepuff. So when I saw an ad on Facebook from Loudshop for Harry Potter Mystery Boxes I was completely drawn in. The boxes are £30 but there aren't any reviews of them, I've used Loudshop before so I knew it wouldn't be a scam but I thought I would treat myself to one and let you guys know what I think of it.

Monday, 14 August 2017

The Vogue 73 Question Tag

First of all, can we take a minute to appreciate how gorgeous my header is, made by the equally gorgeous Katie from Katie's Corner! If you want a header making I will leave her blog linked here
We all know I love a good tag post, I love reading them and I love writing them. Yes, I uploaded a tag post on Wednesday but it can be a week of getting to know me. This post is also a day late, that's because I spent yesterday with the worst hangover, don't drink kids! 
My gorgeous best friend Laura tagged me in this, you can read her post here.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Get To Know WorldOfJess

Seeing as my blog is growing and at some sort of rocket speed, thank you so bloomin' much for that, I thought a little 'get to know me' post would be a good idea! I tag the gorgeous Melissa and Katie, two of my favourite girlies!

Sunday, 6 August 2017

My July Favourites

July... What a wonderful month it has been. The biggest thing that happened this month was leaving a job I hated and starting a new one which I blooming love. We also got another kitten for Sissy's birthday, she's the cutest little nugget, called Bellatrix. Let's get onto what else I have been loving throughout July.

Monday, 31 July 2017

July Birchbox Review

It's that time of the month where I review my Birchbox. This is also going to be my last review as I have cancelled my subscription, I have 4 Birchboxes that have all been very similar and then you see people on the page that have had a Tangle Teezer, Lord & Berry concealer and a POP Beauty eyeshadow palette, it makes it difficult to keep paying almost £15 for something. 

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

A Little Change

I've been blogging for almost 2 years on this blog and in that time a lot has changed. When I started I was at university, then I moved back home, dropped out and started work. I've just changed job as well so things have been pretty hectic. My 'normal' uploading schedule was a new post every Tuesday and every other Thursday at 6 pm and you may have noticed I've not really been following that schedule at all. 

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Wilde Like Me Book Review

First off, apologies for being a day late with this post. If you follow me on twitter you will have seen that my Amazon account got hacked so yesterday morning was stressful, anxiety riddled hell trying to get it sorted. Please make sure you all check your Amazon accounts as this has been a problem for the last few weeks and Amazon aren't really being much help. Less of the serious stuff, onto what you're here to read!

Thursday, 13 July 2017

July Primark Haul

As you've probably seen I took a few weeks off blogging, I've been having a rough time with my anxiety and I just lost a lot of motivation with it. I'm back, with a fresh mind and lots of new posts planned! Also, I am thinking of changing my upload time to 8pm so it works better with my job. I thought as this is my first post back after some time off what better thing to come back with than a Primark haul?! 

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

I'm Going To Be An Auntie!

So this may seem a little odd to announce that I am going to be an Auntie, but I thought it would be something nice to share with you all and there are probably going to be a fair few more posts about Baby as I am so excited. Friends and Family know already as our little Princess shall be joining us on the 14th September. 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Morphe 35OS Palette Review

First off I want to apologise for not posting a Theatre Thursdays last week, life really got in the way. I was in work, meetings and rehearsal for a lot of the week and with this week being show week things have been manic! There will be a new post on Thursday, which is also our first night at the theatre for our tech rehearsal, eeeeekkkk! 

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

June Birchbox Review

So it's that time of the month again where I get 5 new beauty treats and I review them for you. Before we talk about the products can we just take a minute to look at how blooming cute this BirchBag is?! We had the option to choose which colour we had so I chose mint. This will make a super cool wash bag if I go away!

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Theatre Thursdays - College/School productions I was involved in

Welcome back to Theatre Thursdays. In today's post I am going to tell you all about most of the productions I was involved in during school and college, I say most because some of them were when I was like 5 and some were our own productions we had to make during my A-Levels. I was going to do a post about all of the productions I have been involved in but it would be such a big post I decided to split it into two posts, so nexts weeks post will be about the shows I have been involved in outside of school and college. Some of these are on the stage, some behind the scenes. I am going to try my best to give dates of these and put them in chronological order but they may get a little mixed up.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

5 pairs of shoes you need in your wardrobe

So yesterday one of my favourite girls Melissa put up a post with 50 blog post ideas in it. I love these posts as they always give me inspiration, I loved the idea of showing you my go to shoes that you all need in your wardrobes. I am no fashion expert but I thought this might be quite fun and it is showing you one of my favourite things, shoes! 
Side note, I haven't cleaned any of these as I wanted you to see them in all their dirty glory, haha!

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Theatre Thursdays - An Introductory Post

So as a lot of you know I am a huge theatre lover. Going to watch shows, performing in shows and helping backstage at shows. This month is quite an exciting month as I am involved in NPRS' The Really Big Show so I have decided to dedicate every Thursday in June to the theatre! I know this post has gone up at almost midnight but it still is Thursday so it still counts, I thought it was Wednesday until I got to work this afternoon and realised, how am I a fully functioning adult?! 

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

My May Favourites

So it's that time of the month where I let you all know what I have been loving! I've got into the routine of uploading a favourites post every other month and I like how that's working. There is a bit of an Avon theme in this favourites post so I'll do my best to link everything below.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

50 Questions You've Never Been Asked Tag

So you all know how much I love a good tag post so I thought this week I would bring back the 50 questions you've never been asked tag! Enjoy!

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

May Birchbox Review

I subscribed to Birchbox in April but didn't get my box until the end of the month so I decided when I got my May box I would review it here, it also gives me a fab post to come back with after a few weeks off. 

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

I'm in a blogging rut...

You may have noticed that I have missed the last few Thursday uploads, I've been on it with my Tuesday posts but truth be told, I am in a complete blogging rut. I have really been struggling for probably the past 3 weeks now. With all the negativity in the blogging community and so much personal stuff going on, I've been a bit of a lost cause. I hate feeling like this and missing uploads as this blog really is my release and I love it. I love having somewhere I can tell you my life stories and somewhere I can share my thoughts and feelings. 

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Why I am so proud of my best friend!

4 and a half years ago I started college, I'd got hardly any friends as I'd fallen out with all of mine before I left school. I was friendly with a few of my boyfriends mates but none of my own really. I walked into my first performing arts lesson and stood opposite me was a girl wearing a drop dead jacket, I knew in that very instant she was going to be my friend. Even if she didn't want to, I was befriending her. I then walked into my first philosophy class and there she was again, this was definitely fate! We were meant to be. She's been my best friend since then and I don't tell her enough just how bloody proud of her I am!

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Happiness is key...

There has been a lot of negativity in the blogging community the past few weeks and I had the intention of writing a post about the absolute s**tstorm the past year has been for me. After some deliberation, I've decided to write about what makes me happy and add some positivity.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Learning to pick my fights...

Anyone that knows me will know that I live up to my nickname Stress. I also definitely have a redhead fiery temper, I'm not a full red head but I do dye my hair blonde not that it covers any of my ginger for long! I've always struggled with holding my tongue and not speaking what's on my mind. If something's bugging me or you've annoyed/upset me you'll know about it. If we're having a raging argument I can guarantee I will say something that will upset you, I won't mean it I'm just very sharp tongued! One of my goals or improvements for this year was to put my brain in action before my mouth and think about the repercussions and consequences if I did just let myself go off on one. So I decided I really needed to learn to pick my fights. 

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

My March Favourites!

Its that time of the month where I share what I've been loving. Can we also just take a moment to appreciate the fact that its April, its still light at 7:30 and the sun has not stopped shining! I am loving it. 

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Lets Talk About: What They Don't Tell You

In today's Lets Talk About with Laura we are discussing the things that nobody tells you about growing up! So stick around to see our nitty gritty experiences and advice! On my blog I'll be telling you about the things that nobody tells you when it comes to Sex, Make Up, University and Body Confidence! Head over to Laura's blog to see what we have to say about Moving Out, Periods, Getting Tattoos and Drinking!

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Huge Avon Haul!

Before we start I just want to let you all know that my upload time on a Tuesday is probably going to change to 5:30pm as I am out at rehearsals at 6pm so it was becoming a struggle to share my posts on my social media. Anyway lets get onto the good stuff...

Thursday, 23 March 2017

The Disney Tag

I know I put the 15 weird questions tag up on Tuesday but I got tagged by the wonderful Katie over at Katie's Corner in the Disney Tag and I could not turn down the opportunity to write about Disney! So here is a little bonus Thursday post for you to enjoy!

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

15 weird questions tag

So my last few posts have been a bit serious and somber so I thought we would have a little bit of fun and do the 15 weird questions tag! I tag Laura, The Land of Laura and Katie, Katie's Corner.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Let's Talk About: A Life Update

First off, I just want to apologise for this post going up a day late! Yesterday was absolutely manic, well the past week or so has been. I've been completely inundated by life and was not in the right mindset to write this so Laura and I decided it would be best for both of us to post a day late. We are working on a really fun post too, its just taking so much longer to write than we thought it would, so keep an eye out for that.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Younique Detoxifying face mask review

So Saturday night I was looking forward to a bit of a pamper with my mom and an essential to any pamper night are face masks! I use so many different face masks, some of my favourites are the £1 ones from primark. I decided to use the Younique detoxifying mask as I had heard so many good things about it, it's been compared to the black peel mask that's doing the rounds. I was a little weary at first as I do have really sensitive skin so I normally stick to what I use, but I wanted this to be something I could use on a regular basis. I'd been told that my skin would be completely fine with the mask as it was all natural and allergy tested! 

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

I've really been lacking inspiration and motivation these past few days. I'm still feeling very overwhelmed, although my mini break did work wonders, I still feel a bit meh. So I've not got a fun or chatty post this week. Instead I thought I'd share my photos from my visit to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden the other week, it is honestly one of my favourite places to go and this time we had the amazing experience of seeing the Muntjac Deer that come out to play sometimes! Check it out if you're ever in Cambridge, it's such a beautiful place! I'll be back on it next week, I'd love to do a Q&A so leave your questions in the comments! Enjoy! 

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Lets Talk About: Taking A Break

Ever feel like you're caught up in the same old loop? Like all you do is the same old thing every single day? I know the past few weeks I have felt like this. Like I just need to get away, break my routine a bit. Normally I am such a 'routine' person and I can be quite scared of change but all I want to do at the minute is get on a train somewhere secluded and sit by the sea all day. For this weeks Let's Talk About, Laura and I have gone a little AWOL from our usual thing! We've both been feeling pretty overwhelmed by life so we thought it would be best to put up a little rambly post about what's going on.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Dealing with a toxic relationship...

So this is something that I've spoken about briefly in a few previous blog posts but I've never really got into any detail. After watching Carrie Fletchers video about a past bad relationship and watching the #hurtbae video I've decided to open up about my experience with toxic relationships and being cheated on. Obviously I'm not going to name my ex or speak maliciously of him but I am going to be brutally honest! For the purpose of this post we will call him 'K'. Let's get started. 

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

My night-time routine

I loved filming and editing my video about how I clean my make up brushes so I decided I would make another video and show you how I get settled and ready for bed! Enjoy!

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Lets Talk About: Dating & Relationships

So I'm teaming up with my favourite girlie, my Chummy! Laura announced a few weeks back that she was starting a new series over on her blog called 'Lets talk about' and her first post went up two weeks ago, you can read it here! I love the idea of a chatty series of posts and we have been talking for ages about doing a collaboration and what better way to do this than me jumping in on the 'Lets talk about' series! These posts will be going up every other Thursday at 6pm! You're basically getting a front row seat to our FaceTime calls! For my first showcase in this series we are giving our top 10 tips on dating and relationships! The dating advice on my blog and the relationship advice on Laura's. 

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

The Liebster Award!

I've been suffering with a bad case of writers block this past week and I hadn't got a clue what I wanted to write about for my Tuesday post so when I got nominated for the Liebster Award I was chuffed! Its a fabulous post designed for bloggers to promote other bloggers, who doesn't need new blogs to read?! I know I definitely do! 

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Valentines Day gift guide!

So Valentines day is a week away so you should probably start thinking about what to buy your significant other if you haven't already! I'm going to share with you my top 5 gift ideas for her and him!

Thursday, 2 February 2017

My tips on how to start a blog!

In the past 18 months that I have been blogging one thing that I am frequently asked is how do you start a blog? Today I thought I would share with you my hints and tips for starting your own blog! 

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

My January favourites!

So its the last day of January, erm where the heck has it gone?! I swear it was Christmas 2 minutes ago! I thought it would be very appropriate to show you my favourites on the last day of the month! I've been loving a lot of new beauty products this month so I thought I'd share them with you! 

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Living with Generalised Anxiety Disorder...

I've spoken before about my anxiety, specifically travel anxiety! This is something that over the last 16 months has drastically improved, I hardly feel anxious when travelling now, sometimes it can be worse than others but by following my own tips (check them out here) it is a lot easier! I thought today I would tell you a little more about my anxiety, where it stems from, what causes it and how I control it!

Thursday, 19 January 2017

What I would tell 15 year old me...

The fabulous Kt tagged me to do this wonderful post! I really love the idea of 'writing' to my 15 year old self! Being 15 was probably the hardest year I've been through, it was the year I almost lost my battle with my anxiety and depression. I'm tagging my best chum for this one!

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

How I clean my make up brushes!

Cleaning your make up brushes is one of those tedious things in life that has to be done, so today I thought I would film a little video and show you how I clean mine! 

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

13 personal questions tag...

I'm bringing an oldie back today! One of my favourite bloggers is Anna Saccone, I love Anna and her family and one of my favourite posts she did was the 13 personal questions tag! So I thought I'd bring it back! Im tagging two of my best friends, Kt my oldest friend and my Chummy! Check out their amazing blogs and leave them a nice comment! 

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Boxing Day Sale Haul

I've never really been one for bagging a bargain in the Boxing Day/January sales but this year I've definitely taken advantage! I haven't done a haul for a little while so I thought I'd show you what I bought in the sales! 

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

My 2017 Goals!

First of all, I hope you've all had the most wonderful Christmas and New Year! 
I'm not really one for setting resolutions but I do like to set myself achievable goals! As its my first post in 2017 I thought I'd share with you what my goals are! 
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