Review: My Little Box Fleur de Force Collaboration

Fleur De Force My Little Box Collaboration December 01

Maybe it’s because I was travelling for the first week of December, or maybe it’s because I received my box toward the beginning of the delivery window, but I genuinely didn’t hear any hype about December’s My Little Box. Which is wild considering this month’s box is in collaboration with blogger Fleur de Force!

Here’s what I found inside my December box…

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Travel Diary: Day 1 in NYC

Spotted in the NYC metro! A 'Life Underground' bronze sculpture of a sewer alligator.

Spotted in the NYC Metro! A ‘Life Underground’ bronze sculpture of a sewer alligator.

This Thanksgiving I was back home in New England (my first time in two years! it felt magical!), and as part of the trip we decided to pop over to NYC for 3 days and two nights of adventures and fun time away from my family. (Not that I don’t love them, but we did want some time for ourselves!)

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Review: My Little Cosy Box

My Little Cosy Box - My Little Box November 01

Hurrah, it’s here! My November My Little Cosy Box arrived a few weeks ago, just in time to get cosy for autumn – and stay put for winter! After being well over the moon with the items in my October My Little Box by Diane von Furstenberg, I’d been eagerly awaiting what would be in store for me in November’s box…

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Review: LouLouBelle Skin Care for Oily/Problem Skin

This blog post is part of a series of my personal skin care journey. If you’ve got oily, temperamental, breakout prone skin (including hormonal acne) you may want to read on – and let me know your best skin care tips in the comments! x

louloubelle skincare 1

If you read my blog regularly, you’ll know I’m a big fan of Islington, North London (oh hey N1 bangle and Town Hall wedding venue!) and, obviously, a big fan of beauty – particularly skin care. So when fellow Islingtonite (if that’s not a word, it should be!) Magda Thompson, founder of LouLouBelle Skincare, got in touch about her newly-launched brand, I responded by telling her all my skin care woes and complimenting her branding because look how cute it is! (Also, green is my favourite colour.)

She then sent out a few products designed for oily/problem skin for me to try. Here’s how I got on…

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What I Wore: Feeling Autumnal

When the sun shines in that super bright way during the morning commute that just feels so distinctly autumnal.

When the sun shines in that super bright way during the morning commute that just feels so distinctly autumnal.

While summer will always be my favourite season, there is something pretty special about autumn – the foliage, crispy fallen leaves crunching beneath my feet, boot weather, knitwear, bobble hats, scarves and pumpkin flavoured everything! Here are a few of my favourite autumnal looks…

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