National Burger Day 2014

National Burger Day 2014 - Queueing for burgers by Battersea Power Station

It’s no secret that Jeff and I love eating out and enjoy indulging in good burgers from time to time, so when tickets for the 2nd annual National Burger Day went on sale, we were all over it!

So on 27 August we ate light, headed south to Battersea, queued up and ate as many burgers as we could between us (spoiler: we split all the burgers to eat 5 between us – teamwork!) to make the most of the Mr Hyde National Burger Day event! Continue reading

August Birchbox: Away we go

birchbox august 2014 1With August came my second Birchbox delivery, and I’m absolutely over the moon with what I’ve received! From body wash to hair serum, perfume (and I’m not normally a perfume person!) to eyeshadow – this month’s five surprises have got me smiling…  Continue reading

The Fluffy Shopping Experience

Cornershop - outside

Ever since The Cornershop popped up on 1st August, my Instagram and Twitter feeds have been inundated with snaps of traditional corner shop goods made of nothing but felt and wool. And being the nosey type who also really enjoys art (with a personal preference for installations at that) I made plans to check it out over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Continue reading

Review – Mallow and Marsh

mallow and marsh - coconut peppermint and dark chocolate vanilla rasperry detailsLike many other people, I first heard of Mallow and Marsh from last week’s Dragon Den when founder Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie turned down the Dragons’ offers of financial investment for more of her business than she was willing to share. The Dragons looked surprised, Pleydell-Bouverie didn’t look shaken, and I wanted to know what was so great about these marshmallows.

And so, I turned to Google to track down Mallow and Marsh…

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My latest beauty routine

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

It’s been a while since I posted about my beauty routine, and since then I’ve tried out new products that I’d love to talk about, as well as figured out which of the products I originally mentioned have become staples! And so, here is my current morning and evening beauty routine… Continue reading

My first Birchbox! July Edition

Birchbox 4To support my recent beauty addiction, I’ve decided to sign up to Birchbox. I’d read a lot of mixed reviews online first, but for £10 + p&p I thought it was worth a try – and with my first box’s arrival I was delightfully surprised!

The theme for July was ‘Sun, Sea & Sand’…

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