Film Review: Cinderella (2015)

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A Sunday morning at the cinema with your line manager and her family may not sound like great fun to you, but that’s probably because your line manager isn’t Mokuska and her family isn’t awesome. So when Moksuka offered me a pre-release screening ticket to see the live action version of Cinderella on Sunday with her family, I wasn’t about to say no!

Here’s what happened on the day, and what I thought of the movie…

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Winter skincare routine

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It’s been a while since I last wrote about my skin care routine, so I thought I’d do a post roundup of a few of the skin care products I’ve been reaching for these chilly winter days…

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Bath time is the best time

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When I was a kid I hated bath time. For no real reason at all, being submerged in warm, soapy water to bathe was probably the worst, most traumatic thing I could imagine experiencing. But not anymore! Now I’m grown up and finding enough time to fill the tub and enjoy a bath is pure luxury, not to mention one of my favourite ways to de-stress and unwind…  Continue reading

Dr Bronner’s Organic Lip Balm

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It feels like every day my lip balm goes missing (you too?) and I end up digging through my handbag and coat pockets for one that I just know is in there… somewhere. And when it’s a lip balm emergency I’m pretty happy to apply just about anything, but to avoid that I tend to stock up on products I know I like – and by that I don’t mean bulk buy, but rather I put them everywhere: one in a coat pocket, another in my purse, another in the inside pocket of my handbag…

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Review: Benecos Natural Mineral Powder & Powder Blush Trio (plus an every day makeup look!)

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When the team at Pravera sent me an email to feature Benecos products on my blog, I wasn’t sure what to expect. First of all I hadn’t heard of Benecos, and second the price put me off – as much as I love cheap and cheerful, I won’t feature products on my blog that can’t stand on their own two feet. However, the PR pointed out that the Benecos mineral powder was vegan and the blusher vegetarian, so I figured I’d give them a go with an open mind. And my dears, I am so pleased that I did! 
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Brunch and a wander through Brick Lane’s Vintage Market

Wander in East London - 03I’ve lived in London for nearly five years now (when did that happen?!) and during that time nothing quite says ‘it’s the weekend!’ to me like brunch and a wander through a market. I don’t do this nearly as often as I used to – mostly due to being ‘grownup’ and having to do ‘errands’ at the weekend to places like ‘the bank’ and ‘the post office’ and ‘needing to actually get some sleep’, but I digress – though when I do it’s always welcome.

Here are a few photos from last weekend’s brunch and a wander through Brick Lane…

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Février: My Little Frenchie Box

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Just as scheduled, February’s My Little Box has arrived and it’s ever so charming! I’m pleased that it’s not a love-themed box for Valentine’s Day, but instead the theme is My Little Frenchie Box, after Inès de la Fressange, a French model, aristocrat, fashion designer, and perfumer.

Here’s what I found inside…
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