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Friday, 12 May 2017

M.E Awareness Day | What does it feel like to have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis



"What does it feel like to have M.E?" Is a question that I get asked all too often from a huge amount of people, and if I'm being completely honest, it's an extremely hard one to answer. But, being as today is M.E awareness day I thought that I'd give answering it a go. All I ask of you for the next five minutes is to put yourself into an ME sufferers shoes- not literally, ha, you can borrow mine if you'd like to though- imagine that this is the reality of your daily life. So, brace yourself, you're just about to feel really damn awful, here goes...

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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Dear Diary... Let's have a catch up | Life with a chronic illness, the struggles you don't know about


Thanks to the power of makeup, and my rather convincing acting skills, I often feel as though I lead a completely different life to what others may imagine. There's my 'online life', which is often saturated with prosecco, tight bodycon dresses, and countless cupcake snaps- giving the impression that I lead a ladies who lunch lifestyle- and then there's my 'real life', the far less glamorous of the two, where I spent the majority of the week stuck at home looking AND feeling a state.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

An updated version of my MAC lipstick collection



Back row from L-R: Diva, Dubonnet, Russian Red, MAC Red, Lady Danger, Vegas Volt
Second row from L-R: Rebel, Up The Amp, Flat Out Fabulous, Lickable, Speak Louder, Chatterbox
Third row from L-R: Craving, Mehr, Hot Gossip, Brave, Velvet Teddy, Kinda Sexy
Bottom row from L-R: Relentlessly Red, Tropic Tonic 

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Friday, 24 February 2017

How to bake | Cinema style toffee popcorn cupcakes


If you follow me on Instagram then you'll know that I'm a bit of a baking enthusiast that likes to tease you all with my cupcake creations on a weekly basis- apologies to all of you on a diet. 

I'm forever getting people ask me for the recipe each time I post a picture, wether it be sticky toffee fudge, Nutella, or mint aero flavour! So, today I thought that I'd better share the recipe for my latest creation; chocolate cupcakes with a sticky toffee popcorn topping. YUM! 
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