Spring Florals and Flares

Four years ago if I’d have gone shopping with my mum and she picked up anything frilly, sequined or heaven forbid floral, she’d be met with an ‘ugh, mum for God’s sake… do you know me at all.’

As it turns out, she knew me very bloody well; mum knew 20-year-old-me.

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Eat The Disco – Stoke’s funky new brunch event

When I was invited to like the page Eat The Disco on Facebook, I was instantly intrigued. There was glitter, disco balls and the mention of cocktails and I was here for it!

Eat The Disco is the brainchild of Lianne Shae and Melanie Heaney – two badass babes who just love a bit of glitter!

Get your Gin Fix at Ten Green Bottles

Ten Green Bottles was where I first tasted gin… ever. I haven’t looked back since. After staring at the menu Anya said “have a Poppy Rose, you’ll like it!” I loved it. A TGB original trademarked recipe Poppies gin paired with Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade with grapefruit and pomegranate.

Natural Collection – Makeup under £3!

The Natural Collection Tinted Brow Gel is my ultimate brow product at the very little price of £2.49.

All of the Natural Collection products are less than £3. Everything used to be less than £1.99, but they had a big re-brand and the products deserved the increase in price in my opinion.

Is Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade Worth The Money?

The Anastasia Beverly Hills dipbrow pomade comes in at £19, which is 4x the price I’ve ever paid for a brow product. Is it worth it, though?

The short answer is hell yes.

My Favourite Independent Coffee Shop: The Marzipan Pig

Tsp. tisp. Teaspoon. Whatever you called it, everyone love it. Situated in the heart of Hanley’s Cultural Quarter, the little corner coffee shop provided a cosy little space to work, socialise, drink tea and eat cake when your office walls got too mind-numbing.

How I Got 3 Dresses for 49p on Boohoo!

People are always amazed at the bargains I manage to bag, be it a £3.50 Topshop jacket in a charity shop, or three dresses for 49p on Boohoo. How do I do it? To be honest, on a general level, I’m not too sure.