We’re still 2 months away from December 25th but the truth is we are only days away from the beginning of holiday fever. Holiday what? You know, when all the Halloween candy magically disappears and is replaced by countless Santa Clauses and Menorahs and it’s barely November?  Holiday invites start arriving, work pressure ramps up, we start looking at our dismal holiday wardrobe that fit…

Win A Body Shop Advent Calendar!

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We’re still 2 months away from December 25th but the truth is we are only days away from the beginning of holiday fever. Holiday what? You know, when all the Halloween candy magically disappears and is replaced by countless Santa Clauses and Menorahs and it’s barely November?  Holiday invites start arriving, work pressure ramps up, we start looking at our dismal holiday wardrobe that fit…

An Instagram Filter For Your Face

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In the era of Instagram filters and photo editing apps, it has never been easier to have perfect skin. In real life though – a different story. Finding a magical makeup combo that gives you the filtered Instagram glow is impossible without spending 30 minutes layering 10 different foundations. Enter the new miracle product – Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter. Guys – this product has…

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Baby Bath Products That I Will Buy Again

As a blogger, I’m lucky enough to be sent products to try out. I love testing out new things and figuring out what works best for me, what I think would work well for others, and what I would recommend to my best friend (that’s the true product test right?). I pride myself on giving real and authentic reviews so that I can help you…

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essie resort collection 2018

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Every spring I always anticipate the 4 new shades in the essie resort collection. This year’s collection launched in March, but as I’m playing catch up I’m only just getting to the swatches. essie resort swatches above: attendant to my needs is a classic solid fuchsia perfect for a mani or pedi this season. The coverage is opaque and only requires 1 coat! above: i’ll…

Urban Decay Backtalk Palette

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If there is one makeup launch that I absolutely drop everything to check out – it’s a new palette from Urban Decay. Am I right? There’s nothing like an Urban Decay palette and as far as I’m concerned, you cannot have too many. Recently, Urban Decay launched the limited edition Backtalk Palette and I was dying to check it out. Unlike the eyeshadow-only Naked palettes,…

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essie desert mirage collection

essie desert mirage collection

I’m way overdo for my essie nail polish collection reviews and swatches and I promise to catch up over the next month! First up is essie desert mirage – a collection of 6 mesmerizing pearl and cream nail polishes. This collection launched in January and has some really pretty and unique shades. Essie Desert Mirage Swatches less is aura – a warm terracotta beige let…

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LILLEbaby – The Best Baby Carrier

If you read my Newborn Essentials post, you’ll know that a LILLEbaby carrier was on my list. I’ve now had 8 weeks to really get to know the carrier and test it out with Ellie, so I wanted to give you my full review. I currently use 2 baby carriers: A structured carrier – Lillebaby Complete All Seasons A wrap – Lillebaby Tie The Knot Wrap…

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Medela Sonata Vs Freestyle

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So you want to breast pump? Maybe you’re super organized and preparing for your new arrival, or you’re in the thick of breastfeeding madness and wanting to invest in an electric breast pump but not sure which one to choose? A couple of months ago I was in the exact same position. I knew I wanted to breastfeed and pump (see my post on how…

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CND Glacial Illusion Collection

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The CND Glacial Illusion Collection is absolutely stunning! Being on the go with my 8-week old has held me back on my reviews, but as soon as I had a moment I wanted to share these beautiful polishes with you! I’m not usually a fan of sparkle and shimmer but the rose gold and lilacs in of this collection are actually to die for. Swatches…

How To Initiate Milk Production with a C-Section

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I never anticipated that ‘feeding’ my newborn would be such an intense part of the beginning of her life (read – intense for me, I’m sure she has no clue). I thought I was prepared. I read every book, article, or blog about pregnancy, preparing for childbirth and what to ensure I had in my diaper bag etc. I really never thought twice about the…

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