There is nothing like the feeling of getting paid. This month I worked extra hard so have a bit of spare money, well until the exhaust broke on my car, so lets just brush over that. I found that there are some really good things left in the sales too! Heres my top picks..
Monday, 28 July 2014
Sunday, 27 July 2014
I went to a Pub Quiz this week. It was music themed and we were rubbish! When I say rubbish we either knew every question in the round or none at all, it was very hit or miss! One thing that did make me and Lewis smile though was this Ale plaque that was on the wall. I think Hoptimus Prime is the best play on words ever! It still makes me laugh, even now!
I said in my goal post, that I wanted to learn Spanish. Well for once I am actually doing something and trying to stick to it! If you don't know, Duolingo is a free site where you can learn a different language, all you have to do is sign up and work your way through the lessons. It is really simple and fun too and I do feel like I am actually learning something, I hope!
My mum was watching a program on The Temptations this week and when this song started it instantly took me back to being a child and dancing around the room with her. I always used to say this song was about me, I still secretly think it is, ignoring the fact that I wasn't even born when it was out of course!
I hope you have all had a lovely week, adiós!
Thursday, 24 July 2014
This lipstick has been living in my stash for a good few months now. I don't even know why it has taken me so long to use it! Every time I look at it, I end up putting it away and using a red or purple shade instead..naughty Emmy.
Now I have actually gotten round to wearing it I must say I am in love and it is definitely my go to lipstick whenever I am off out! I am slightly annoyed at myself for not picking it up before, that will teach me for not using things straightaway.
MAC 'Girl About Town' lipstick - £15.50
Sunday, 20 July 2014
I have decided that each week I am going to share 5 of my favourite things that have made me happy from the previous week. Hopefully I can share some happiness around with this weeks choices...
I hope you have enjoyed this post, what would be your top 5 favourite things from last week? ♥ GFC ♥ RSS ♥ bloglovin ♥ facebook ♥ twitter ♥
I went to see Begin Again this week and when I heard this song, I knew it needed to be downloaded as soon as I got home. The lyrics are beautiful and as many of you probably know I am completely in love with Adam anyway so this was always going to be a fav!
I am so proud of this photo, usually when a butterfly lands or something photograph worthy happens, it takes me so long to actually grab my camera I miss out. Well not this time! This pretty little thing landed on my fence and I managed to grab my phone and capture it in all of its glory before it fluttered away!
I mentioned before that I went to see Begin Again this week. If you haven't seen it, then you really must. It's a true feel good film and the songs get stuck in your head. (We all downloaded the soundtrack to sing along too) not to mention you get to look at the beautiful Adam Levine too!
I love this time of year as all of my mums flowers start to bloom in the garden. My favourite at the moment has to be this lily!
I spent Saturday evening with my best friends, which was lovely. I was on popcorn duty, but managed to burn it to a crisp which just shows I have a long way to go with my culinary skills.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Sunday, 13 July 2014
I say this every time I go to Spain, then forget when I come home. Not this time, I want to speak Spanish and have fluent conversations. I started to learn it at GCSE but gave up as I found it too stressful with all of my other subjects, I do wish I had kept it up though and now is my opportunity to learn it.
I really do need to save a few pennies otherwise I have no chance of affording the little farm of animals I have planned for when me and Lewis eventually move out.
This one is self explanatory, I just want to be happy in everything I do! Life isn't worth worrying about!
I have just realised how random all of those goals look, but hey hopefully I get them done! Thank you all for sticking by me! Sorry about the essay of a post, I just hope you all enjoyed reading and I will be back to normal from now! ♥
Monday, 7 July 2014
I have been eyeing up the L'Oreal Color Riche Collection Privée for a good while now, but my excessive collection of lipsticks has stopped me from buying any. I eventually caved in and chose 'Freida's nude' just before I went on holiday after buying lots of other non essential stuff, I figured I may as well throw this in my basket too.
I don't usually tend to wear nude lipsticks, but there was something about this that stuck out to me, it doesn't look like your typical nude shade so could be that. I do seem to get swayed by anything celebrity inspired though, so that could have also played a part! The whole collection is based on the spokeswomen of L'Oreal including Cheryl Cole, Freida Pinto and Eva Longoria to name a few. The theory is if their named lipstick suits them and you have a similar skintone then it should suit you too. I didn't really go for that theory and just picked the nicest swatch on my hand..like the old fashioned way!
I am a bit behind on posts, so this photo was taken before my holiday hence the sudden disappearance of my tan, even though it is starting to fade fast now anyway! *sad face*
The packaging on this is really nice, the shape is the same as the other lipsticks in the color riche collection but this has matte black casing with gold finishing. It just makes the lipstick look a lot more expensive than it is and I think I prefer it to this colour combo.
Freida's Nude is a shimmery mauve based shade with a slight brown tone. It has a lovely sheen to it without being glittery at all giving my lips a nice healthy dose of colour. I found that it didn't last very long on me though, I would say about 2-3 hours but it just means that I have to top it up a little bit more often which I don't mind too much. I just have to remember not to wear it on days where I can't touch up my makeup. The lipstick swatches quite sheer to begin with but can be built to give it a bit more of an opaque finish. I would say that it feels similar on the lip to MAC's cremesheen finish as it has the same moisturising feel to it.
Overall I do like this shade but it just needs a bit more staying power as I can be really lazy at reapplying and like a lipstick that lasts a bit longer. ♥
Thursday, 3 July 2014
I have been wanting to do a haul style post in ages, but I never seem to buy enough in one go. Usually I am one of these 1 or 2 items at a time shoppers as I end up feeling guilty for spending money when my car still needs petrol ha! I did go to Primark earlier today though and managed to pick up a few bits, I didn't actually go mad and spend a fortune which is good for me. Today was what I call a good Primark day when there is lots of nice things and you could spend lots more than you do. I've also added a few bits that I brought from Littlewoods recently too!
Here is a few things I brought...
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