Wednesday, 26 April 2017
For some reason, April has completely run away with me, I can't believe next week we will be in May. Crazzzzzy. I am a little late than normal with my Pop in a Box post, I still thought I had about 3 weeks left in April but turns out I definitely don't. I haven't logged onto my Pop in a Box account in so long, so I couldn't even hazard a guess what I was going to get. I just hoped it would be a good one. When I opened the box, I let out a little chuckle as it was one that I had selected to give to my mum if I ever got him.
Monday, 24 April 2017
I don't even know where this past week and a bit has gone! I had every intention of having a blogging Easter weekend, but that just didn't happen. I ended up eating my body weight in chocolate (who didn't?!) and before I knew it, I was going back to work. A little break was actually really nice though. It also got me thinking of a few things that I want to do once the nice weather really starts kicking in.
Friday, 14 April 2017
I can't remember the last time that I bought a new lipstick. I have been trying to work through some of the shades that I already own, but saw the colours that are available in Urban Decay's Liquid Lipstick range and couldn't resist. A girl can never have too many lipsticks though and after testing them all out on my hand for ages, I eventually decided to leave with Purgatory.
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Pocahontas was always one of my favourite Princesses when I was younger. I remember falling in love with the film and asking for 'Colours of the Wind' on a loop until I knew every single word. When I saw that they were releasing her and Meeko in Funko form, I knew that I would need to add them to my collection.
Monday, 10 April 2017
I don't know what it is about the clocks changing for Spring, but I always feel like making little changes myself too. As it marks the start of a new season, I almost like to see it as a Spring/Summer fresh start for me too. I find that this is the perfect time to change my hair colour and of course this year has been no different.
Friday, 7 April 2017
My parents have just returned from their holiday and to say that I was jealous for the whole time, is such an understatement. I miss being little, as they kind of had to take me with them. Adulting sucks. One of the only good things about them going away in Winter, is that I can give them a little list and they can browse Duty Free for me. I had wanted to try Fresh Couture for ages and my mum noticed that it was on offer on the plane for £20 or something, so I snapped it up.
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
It's Sprinnnnnnng! I can't believe this beautiful season is finally here. I am so happy that the weather is looking brighter and the lighter evenings have arrived. Spring also means that a lot of pretty things are in the shops. I found it so hard to only choose a couple of things that I am loving this month, but here they are...
Monday, 3 April 2017
I blooming love Barry M, they are my absolute go-to when it comes to nail polishes. I love how affordable they are and their selections are always spot on. I don't think I have looked anywhere else for nail polishes in months. My mum bought Fashion Icon just before she went on holiday, so I thought I would have a little test of it whilst she was away.
Sunday, 26 March 2017
Yayyyyyy, the clocks have changed! Spring is one of my absolute favourite seasons. My mood is instantly lifted in the lighter months and I just tend to feel a lot happier. I like Winter and the darker months, but I tend to get sick of them really quickly and end up counting down the days until Spring. I thought I would pop down a few things that I am really looking forward to this year.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
I could watch the original Beauty and the Beast film over and over again, it really is one of my favourite Disney films. I would always be Belle when I was younger, I grew my hair long and tried to keep it just like hers - instead mine was just a frizzy mess. One of my favourite parts of the film, is when they are in the garden with the birds. When I saw that Funko were releasing a set of Belle and Beast from this scene, I got wayyy too excited.
Monday, 20 March 2017
I am feeling extremely positive at the moment. I think it's a combination of finally feeling better, the sun coming out and just a general sense of feeling good. I love feeling like this, as I always feel the urge to play around with makeup. I was feeling a little inspired by the Jigglypuff tee I was wearing at the time, so thought I would create a simple look based on my favourite little Pokémon.
Friday, 17 March 2017
I was so excited when I opened this month's Pop in a Box. It came a few days after my February pop as my subscription went a bit funny and I ended up receiving 2 in the space of a week. I'm definitely not complaining though, especially after opening the Rapunzel that I wished for in my last pop post...
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
I can't remember the last time I painted my nails. I had them gelled at Christmas and thought I would give them a little rest, usually a day doesn't go by where I don't have polish on, so it has probably done them some good to have a little break. Spring is my favourite time for nail polish colours though, so as my nails are looking a lot healthier I thought I would try some new polishes - starting with Bronze Bae from Barry M.
Monday, 13 March 2017
For some reason, I seem to be catching every cough and cold going around at the moment. I have only just gotten over the flu and now I am on antibiotics for Sinusitus. Its like 1 step forward and 5 steps back at the minute, so my blogging routine is a bit all over the place. As I am starting to feel a little better (fingers crossed I haven't jinxed it) I thought I would share 10 random facts about me. I haven't done a post like this in such a long time, so I hope you enjoy!
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
I have tried to avoid the makeup counters lately, I put myself on a little makeup ban a few weeks ago to try and save some money. I'm not going to lie, I am finding it super hard and don't think that it will be lasting too much longer. Infact, the money that I am saving on makeup I am probably spending elsewhere, so it isn't being too helpful. My mum seeing my struggles, treated me to this Eye Paint from L'Oreal. I honestly don't tell her enough, but she is such a doll.
Monday, 6 March 2017
Oh am I glad to see March. I find that February can be a bit of a miserable month, but March brings me Flowers, Sunshine and hope of Spring so it is usually a much better month for me. I find that everything starts to look a lot prettier in March too and I cannot wait.
I found my wishlist really easy to create this month, some month's I don't feel as inspired as others, but this one I definitely was.
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Monday, 27 February 2017
As soon as I saw that they were releasing a Logan Pop, I knew that I needed to have it. I completely missed out on the original version of Logan, which you can now only find for stupid amounts of money, so I preordered this one straightaway. I was having a really good day when this came too, so this was just the icing on the cake...HAPPY TIMES.
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Friday, 17 February 2017
It has been a while since I last bought any Tsum Tsum's. To be honest, I keep missing the collections and then by time I get into the Disney store there isn't any left. Sad times. This is exactly what happened a few months ago when the Tangled collection came out. I managed to get my hands on Rapunzel, but Pascal was nowhere to be seen and I was sad.
Monday, 13 February 2017
I will be the first to admit that I am an absolute sucker for Valentine's Day. All of the heart themed goodies out there draw me in instantly. If I had the choice between a standard version of something or a heart themed version, I would always pick the heart shaped. I am a marketer's dream really, make a normal object seasonal and I am there!
Friday, 10 February 2017
I find this time of year really hard for choosing nail polish colours. I kinda want to step away from the Wintery colours but feel it's a bit too early for the Pastel colours to make an appearance. When I went shopping last week, I had a little rummage through the Barry M section and I think I may have just found my perfect inbetweeny colour - Acai Smoothie.
Monday, 6 February 2017
You may have noticed that I haven't posted about Pop in a Box in a few months. Sadly, there was something wrong with my subscription, so I was only set to receive 'out of stock' pops. I cannot tell you know annoying this has been, luckily this has now been sorted and I am back to receiving monthly pop goodness!
Friday, 3 February 2017
February is heeeeeere and I can't quite believe it. I am quite glad for January to be over, I find it quite a hard month. It marks the end of Christmas *cries* and it always seems too dark outside. February is a good month though - Pancake day, Valentines day and 1 month closer to Spring. What's not to love?!
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
How cute is this little Dorbz?! I love this version of Harley Quinn, she is just perfect. I think that this is one of my favourite Harley outfits, it is pretty iconic and how I always picture Harley to look. My niece's picked her out for me for Christmas so it makes her even more special. I love her cute little face and feel as though I need to invest in Dorbz Joker to sit with her.
Monday, 30 January 2017
I am forever on a quest to find my perfect mascara. There have been a few that have come close before, but never one that has done exactly what I want. As there are new releases all of the time, it gives me a chance to continue my quest. This time around, I picked up the new X Fiber mascara from L'Oreal.
Sunday, 29 January 2017
For some reason, this past week has really stressed me out. I know it has been a mixture of work, life and feeling a bit low because it's Winter, but normally it doesn't get on top of me as much as it has been. Instead of dwelling like I normally do, I have decided to record a list of simple things that make me happy, so that I can look back on them to try and remind myself it isn't all bad and there is lots to look forward to.
Friday, 27 January 2017
'Well, that's something you don't see every day.'
My favourite thing about Ghostbusters has always been Stay Puft. I sit through the whole film just for his bit at the end. Not that I hate the rest of the film or anything, I just know that his bit is coming and I can't wait. The 'original' Stay Puft was one of my first Funkos and from then on I always knew that I wanted the angry version to sit next to him. When I went to Forbidden Planet a few months ago, Lewis spotted him and bought him for me as a Christmas present..yay!
I mean just look at his toastie little face. This is hands down one of the best Funko pops that I own. He is slightly bigger than the rest too, so there is even more cuteness to go around. AWWWWW.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
You know when you get given a free sample and it actually turns out to be a really amazing sample? Well finally this has happened to me. My mum purchased her usual Estée Lauder mascara a little while ago and gave me her free gift (isn't she a treasure?!). Inside was a sample sized lipstick and instead of the usual shade that I will never wear, I discovered a shade called Rebellious Rose - a shade so nice, I now have the full size version!
Monday, 23 January 2017
I could easily lose hours swooning over makeup websites. A lot of the brands that I tend to fall in love with though are only available in the US. This means that they are either really hard to get hold of here or you need to pay double the amount in customs charges to get them here. It doesn't stop a girl from dreaming though and I have still managed to fall in love with the above..
Friday, 20 January 2017
'I'm a beautiful butterfly.'
A Bug's Life is an absolute classic. I remember watching it when I was younger and falling in total love. As much as I love Disney, there is something slightly different with Pixar which is just as magical. I was 7 when this came out..CRAZY and I remember understanding the jokes as the humour was right at my level. To be fair, it probably still is! Heimlich was always my favourite character and as soon as I found out that they were releasing him as a Funko, I knew I needed to have him.
Heimlich is just wonderful and is one of my favourite Funkos ever. I think because he is so colourful and cheery, just like the character. Just look at his huge eyes, he is absolutely perfect!
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Before I start, I am going to admit that I got completely swept up in the hype of this printer. I first saw the HP Sprocket printer pop up in a few places just before Christmas and completely fell in love with the idea of it. Next thing I know, Christmas has come along and I have impulse ordered it using some Christmas money from Lewis. I love the idea of a polaroid picture, but not how there isn't the option to review a photo before it is printing, so this is the perfect solution for me.
Monday, 16 January 2017
I started off the year with only one goal, but as the weeks have gone on, I have realised there are actually a few things that I want to have achieved by the end of the year. I suppose they are goals really, but the word goal scares me incase I don't reach them, so I see them as things that I do already that I just want to improve on.
Friday, 13 January 2017
Incase you haven't guessed already, I have a bit of a thing for Crabtree & Evelyn. I love all of their scents anyway, but their Christmas collections are just something else. Last year I was lucky enough to receive the Blossoming Hands collection and this year Santa must have known that I was running low and brought me the Botanical collection.
Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Shrek was always one of my favourite childhood films. I used to know it pretty much word for word, it was one of the only Non-Disney kids films that I really liked. My favourite character was never Shrek though. I always loved Gingie and Puss in Boots. I have a Ginger Cat which is why I think I was always drawn to Puss in Boots.
This Funko captures his persona perfectly, he just needs a Spanish accent to accompany him. I absolutely love his little cape and outfit. He is perfect!
Monday, 9 January 2017
I must admit, I can be pretty lazy when it comes to styling my hair. I normally either let it dry naturally, plait it or just wear it up. I don't even know why, I want to make more time for it, I just don't know what to do with it. I was looking for some inspiration and googled to see how Zoella achieved her corkscrew curls and the results all led to the Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler.
Sunday, 8 January 2017
I've had a bit of a reflective week, trying to think of all the ways I want this blog to grow. I am so happy with the way it is all coming together, but I sometimes can't help but feel a little deflated. Whether it's people unfollowing or a post that I love getting a little lost, sometimes it knocks me a little. When this happens, I like to look back at old posts to see how far I have come. Even over the past year, this little space has become so much more 'me'. My photography, writing and style has just changed completely and I love it. I thought I would have a little look through the year to see which posts you guys have been loving according to my analytics...
Friday, 6 January 2017
I can't quite believe that I am writing my first wishlist of 2017! It is crazyyyyyy. Going back to reality this week means that the festive season feels like an eternity away already. Oh well, only 352 days to go! This month's wishlist could have gone on forever as everywhere seems to be releasing some amazing things, but I have somehow managed to narrow it down to just a few bits.
Wednesday, 4 January 2017
I didn't know whether to still title this post 'Funko Time' as this is a Dorbz not a Pop. But technically they are made by the same company, so I decided to keep the name. For some reason, I felt as though you needed to know that information. I'm turning into my dad - a bit of a waffler. Anyway, I wanted to show you one of the best secret santa presents that I have received, the beautiful BELLE!
Monday, 2 January 2017
The Festive season has well and truly caught up with me this year. I haven't even had time to sit down and recap...until now. I love the festivities, but hate how quickly it passes by. Even New Year snuck by me really quickly. I set myself one goal for this year and that is to be happy and I think that's a pretty good goal.
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