Beauty

Kat von D Monarch Palette

I picked this palette up in Sephora back in December and it has rapidly become my every day go-to palette. I can do soft day looks to vampy smokey eyes all from the 12 warm toned shadows. I really think Kat von D’s make up line doesn’t get enough love. I have a few palettes …

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Food Travel

Food Friday : DFDS Food Showcase

On a bright Monday morning, I found myself port side at the DFDS Ferry Terminal in North Shields after being promised a day of culinary delight. Sounds good right? Not if you are as scared of boats as I am! Nevertheless, I was wearing my big girl pants and sucked it up, donned my hi …

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Food Lifestyle Travel

Love from Italy…

In 2012, we visited Rome in the mid August high season for Paul’s 30th birthday. We love the Italian way of life, from chic fashion to informal dining and good coffee. Visiting in the hottest point of the year made sightseeing hard work. Dusty streets and the sheer volume of people had us hunting out …

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Food Lifestyle

Do Valetines Day differently with Retro Sweet

When it comes to Valentines Day or any other occasion that requires chocolates to be bought, I always feel a bit left out as I don’t particularly like it. I do however like retro sweets from my childhood and I love it when I find new places to stock up or I am given a …

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