Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Music of the Week: Christmas

Of course I will have to do my 5 favourite Christmas songs. I do love my lists!! These are the songs I listen to again and again over Christmas but of course there are loads more I love, secretly and not so secretly! Let me know your thoughts Xx

1. Fairytale of New York - The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl

2. Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Bruce Springsteen

Christmas Movies

It's December and this can only mean one thing. Time to break out the Christmas movies and those movies that tend to always be on around Christmas ;)

Willy Wonka and The Chocolate
The Santa Claus
Love Actually. The only film Kiera Knightly doesn't annoy me in.
Home Alone 1 & 2
The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas. Obsessed with this as a child!
The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Family Stone
The Holiday
Edward Scissorhands
Bridget Jones' Diary
Miracle on 34th Street (1993)
Die Hard 1 & 2. It's just not Christmas without Bruce saving his wife!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

My Food Week

I thought I would share with you all the food I made this week.Hopefully you might get some ideas.

I made fajitas and my recipe for the spice mix can be found here.

Potato Wedges
Olive Oil

Preheat oven to 180
These take 30 minutes to cook and are divine!
Wash the potatoes and cut them into wedges. I leave the skins on but whatever your preference.
Cover in olive oil and rosemary. I sometimes add some chili for a kick.

We had these with paprika marinated burgers from the butchers, which I cooked in the oven.
I also made mushroom and sweetcorn soup but I can't remember the recipe! It was lovely though.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

What I Bought

I picked up Rimmel's 25 Hour foundation. This has had a lot of mixed reviews but I was in need of a new daytime foundation so went for this. I considered the Maybelline Perfect Fit but I have wanted to try Rimmel's one for a while now. Anyone got any they'd recommend I'd be delighted to hear your views.

I also bought a lipstick from Rimmel, Sugar Plum. Loving it so far!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

This or That

Blush or Bronzer- Blush
Lipgloss or Lipstick-I am all about lipstick right now
Eyeliner or Mascara- Mascara. I go without eyeliner during the day anyway
Foundation or Concealer- Concealer. I have awful bags under my eyes
Neutral or Coloured Eyeshadow- Coloured
Pressed or loose eyeshadows- Pressed
Brushes or Sponges- Brushes

OPI or China Glaze- I haven't tried either but I want to try OPI
Long or Short- Long
Acrylic or Natural- Natural
Brights or Darks- Brights

Perfume or body spray- Perfume
Lotion or Body Butter-Lotion
Body Wash or Soap- Soap

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Skin Care: Feet First!

Feet I feel are a very neglected part of our skincare and beauty routine. I suppose living here our feet don't get to see the light of day that often but when they do we should make sure they look fabulous. Don't worry I'm not going to post any pictures of feet! It doesn't matter if it's the middle of June or the middle of winter. Our feet should be pampered. After all we do use them for a good part of the day. Walking, standing, running, dancing etc.

My feet were horribly dry because yes I neglected them like so many others out there! I decided to take some action. Into Boots with myself and this was recommended to me.