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My routine for thinning hair

Hi everyone I have got quite long hair especially now that I have been in lock down for so long but I also have very fine hair and the last couple of years I have noticed that my hairline has been thinning. I dont think that anyone else would notice including those who see me …

Body moisturisers – brand vs own brand

Hi everyone One of my new years resolutions was to moisturise more rather than panic moisturise a week before I go on holiday and have to put a bikini on. As it turns out I shouldn’t have worried about putting a bikini on as there is no holiday on the cards for me in 2020. …

Vegan vitamins

Hi everyone Since going vegan about 4 years ago I try to eat a really balanced diet and adapting my food and to make sure I get loads of vitamins particularly those that are difficult to find such as B12 (Marmite is my go to for B12!).  I try and get most of my vitamins …

The Ordinary – 3 step skincare review

Hi everyone I have been on the look out for some new skin care for a while now and I find that the skincare world is a very difficult one to navigate without spending a fortune. I have in the past stuck to a few of my favorite brands such as Simple, B. from Superdrug …

My allottment – building our own ‘greenhouse’

Hi everyone Our next job was to clear another patch that had a lot of very rotten brussels sprouts in, I love brussels sprouts (with butter and pepper) so I was very disappointed that they had already rotted but never the less they had to go. The patch with the brussels was a big patch …

My allotment – rhubarb picking

Hi everyone One of the things that was growing really well was a patch of rhubarb right at the back of our allotment that was just happily getting on with life. It wasn’t something we had planted but I was really happy it was there. Rhubarb reminds me of the times I used to go …

My allottment – rehoming strawberries

Hi everyone The patch we choose was in quite a mess when we took it over but looking over our patch we discovered some strawberries plants completely covered by nettles, weeds and all sorts of rubbish. We wanted to rescue them as we love strawberries and it seems a shame to let them go to …

My allotment – getting started

Hi So back in January this year my boyfriend received a call to invite us to take on an allotment patch in our local allotments. We had put our name down the summer before and quite frankly forgot about it. There was a long waiting list and we didn’t think much of being considered. So …

My new cruelty free and vegan foundations

Hi everyone I have been experimenting with my foundation of late, for most of my life I have needed a matte foundation and quite a high coverage. I say need but I suppose what I really mean is that I only felt comfortable with a high coverage. I’ve always wanted to have that type of …