January Empties – Winners and Losers

In an attempt to de-clutter my life, I have given up on buying anything (non-essential) until my birthday rolls around on May 16th. In all I will have completed a 117 days spending freeze and hopefully grown a little from the experience. I have so many half empty bottles of shampoo, body wash, face cream, … Continue reading

Two days without shopping

Sounds so easy doesn’t it? Well like any diet the first few days are seeming the hardest. Never have I thought so much about shopping as I have since I made the commitment to not buy anything (outside of food and necessities). It’s almost comical really. Like as if magically conjured, the best deals seem … Continue reading

NOTD – Strawberry Nails

So for my latest Nail challenge I decided to tackle a Strawberry Nail art manicure. My inspiration came from The Crafty Ninja, you can check out her post here. I strayed slightly from the style of manicure that The Crafty Ninja did as I opted for a green french tip rather than the cute strawberry … Continue reading

Topbox – Regular Edition – May 2013

I’ve been a Top Box subscriber since March 2013 and have to say that I’ve been very happy with my subscription. This month I chose a regular Top box as opposed to selecting a prive box. Based on memory, the choices this month for a Prive box were, February Favorites (3 items), Masqueraide (4 Masks) … Continue reading

I Ran my first 5K!

At the beginning of April I couldn’t run to the stop sign at the end of my street let alone even 1 Kilometre – This weekend I completed a 5.5k race, with almost half of it being up hill! I had a little help in the form of encouragement and support, first I am part … Continue reading