blogger recognition award

Earlier this week the lovely M who blogs over at The Life of Little Me nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award (Thanks lovely!). This is the first blogger award I’ve been nominated for and I’m so pleased to be a part of it. Like similar blog awards, the Blogger Recognition award basically does what it says on the tin – it helps new bloggers (like little ole me!) gain recognition for their blog and help them find their feet in the world of blogging. No matter how big or small you think your space on the internet is, it’s another outlet for you to express yourself and inspire others with your thoughts and opinions. View Post

Elegant touch gel nails starter kit

Last week I was lucky enough to win another competition! This time with a lovely company called Current Body. It’s a site I have only recently came across and I’m so glad that I did because their customer service is one of the best I’ve ever encountered. Last week when I saw they were giving away an Elegant Touch lux gel nails starter kit worth £70, I couldn’t stop myself from entering. I couldn’t believe it when I found out that I had actually won! I received my prize on Monday and decided to do a review on it as it’s something I’ve been toying about buying for the past year or so and thought it would come in useful for some of you who are also considering making the investment. View Post

Spooky  Surprise Pudding with Ice Cream

So Halloween is almost upon us and the chill in the air is starting to freak me out a little. This year I seem to be more excited for Halloween than usual, I’m not sure why; maybe it’s because it’s the first one in my own house? (I’m not sure if that’s a good or bad thing?!). Anyway, I’ve been listening to Monster Mash and Thriller, been to pick out my pumpkin to carve and I even attempted a Halloween themed dessert. View Post

The wonderful thing about my mum is that she’s great at finding out what’s going on in our local area. Last Saturday we decided to head over to Teesside Park after hearing about a little food event that was coming to the retail park called Eats from the Street. View Post

Strikes Christmas Event Now that autumn is finally here, I can’t wait for all of the festivities to begin. I’ve came to the conclusion that autumn is probably my favourite season of the year – I just love wrapping up warm and being all cosy. With everything from Halloween and bonfire night to my birthday and the exciting run up to  Christmas, it feels like there’s always something to look forward to. Anyway, now that we are in the thick of October, you’ll have noticed that shops are beginning to get their festive goods prepared for the Christmas rush. Last week me and my mam attended the Strikes Christmas event so I thought I’d share a few photos from the evening to get you all in the mood for the most wonderful time of the year… View Post