Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Monthly Favourites #2 - May

Hello everyone!

I'm going to try and do a monthly faves each month from now on, as there is so much that I love each month and just need to share! I'm going to try and keep away from beauty things and do the little categories I've chosen below!!


Song
I have been addicted to Taylor Swift's song 'Shake It Off' ever since it was released, so when the Hillywood Show done a parody of Supernatural with that song, I had to listen to it. On repeat. For four days solid. I'm a huge Supernatural fan, so this song has taken over for the month!



Picture
My favourite picture from this month has to be this funny one of me and my person Nicola, while we had our Lakeside shopping spree day! We'd just stopped for some food during the afternoon when I took this!



TV Show
Game of Thrones has kicked back off for season 5, and IT'S SO GOOD AS USUAL. I'm roughly at the same part in the books, maybe 200 pages behind, so I'm reading as fast as I can!! Totally love this tv show, and I'm excited to see what happens to Arya... 



Movie
I've been watching a load of films with Cameron this month as usual. We're working on the last Fast & the Furious, and Star Wars, but the crowing film of the month has to be White Chicks. We've spent most of the month in tears of laughter over the film and have been quoting it non-stop. 



Random Section
So I'm choosing my nails this month! I've not really done my nails much this month, but this was how I had them when I went to Lakeside with Nicola and I really liked them. I used a grey colour on all my nails, except the ring finger - which had a metallic silver on it instead. Pretty plain and simple, but I love it!



Hope you enjoyed these faves for May! What have you loved this month from each category? Let me know! Hope you have a great day and keep safe!

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Thursday, 14 May 2015

May Playlist

Hello everyone!

I've been listening to a lot of music as usual this month, so thought I would create this little list off all the songs I am loving right now! Click any of the titles to get taken to a YouTube video, so you can check them out for yourself :)


Like any of the songs? Let me know below, and have a great day and keep safe :)

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Thursday, 7 May 2015

Nails of the week: French Manicure

Hello everyone!


I've been after some new nail polishes so I can do the classic French Manicure look on them. My old set is about 4 years old and is no longer of any use or quality, so an investment was in need! I finished work last night and thought I would see what Collection 2000 had on offer.

Each bottle was on offer at £2.50, so came to £7.50 in total for the three, which I am mega pleased about. I bought the French Tip, Pink Base Coat and the Top Coat.



I tried this without nail guides, so this was really a trial and error method, by just eyeballing the white tips on! The white tips needed two coats so it was a lot clearer. One coat was fine as it is quite pigmented, but I like to do two just to make it bolder. The lines are a little wobbly, but like I said above, first time without the guides!!

Once this dried I then applied two coats of the pink polish. I know it says this can be a base coat, but I've always done the tips first so the pink can dull it down a little! Don't want it to look like I have Tipex on my nails!

I was watching a film as I was doing this, so I know it took about 15 minutes for it to be completely dry and not tacky any more. Lastly, was the top coat which sealed the design in and added a nice shine to it. My right hand looks a little more messy as it was done with the left hand, but it seems to have worked out okay!

Have you tried these polishes before? Did you like them as much as I do? Let me know!! Hope you're having a great day, and keep safe :)

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Friday, 1 May 2015

My April 2015

Hello everyone!

Fourth month of the new year to look back at! Here is just a little recap of my April! :)  Hope you like this little overview!

  • Sister is home from Uni, so had lots of fun!
  • Dinner out with Nicola at the start of the month
  • Closed Easter Sunday at work, so spent the day lounging around at home
  • Spent Easter Monday with my mum and her partner's family and my sister! Had a really nice day and enjoyed seeing my nephew
  • Had to see the Dr about my shoulder problem. Looks like I need physio for it :(
  • Had Cameron round and I got to see the first Star Trek film (2009)
  • Went into town with Nicola and her daughter Andi, and played hide and seek with her in Matalan!
  • Had a haircut even though I didn't really need one, and he took off 2 inches *sniff*
  • Spent a whole day with Cameron watching films one Monday
  • Sister went back to University :(
  • Giveaway ended! 
  • Had another dinner out with Nic at the end of the month 
  • Cameron came round for the day for a movie marathon
  • Been hooked on the Office USA all month
  • Had a few interesting shifts at work
  • Was ill for a whole week
  • Cameron came into town with me so I could go to the geek shop and I bought some Pop! Figures
  • Got to see the new Avengers movie and it was awesome!!
  • TV I've watched: Arrow, Chicago Fire, Parks & Rec, The Office USA, Game of Thrones
  • Films I've watched: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Trek, Pirates of the Caribbean (1,2), The Pacifier, Fast & Furious (1,2,3,4), Star Wars (1,2), Last Vegas
  • What I've been reading: A Feast For Crows

With Nicola | Easter Egg! | Alone in the staff canteen

OPI polish | Shoe sort out again | Checking over my baby

Sister | Dad | Nicola

New chocolate! | Alone at work again | Plaid shirt obsession!!

POP! Figure purchases of the month | Hanging with Cameron | Avenger cushion!!!!

Want to watch what I've been up to this month? Check out the vlog!



Well that is it for my month overall, and the fourth month of 2015! A good year so far! I hope you enjoyed this catch-up post from April! Have a great day and keep safe :)

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