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let’s chat about go pros!

So as the title suggests I wanna have a little chat about Go Pros! We all know what they are right? If not they’re basically a mini camera that is basically to my knowledge bullet proof, you can use them under water {I even hate using my normal camera in the rain in fear of it breaking}, for any form of activities, or even day to day use! Plus due to the small size they’re great to carry around wherever you go!

Now they are mainly for videos of course, great for holidays etc, especially if you’re travelling light. But they do also take photos, which is ideal for someone like me that loves snapping any photo she can! It takes the faf out of carrying a camera around! Even though they are tiny the quality that they shoot is utterly amazing, and lives up to the same quality as a bigger camera.

In my search for a Go Pro I’ve been wondering where to find one, when buying something like a camera, you’ve always got to shop around haven’t ya, I want an utter bargain let’s be honest. Which means having about 20 tabs open on your laptop switching back and forth between prices ( ! talk about confusing ! ).

On my 21st tab opening I came across a wonderous website called Latest Deals, basically with this site you pop on it, and type in what you’re looking for so in my instance Go Pros, but it can be literally anything, even vouchers for food {YUM}!

Once you type in Go Pro it comes up with a huge list of all the Go Pros plus they’re prices that can be found online, so you can browse them all in one place?! AMAZING! You simply find the one you’re interested in and click ‘get deal’ and it takes you straight to the website where you can purchase the Go Pro straight away! Of course with it being called Latest Deals, it finds the cheapest prices!!! & the best deals possible for that product online. When I looked there where shops I’d not even heard of and wouldn’t have found myself, with utter bargains on them! If you’re also looking for a Go Pro head over to the Latest Deals website and have a lil browse for yourself ~here~!

If any of you have any of you tried a Go Pro before? Let me know in the comments, I’d love to hear how you got along with it & see any pictures you’ve shot!

x S

alex steinherr ; primark skincare!

As soon as I saw via Alex’s Instagram that she had a skincare collection coming out with Primark I yelped, how exciting?! The woman behind the Glamour Mag column that knows everything about skincare has a brand spanking new skincare range!? and.. It’s affordable!? *SCREAMS*. So of course I had to get my hands on some of the products, I had a little look and chose 7 items that I fancied trying, so here I have them, going to do a lil review and tell you my thoughts.

Within the range there is different categories which are; Sleep Spa, Pollution Solution, Pore Balance, Plump & Glow, Maximum Moisture. So there is literally something from anyone, also the prices are a huuuge plus for me as they range from £3 ~ £5! As I said there is lots of products, so have a lil look ~here~ to see the full range. Ooh also everything is fragrance free, which is fab as sometimes fragrances can be too intense. AMAZING thing also is that the whole range is vegan friendly & not tested on animals! WOO WOO! {also AMAZING ingredients within the skincare, but for a CHEAP price,yipeeee!!!}

Plump & Glow ; Serum-in-cream Moisturiser ~ This is great for popping on in the morning to give you a bit of a glow, as it suggests, {I’m very good at stating the obvious} but this is a dream, fab to pop on under your makeup for a glow from within kinda look, IDEAL! If I’m not wearing makeup too, it’s great to pop this on as it makes you look alive, and glowy.. ~have I said glowy yet?~ {price; £5}.

Pore Balance ; Super Detox Clay Mousse Face Mask ~ Now I love a face mask, how do people get on without them? Who knows, they pick me up as well as my skin, so I was so excited to see this in the range. This one left my skin feeling amazing, was so soft and left me overall feeling pretty radiant! {price; £5}.

Maximum Moisture ; Moisture-Locking Everyday Moisturiser ~ This moisturiser is saving my skin at the moment! It’s theeee perfect consistency, and sinks in very well, doesn’t feel heavy or like wet on your face, ~I find that with a lot of moisturisers for dry skin~ it just works perfectly, and I’m finally glad to have found such a FAB budget moisturiser! {price; £5}.

Maximum Moisture ; Hydration On-the-go ~ Now for someone like me that has dryer skin, and sometimes a little dehydrated this is honestly a god send, you can use it under or over makeup on any little dry patches you have, the handy size means you can pop it in your bag and always use it throughout the day! Especially great for winter, forget gloves as a winter essential, get this! {price; £4}.

Sleep Spa ; Sleeping Face Mask ~ Anything that works through the night is ideal if you’re feeling a little lazy with skincare ~ahem, yes sarah you~ because you whack it on and don’t have to worry about it, just reap the rewards in the morning. This overnight mask has really made my skin look glowy and super soft when I’ve woke up, it’s super hydrating which is perfect for my skin in particular! {price; £5}. ~probably my fav from the range~

Sleep Spa ; Every Night Eye Mask ~ I mean I constantly have eye bags, whether I sleep, drink water, use eye cream, I guessed I was just ever so kindly blessed with them. So this product intrigued me, something that’s going to work on my eyes overnight? sounds a dream right, well it is! I mean my eye bags haven’t gone, let’s be real, but my eyes have been so much brighter on the mornings!! {price; £4}. 

Sleep Spa ~ Overnight Lip Mask ~ Ah I bloody love this, an overnight lip mask is just what I need in these coming winter months! It’s a lovely thick, but not sticky balm, with a gorg pinky tint. You can of course wear it through the day too, I just pop a little less on. When I’ve used this I’ve woke up with super soft lips, which is exactly what I want. This is deffo going to be a new favourite that I won’t be able to live without! {price; £4}.

x S

BLOG Tour ; a gift from woolworths ~ elaine Everest

Another day another book tour, ey? I absolutely love reading so getting involved and reading some exciting newly released books is just amazing! Today I have the perfect festive book!

So A Gift from Woolworths is the next instalment in the very loved Woolworths collection from Elaine Everest, it comes out on the 31/10/2018!

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here we have a full list of the bloggers involved in the book tour!

Blurb

Will the war be over by Christmas?

As the war moves into 1945 the lives of the women of Woolworths continue. When store manager, Betty Billington, announces she is expecting Douglas’s baby her future life is about to change more than she expects.

Freda has fallen in love with the handsome Scottish engineer but will it end happily?

Maisie loves being a mother and also caring for her two nieces although she still has her own dreams. When her brother appears on the scene he brings unexpected danger to the family.

Meanwhile Sarah dreams of her husband’s return and a cottage with roses around the door but Woolworths beckons.

Will our girls sail into times of peace, or will they experience more heartache and sorrow? With a wedding on the horizon, surely only happiness lies ahead – or does it?

About the Author 

elaineElaine Everest, author of Bestselling novels The Woolworths Girls, The Butlins Girls, Christmas at Woolworths, and Wartime at Woolworths was born and brought up in North West Kent, where many of her books are set. She has been a freelance writer for twenty years and has written widely for women’s magazines and nation newspapers, with both short stories and features. Her non-fiction books for dog owners have been very popular and led to broadcasting on radio about our four legged friends. Elaine has been heard discussing many topics on radio from canine subjects to living with a husband under her feet when redundancy looms.

When she isn’t writing, Elaine runs The Write Place creative writing school at The Howard Venue in Hextable, Kent and has a long list of published students.

Elaine lives with her husband, Michael, and their Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Henry, in Swanley, Kent and is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, The Crime Writers Association, The Society of Women Writers & Journalists and The Society of Authors.

Twitter; http://www.twitter.com/elaineeverest

Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/ElaineEverestAuthor/

My Thoughts

So you should be able to remember Woolworths, it was the shop of dreams when I was little, so I was very excited to read this because it takes you back to that shop, especially around Christmas. This book was set in the war time and revolves are the girls that work there, and what is going on with there lives! It’s such a cosy read, it’s lovely as it’s a follow on as well so reading a new one is like catching up with everyone and I love that! My grandma has read the previous ones too and she loved them, so I’m going to lending this one to her so she can read and catch up also! They’re the kind of books that absolutely any age will love! I highly encourage you to pick the first one up and give it a read, you’ll not regret it! Purchase the book from Amazon ~here~!

Thank you to Faye and Elaine for having me as part of this tour,

Xx

moving your stuff with ‘themanvan’

So today I bring to you a blog post all about moving, whether that’s moving house/flat, or even just moving offices, you can be stuck wondering how to get all your stuff safely to the new location.

Of course if you’re like me and have a lot of stuff wherever you are then you’ll be in a little bit of a pickle with how to move your stuff around, it’s hardly going to fit all in the car if it’s the contents of your whole house, unless you have a bus.. So then you’re stuck wondering what removal service you’re going to use, with hundreds out there all at different prices it can become a little overwhelming and totally add to the stress and confusion of moving, trying to quotes for prices while packing everything up.

Another important thing with moving is you want all of your stuff to arrive to the location safe of course, no matter what it is your moving your obviously taking it for a reason, or you would have binned it, so it needs to be moved with care and caution, with someone trustworthy so your possessions are kept safe.

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I wanted to share with you a removal service that I’ve recently came across that is perfect for anyone needing a man with a van! So The Man Van provide fab removal services both in and around London and they’ll also travel the whole of the UK and even Europe, whatever your moving whether it be a house, a flat, or an office, they can be there to help you out.

They offer the cheapest prices, which is great as moving can be costly enough! You can get a free quote via the website ~here~ or you can give them a call over at ; 020 3773 9113. Prices start at £20 per hour which is an utter steal, especially with the level of service! The best part is they have an 100% guarantee of safe delivery, so they’ll be keeping all your precious bits and bobs very safe on the journey. They are also available all days of the week so there’s nothing to worry about if you’re moving on a weekend, they’ll still be available to help you out. They have perfect reviews too which you can read on the website, 5/5 stars from previous customers!

So if you’re moving soon and need cheap domestic removal to help you get your possessions from A to B then have defiantly check these guys out!

Xx

BLOG Tour ; an armful of animals ~ Malcom d. Welshman

Spoiler alert!! I LOVE THIS BOOK, it’s one of the best I’ve read hands down.

So of course I’m very excited to be in the blog book tour for the ‘an armful of animals’ book by Malcom D. Welshman. Where I’m going to share my thoughts on the book and a little bit about the author.

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here we have a full list of the bloggers involved in the book tour!

Blurb 

Malcolm has had a lifetime filled with exciting encounters with animals. As a lad in Nigeria, he’s attacked by soldier ants and terrified by a snake in his treehouse. His treasured companion, Poucher, an African Bush dog, prevents him and his mother from being savaged by baboons. Once qualified as a vet Malcolm has to attempt life-saving surgery on his beloved parrot. On a road trip across the Sahara, there is a tussle with a lame camel and the operation on an Ostrich gored by an antelope. Settling back in West Sussex, he tackles a cow that’s got stuck in a tree, wily cats and battles with cunning badgers and baby bats. He shares all these fascinating experiences in this gently humorous memoir that will guarantee to tug at the heart strings while bringing a smile to your face.  Anyone who loves animals will be enchanted and enthralled.

About the Author

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Malcom Welshman is a retired vet and author. He was the My Weekly vet for 15 years and has written many features for magazines such as She, The Lady, The People’s Friend, Cat World, Yours, and newspapers such as The Sunday Times and the Daily Mail. He is the author of three pet novels, the first of which, Pets in a Pickle, reached number two on Kindle’s bestseller list. His third novel, Pets Aplenty, was a finalist for The People’s Book Prize 2015. A memoir, An armful of Animals, was published in September 2018; and through a collection of twenty stories tells how animals have shaped his life as a vet.Malcom is also an international speaker on cruise ships, a regular BBC Radio Somerset panellist and bi-monthly contributor to a local community radio, Keep 106 in Dorset.

Website; www.malcomwelshman.co.uk

Twitter; www.twitter.com/malcomwelshman

Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/malcom.welshamn.7

My Thoughts

Honestly this book was an utter delight, full of different stories of animals Malcom has come across during his years of being a vet! If you like animals this is a must read for you, hearing all about the different animals and what adventures came along with them, and how they have shaped Malcom’s life in being a vet. It’s such a funny book, which makes you feel uplifted, I’m defiantly going to be reading this again and treasure this forever! There is so many animals within this book from cows, to snakes, dogs, cats, camels, horses, there’s a bit of everything! This memoir is amazing, and I highly recommend that you grab the book yourself and give it a read! Purchase the book on Amazon ~here~!

Thank you to Faye & Malcom for including me in this Book Tour,

Xx