January 2015

Look Fantastic January Beauty Box

Afternoon All. Firstly I just want to apologise for not posting over the weekend.  It was lovely to receive a few concerned messages, but not to worry i’m still here (I just got way too engrossed on Project Jonas HQ, keep a look out for an upcoming update).  Now back to today’s topic the Look fantastic January box.  Having tried and tested quite a few other beauty boxes I had

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Get The Gloss – Beauty Insider Kit

It’s been a while but Latest In beauty have finally released yet another fabulous box.  This month they have teamed up with Get The Gloss Editorial team to bring you the go to kit for January. With well known cult favorites from 2014 and new additions that should be part of your 2015 beauty kit.  Before I give you a brief overview of what’s exactly in the box I should

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My Little Energy Box

With Monday being named as ‘Blue Monday’ officially the nation’s most depressive day of the year and the coming Friday being known as ‘Duvet Day’, its not hard to see why so many people are struggling to get motivated and energised.  I’m not particularity fussed by these made up national days, having been around 30 plus years I’ve seen my fair share of January days and no surprises here folks,

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Drops of Youth from The Body Shop – Have you got yours?

If you have just woken up like me on the cusp of a Sunday morning, more like Sunday afternoon after a semi early night last night then you should be feeling a) pretty great and ready for the day ahead b) full of beans – you could easily do 10k c) I look so great I don’t need any make up.  If however you have woken up and none of

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The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman

The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman is my second read of the month.  With fantastic reviews I knew that this book would not disappoint. What I didn’t expect was the story to be so captivating and life like that I simply could not put it down. The Memory Book is based around the character Claire and her family.   Claire is in her early 40’s and has juts been diagnosed

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Mrs J’s 2014 Beauty Hero’s

With so many beauty products launching on a daily basis it’s hard not to get confused about what you should be using, and when, especially when each products claims to better than the last. In a bid to not let those unsung hero’s get lost in your bathroom cabinets, here is a short post on some of my favourite beauty heros of 2014. Insta Blur Instablur was one of The

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is a novel written by Karen Joy Fowler.  Unlike most novels the story is told in a narrative sense by the main character Rosemary. Rosemary has had the one of the most unconventional Childhoods that I have ever come across and is one of three siblings.  With the loss of her sister and disappearance of her brother, Rosemary grows up to realise that her

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Marsala – Pantone Colour Of The Year 2015

Marsala is the deep red wine colour that is taking the fashion world by storm.  It’s not that often that I get fixated with a fashion trend, but with a name like Marsala an exception had to be made. The name Marsala is taken from an Italian wine produced in the Italian City of Marsala in Sicily. Being of Indian origin I like to think that a few of the

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Manuka Honey: The Super Condiment

Having kicked of the New year mentally in the right place (you can read my challenges here), my focus quickly shifted to my diet.  The first meal to tackle was breakfast.  Now I’m not much of a cereal girl but I LOVE bread, which unless you have the best metabolism in the world is not the best food to pig out on. So this naturally led me to the basic

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Happy New Year – It’s 2015!

Happy New Year to everyone! Whether your a regular reader or a newcomer to my blog – welcome!  As you’ve probably noticed its the 4th of January, which is why I’m a few days late on the ol’ Happy New Year post but never the less it’s here. Over the past few days I have been gathering my thoughts on what I actually want to do and achieve this year

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