Health, Lifestyle

Our Weight Loss Journey: Things They Don’t Tell You About Weight Loss

June 9, 2015
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Above; Pre Weight Loss. In order; Top: At The Maze venue after a Dakesis show © SD photography. Middle: An outtake from a Dakesis location photoshoot © Stagedive Photography. Bottom: New Years Eve 2012. You may have seen references to Gem and I’s current fitness routine in more recent months. I figured it was about time I actually put a post together about our journey so far and what’s still yet to come. I’m hoping to make this a regular…

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Jewellery

Poundland Jewellery Mini-Haul

May 6, 2015
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Ring holder – £1.00 I love a bargain and on any given shopping trip simply cannot resist a browse around all and any pound shops in the  nearby vicinity. I was aware that Poundland (the undisputed king of all pound shops!) had launched a jewellery range last year sometime, but I’ve never really seen many things that much grabbed my interest. A lot of it looked cheap and nearly all of the pieces in my local stores were gold toned…

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Skincare, Vegan, Vegetarian

Spring 2015 Skin Heroes

April 25, 2015
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Now that we’ve had some glorious sunshine at least two weeks in a row and I’ve woken up naturally at 7am every morning thanks to the glorious early sun I feel I can finally say that we are truly in Spring. With that, it’s time to take a peek at some of the all important skin heroes that have been helping me nourish my dried out winter skin Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser – Original Yes I know I’m…

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Lifestyle, Vegan, Vegetarian

The Vegan Kind TVK18 April 2015 Box Review

April 14, 2015
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I’m a little ashamed to admit that I missed reviewing last month’s box, which was utterly amazing, but time was of the essence and I just didn’t get round to it. With myself well and truly scorned here is this month’s treat filled #TVK18! Each month 10p from every box is donated to a chosen charity and this month’s proceeds goes to CALF Animal Sanctuary. Please take a look at their website and see the amazing work they do and…

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Metal, News

2 Girls 1 Band: Missing In Action

April 10, 2015
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Photo © Ian Black Well we may not have been kidnapped or fallen off the face of the earth, but we have definitely been held prisoner by our own lives most recently. Those of you who have been following us may have wondered where we have been and it’s been driving us crazy being away from our very own ‘blogosphere’. The truth is, that we’ve been putting a lot of our time and effort into the band and haven’t really…

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Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Make-up

Five Looks to Rock Your World in 2015

March 6, 2015
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The following is a featured post courtesy of Perfect Lips. Well, ladies, 2015 in now in full swing – and with a new year comes fabulous new trends in the world of hair and beauty. But what does this year have in store? And what shades of lippy and liners should we be stocking up on? Let’s take a look at five trends to rock your world: Beautiful Black Lines Calling all rock chicks: Black eyeliner is very much IN…

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Beauty Boxes, Vegan, Vegetarian

The Vegan Kind Beauty Box February 2015

March 4, 2015
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One beauty box I’m keeping my subscription to, is The Vegan Kind Beauty Box. One of my biggest problems is spending hours reading ingredient’s lists and checking out companies when I receive samples from other boxes, just to make sure I can use them. There is none of that with this box as I know everything is already Vegan and it always opens me up to some great new brands! Let’s take a peek inside this month’s box;   Fresh…

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Vegan, Vegetarian

The Vegan Kind #TVK16 February 2015 Review

February 17, 2015
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Yes it’s here, it’s here. This month’s #TVK16 box which I have to say, had me squealing with delight! For those unfamiliar with this box, I’ll start with my usual spiel – The Vegan Kind is a Vegan (obviously!) lifestyle box that contains between 5-6 products, one of which is usually a non edible item. Each month they donate 10p from every box sold to a charity chosen by subscriber’s. This month it is the Mino Valley Farm Sanctuary, run…

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Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Vegan Pancakes with Blueberry Compote Recipe

February 16, 2015
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    Being Vegan doesn’t mean missing out, quite the opposite actually. It opens you up to new way’s of reinventing old recipes. I often get cravings for Pancakes and since the ever popular pancake day is tomorrow, here’s my Vegan pancake recipe for you all to try. For the pancake mixture: 150g plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 300ml water (you can also try adding a little soy or almond milk to this, just substitute the water.) 1 tablespoon oil…

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Beauty Boxes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Birchbox February 2015 Review

February 12, 2015
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Birchbox have definitely topped my monthly beauty box list, pumping out box after box that hasn’t disappointed. I’m a little saddened that come March I won’t be renewing my 6 month subscription and it’s not because I’m no longer enjoyiny my boxes, but more that I have so much makeup I’m never going to use as well as the effort that goes into to checking every product to make sure it’s cruelty free. I eventually want to slim down my…

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