Friday, 17 November 2017

Fragrance Gifting made Easy

The shops are filling up with tinsel and mince pies, the smell of cinnamon is in the air and it's almost time for the big guy to find his way down the chimney so it can only mean the festive season is fast approaching! Christmas always means a new fragrance for me and I love searching Fragrance Direct for some bargains to put under the tree. 

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Inside the L'Occitane Advent Calendar PLUS GIVEAWAY

It's that time of year again and is there any better way to countdown to the festive season than with an advent calendar? This year, I have the L'Occitane advent calendar alongside a Kinder one and because you lot are a bunch of gems, I have one for you to win too! Hit the read more button to take a peek inside the calendar and enter to win your very own! Warning: CONTAINS SPOILERS!

Monday, 13 November 2017

The November Birchbox

We've almost come to the end of another year of Birchboxes and it hardly seems possible to have just one box left! For November, Birchbox have teamed up Vogue to bring us a box packed full of beauty treats with two limited edition boxes. This months is a good'un so you are not going to want to miss it!

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Five of My New Mum Faves

There is nothing that can prepare you for motherhood, the last few weeks have flown by but recovering from surgery has meant I've really had to make some time for myself. Thankfully, I've had the support from Arran and my family to do just that and I've found five products that I wouldn't be without during this time. 

Here are five products I've sworn by since becoming a mum...

Friday, 10 November 2017

The Mother Box

Becoming a mother is many things, amazing, incredible, overwhelming and scary. Life changes in an instance and you forget about yourself very quickly once you have a tiny human needing all your attention. The Mother Box is a pregnancy and birth care box designed by a midwife and a doula to remind you that, you're just as important and need some tender and loving care too. 

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

The Decleor Anti-Ageing Skincare Secrets Set

I'm at an age where I really need to be focusing on my skincare more and taking care of what I have so having been a lover of Decleor for years, the latest QVC special offer put a big ol' beaming smile on my face. Set your alarm this November as you won't want to miss this! 

Monday, 6 November 2017

Three Kat Von D Liquid Lips for Autumn

If there is one thing I love about the colder months, it's a dark lip. I match my lip colours to seasons so when summer draws to a close it's time for this dark loving lip fan to get out her faves ready for the season ahead. When Kat Von D landed on our shores last year, I rushed to try the range and firmly fell for the liquid lipsticks so here are three shades you need if you're partial to a dark lip!

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Thoughts of a New Parent

I fancied a chat so while I have a sleeping newborn in my lap I thought I'd get typing and see what came out. We've been keeping our tiny human alive for almost three weeks now. Three weeks that have whizzed by and completely turned our lives upside down...for the better. We may be getting less sleep, not getting out the house as quick as we'd like or always eating hot meals but right now, we're really content.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Crunchy leaves, Camel Coats & Autumnal Prints

Autumn is my favourite time of the year as it brings crunchy leaves, so many beautiful colours and my excuse to buy all the new season clothes so with a new maternity dress to transition me from baby bump to empty bump and the softest camel coat I think I've ever owned, we took some final photos before baby arrived.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

October in Instagram

Another month, another Instagram update. I've done these for a number of years now. I love having a quick look back on the month and to kinda just say, hey I'm still here! Instagram is painful at the moment, an app I once loved is now incredibly difficult to grow and I'm fast falling out of love with it so, if you're not following, just search alicespake or click the icon on the right. 
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