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31 December 2014

Champagne Lifestyles' NYE Beauty Must Haves


I am not going to lie, this photo was meant to be the thumbnail for a makeup tutorial video....
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29 December 2014

A Healthy Lunch At The Alchemist


Christmas is over and the healthy eating starts!!
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25 December 2014

Merry Christmas Everyone


May all your Christmas' be merry and bright....
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23 December 2014

It's A Wonderful Life At Hyde Park Picture House


George: What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey. That's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon, Mary. 

Mary: I'll take it.
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22 December 2014

Sunday Brunch With Laynes Espresso

 

If I ran the country, Sunday Brunch would be a requirement for everyone to have every week...
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19 December 2014

My Obsession With Stollen Cake


Christmas is one of my favorite time of year; families come together, everything is all twinkly and I get to wear layers. But most importantly (well not the most important, but it's up there with my top three) I get to indulge in one of my favorite treats....
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18 December 2014

DIY: Christmas Pattern & Slogan Pillows


I love to dress the house up for Christmas, but this can be expensive. This is why I decided to try a few different DIY's to decorate the house up nice and sparkly...
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17 December 2014

Marshmallows That Are Too Pretty To Eat


When thinking about gifts to get my wifey for her birthday, I trolled the internet for hours and hours for unique and creative ideas until I finally stumbled upon something that I knew would fit the bill...
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16 December 2014

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow


Screw what my mother gave me, I have finally found a product that will give me those supermodel cheek bones that I have been dying for....
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15 December 2014

My Little Box: December Edition Review


Everyone knows I love anything to do with France or Paris, so the idea of receiving a little something every month was just too good to resist!! 
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12 December 2014

Weekend Takeout With Wagamama's


Here at Champagne Lifestyle, when we decide to do takeaway, we like to do it a little differently....
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11 December 2014

Christmas Makeup At Charlotte Tilbury


You have to go a little magical at Christmas time...
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10 December 2014

Rare's First Birthday Party*


So I got very excited to go out last Wednesday night....
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9 December 2014

Christmas Gift Guide | Manly Edition


It's not all about the women on the blog....
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8 December 2014

Christmas Gift Guide | Home Edition


Everyone knows my love for home ware....
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4 December 2014

Christmas Dinner At Meat Liquor


I have never been to a place where I fell so in love with meat....
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2 December 2014

Christmas Gift Guide | Style Edition


I got a little too excited making this particular gift guide....
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1 December 2014

28 November 2014

Early Morning Speedy Beauty Buys


Recently at work I have been working 6.00am- 2.00pm at my full time job. To say it is an early start is one thing....
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27 November 2014

Joining The Matte Revolution With Charlotte Tilbury


So I decided to FINALLY take the plunge and treat myself to a product that I have wanted for a very long time....
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26 November 2014

Toad In The Hole


No amphibians were harmed in the making of this dish...
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24 November 2014

Birthday Dinner At All Bar One


So last night, my boyfriend was incredibly sweet and took me out for the evening on my birthday.
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23 November 2014

Sunday Birthday Portrait


Last night's face. If you want to know the products I used, leave a comment and I will list them bellow. 

Happy birthday to me!! :)

x

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21 November 2014

Sick Day Must Haves


There is something about my birthday that guarantees that I am going to be ill either sometime before or on my birthday.
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20 November 2014

24 Years of Throwback Thursdays


The ultimate Throwback Thursday. Look at that cheeky face! Ultimate 90's child in that outfit!

Hope you enjoyed my embarrassing Throwback Thursday. 
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19 November 2014

After Work Drinks At The Alchemist


It was one of those days at work.

It was just 'meh' at the office, work was so so and it was dragging on a lot. In other words, it was a Monday....
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18 November 2014

Moules Mariniere


Mussels is one of my favorite meals to have and they can be made surprisingly cheap. 
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17 November 2014

13 November 2014

Hot and Melty Baked Camembert


This is one of the most Luxurious dinners you could have on a cold Winters evening to warm the cockles. And yet, surprisingly, it is not bad in price for a bit of extravagance. 
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12 November 2014

Original Source Does Body Care?


I am surprise to see Original Source doing body care products. Not that I should be, their shower gels are pretty amazing (I love the coconut one!) but I have had my doubts about them venturing into body care. As I am very sensitive with my skin, some brands body care products tend to have too many fragrances that can be damaging and too reactive with this type of skin. However, I am always up for trying new things and decided to give them a go. 
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11 November 2014

11 November


They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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10 November 2014

2 Years

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L and I celebrated 2 years together yesterday. I cannot believe it has only been two years! It feels like it has gone so quickly! Like literally, it is as if we just met yesterday. I still remember our first date, being so nervous about my hair looking perfect, trying not to be too much of a dork and not spilling food down myself. Who would have thought that two years on, I would spill pizza down myself and not give a flying hoot what he thought!
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7 November 2014

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup


This soup is perfect for the winter but also for clearing out veggies that are about to turn. It takes hardly any effort to prepare (though it does take time) and once completed, nothing goes with it as good as so good chunky bread to dip in. Plus, it's vegetables, so hardly and cost and perfectly delicious. 
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6 November 2014

Bonfire Celebrations at Roundhay Park


Last night was a little bit magical. 

My friends and I headed out to Roundhay Park in Leeds for the big Bonfire Night in Leeds. It was such a good night out trying not to freeze are arses off in the cold next to the big bonfire....
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5 November 2014

Bonfire Night

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'Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot, I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot.'

For anyone outside of the UK wondering what on earth I am going on about, feel free to click here and here to find out about Bonfire Night's beloved history. 

For my UK readers, have a great night (this is on of my favourite holidays) and most importantly don't do anything stupid with fire and sparklers and keep safe! Check out my Instagram tonight for all of my bonfire night photos that I will most likely be taking. 

Have a great night!!
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4 November 2014

From Veeno to Vineyard*


Last Thursday night I received a rather special invite to take part in a wine tasting event at a new wine bar that had just opened up. Rather than admit I had no other plans that putting my hair up into a pineapple, throwing on my pj's and going through an entire season of Homeland (it's good. So good.) I pulled myself off the sofa, through on some semi presentable clothes and headed off into the night...
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3 November 2014

#AngelAddiction With Thierry Mugler*


When the lovely people at Thierry Mugler asked me to take part in their #AngelAddiction campaign, I jumped at the chance. Their perfume is so nostalgic to me, my mum's favourite perfume is Thierry Mugler Alien so the sweet notes of Thierry Mugler Angel of  bergamot, helional, honey, vanilla, chocolate, caramel and patchouli bring back a flood of memories.
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31 October 2014

Do You Wanna Carve a Pumpkin?

 

Happy Halloween guys!

Be safe and have fun! 

X

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29 October 2014

A Makeup Revolution?


Dare I say that there is a cheaper alternative to Urban Decay Naked Palettes?!?
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28 October 2014

Uncommon Excellence At Rare


I was so excited last Friday night as my best friend Narrindar was down from Lincoln. Though it was only a quick visit (I got at least four hours with her!) it was nice to see her lovely face and catch up. Narrindar wanted to get dressed up and be fancy and I knew just where to go. I just hoped she didn't mind dining with my good old friend here called Sue.....
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27 October 2014

My Favorite Things About Autumn/ Fall


Autumn is my favourite time of the year. 
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24 October 2014

Sunday Autumn Brunch At The Reliance


If your out and about in Leeds this weekend, I hope this will give you a good idea of where to go for Sunday brunch after that long and tiring Autumn walk. I mean, once have finished kicking around those leaves you are going to wanna a bit to eat, no?

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23 October 2014

Quote Thursday


Quantities that should be found in all humans.

Rest in peace creative genius. 

x

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22 October 2014

The Ultimate Fantasy Dream Blog Opportunity List


'The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.' 
                                                                                                                                     Eleanor Roosevelt
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21 October 2014

A New Type Of Dry Shampoo?


So there is a new additional to the my hair essential family....
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20 October 2014

Lazy Shopping With Mallzee*


There are times when you truly need to do some shopping but you just cannot be bothered to get off the sofa and head into town. This is where this lovely app comes in nice and handy...
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15 October 2014

Budget Face Basis: Foundation and Concealer


You know I love a good bargain when I see one.....
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14 October 2014

Curried Turkey Goujons


You know me, I love simple, easy, healthy cooking ideas and this one was right up my street!
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