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Monday, March 30, 2015

Sunday Summary Week 7 & 8.

1 - Had a chameleon climb on my head (not that you can see very well).
2 - Went bowling with my mum and brother for his 13th birthday - I won hehe.
3 - Had a strawberry lemonade.
4 - The boyfriend had a gigantic burger - double burger, cheese, bacon, onion rings, salad and bbq beans in one.
1 - Took a selfie that I liked.
2 - Goodbye BMW (sob) and hello new car.
3 - Can't get over how cute this leopard gecko couple are cuddled up together.

I haven't been posting much, so I apologise about this to everyone. I've just really not had a busy fortnight and because of that, I haven't been very motivated. I'm sorry. I know I didn't post a weekly want either, but in all honesty... I brought what I wanted, so there will be a post soon about that (hint, it's stuff from The Body Shop) soon. I haven't been working much either really, only the odd day here and there, hence the lack of animal photos. All I've really been doing is just playing Pokemon, watching my favourite bloggers on YouTube and reading their blogs, and just drinking tea. Yeah, it's been absolutely thrilling. I did go see my best friend Isla during these two weeks, which was good as we don't see each other as much as we used to due to jobs and grown up stuff, but it was good to catch up nonetheless. I also went for a meal with Danny, where he had the most filled burger I have ever seen, and safe to say he demolished it.

Ooh, whilst I remember it, I have been loving the app Depop lately. I've brought quite a few things off there lately, including two items of clothing from Amy Valentine which was exciting and she was lovely throughout the whole process. I'll have to take some good photos and get them uploaded and show you my purchases I've received. I've also brought a few old and rare Drop Dead t-shirts from there, the most expensive being... £12? You can get clothes on there for a bargain, so I definitely recommend it! I warn you that it is very addictive once you start searching though!

Have you had a good two weeks?

Nicole x

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mascara; Tips To Making It Go Further.

Unfortunately, this isn't my pretty eye. Credits to Pinterest and whoever's eye this is, it's lovely.
It's something that a lot of girls think they already have nailed and have been doing the same mascara-related things since they first discovered they could put all kinds of goo on their face. Yes, I'll admit that I'm part of this. Until I stumbled across multiple tips the other day and I realised just how much I could improve my mascara routine and my mascara itself. I thought it was very simple and I could just wiggle the mascara wand over my eyelashes and be done in second, then just keep using it until it ran out and I'd get a new one...Very wrong! Let me share some helpful hints I've found that could make a massive difference to your techniques, and could take your lashes to the next level!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Birchbox; March.

As I posted in my last Sunday Summary, I recently signed up to receive a Birchbox every month. Wondering what it is? Well, allow me to enlighten you. Birchbox is a company where you can sign up to receive beauty samples every month, in a small box. You can get a range of things, from makeup, to bath and shower products, to notepads and things like that. Interested? Keep on reading...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Weekly Wants; Galaxy Ox Converses.

How on Earth could somebody not like these?! They are frickin' insane, and I am in love. As you've probably already guessed by looking through my blog, I have confessed I am a little obsessed with galaxy/nebula print things, I'd even go as far as to paint my whole bedroom to look like a galaxy if I could afford the wallpaper or had the patience to paint it by hand. I've also been a big lover for Converses ever since my 13 year old self discovered them, like most other people. Surprisingly, I forgot about these for a couple of months (they were on my Christmas list but were sold out at the time) and literally as I was about to write this about something else completely, the lightbulb lit up in my head, I went 'OOH!' outloud, and tada, I found them. I'm definitely going to save up and buy these, I need them in my life. I'm drooling even looking at them. Ugh.

You can get them from Schuh by clicking here. They are currently being sold for £50. The images are also from so credits go to them.

What are your opinions on these Converses? Do you love them, or hate them?

Nicole x

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Helpful Hangover Aids.

Today I got distracted by the website Not On The Highstreet. I've heard good things about it and have been meaning to check it out, but only just got round to if, after years of knowing about it. Then I stumbled across these little items that I thought looked just fantastic and thought I'd share them with you. A lot of us have been there, done that, got the embarrassing memories, and will most likely go and do it again... The infamous one-way-too-many drinks kind of drunk as skunks nights, with the next day (and sometimes even the day after that) nursing a killer hangover. You know the ones I'm on about, holding your head, not daring to roll over in fear of throwing up, vowing you'll never drink again hangovers. This is why I've took the time to share some items I've found with you which might help your sorry drunken backside when you wake up the next day. You're welcome ;)
Images are taken from the website and the brand 'Apply Me'. Credit goes to them.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Monochrome Bedroom Inspiration.

Lately I've been scrolling through Pinterest and lusting over monochrome bedrooms. I'm completely in love with them and they just look so clean and crisp. This isn't a long post, just a bit of a divider really, but I just thought I'd throw it in so it breaks things up and just to give you some eye candy to swoon over.


Sunday, March 15, 2015

Sunday Summary Week 6.

1 - My pokemon sweatshirt from OASAP arrived!
2 - Got a new gorgeous gecko at work. I love hum already.
3 - Posted an Easter Lush haul here.
4 - Signed up to Birchbox and got my first box come through.

This week hasn't been too spectacular in all honesty. The family drama from last week has continued onto this week and quite frankly it's getting way too over the top now and I just want to move out. I would just like to be in my own space, away from all of the drama, and not be living with my mum's boyfriend who makes empty threats towards everyone behind their back. There's not a word polite enough for him or suitable enough either. Besides all of this, I've been at work a few odd days which all went okay. I saw one of my best friends, Annie, last night as she goes to America for 6 weeks so I saw her before she goes. We grabbed a chinese for her, my boyfriend and myself and just had a good catch up. Besides that, my OASAP order came and so did my Birchbox box, but nothing else interesting really happened. I'm hoping that because I'm only working four days in total in the next two weeks that I'll be able to come up with some more post ideas, so hopefully I'll be more active and post some more interesting things.

Have you guys had a good week?

Nicole x

Friday, March 13, 2015

Easter Lush Haul.

Yet again, I have been roped into buying more Lush products as they recently released their Easter range. Damn it! I'm happy, but my bank balance is getting quite annoyed so I'll probably refrain for a little while after this haul. Some die-hard Lushies will notice that I haven't got some of the more classic products like the Immaculate Eggception bath bombs or the Bunch of Carrots bubble bars... That's because I did have to limit myself to some products, and I'm also quite tight-fisted with money so there was no way I was paying almost £7 for a bath bomb. Nope. No more waffling, here's what I got. You can click on the headings to go directly to the Lush website to read more;


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Weekly Wants; Nip & Fab.

I admit it is a little bit of a strange 'want' to show that I've had my eye on this week, but if you've paid any attention at all to some of my past posts, I'm quite into trying new gloops. Gloops being any kind of goo or gunk that I can put on my face, body or hair. So tada, more gloop that I am eyeing up.


Monday, March 09, 2015

Sunday Summary Week 5.

1 - Went and saw 50 Shades of Grey with the boyfriend.
2 - Had a day down the seafront with Isla.
3 - Took my brother to a sealife centre... Looks like he belongs on a poster to advertise it!
4 - My little green beast is gone!

I am late posting this summary, yet again, but towards the end of the week everything's just been up in the air and there's been drama everywhere I look. I started off the week fine, work was going great and there were no problems with that. Then on Friday, Danny and I went to see 50 Shades of Grey... I obviously knew what the film was about as I've read the books, but I was highly disappointed with the film. It seemed very snappy, one scene to the next almost, without any explanation or anything. And it didn't live up to the hype at all. I wouldn't recommend. But anyway, I'm sure I'll go into a review for that in a different post! Then on Saturday, I had to go have my toe looked at (not pretty, ew) and as we were near Hunstanton, we thought we'd make a day of it, so we went to the beach and went to the re-opened sealife centre. It was great and I've got so many pictures and videos it's ridiculous. Then lastly, Sunday night (hence why I didn't post yesterday!) Danny and I went on a little road trip to Norwich to swap my little green car for something else. Now I'm stuck on whether I want to keep the new car or sell it like I first intended, as I already have a BMW I'm driving...

As for drama, yikes. I won't go into too much detail but there's been family drama, my mum and her boyfriend have been arguing all over the weekend, and he's currently got his bags packed to leave. He won't though. It's a very long and tedious story to go into, but basically he doesn't treat my mum right and he's always lying to her and causing her more stress than she needs, but she refuses to let him go... Even though it would be best to. So I've been trying to distract my brother so he doesn't take too much of the argument in and so it doesn't effect him. Harder than it looks when you're working! Just hope they do the right thing for everyone. But they won't.

Enough of my rambling! Have you had a good weekend?

Nicole x 

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Necklaces From Dreamers Jewellery

It's a bit of a weird blog title to have, but you'll see where I'm coming from with it once you see the jewelery properly. If you want to know what I'm going on about - and to see I haven't lost my mind - then keep reading to see what I mean by 'dangling the world by a chain'...

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Weekly Wants; OASAP Clothing.

I recently stumbled across this amazing website called OASAP and I immediately thought where has this been all my life? It is incredible. I've found loads of pieces of clothing that are so nice and that I definitely need in my wardrobe. I didn't want to keep this website to myself as it's too good! And the best thing? Free worldwide shipping! Here are some of the items I have my eye on;

All pictures are copied from OASAP to show you, all credit goes to them. Images are not mine.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Sleep Well, Little Zag.

Yesterday was a bit of a hard day for me, as the little fella pictured above passed away. This is a little bit of a sad post but I just wanted to share it. As I work with animals, death is a guaranteed part of the job and everyone will have to deal with it at some point in my work place, but even though we expect it, it doesn't mean it makes it any easier to bear once it happens. We all build a bond with the animals we work with, even if we don't notice that we have. For a little under a year now, I've been looking after this little guy, as he had some trouble with his back legs which resulted in him not being able to use them to walk. He was an old-timer - reaching an impressive age of 21 years old - but he kept fighting through. Unfortunately, it took it's toll on him. There were other health problems involved but I don't want to ramble on and bore you, in case you're not interested in animals haha. But regardless, I just wanted to put a little memory post up for this little guy, I loved him to pieces and it was devastating to see him go. He had such a lovely temperament and wouldn't have hurt anyone. I miss him already.

Rest in peace, little Zag, sleep well... and goodnight. 

Nicole x

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Sunday Summary; Week 3 & 4.

New blog design, malteasers, geckos, budgies and healthiness.

1 - New monochrome blog design!
2 - Was given some Malteasers for helping with work experience students at work.
3 - Casual photo of Zag the leopard gecko.
4 - Caught one of the geckos winking.
5 - Felt healthy with tea and fruit.
6 - I pull all the birds...I mean budgies.

I did apologise a couple of posts ago for not doing a Sunday Summary last week. This was because I've had quite a boring fortnight, so I thought I'd post them both together. I've basically just been covering for someone at work, so I've been working 5 days a week and besides working, I haven't done anything besides sit in the house, browse the internet, and waste my life away watching TV programs. Sigh. I did have a few other photos, but none of them were really relevant to anything so I'll go with these as they make my life look more interesting haha! I have been feeling quite stressed with family dramas this week, and I've generally just been feeling crappy and suffering bad health. It's nothing serious and probably just stress and illness combined, I'll be over it soon with any luck. So for now, I'm sat drinking a hot cup of cranberry green tea and listening to one of my birds hitting the high notes and chirping away like mad.

Hope you've all had a good week! Did you get up to much?

Nicole x
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