World Gin Day…don’t mind if I do!

World Gin Day! Tarquin's Dry Gin

Today is World Gin Day, a global celebration of all things gin! You may be shocked to hear that this special day nearly passed me by! Don’t worry though, I have managed to catch the last couple of hours with a glass of gin (or three) firmly in my hand! What gin are you celebrating with I hear you cry! Well if the picture hasn’t already given it away, I will tell you…ย  Continue reading

My day out in the Dales – Parcevall Hall Gardens

Parcevall Hall Gardens

Recently I had a lovely day out in Wharfedale (Yorkshire) at Parcevall Hall Gardens. The sky was mostly blue if a little cloudy and the sun, when it peeked through the clouds, was warm on my face. Don’t worry my friends, I had Korresย SPF30ย sunscreen with yoghurt on so I could enjoy the spring sunshine to the full!

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Behind The Blog featuring Traci-Ann Loves…

Behind the blog featuring Traci-Ann Loves...

For today’s post I would like you to hop on over to my friend Karen’s amazing blog where she is featuring an interview with yours truly! ๐Ÿ™‚ She asks some tough questions but hopefully I delivered! Don’t forget to have a browse around while you are there…she’s got some cracking blog posts and YouTube vids for you to check out! Enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚

Traci-Ann ๐Ÿ™‚

Traci Ann Loves

Hey Beauty Buddies,

Arrivingย home from work yesterday I was so moved to find quite a few of you had emailed such kind words of support in relation to my intro on Sundays Keeping Up With Karen. Canโ€™t thank yโ€™all enough for such caring messages โ€“ you all know who you are & I couldnโ€™t be more grateful to have such an awesome bunch supporting me. And just while Iโ€™m dishing out the complimentsโ€ฆ thanks so much to all who checked out yesterdayโ€™s post Makeup Revolution Iconic 2: Metallic Eyes. Some of you gals are really eager to invest in it & Iโ€™m pretty sure youโ€™ll love it as much as I do! Donโ€™t forget you can buy it in Superdrug or online if youโ€™re an international customer or someone who prefers to shop from your comfy arm chair!

However onto todayโ€™s post & Iโ€™m beyond delighted to introduceโ€ฆ

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My day out at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park: The KAWS outdoor exhibition & more…

Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2016

A little trip outย recently saw me heading to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to check out their latest exhibitions. I forget that this little gem is only 20 minutes away from where I live.

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The ultimate organisational tool? Discovering the Filofax Clipbook!

Filofax Clipbook Planner Blogging

I love planning and organising and I love notebooks! I have more notebooks than any person could ever want all bought for a specific purpose but more often than not relegated to my ‘beautiful stationary‘ pile to look at loving but never touch.

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I Heart Beauty Blogging: The Beauty Blogger Award!

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I was recentlyย nominated for the Beauty Blogger Award by the lovely Dominique from Style Dominationย …make sure you check out her amazing fashion and beauty blog! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Haul Alert! I went to IKEA and this happened…

IKEA Haul -

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Reflections on my first (almost) 12 months of blogging…


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New year, new…who am I kidding?!


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